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What Were the Navigation Acts?

The Navigation Acts were a series of laws imposed by England's Parliament in the late 1600s to regulate English ships and restrict trade and commerce with other nations. In the 1760s, Parliament made significant changes to the Navigation Acts in order to increase colonial revenue, thus directly influencing the onset of revolution in the colonies.
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What Are Holistic Admissions?

Most selective colleges and universities in the United States have holistic admissions. Grades and test scores matter (often a lot), but the school wants to get to know you as a whole person. The final admission decision will be based on a combination of numerical and non-numerical information. Key Takeaways: Holistic Admissions A school with a holistic admissions policy considers the whole applicant, not just numerical measures such as grades and test scores.
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Person in Grammar

In English grammar, the category of person (etymology from the Latin persona , "mask") identifies the relationship between a subject and its verb, showing whether the subject is speaking about itself (first person- I or we ); being spoken to (second person- you ); or being spoken about (third person- he, she, it, or they ).
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Chiang Kai-shek: The Generalissimo

Chiang Kai-shek (1887 to 1975), also known as Generalissimo, was a Chinese political and military leader who served as head of the Republic of China from 1928 to 1949. After being forced from power and exiled by Chinese Communists after World War II, he continued to serve as president of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
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William Shakespeare's Most Famous Plays

The idea of picking the top five plays by William Shakespeare is sure to spark a quarrel among literary critics and theatergoers. Though many consider "Hamlet" the Bard's best work, others prefer "King Lear" or "The Winter's Tale." Tastes vary, but there is some critical consensus about which plays have the most enduring literary value.
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American Revolution: Siege of Fort Stanwix

The Siege of Fort Stanwix was conducted from August 2 to 22, 1777, during the American Revolution (1775-1783) and was part of the Saratoga Campaign. In an effort to split New England from the rest of the colonies, Major General John Burgoyne advanced south over Lake Champlain in 1777. To support his operations, he dispatched a force to advance east from Lake Ontario led by Brigadier General Barry St.
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