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1900 United States presidential election

The 1900 United States presidential election was the 29th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 6, 1900. In a re-match of the 1896 race, Republican President William McKinley defeated his Democratic challenger, William Jennings Bryan. McKinley's victory made him the first president to win consecutive re-election since Ulysses S. Grant had accomplished the same feat in 1872. McKinley and Bryan each faced little opposition within their own party. Although some Gold Democrats explored the possibility of a campaign by Admiral George Dewey, Bryan was re-nominated at the 1900 Democratic National Convention after Dewey withdrew from the race. McKinley was unanimously re-nominated at the 1900 Republican National Convention; as Vice President Garret Hobart had died in 1899, the Republican convention chose New York Governor Theodore Roosevelt as McKinley's running mate. The return of economic prosperity and recent victory in the Spanish–American War helped McKinley to score a decisive victory, while Bryan's anti-imperialist stance and continued support for bimetallism attracted only limited support.

McKinley won 51.6 % of the popular vote. The election results were similar to those of 1896, though McKinley picked up several Western states and Bryan picked up Kentucky. McKinley was succeeded by Roosevelt; the 926 delegates to the Republican convention, which met in Philadelphia on June 19–21, re-nominated William McKinley by acclamation. Thomas C. Platt, the "boss" of the New York State Republican Party, did not like Theodore Roosevelt, New York's popular governor though he was a fellow Republican. Roosevelt's efforts to reform New York politics – including Republican politics – led Platt and other state Republican leaders to pressure President McKinley to accept Roosevelt as his new vice- presidential candidate, thus filling the spot left open when Vice President Garret Hobart died in 1899. By electing Roosevelt vice president, Platt would remove Roosevelt from New York state politics. Although Roosevelt was reluctant to accept the nomination for vice president, which he regarded as a trivial and powerless office, his great popularity among most Republican delegates led McKinley to pick him as his new running mate.

Quite unexpectedly, Roosevelt would be elevated to the presidency in September 1901, when McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York. After Admiral George Dewey's return from the Spanish–American War, many suggested that he run for president on the Democratic ticket. Dewey, had angered some Protestants by marrying the Catholic Mildred McLean Hazen in November 1899 and giving her the house that the nation had given him following the war, his candidacy was almost plagued by a number of public relations gaffes. Newspapers started attacking him as naïve after he was quoted as saying the job of president would be easy, since the chief executive was following orders in executing the laws enacted by Congress, that he would "execute the laws of Congress as faithfully as I have always executed the orders of my superiors." Shortly thereafter, he admitted never having voted in a presidential election before, mentioning that the only man he would have voted for, had he voted, would have been Grover Cleveland.

He drew more criticism when he offhandedly told a newspaper reporter that, "Our next war will be with Germany."Dewey's campaign was met with a level of pessimism by Gold Democrats on whose support his campaign depended. Some threw their support to Bryan, since they believed him to be the stronger candidate; as early as three days into his candidacy, his campaign having been damaged by the aforementioned missteps, rumors abounded regarding Dewey's impending withdrawal which proved false. Further injuries, were made when it became clear that the Democratic Party leaders of Vermont were hostile to Dewey and wholly committed to Bryan. Ohio went for Bryan, though with the caveat there that some leaders suggested that all mention to silver in the party platform be dropped. By May 5, John Roll McLean, the brother-in-law of and effective campaign manager for Dewey, defected from the campaign and was considered to now be silently supporting Bryan. By May 17, Dewey recognized that there was little chance for him to gather enough delegates among the Western and Southern states to keep Bryan from attaining two-thirds of the delegates at the convention, publicly commenting that he no longer knew why he had decided to run for president at all.

After this there was a major boom for his nomination as vice president on the ticket alongside Bryan. William Jennings Bryan was faced with little real opposition. Bryan won at the 1900 Democratic National Convention held at Kansas City, Missouri, on July 4–6, garnering 936 delegate votes for the nomination. Source: US President – D Convention. Our Campaigns.. Official or speculated candidates for the vice-presidential nomination: As the nation's third largest party, the Populists had made an organizational decision in 1896 to "fuse" with the Democratic Party on the national level - their identity kept separate by the nomination of two different candidates for vice-president. At the state level, local Populist parties were left at liberty to proceed. In the Plains states, the Populists fused with the Democrats, in some states replaced them entirely. In the South, the Populists fused with the Republican Party; the end result, though Bryan wa

