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Berlitz Kids German Language Pack

It is an unfortunate fact that very few elementary schools teach foreign languages, despite research indicating that children age 12 and younger are much more receptive language learners than older students. The Berlitz Kids Language Pack series is aimed at parents who know this, and want to offer their son or daughter the benefits of a second language.
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Meaning of Heiwa in Japanese

Heiwa is a Japanese word meaning peace or harmony. Learn more about its usage in Japanese below. Japanese Characters 平和 (へいわ) Example & Translation Minna ga heiwa o negatte iru noni, doushite sensou wa nakunaranai no darou. みんなが平和を願っているのに、どうして戦争はなくならないのだろう。 Translation: Everybody wishes for peace, but why doesn't the war stop?
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The Colleges With the Best Dorms

For many of us, the words "college dorm" conjure up images of cramped bedrooms, moldy showers, and tight quarters. For generations, dorm rooms have been small and spare, the expectation being that busy students spend little time in their rooms and thus require only the bare necessities. But the world, it is a-changing.
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American Revolution: Battle of Bennington

The Battle of Bennington was fought during the American Revolution (1775-1783). Part of the Saratoga Campaign, the Battle of Bennington took place on August 16, 1777. Commanders & Armies: Americans Brigadier General John Stark Colonel Seth Warner 2,000 men British & Hessian Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum Lieutenant Colonel Heinrich von Breymann 1,250 men Battle of Bennington - Background During the summer of 1777, British Major General John Burgoyne advanced down the Hudson River valley from Canada with the goal of splitting the rebellious American colonies in two.
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Voting Requirements for Elections in the United States

The requirements for voting are different in every state. Of course, there are some very basic qualifications every voter must meet before they exercise their right to vote in local, state, and federal elections. In order to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen. You must be at least 18 years of age. You must be a resident of the voting district in which you are voting, and-most importantly-you must be registered to vote.
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