President's Park, located in Washington, D. C. encompasses the White House including the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the Treasury Building, grounds. President's Park was the original name of Lafayette Square; the current President's Park is administered by the National Park Service. The park is referred to as President's Park or The White House and President's Park. Washington, D. C. was designated as the site for the United States capital in the 1790 Residence Act, with authority given to President George Washington to ready the capital for the government by June 1800. Contests were held to solicit designs for both the United States Capitol and what was called the President's House. James Hoban's design was selected, he supervised the construction. On, the future "White House" was expanded with the West Wing and East Wing, which now houses the office of the president and staff; the White House grounds include the South Lawn, Rose Garden, Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, North Lawn. Lafayette Square is a 6.97 acre public park located directly north of the White House on H Street, bounded by Jackson Place on the west, Madison Place on the east, Pennsylvania Avenue to the south.
The square and the surrounding historic townhouse structures were designated a National Historic Landmark District in 1970. Planned as part of the pleasure grounds surrounding the Executive Mansion, this square was called "President's Park", now the name of the larger National Park Service unit; the park was separated from the White House grounds in 1804, when third President Thomas Jefferson had Pennsylvania Avenue cut through east-west. In 1824, the park was renamed in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War. Lafayette Square has been used as a racetrack, a graveyard, a zoo, a slave market, an encampment for soldiers during the War of 1812, many political protests and celebrations. Andrew Jackson Downing landscaped Lafayette Square in 1851 in the picturesque style. President's Park South is a 52 acres park located just south of the White House fence. Properly, the Ellipse is the name of the five-furlong circumference street within the park.
The entire park is open to the public, features various monuments. The Ellipse is the location for a number of annual events. D. C. locals can be heard to say they are "on the Ellipse", understood to mean that the individual is on the field, bounded by Ellipse Road. The park was conceived in 1791, the first plan for the park was drawn up by Pierre Charles L'Enfant, during the American Civil War, the grounds of the Ellipse and incomplete Washington Monument were used as corrals for horses and cattle, as camp sites for Union troops; the Army Corps of Engineers began landscaping work on the Ellipse in 1867 and worked on it through the late 1880s. The White House Visitor Center is located in the north end of the Herbert C. Hoover Building. Since September 11, 2001, the visitor center no longer serves as a starting point for those going on a reserved tour of the White House; the various exhibits provide an alternative visitor experience for those who did not schedule a tour. The themes of the six permanent exhibits are First Families, Symbols & Images, White House Architecture, White House Interiors, Working White House, Ceremonies and Celebrations.
Other exhibits change throughout the year. The National Parks: Index 2001-2003. Washington: U. S. Department of the Interior. Official website The White House White House Historical Association The Shape and History of The Ellipse in Washington, D. C. by Clark Kimberling
General elections were held in Sweden on 19 September 1982. They saw the return of the Swedish Social Democratic Party to power after six years in opposition, the longest period in opposition by the Social Democrats since the 1910s; the center-right coalition of Thorbjörn Fälldin had earlier suffered a loss upon the breakup of the government in 1981, the year before the election, when the rightist Moderate Party chose to withdraw from the government, protesting against the centrist tax policies of the Fälldin government. After regaining power, socialist leader Olof Palme succeeded in being elected Prime Minister again, having earlier held power between 1969 and 1976; the 2,533,250 votes for the Social Democrats is, in spite of a larger electorate, as of 2018 the highest number of people voting for a single party in Swedish electoral history, although the party had recorded higher percentage shares. There were 5,594,594 valid ballots cast
The Russian Third League 1996 was the 3rd time competition on the fourth level of Russian football was professional. There were 6 zones with 102 teams starting the competition. Notes. FC Uralan-d Elista were excluded from the league after gaining 23 points. Opponents were awarded a win in the remaining games, they did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Gofrokarton Digora were excluded from the league after gaining 20 points. Opponents were awarded a win in the remaining games, they played their first professional season. They did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Gekris Anapa renamed to FC Spartak. FC Dynamo Makhachkala renamed to FC Dynamo-Imamat. FC Kuban-d Krasnodar and PFC Spartak-d Nalchik played their first professional season. FC Anzhi-2 Makhachkala moved to Kaspiysk. FC Iriston Mozdok renamed to FC Mozdok. FC Astrateks Astrakhan and FC Derbent did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Spartak-2 Nartkala renamed to FC Nart. FC Kabardey-ZET Nizhny Cherek promoted from the Amateur Football League.