Progressive Conservative Party of Canada candidates in the 2000 Canadian federal election

The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada elected twelve candidates in the 2000 federal election, emerged as the fifth-largest party in the House of Commons of Canada. Many of the party's candidates have their own biography pages. Daniel Clark is a Canadian politician and actor who has pursued a successful career in pharmaceuticals, working for both Pharmacia and Hoffmann-La Roche, he is upgrading his education at Dalhousie and is a member of the University's Board of Governors. Clark was not from Timmins and never set foot in the riding before one week into the election, he finished a distant fourth. Clark has been an active volunteer in politics and his community since the age of 12, his extensive election campaign work includes tour scheduling for Dr. John Hamm's campaign for the 1999 Nova Scotia election, which resulted in Dr. Hamm becoming Premier. A telecommunications expert, Sankey was forty-four years old at the time of the election, she campaigned on increasing health and defence spending, eliminating the capital gains tax and toughening the Young Offenders Act.

She is disabled, used a battery-run scooter to canvass the riding. She received 7,156 votes. Sankey became active with the Conservative Party, served as fundraising director for the Eglinton—Lawrence riding. In 2005, she spoke against adopting a policy to restrict abortion rights. Brulotte was an officer in the Canadian military, serving as a peacekeeper and an aide-de-camp for Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn. After leaving active service, he earned an EMBA from the University of Ottawa and started MaxSys, a temporary help and contract professional services agency, he received the PC nomination in May 2000, campaigned on a platform of expanding Kanata's high-tech services to rural parts of the riding. Considered a star candidate, he was one of two Progressive Conservatives in the Ottawa area to be endorsed by the Ottawa Citizen newspaper. Brulotte received 12,430 votes. In 2001, he was part of a six-member panel encouraging unity between the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservatives, he planned to put his campaign organizer behind Bernard Lord in the Progressive Conservative Party's 2002 leadership contest, was himself mentioned as a possible candidate when Lord declined to run.

Brulotte is now a supporter of the Conservative Party of Canada. Bellaire ran for the Progressive Canadian Party in the 2004 Canadian federal election. Woollcombe was raised in the Sandy Hill and New Edinburgh areas of Ottawa, attended Ashbury College, he holds a Master of Arts degree, taught English and Geography in Ahmedabad, India from 1961 to 1963, was a Canadian diplomat from 1965 to 1995. He supported affordable official bilingualism for Ottawa, he received 7,400 votes. Woollcombe joined the Conservative Party of Canada after the Progressive Conservative Party's merger with the Canadian Alliance, campaigned for the party's Ottawa—Vanier nomination for the 2004 election, he lost to Kevin Friday, by a vote of 90 to 53. As of 2005, he sits on Ottawa's advisory committee on French language services. Darrin Langen is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada and served with Special Services at CFB Petawawa from 1979 to 1988, he has military experience in North America and Cyprus. He became president of Dare Technology Consulting and president of the federal Progressive Conservative Association of Peterborough.

He was defeated. Thirty-eight years old in 2000, Langen was nominated as his party's candidate when the anticipated nominee unexpectedly dropped out of the contest, he has described himself as "personally pro-life," but added that he would vote against any attempt to re-criminalize abortion. He opposed both the Canadian Firearms Registry and the death penalty, he received 7,034 votes. Langen was appointed to Peterborough's Culture and Heritage Management Board in 2002; the following year, he supported the Progressive Conservative Party's merger with the more right-wing Canadian Alliance to create the Conservative Party of Canada. He planned to seek the new party's nomination for the 2004 federal election, but declined to stand, he was the first candidate to declare for the Conservative nomination in the buildup to the 2006 election, focusing on health and environmental issues. He was defeated by Dean Del Mastro. Hollingsworth was 59 years old at the time of the election, was a retired manager for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

He had served as a school trustee on the Scarborough Board of Education from 1994 to 1997, following unsuccessful campaigns in 1988 and 1991. In an interview with the Toronto Star, he indicated that homelessness, the Young Offenders Act and taxes were his three primary issues. In 1988, he led a movement to save R. H. King Academy, he received 5,251 votes. Alex McGregor is a retired professor at Laurentian University, he chaired the Classics department for 22 years, worked as an occasional newspaper columnist. During the 2000 election, he called for increased spending in health and education as well as tax cuts and the elimination of

