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William Emerson Brock
WILLIAM EMERSON BROCK (March 14, 1872 – August 5, 1950) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee
Tennessee
from 1929 to 1931. (Later his grandson, William Emerson Brock
William Emerson Brock
III , was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a U.S. senator from Tennessee
Tennessee
.) Brock was born in Davie County, North Carolina
North Carolina
, where he attended public school and engaged in agricultural pursuits until 1894. He then moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina
North Carolina
, and became a clerk in a general store . From 1896 until 1901 he worked as a tobacco salesman . In 1909 he moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee
Tennessee
. In Chattanooga, Brock became involved in candy manufacturing, and also had involvements in insurance and banking interests
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United States Senate
The UNITED STATES SENATE is the upper chamber of the United States Congress , which along with the United States
United States
House of Representatives —the lower chamber—composes the legislature of the United States
United States
. The composition and powers of the Senate are established by Article One of the United States
United States
Constitution . The Senate is composed of senators who represent each of the several states , with each state being equally represented by two senators, regardless of their population, serving staggered terms of six years ; with fifty states presently in the Union, there are 100 U.S. Senators. From 1789 until 1913, Senators were appointed by legislatures of the states they represented; following the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment in 1913, they are now popularly elected
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Tennessee
TENNESSEE (/tɛnᵻˈsiː/ (_ listen )) ( Cherokee
Cherokee
: ᏔᎾᏏ, translit. Tanasi_) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States
United States
. Tennessee
Tennessee
is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States
United States

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Lawrence Tyson
LAWRENCE DAVIS TYSON (July 4, 1861 – August 24, 1929) was an American general, politician and textile manufacturer, operating primarily out of Knoxville, Tennessee
Tennessee
, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He commanded the 59th Brigade of the 30th Infantry Division during World War I
World War I
, and served as a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee
Tennessee
from 1925 until his death. Tyson also helped organize the Knoxville Cotton Mills in the early 20th century, and served as president of the second Appalachian Exposition in 1911. A graduate of West Point , Tyson first saw military action during the Apache Wars
Apache Wars
in the 1880s
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Cordell Hull
CORDELL HULL (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee
Tennessee
. He is known as the longest-serving Secretary of State , holding the position for 11 years (1933–1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during most of World War II
World War II
. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations
United Nations
, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations". CONTENTS * 1 Life and government * 2 Early life * 3 Early national career * 4 U.S. Senate, Secretary of State * 5 SS _St
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Mocksville, North Carolina
MOCKSVILLE is a town in Davie County , North Carolina , United States. The population was 5,051 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Davie County. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Notable people * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYMocksville was incorporated as a town in 1839. The town was named for the original owner of the town site. George E. Barnhardt House , Boxwood Lodge , Cana Store and Post Office , Jesse Clement House , Cooleemee , Davie County Courthouse , Davie County Jail , Downtown Mocksville Historic District , Hinton Rowan Helper House , Hodges Business College , McGuire-Setzer House , North Main Street Historic District , and Salisbury Street Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places . GEOGRAPHYMocksville is located south of the center of Davie County at 35°53′47″N 80°33′43″W / 35.89639°N 80.56194°W / 35.89639; -80.56194 (35.896320, -80.561926). U.S
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North Carolina
As of 2000 * English 90.70% * Spanish 6.18% DEMONYM North Carolinian (official); Tar Heel
Tar Heel
(colloquial) CAPITAL Raleigh LARGEST CITY Charlotte
Charlotte
LAR
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
CHATTANOOGA is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee
Tennessee
, with a population of 176,588 in 2015. The fourth-largest Tennessee
Tennessee
city, it is the seat of Hamilton County . Located in southeastern Tennessee
Tennessee
in East Tennessee
Tennessee
, on the Tennessee
Tennessee
River , served by multiple railroads and Interstate highways , Chattanooga is a transit hub. Chattanooga lies 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
, 120 miles (190 km) southwest of Knoxville, Tennessee
Tennessee
, 135 miles (217 km) southeast of Nashville, Tennessee
Tennessee
, 120 miles (190 km) northeast of Huntsville, Alabama
Alabama
, and 148 miles (238 km) northeast of Birmingham, Alabama
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Democratic Party (united States)
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
United States
, along with the Republican Party . Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
's Democratic-Republican Party , the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
, making it the world's oldest active party. The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservativism and economic liberalism , while—especially in the rural South —populism was its leading characteristic. In 1912 , Theodore Roosevelt ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party , leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat
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United States Democratic Party
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States , along with the Republican Party . Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison 's Democratic-Republican Party , the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson , making it the world's oldest active party. The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservativism and economic liberalism , while—especially in the rural South —populism was its leading characteristic. In 1912 , Theodore Roosevelt ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party , leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat. Since Franklin D
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Bill Brock
WILLIAM EMERSON BROCK III (born November 23, 1930) is a former Republican United States senator from Tennessee , having served from 1971 to 1977. He is the grandson of William Emerson Brock I , who was a Democratic U.S. senator from Tennessee from 1929 to 1931. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 United States Senator * 3 Post Senate career * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREERBrock was a native of Chattanooga , where his family owned a well-known candy company. He is a 1949 graduate of McCallie School and a 1953 graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia , in 1953 and subsequently served in the U.S. Navy until 1956. He then worked in his family's candy business. Brock had been reared as a Democrat, but became a Republican in the 1950s. In 1962, he was elected to Congress from Tennessee\'s 3rd congressional district , based in Chattanooga
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United States Republican Party
_Majority_: Conservatism Economic liberalism Fiscal conservatism Social conservatism Federalism _Factions_: Fusionism Libertarianism Neoconservatism Paleoconservatism
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United States House Of Representatives
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader
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Davie County, North Carolina
DAVIE COUNTY is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina . As of the 2010 census , the population was 41,240. Its county seat is Mocksville . Davie County is included in the Winston-Salem , NC Metropolitan Statistical Area , which is also included in the Greensboro -Winston-Salem-High Point , NC Combined Statistical Area . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Adjacent counties * 3 Demographics * 4 Communities * 4.1 Towns * 4.2 Townships * 4.3 Unincorporated communities * 4.4 Wine
Wine
region * 4.5 Census-designated place * 5 Politics, law and government * 6 Notable people * 7 Major highways * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORYThe county was formed in 1836 from Rowan County . It was named for William R
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Public School (government Funded)
STATE SCHOOLS (also known as PUBLIC SCHOOLS outside of England
England
and Wales
Wales
) are generally primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation . The term may also refer to public institutions of post-secondary education
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Agriculture
AGRICULTURE or FARMING is the cultivation and breeding of animals , plants and fungi for food , fiber , biofuel , medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization , whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization . The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science . The history of agriculture dates back thousands of years, and its development has been driven and defined by greatly different climates , cultures , and technologies. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture farming has become the dominant agricultural methodology
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