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  2. Decline of Detroit - Wikipedia

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    The city of Detroit, in the U.S. state of Michigan, has gone through a major economic and demographic decline in recent decades.The population of the city has fallen from a high of 1,850,000 in 1950 to 680,000 in 2015, removing it from the top 20 of US cities by population for the first time since 1850.

  3. Kensington, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Kensington is primarily a bedroom community for workers who commute to jobs in the Washington, D.C., area, but it is not without its own commercial enterprises, which include "Antique Row" on Howard Avenue, the West Howard Antique District, and Kaiser-Permanente's Kensington facility, plus art shops, restaurants, supermarkets, auto repair shops ...

  4. Merced, California - Wikipedia

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    Merced (/ m ɜːr ˈ s ɛ d /; Spanish for "Mercy") is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County, California, United States, in the San Joaquin Valley.As of 2019, the city had a population of 83,676.

  5. Pacific Ocean - Wikipedia

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    From 1946 to 1958, Marshall Islands served as the Pacific Proving Grounds for the United States and was the site of 67 nuclear tests on various atolls. [88] [89] Several nuclear weapons were lost in the Pacific Ocean, [90] including one-megaton bomb lost during the 1965 Philippine Sea A-4 incident .

  6. History of Detroit - Wikipedia

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    Detroit, the largest city in the state of Michigan, was settled in 1701 by French colonists.It is the first European settlement above tidewater in North America. Founded as a New France fur trading post, it began to expand during the 19th century with American settlement around the Great Lakes.

  7. Stamford, Connecticut - Wikipedia

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    Stamford (/ ˈ s t æ m f ər d /) is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.It is the state's second-most populous city (behind Bridgeport).With a population of 135,470, the city passed Hartford and New Haven in population as of the 2020 census.

  8. Queens - Wikipedia

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    Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York.Located on Long Island, it is the largest borough of New York City in area; it is bracketed by the borough of Brooklyn at the western tip of Long Island to its west and Nassau County to the east.

  9. Mexican Americans - Wikipedia

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    In 1900, there were slightly more than 500,000 Latinos of Mexican descent living in New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, California and Texas. Most were Mexican Americans of Spanish descent and other Hispanicized European settlers who settled in the Southwest during Spanish colonial times, as well as local and Mexican Amerindians.