Shandong Technology and Business University

Shandong Technology and Business University was established in December 1985 with the approval of the former Ministry of Education. It is located in Shandong Province, China, it was the only Economics University of the former Ministry of Coal Industry. SDIBT was built by the Central government and Shandong Province and is managed by the province. In November 1997 SDIBT was successful in meeting the requirements and standards of the undergraduate educational evaluation by the former Ministry of Education. In December 2003, the Education Ministry evaluated bachelor degree teaching standards. SDIBT was successful in meeting the standards. In February 2003, the State Ministry of Education gave approval for the institute to change its original name, Shandong Technology and Business University, to Shandong Institute of Business and Technology, but in late 2018 the original name was restored. SDIBT is known as the “Garden and Intellectual Campus” at the provincial level; the campus covers over 370,000 square meters.

The school hosts a library of 1736,500 volumes of books. It has fixed assets of over RMB 50,000,000. SDIBT has more than 1,000 staff, including over 700 teachers, 100 professors and 209 associate professors. Six experts enjoy State council special pension and more than 20 people have obtained the title of “National Excellent Teachers”, “Young and middle-aged Provincial-ranking Experts with Outstanding Contribution”, “First Ten Young and Middle-aged Jurisconsults” and “Theoretic Talents in One-hundred-talent Program of Shandong Province”. SDITB receives students from across China. At present, over 18,600 students attend regular full- time courses in the day. About 90% of the students who graduated from SDIBT won jobs at first attempt. 17 departments operate in the university: School of Management Science and Engineering, School of Business Administration, School of Accounting, School of Public Management, School of Economics, School of Statistics, School of Law, Department of Social Science, School of Foreign Studies and Literature, College of Mathematics and Information Science, College of Information and Electronic Engineering, Sino-Canada Higher Applied Technology College, College of International Business, School of International Exchanges, School of Adults Education, Department of Sports and the Sino-Singapore Computer School.

STBU offers 31 undergraduate programs: Business Management, Human Resources Management and Social Insurance, Management Science, Information Management and Information System, Industry Engineering, Engineering Management, International Economy and Trade, Banking, Electronic Commerce, Law and Administration, Information and Calculating Science and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Technology, Electronic Information Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Automation, Information Engineering, Financial Management, Statistics, Social Work, Logistics Management and Publication and Japanese. The 13 research institutes include Island economics research institute, Enterprise development and creation research institute and Coal economic research institute. Nine labs have been built including Dummy Real and visualization technology lab and E-commercialCenteretc; the four provincial key disciplines are: “Management Science and Engineering”, Enterprise Management and Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.

SDIBT views international cooperation positively and has set up relationships in academic exchanges and cooperation with universities from Canada, Germany, Korea, Japan and many other countries. SDIBT has been given the approval to admit foreign students and Sino-overseas cooperation in running schools. In only 20-some years, SDIBT has become a comprehensive finance and economics university It emphasizes teaching, focused on academic research, it promoted reforms such as motivation, embracing school motto of “With Management and Economics Prosperity, Comes Wisdom and Compassion”. SDIBT implements the strategy of “ Supported by Discipline, Strengthened by Talents, Prospered by Unique Characteristics”. At the same time it constructs a peaceful and harmonious campus, environmental campus and striving for construction of high level university of finance and economics in Shandong. Official website of Shandong Technology and Business University


An esplanade or promenade is a long, level area next to a river or large body of water, where people may walk. The historical definition of esplanade was a large, level area outside fortress or city walls to provide clear fields of fire for the fortress's guns. In modern usage the space allows people to pave the area as a pedestrian walk. Esplanades became popular in Victorian times. A promenade abbreviated to' prom', was an area where people – couples and families – would go to walk for a while in order to'be seen' and be considered part of'society'. In the United States of America, esplanade has another meaning, being a median or berm dividing a roadway or boulevard. Sometimes they are just strips of grass; some roadway esplanades may be used as parks with benches. Esplanade and promenade are sometimes used interchangeably; the derivation of "promenade" indicates a place intended for walking, though many modern promenades and esplanades allow bicycles and other nonmotorized transport. Some esplanades include large boulevards or avenues where cars are permitted.

