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Marines were landed to protect the consul general. 1904 -- Panama. - November 17 to 24. John Adams was a wonderful raconteur, writer, philosopher and brave leader. The biggest cultural value on this continent that is pre-modern is Christianity. In 1609 the Dutch settled New York and in 1617, they settled in New Jersey. In the 1840s and 1850s, people in the Northern states and people in the Southern states did not like each other very much, mostly due to the issues of slavery in the territories (parts of the United States that were not yet states) and the power of the federal government. [89] People in the government tried to make deals to stop a war.

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