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All together, the Anchorage metropolitan area, which combines Anchorage with the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough, had a population of , in , which accounts for more than half of the state's population. This is a list of films produced or distributed by Universal Pictures, founded in as the Universal Film Manufacturing Company. This is the list of current, upcoming and formerly broadcast series by the Indian television channel StarPlus. This list does not include films released under the Paramount Classics or Paramount Vantage labels.
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Operating from the Thirteen Factories located on the banks of the Pearl River outside Canton, in , by order of the Qing Qianlong Emperor, they became officially sanctioned as a monopoly known as the Cohong. The mission civilisatrice in English "civilising mission" was a rationale for intervention or colonization, purporting to contribute to the spread of civilization, and used mostly in relation to the Westernization of indigenous peoples in the 15th — 20th centuries.
It was notably the underlying principle of French and Portuguese colonial rule in the late 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and early and mid 20th centuries. The European colonial powers felt it was their duty to bring Western civilization to what they perceived as backward peoples. Rather than merely govern colonial peoples, the Europeans would attempt to Westernize them in accordance with a colonial ideology known as "assimilation".
Intellectual origins The intellectual origins of the mission civilisatrice can be traced back the Christian tradition dating from the Middle Ages. The Ming dynasty , officially the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China from to following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty. The Ming dynasty was the last imperial dynasty of China ruled by ethnic Han Chinese. Although the primary capital of Beijing fell in to a rebellion led by Li Zicheng who established the Shun dynasty, soon replaced by the Manchu-led Qing dynasty , numerous rump regimes loyal to the Ming throne — collectively called the Southern Ming — survived until Mongolia[a] is a landlocked country in East Asia.
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The country contains very little arable land, as much of its area is covered by grassy steppe, with mountains to the north and west and the Gobi Desert to the south. It is on the eastern border of the International Date Line, while independent Samoa is west of it. American Samoa consists of five main islands and two coral atolls.
To the west are the islands of the Wallis and Futuna group.
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As of April the population of American Samoa is approximately 55, people. Timothy James McVeigh April 23, — June 11, was an American domestic terrorist who perpetrated the Oklahoma City bombing, which killed people and injured over others. A Gulf War veteran, McVeigh sought revenge against the federal government for the Waco siege, which ended in the deaths of 86 people—many of whom were children—exactly two years before the bombing; the Ruby Ridge incident; and the United States' foreign policy.
He hoped to inspire a revolt against the federal government, and defended the bombing as a legitimate tactic against what he saw as a tyrannical federal government. He was found guilty on all counts in and sentenced to death. Words of Chinese origin have entered the English language and many European languages. Most of these were loanwords from Chinese itself, a term covering those members of the Chinese branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. However, Chinese words have also entered indirectly via other languages, particularly Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese, that have all used Chinese characters at some point and contain a large number of Chinese loanwords.
Different sources of loan words English words with Chinese origin usually have different characteristics depending how the words were spread to the West. Despite the increasingly widespread use of Standard Mandarin among Chinese people, English words that are based on Mandarin are relatively few.
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