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Meaning and Origin of the Surname Arthur

Arthur is an English and Welsh surname with several possible meanings: Last name meaning "strong man," from Ar , meaning "man" and thor , meaning "strong." A surname meaning "bear man, hero, or man of strength," from the Welsh arth , meaning "bear" and ur , an ending meaning "man." From the Gaelic Artair, Middle Gaelic Artuir, both derived from the Old Irish art , meaning a "bear.
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American Civil War: Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House - Conflict & Dates: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8-21, 1864, and was part of the American Civil War. Armies & Commanders at Spotsylvania Court House: Union Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant Major General George G. Meade approx. 100,000 men Confederate General Robert E.
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Identifying American Basswood Trees

Tilia is a genus within the Linden family ( Tiliacea ). This family contains about 30 species of trees that are native throughout most of temperate Northern Hemisphere. The greatest species diversity of the lindens is found in Asia. It exists only scattered in pockets throughout Europe and eastern North America.
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Multiple Literacies: Definition, Types, and Classroom Strategies

Traditionally, literacy has referred to the ability to read and write. A literate person can communicate effectively through writing and assimilate information from reading. However, in today's technology-driven world, the word literacy has expanded to encompass an ability to communicate effectively and absorb information through a variety of mediums.
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Spanish War Vocabulary

Looking for a different perspective on the news of the world? If so, check out one of the many Spanish-language news sources and get an idea of what people in Latin America or Spain or other Spanish-speaking places are reading. If the news is about war, you may find this vocabulary list helpful. War Vocabulary List Alphabetized in Spanish Words below are alphabetized in Spanish; see the next section for the same words alphabetized in English.
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The Definition of Theocracy

A theocracy is a government operated under divine rule or the pretense of divine rule. The origin of the word "theocracy" is from the 17th century from the Greek word "theokratia." "Theo" is Greek for God, and "cracy" means government. In practice, the term refers to a government operated by religious authorities who claim unlimited power in the name of God or supernatural forces.
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