They did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Druzhba-d Maykop renamed to FC Kommunalnik-Druzhba-d Maykop, they did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. 23 goalsGennady Korkin 21 goalsAleksandr Kamentsev 20 goals Narvik Sirkhayev 19 goalsSultan Chochuyev Timur Zakirov 17 goalsAndranik Babayan Aliyar Ismailov 16 goalsEduard Khachaturyan Yuri Takliyev 15 goalsAndrei Podgurskiy Notes. FC Istochnik Rostov-on-Don were excluded from the league after playing 14 games and gaining 30 points. All their results were discarded, they did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Salyut-YuKOS Belgorod and FC Lokomotiv Yelets awarded. FC Salyut Belgorod renamed to FC Salyut-YuKOS. FC Dynamo-Zhemchuzhina-2 Sochi played their first professional season. FC Avangard-Kolos Taganrog and FC Chernomorets-d Novorossiysk played their first professional season, they did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. FC Zvezda Gorodishche did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997.
FC Izumrud Timashyovsk promoted from the Amateur Football League. FC Rostselmash-d Rostov-on-Don did not play professionally in 1995. 32 goalsStanislav Dubrovin 20 goalsAleksandr Bocharnikov Igor Stasyuk 15 goalsOleg Akulov 14 goalsYevgeni Kuzka 13 goalsSergei Borodin Vladimir Grishchenko Manuk Kakosyan Sergei Sedov 12 goalsAndrei Fomichyov Tatul Mkhitaryan Andrei Pakhtusov Aleksandr Shtyn Yuri Veretin Notes. FC TRASKO Moscow were excluded from the league after gaining 7 points. All their results were discarded. FC Mashinostroitel Sergiyev Posad awarded. FC Dynamo-d Moscow was not promoted. FC Torpedo-d Moscow renamed to FC Torpedo-Luzhniki-d. FC Roda Moscow promoted from the Amateur Football League. FC Obninsk did not play professionally in 1995 and did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. 25 goalsSergei Artyomov Sergei Bespalykh 19 goalsIgor Reutov 18 goalsAnatoli Balaluyev 17 goalsAleksandr Samorodov 16 goalsNikolai Klikin 15 goalsAleksandr Kuptsov 14 goalsSergei Burtsev Andrei Dyomkin Konstantin Kaynov Notes.
FC Karelia-Erzi Petrozavodsk were excluded from the league after playing 24 games and gaining 24 points. Opponents were awarded a win in the remaining games, they did not play professionally in 1995 and did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997 FC Trion-Volga Tver renamed to FC Volga. FC Lokomotiv-d St. Petersburg played their first professional season. FC Spartak Bryansk promoted from the Amateur Football League. FC Kristall Dyatkovo and FC Bulat Cherepovets did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. 18 goalsVladislav Khakhalev 15 goalsRuslan Usikov 14 goalsIgor Aksyonov Valeri Korneyev 13 goals Sergey Ulezlo 11 goalsAleksei Barikov Pavel Sukhov 10 goalsIgor Varakin 9 goalsStanislav Borisov 8 goalsYevgeni Leonov Andrei Syomin Konstantin Taptov Notes. FC Energetik Uren and FC Lokomotiv-d Nizhny Novgorod played their first professional season. FC Biokhimik-Mordovia Saransk promoted from the Amateur Football League where it played in 1995 as FC Biokhimik Saransk. FC Stroitel Morshansk and FC Iskra Engels promoted from the Amateur Football League.
