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72) Bachin's purpose here is not so much to provide a detailed historical overview of the creation of the University of Chicago, although she does do that, but rather to show the ways in which contending elites held competing values whose ultimate resolution was reflected in both the built environment and the creation of a new public culture for Progressive-era America.
3] As she wrote in her "Preface" to Contending Forces, the novel is a "simple, homely tale, unassumingly told, which cements the bonds of brotherhood among all classes and complexions.
The complicated plot of Contending Forces follows a mixed-race family from early 19th-century slavery in the West Indies and the southern United States to early 20th-century Massachusetts.
Prosecutors also appealed the conviction, contending that the trial court was required to sentence Castro to a term of 15 years to life in prison under a 2-year-old statute, ``Courtney's Law.
on Monday announced they had filed a lawsuit against the American Red Cross contending the agency illegally dominates the blood industry.
Joe attributed her high suspension rate to her policy of recording every suspension, contending some schools artificially keep their official statistics low.
The initial fiscal analyses, therefore, ``remain the responsibility of the applicants,'' the city is contending.
Sales said the district's position hasn't changed, contending that the data to be released on Tuesday will be ``relatively meaningless'' if the limited-English proficiency scores are included.