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  • speech | language | Britannica.com
    voices by articulating the laryngeal tones into audible oral speech The regulators Respiratory mechanisms speech Created and produced by QA International QA International 2010 All rights reserved www qa international com Human speech is served by a bellows like respiratory activator which furnishes the driving energy in the form of an airstream a phonating sound generator in the larynx low in the throat to transform the energy a sound molding

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  • Jawaharlal Nehru | prime minister of India | Britannica.com
    first prime minister of independent India 1947 64 who established parliamentary government and became noted for his neutralist nonaligned policies in foreign affairs He was also one of the principal leaders of India s independence movement in the 1930s and 40s Early years Nehru was born to a family of Kashmiri Brahmans noted for their administrative aptitude and scholarship who had migrated to Delhi early in the 18th century He

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  • colonialism, Western | politics | Britannica.com
    1945 Colonialism Western a political economic phenomenon whereby various European nations explored conquered settled and exploited large areas of the world The age of modern colonialism began about 1500 following the European discoveries of a sea route around Africa s southern coast 1488 and of America 1492 With these events sea power shifted from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic and to the emerging nation states of Portugal Spain the Dutch

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  • sit-in | social protest | Britannica.com
    revolution civil disobedience satyagraha virtual sit in whistle blowing monkeywrenching malware Keep exploring Paris Was a Woman Human Geography Quiz Emperors Conquerors and Men of War Fact or Fiction Editor Picks Top 10 Must Visit Fictional Lands Spies Like Us 10 Famous Names in the Espionage Game What made you want to look up sit in To From Subject Comments Please limit to 900 characters Cancel FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES Warfare Fact or Fiction Read Between the Lines Christianity Quiz See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style sit in Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica Online Encyclopædia Britannica Inc 2016 Web 12 Feb 2016 http www britannica com topic sit in APA style sit in 2016 In Encyclopædia Britannica Retrieved from http www britannica com topic sit in Harvard style sit in 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Online Retrieved 12 February 2016 from http www britannica com topic sit in Chicago Manual of Style Encyclopædia Britannica Online s v sit in accessed February 12 2016 http www britannica com topic sit in While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules there may be some discrepancies Please refer to the appropriate style manual or other sources if you have any questions Update Link Click anywhere inside the article to add text or insert superscripts subscripts and special characters You can also highlight a section and use the tools in this bar to modify existing content Add links to related Britannica articles You can double click any word or highlight a word or phrase in the text below and then select an article from the search box Or simply highlight a word or phrase in the article then enter

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  • Dwight D. Eisenhower | president of United States | Britannica.com
    34th president of the United States 1953 61 who had been supreme commander of the Allied forces in western Europe during World War II For a discussion of the history and nature of the presidency see presidency of the United States of America Early career Denison Texas Eisenhower Dwight D Courtesy of the Texas Highway Department Eisenhower was the third of seven sons of David Jacob and Ida Elizabeth Stover

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  • Johnson, Lyndon B.: meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr. | Encyclopedia Britannica
    Johnson talking with Martin Luther King Jr in the Oval Office at the White House Washington D C 1963 Yoichi Okamoto Lyndon B Johnson Library Photo MEDIA FOR Martin Luther King Jr Citation MLA APA Harvard Chicago Email To From

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  • television (TV) | Britannica.com
    By extending the senses of vision and hearing beyond the limits of physical distance television has had a considerable influence on society Conceived in the early 20th century as a possible medium for education and interpersonal communication it became by mid century a vibrant broadcast medium using the model of broadcast radio to bring news and entertainment to people all over the world Television is now delivered in a variety

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson | president of United States | Britannica.com
    Gillespie county Texas U S died January 22 1973 San Antonio Texas 36th president of the United States 1963 69 A moderate Democrat and vigorous leader in the United States Senate Johnson was elected vice president in 1960 and acceded to the presidency in 1963 upon the assassination of President John F Kennedy During his administration he signed into law the Civil Rights Act 1964 the most comprehensive civil rights

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