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Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial (USA) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Reviews of tourists, photos and videos. The Lincoln Memorial in central Washington is dedicated to the 16th President of the United States – A. Lincoln. This great American leader was head of state during the North-South Civil War of 1861-65, he believed in democracy and citizen freedom and supported the liberation struggle against slavery. The memorial complex, located on the National Avenue of the capital, is one of…

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Space Needle, Seattle

Space Needle, Seattle

Space Needle (USA) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Reviews of tourists, photos and videos. The symbol of Seattle, one of the most recognizable towers in the United States, the “space needle” and just an amazingly elegant building in the middle of a cheerful Seattle is the Space Needle tower, which appeared in the largest city of the state of Washington in 1962. Since then, its appearance has not changed at all, and this is not counting…

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Broadway, New York City

Broadway, New York City

BROADWAY – PROBABLY THE MOST FAMOUS STREET IN THE WORLD It wasn’t that long ago that the most famous road in the world was nothing more than a well-trodden beaten path in a dense wooded area. Indians used it to get from the southern tip of their comparatively narrow peninsula north to the mainland. Today, around 350 years later, what was once a beaten path has become a synonym for the big wide world, for first-class entertainment and great shopping….

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United States Economic and Financial Policy

United States Economic and Financial Policy

The economic policy adopted by several US administrations in the period 1999-2006 (v. Tab.) Was strongly affected by the recession that hit the country between autumn 2000 and summer of 2001. In the years leading up to this crisis, President B. Clinton had continued his commitment to ensure the consolidation of finances by pursuing the consolidation of the state budget. This policy had registered its greatest success in 2000, the year in which the balance of the public accounts (net of…

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Cuba General Information

Cuba General Information

Capital, Major Cities: Havana The main resorts are Varadero, Holguin, Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo, Cayo Guillermo. time difference with Minsk behind by 7 hours telephone code 53 currency unit Cuban peso/CUP (1 CUP = 100 centavos), convertible peso/CUC, 1 EUR = ~1.21 CUC visa not needed, airport tax 25 CUC the cost of a “typical” dinner 15-20 CUC tips usually 10% of the order amount car rental per day from 40 CUC official language Spanish population about 11.4 million people….

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Internship in Boston

Internship in Boston

History mixes with trendy modernity in Boston – the oldest city in the USA is considered the cradle of American independence. It offers an international attitude towards life with an academic flair and an excellent range of leisure activities. See AbbreviationFinder for Boston abbreviations. So you can do the same as the sport-crazy Bostonians and cheer on the legendary Red Sox with a baseball game. Also culture fans delight in the time-honored city with European flair: From museums to theaters, and…

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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

But of course it is above all its importance for the film and television industry that attracts people from all over the world to the City of Angels (“los angeles”) every year. In Los Angeles the transitions between the real city, the illusory world and the film set are blurred. Again and again you pause and ask yourself whether what you are seeing is real or whether a movie scene is being shot. Often one also has the impression that…

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Fort Worth Texas Travel Guide

Fort Worth Texas Travel Guide

The “city of cowboys and culture”, Fort Worth, keeps its promises: an exciting western atmosphere, for example in Billy Bob’s Texas, the world’s largest honky tonk, and first-class cultural offers in opera and concert performances, theater and dance events. Fort Worth was established as an army outpost on the banks of the Trinity River in 1849 and was one of eight forts designed to protect settlers from Indian attacks. With a population of more than 790,000, Fort Worth is home…

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