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Years were then sorted into quartiles, each including one-fourth of the years, according to this striker rate statistic. Growth has come in spurts, short periods of social upheaval punctuated by major demonstrations and strikes when large numbers see their fellow workers publicly demonstrating a shared commitment to the collective project. On January 4, 1989, two US Navy F-14 aircraft based on the USS John F. Simply put, Lincoln placed the forced unity of the States above the Constitution itself, and this action set him in opposition to the principles of the American Founders.

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