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Demographics of American Samoa

This article is about the demographics of American Samoa, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. American Samoa is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean; the statistics from 1900-1950 and every decennial census are from the U. S. Census Bureau. There was no census taken in 1910, but a special census taken in 1912. Any statistics from the years ending in "5" are estimates; the remaining statistics are from the World Factbook. 55,689, but the Factbook states 51,504. According to the Immigration and Nationality Act, they are all "nationals but not citizens of the United States at birth." 0–14 years: 24.45% 15–24 years: 19.61% 25–54 years: 42.1% 55–64 years: 8.69% 65 years and over: 5.14% total: 28.8 years male: 29.4 years female: 28.3 years -0.3% 22.89 births/1,000 population 4.75 deaths/1,000 population -21.13 migrant/1,000 population Urban population: 87.2% of total population Rate of urbanization: -0.13% annual rate of change At birth: 1.06 male/female 0–14 years: 0.96 male/female 15–24 years: 0.98 male/female 25–54 years: 1.06 male/female 55–64 years: 0.97 male/female 65 years and over: 0.85 male/female Total population: 1 male/female Total: 8.69 deaths/1,000 live births Male: 11.16 deaths/1,000 live births Female: 6.09 deaths/1,000 live births Total population: 75.14 years Male: 72.18 years Female: 91.28 years 2.92 children born/woman Noun: American Samoan Adjective: American Samoan Pacific Islander 92.6% Asian 3.6% Mixed 2.7% Other 1.2% Christian 98.3% Other 1% Unaffiliated 0.7%Major Christian denominations on the island include the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa, the Catholic Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Methodist Church of Samoa.

Collectively, these churches account for the vast majority of the population. J. Gordon Elton in his book claims that the Methodists, Congregationalists with the London Missionary Society, Catholics led the first Christian missions to the islands. Other denominations arrived beginning in 1895 with the Seventh-day Adventists, various Pentecostals, Church of the Nazarene, Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons; the World Factbook 2010 estimate shows the religious affiliations of American Samoa as 98.3% Christian, other 1%, unaffiliated 0.7%. World Christian Database 2010 estimate shows the religious affiliations of American Samoa as 98.3% Christian, 0.7% agnostic, 0.4% Chinese Universalist, 0.3% Buddhist and 0.3% Bahá'í. According to Pew Research Center, 98.3% of the total population is Christian. Among Christians, 59.5% are Protestant, 19.7% are Catholic and 19.2% are other Christians. A major Protestant church on the island, gathering a substantial part of the local Protestant population, is the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa, a Reformed denomination in the Congregationalist tradition.

As of August 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website claims membership of 16,180 or one-quarter of the whole population, with 41 congregations, 4 family history centers in American Samoa. The Jehovah's Witnesses claim 210 "ministers of the word" and 3 congregations. Samoan 88.6% English 3.9%, Tongan 2.7%, Other Pacific islander 3% Other 1.8%

A Fight for Love

A Fight for Love was a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey. The film is considered to be lost; as described in a film magazine, Cheyenne Harry has a sheriff and posse on his trail because of his knowledge of a cattle rustling incident and makes a dash for safety across the Canada–US border. When the posse stops at the border, he rolls a cigarette; the sheriff, has contacted the Canadian Mounted Police, they are soon watching Harry. He finds refuge with a band of Indians, but clashes over an Indian girl with Black Michael, leader of a gang of whiskey runners. Harry's real love is with daughter of local trader Angus McDougal. However, his rival here is Black Michael. Michael kills an Indian and abducts Kate. Harry beats Michael in a terrific fight, with Michael confessing to his crimes before dying. Harry Carey as Cheyenne Harry Joe Harris as Black Michael Neva Gerber as Kate McDougal Mark Fenton as Angus McDougal J. Farrell MacDonald as The Priest Neola May - Indian Girl Chief John Big Tree Dark Cloud Edith Johnson Betty Schade Harry Carey filmography List of lost films A Fight for Love on IMDb

Darren Kenny

Darren Kenny is a British road and track racing cyclist and Paralympian. Kenny's results have made him one of his sport's biggest stars. Darren Kenny OBE retired from competition in 2013, he is now the founder/owner of Estrella Bikes. Born in Salisbury, Kenny now lives in Verwood, Dorset. Having been involved in cycling since he was young, Kenny started racing at the age of eleven. In 1988, at the age of 19, an accident at the Tour of Ireland whilst descending the Wicklow Gap looked to have ended his career, he did not realise the extent of the damage at the time. A series of accidents after that exacerbated his condition, as Kenny put it: "until I was just lying on the sofa putting on weight and on heavy medication."At the age of 30, Kenny returned to cycling to improve his fitness, but he soon began racing once more. Encouraged by a friend, Kenny contacted British Cycling to find out more about Paralympics racing, he competed at the British National Track Championships, achieving some good times, he was invited onto the Paralympic squad.

In January 2008, Kenny was nominated for "Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability" Laureus World Sports Awards, which recognise sporting achievement during the previous year. Kenny managed to set a new world record in the preliminary round of the Individual pursuit at the 2008 Paralympics; the new record was 5.812 seconds faster than his own previous world record. Kenny was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2009 New Year Honours. Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts by Bournemouth University in 2009 and an Honorary Degree Masters in Science by Brighton University. Awards include: Variety Club Disabled Sportsman 2004, BBC South Sports Personality of the Year 2005, BBC South West Paralympian of the Year 2008, BBC South Disabled Sports Personality of the Year 2004, Sports Journalist Award for Disabled Sportsman of the Year. Kenny received an honorary doctorate of arts from Bournemouth University, as well as an honorary masters of science degree from University of Brighton.

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