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A Short History of the Nazi Party

The Nazi Party was a political party in Germany, led by Adolf Hitler from 1921 to 1945, whose central tenets included the supremacy of the Aryan people and blaming Jews and others for the problems within Germany. These extreme beliefs eventually led to World War II and the Holocaust. At the end of World War II, the Nazi Party was declared illegal by the occupying Allied Powers and officially ceased to exist in May 1945.
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What Are Reporting Verbs in English Grammar?

In English grammar, a reporting verb is a verb (such as say, tell, believe, reply, respond, or ask ) used to indicate that discourse is being quoted or paraphrased. It's also called a communication verb . "[T]he number of reporting verbs that can be employed to mark paraphrases is around a dozen," author Eli Hinkel reported, "and they can be learned with relative ease while working on a writing assignment (e.
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Is Medical School for You?

No one can deny that a career as a doctor is prestigious. Let's face it, being called, “Doctor,” is pretty cool. It indicates that you not only got into medical school, which is no small feat considering that nationally only about 40% of applicants get accepted to medical school each year. Completing med school is an even bigger deal.
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Evo Devo in the Study of Biology

Have you heard anyone ever talk about "evo-devo"? Does it sound like some sort of synthesizer-heavy band from the 1980s? It is actually a relatively new field in the realm of evolutionary biology that explains how species, that start out so similarly, become so diverse as they develop. Evo devo stands for evolutionary developmental biology and has just started being included in the Modern Synthesis of the Theory of Evolution within the past few decades.
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The Invention of the Push Pin

The push pin was invented and patented in 1900 by Edwin Moore, in Newark, New Jersey. Moore founded the Moore Push-Pin Company with only $112.60. He rented a room and devoted each afternoon and evening to making push pins, an invention he described as "a pin with a handle." In his original patent application, Moore described push pins as pins "whose body portion can be firmly held by the operator when inserting the device, all liability of the operator's fingers slipping and tearing or marring the film being removed.
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Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities

Finding the right college or university is a challenging task for every student, but for those students with learning disabilities, the additional considerations that go into choosing the right school can make it even more overwhelming for them and their families. For those students who have had a 504 or IEP plan during high school, there are colleges and universities that have programs that can be helpful - and in many cases, essential - to the their success in school.
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