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Washington Heights, Manhattan
Coordinates : 40°50′30″N 73°56′15″W / 40.84167°N 73.93750°W / 40.84167; -73.93750 Washington Heights seen from the west tower of the George Washington Bridge
George Washington Bridge
, the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge. Note Little Red Lighthouse at base of east tower. The highest point on Manhattan
Manhattan
is in Bennett Park in Washington Heights, within the subsection of Hudson Heights . The inset at bottom left magnifies the plaque at right. Location of Washington Heights WASHINGTON HEIGHTS is a neighborhood in the northern portion of the New York City
New York City
borough of Manhattan
Manhattan

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Aufbau
AUFBAU (German for "building up, construction") is a journal targeted at German-speaking Jews around the globe founded in 1934. Hannah Arendt , Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
, Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann
, and Stefan Zweig wrote for the publication. Until 2004 it was published in New York City
New York City
. It is now published in Zürich
Zürich
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Manfred George * 2 The Aufbau
Aufbau
database * 3 The Aufbau
Aufbau
Indexing Project * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe Aufbau
Aufbau
was founded by the German–Jewish Club, which was later renamed the New World Club . The original purpose of the journal was as a monthly newsletter for the club, which included information and helpful facts for Jewish refugees
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John James Audubon
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (born JEAN RABIN; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist , naturalist , and painter . He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Thomas Mann
PAUL THOMAS MANN (German: ; 6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Literature
laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Goethe , Nietzsche and Schopenhauer . Mann was a member of the Hanseatic Mann family and portrayed his family and class in his first novel, Buddenbrooks
Buddenbrooks
. His older brother was the radical writer Heinrich Mann and three of his six children, Erika Mann
Erika Mann
, Klaus Mann
Klaus Mann
and Golo Mann , also became important German writers
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Wilhelm Von Knyphausen
AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR * Battle of White Plains
Battle of White Plains
* Battle of Fort Washington
Battle of Fort Washington
* Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Brandywine
* Battle of Germantown
Battle of Germantown
* Battle of Springfield * Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Monmouth
* Battle of Trenton REICHSFREIHERR WILHELM VON INNHAUSEN UND KNYPHAUSEN (4 November 1716 Lütetsburg
Lütetsburg
, East Frisia
East Frisia
– 7 December 1800 Kassel
Kassel
) was a general officer of Hesse- Kassel
Kassel
. He fought in the American Revolutionary War , during which he commanded Hessian auxiliaries on behalf of Great Britain
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German Jews
Jewish settlers founded the Ashkenazi Jewish community in the Early (5th to 10th centuries CE) and High Middle Ages (circa 1000–1299 CE). The community survived under Charlemagne
Charlemagne
, but suffered during the Crusades . Accusations of well poisoning during the Black Death (1346–53) led to mass slaughter of German Jews, and they fled in large numbers to Poland. The Jewish communities of the cities of Mainz , Speyer
Speyer
, and Worms
Worms
became the center of Jewish life during Medieval times. "This was a golden age as area bishops protected the Jews resulting in increased trade and prosperity." The First Crusade began an era of persecution of Jews
Jews
in Germany. Entire communities, like those of Trier
Trier
, Worms, Mainz, and Cologne, were murdered
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Albert Einstein
ALBERT EINSTEIN (/ˈaɪnstaɪn/ ; German: ( listen ); 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist . Einstein developed the theory of relativity , one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics ). :274 Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science . Einstein is best known by the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect ", a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory . Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field
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Louis XIV Style
17TH-CENTURY FRENCH ART is generally referred to as Baroque
Baroque
, but from the mid to late 17th century, the style of French art shows a classical adherence to certain rules of proportion and sobriety uncharacteristic of the Baroque
Baroque
as it was practiced in Southern and Eastern Europe during the same period. CONTENTS * 1 Louis XIII style * 2 Residential architecture * 3 The court of Louis XIV * 4 See also * 5 References and further reading LOUIS XIII STYLE Main article: Louis XIII style In the early part of the 17th century, late mannerist and early Baroque
Baroque
tendencies continued to flourish in the court of Marie de\' Medici and Louis XIII . Art from this period shows influences from both the north of Europe (Dutch and Flemish schools) and from Roman painters of the Counter-Reformation
Counter-Reformation

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.
JOHN DAVISON ROCKEFELLER JR. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was an American financier and philanthropist who was a prominent member of the Rockefeller family
Rockefeller family
. He was the only son among the five children of Standard Oil
Standard Oil
co-founder John D. Rockefeller
John D. Rockefeller
and the father of the five famous Rockefeller brothers. In biographies, he is commonly referred to as "Junior" to distinguish him from his father, "Senior". CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Business career * 3 Philanthropy
Philanthropy
and social causes * 4 Overseas philanthropy * 5 Conservation * 6 Family * 7 Residences * 8 Honors and legacy * 9 See also * 10 Notes * 11 Further reading * 11.1 Primary sources * 12 External links EARLY LIFERockefeller was the fifth and last child of Standard Oil
Standard Oil
co-founder John Davison Rockefeller Sr
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Poland
Coordinates : 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic of Poland Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska (Polish ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Mazurek Dąbrowskiego Poland
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Nazism
NATIONAL SOCIALISM (German : Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as NAZISM (/ˈnɑːtsɪzəm, ˈnæ-/ ), is the ideology and set of practices associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party
Nazi Party
, Nazi Germany , and other far-right groups. Sometimes characterised as a form of fascism that incorporates scientific racism and antisemitism , Nazism's development was influenced by German nationalism (especially Pan-Germanism ), the Völkisch movement and the anti-communist Freikorps
Freikorps
paramilitary groups that emerged during the Weimar Republic after Germany's defeat in First World War . Nazism
Nazism
subscribed to theories of racial hierarchy and Social Darwinism , identifying the Germans as a part of what the Nazis regarded as an Aryan
Aryan
or Nordic master race
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Germany
Coordinates : 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9 Federal Republic
Republic
of Germany Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit " "Unity and Justice and Freedom" (de facto) ANTHEM: Deutschlandlied
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Hungary
Coordinates : 47°N 20°E / 47°N 20°E / 47; 20 Hungary