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  2. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - Wikipedia

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    The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Coalition works to support STEM programs for teachers and students at the U. S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, and other agencies that offer STEM-related programs. Activity of the STEM Coalition seems to have slowed since September 2008.

  3. Plymouth Colony - Wikipedia

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    Education of the young was never considered to be the primary domain of schools, even after they had become more common. Most education was carried out by a child's parents or foster parents. Formal apprenticeships were not the norm in Plymouth; it was expected that a foster family would teach the children whatever trades they themselves practiced.

  4. Jesse Jackson - Wikipedia

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    Jesse Louis Jackson (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American political activist, Baptist minister, and politician.He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.

  5. China - Wikipedia

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    China is regarded as one of the world's oldest civilisations. Archaeological evidence suggests that early hominids inhabited the country 2.25 million years ago. The hominid fossils of Peking Man, a Homo erectus who used fire, were discovered in a cave at Zhoukoudian near Beijing; they have been dated to between 680,000 and 780,000 years ago.

  6. Hope Diamond - Wikipedia

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    Henry Philip Hope died in 1839, the same year as the publication of his collection catalog. His three nephews, the sons of Thomas and Louisa, fought in court for ten years over his inheritance, and ultimately the collection was split up. The oldest nephew, Henry Thomas Hope, received eight of the most valuable gems, including the Hope Diamond.

  7. Delta Sigma Theta - Wikipedia

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    Delta GEMS: Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully. Delta GEMS is an outgrowth and continuation of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy Program. Delta GEMS was created to assist in facilitating the dreams and goals of at-risk, adolescent African-American girls, aged 14–18. Goals for Delta GEMS are: To instill academic excellence

  8. India - Wikipedia

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    The education system of India is the world's second-largest. India has over 900 universities, 40,000 colleges [447] and 1.5 million schools. [448] In India's higher education system, a significant number of seats are reserved under affirmative action policies for the historically disadvantaged.

  9. The Ritz Hotel, London - Wikipedia

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    The Ritz London is a Grade II listed 5-star hotel in Piccadilly, London, England.A symbol of high society and luxury, the hotel is one of the world's most prestigious and best known.