A similar term with the same meaning in the eastern coastal region of Spain is rambla, but it is more referred to as paseo marítimo, paseo or explanada in the rest of the Hispanic world. Esplanade known as the Central Business District in Kolkata Kamarajar Salai, Chennai in Chennai, India Marine Drive, Kochi in Kochi, India Marine Drive in Mumbai Bandstand Promenade in Mumbai Promenade Beach in Pondicherry Esplanade One Bhubaneswar, One of the Biggest Shopping Mall in India located at Rasulgad Bhubaneswar Esplanade, George Town, Penang Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang Karpal Singh Drive, George Town, Penang Baywalk, Manila Dipolog Boulevard, Dipolog City Rizal Boulevard Promenade, Dumaguete City Iloilo River Esplanade, Iloilo City Bai Walk, Cotabato City Paseo del Mar, Zamboanga City Tsim Sha Tsui East, Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong Tel Aviv Promenade, Tel Aviv, Israel Corniche Beirut, Lebanon The Esplanade, Singapore Galle Face Green, Sri Lanka Breakwater Corniche or Al-Kasr in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Doha Corniche, Qatar The Camelback Esplanade, Arizona The Charles River Esplanade, Massachusetts The Esplanade, Redondo Beach, California The Esplanade, Rio del Mar, California Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Eastbank Esplanade, Oregon Calçadão de Copacabana and Calçadão de Ipanema Malecón, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Malecón, Cuba Rambla de Montevideo, Uruguay Terrasse Dufferin, Quebec City, Canada Esplanade, England Esplanade, England Esplanade, Scotland Esplanaden, Denmark La Promenade des Anglais, in Nice, France Usedom Beach Promenade, Western Pomerania, Germany Riga, Latvia Świnoujście, by the Baltic Sea, Poland Trzebież, by the Szczecin Lagoon, Poland The Esplanade, in Weymouth, England The Promenade, at Portobello, in Edinburgh, Scotland Motherwell Promenade, at Motherwell Waterfront, Motherwell, in Motherwell, Scotland Esplanadi, in Helsinki, Finland Valletta Waterfront, in Floriana, Malta Esplanade, Corfu town, Greece Salthill Promenade, in Galway, Ireland St. Clair Esplanade in Dunedin, New Zealand Marine Parade, in Napier, New Zealand The Golden Mile, South Africa Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa Esplanade of the European Parliament, in Brussels, Belgium Ministries Esplanade, in Brasília, Brazil Thames Embankment, in London, England Brühl's Terrace, Germany The Danube Promenade in Budapest, Hungary Esplanade, in Calcutta, India Iloilo River Esplanade in Iloilo City, Philippines Błonia, Kraków, Poland L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.

C. United States Charles River Reservation, in Boston, United States The Eastbank Esplanade, in Portland, United States Boardwalk Foreshoreway Malecón Oceanway Processional walkway Similar areas inland: Boulevard, mall


Badhoevedorp is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, lies next to the Ringvaart around Haarlemmermeer at the side of the polder bordering Amsterdam / Amstelveen. Badhoevedorp has a population of around 11,370. Notable residents include Björn Ottenheim of the band zZz, former Dutch national team footballer Marco van Basten, Jack van Gelder, Tonny Eyk and Toon van Driel; the Rijksweg 9 passes next to the town, from 8 August 1967 to 10 April 2017, the motorway passed through the town, however it was diverted, with the original section being closed and demolished to make place for new development in the area. Jan Buis, Dutch road cyclist Rick van der Linden, Dutch composer and keyboardist Member of Ekseption, Trace, as well as solo George Boeree and creator of Lingua Franca Nova MGA Entertainment's Benelux division has its headquarters in Badhoevedorp; the town has an amateur sports club called SC Badhoevedorp that houses futsal and softball division's

Marjan (singer)

Shahla Safi Zamir, better known by her stage name Marjan, is an Iranian singer and former actress. The Islamic Revolution of 1979 stopped her career and for 27 years she was unable to continue her career. Shahla Safi Zamir was born in Shiraz, Iran between 1947 and 1948, she is married to Fereydoun Jourak. The Islamic Revolution in 1979 stopped her career, she left Iran for America in 2006, lives in Los Angeles. The song "Kavir-e Del" has been reissued in compilations such as Pomegranates - Persian Pop, Funk and Psych of the 60s And 70s by Finders Keepers Records and Khana Khana - Funk, Psychedelia And Pop from the Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation by Pharaway Sounds. Marjan on IMDb Marjan discography at MusicBrainz