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The United States has four major academies: the United States Military Academy
(q.v.) at West Point, N.Y. (founded 1802); the United States Naval Academy (q.v.)
at Annapolis, Md. (founded 1845); the United States Air Force Academy (q.v.) at ...
North and South America Canada Chile Mexico Peru United States Other World
total North and South America Canada Mexico United States Asia China. mining
162 country mine % of production world 1991 (metric mine tons)' production ...
History. The basic technical innovations that made motion pictures possible were
achieved in the 1 880s and '90s in France and the United States. The pioneers of
actual motion pictures, Thomas A. Edison in the United States and the brothers ...
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