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  2. USS Alabama (BB-60) - Wikipedia

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    USS Alabama (BB-60) is a retired battleship. She was the fourth and final member of the South Dakota class of fast battleships built for the United States Navy in the 1930s. The first American battleships designed after the Washington treaty system began to break down in the mid-1930s, they took advantage of an escalator clause that allowed increasing the main battery to 16-inch (406 mm) guns ...

  3. Bessemer, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    Bessemer is situated in the midst of the iron ore and limestone district of Alabama, in the southern part of Jones Valley (about 3 miles (4.8 km) wide). Iron ore was mined on the hills on the city's southeast side, coal was (and still is) mined to the north and west, and limestone deposits were also nearby.

  4. 2013 Alabama Crimson Tide football team - Wikipedia

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    This marked the first time in team history that Alabama had a 300-yard passer and two 100-yard runners in a single game. For his performance, right guard Anthony Steen was recognized as SEC Offensive Linemen of the Week. The victory improved Alabama's all-time record against the Wildcats to 36–2–1.

  5. Mobile, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    Mobile (/ m oʊ ˈ b iː l / moh-BEEL, French: ()) is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.The population within the city limits was 187,041 at the 2020 census, down from 195,111 at the 2010 United States Census.

  6. Tuskegee, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The table at right shows the effects of the state passing a law in 1957 to redefine the city of Tuskegee in a way that excluded nearly all black residents, dramatically reducing the population by 1960. The city and other officials were sued under Gomillion v. Lightfoot (1960); the US Supreme Court ruled against the state's action.

  7. Enterprise, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    The temperatures are moderated by its proximity to the Gulf Coast, and is part of the Wiregrass Region of Southern Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. The temperatures are usually not dissimilar from the Florida panhandle area. It is located in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 8B with an average minimum temperature of 15 to 20 (F).

  8. Free speech zone - Wikipedia

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    Free speech zones were commonly used by President George W. Bush after the September 11 attacks and through the 2004 election. Free speech zones were set up by the Secret Service, who scouted locations where the U.S. president was scheduled to speak, or pass through.

  9. New Madrid Seismic Zone - Wikipedia

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    The New Madrid Seismic Zone (/ ˈ m æ d r ɪ d /), sometimes called the New Madrid Fault Line, is a major seismic zone and a prolific source of intraplate earthquakes (earthquakes within a tectonic plate) in the Southern and Midwestern United States, stretching to the southwest from New Madrid, Missouri.