FC Kraneks Ivanovo did not play in any national-level competitions in 1997. 25 goalsAleksandr Khalzov 19 goalsSergei Pervushin 15 goalsVladimir Nosov 14 goalsDmitri Borisko Andrei Eskov 12 goalsBoris Goncharov Vladimir Kopylov 11 goalsAleksandr Fyodorov 10 goalsEduard Bazarov
Astrobrachion constrictum is a basket star in the family Euryalidae. It is found at depths of between 50 and 180 m, but around the coast of New Zealand it occurs in shallow waters, in association with the black coral Antipathella fiordensis. A. constrictum has a central disc growing to a maximum diameter of 25 mm, five slender arms which may reach a length of 50 cm. The genus is characterised by the lateral arm plates being separated by small ventral plates; the colour is variable, ranging from yellowish-white to red, the arms have transverse banding. Astrobrachion adhaerens, the only other species in the genus, is smaller and has longitudinal stripes on the arms; the species is endemic to New Zealand and southeastern Australia, occurs at depths of between 50 and 180 m. These depths are too deep for most scuba divers, which makes it difficult to study these basket stars. However, in the Fiordland in the south-western part of the South Island of New Zealand, unique conditions allow them and their black coral hosts to live in shallower waters where they are within the range of divers and more studied.
Black corals in the genus Antipathella host A. constrictum in a mutualistic association that seems to be a long-lasting arrangement: the basket stars coil their arms around the coral twigs and remain in the same locality for long periods, for life. The basket star has been found in a number of locations around New Zealand on the continental shelf but has never been found living or living anywhere except in association with a black coral colony; the basket stars feed at night, uncoiling their arms from the coral and catching organic particles floating past. They brush their arms against the coral surface and are feeding on detritus and any epizoic organisms that settle there, they are slow-growing, reaching their maximum size at eight years of age
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to society: Society – group of people sharing the same geographical or virtual territory and therefore subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Such people share a distinctive culture and institutions, which characterize the patterns of social relations between them. Large societies develop social stratification and dominance patterns among its subgroups. A given society may be described as the sum total of social relationships among its members; the branch of science that studies society is sociology. A society can be described as all of the following: System – Social system – People – Social group – Community – Humanity – the entire human race; as a whole, it can be viewed as one great big society. Pre-industrial society Hunter-gatherer society – Pastoral society – Horticultural society – Agrarian society – Feudal society – Industrial society – Post-industrial society – by political structure: Band society – Tribe – Chiefdom – Civilization State – International community – World community – by modernity: Pre-modern – Modern – Post-modern – Communities – while a society is a type of community, it can itself comprise smaller communities.
Structure and agency Socialization Sense of community Communitarianism Social capital Community development Culture – Shared culture can create sub communities of people within a society due to their shared attitudes, values and practices. Cultural heritage – Economy – Economic system – Education – Government – Identity – Interaction with others within our society helps shape our identity, a shared society can promote a sense of shared identity. Infrastructure – see Infrastructure section, below Institutions – see Social institutions section, below Land – Natural resources – People – Politics – Social control – Guilt society – Shame society – Social institution – see Social institutions section, below Social structure Social order – Social stratification – Technology and society – Wealth – Infrastructure Public infrastructure Transportation systems Road systems Roads Highways Streets Bridges Tunnels Mass transit Airports and Airways Water supply and Water resources Wastewater management Solid-waste treatment and disposal Electric power Private infrastructure Personal property Automobiles Personal computers Real estate Homes Social institution – any persistent structure or mechanism of social order governing the behaviour of a set of individuals within a given community.
The term "institution" is applied to customs and behavior patterns important to a society, as well as to particular formal organizations of government and public services. Family Family members – families are composed of: Offspring Daughter Son Parent Father Mother Grandparent Types of families Nuclear family Extended family Family related topics Home Human bonding Sociology of the family Government – Marriage and the family – Religion and religious institutions – see sociology of religion. Paramilitary – Police forces Mass media – including the news media and the popular media – see media studies Industry – businesses, including corporations – see financial institution, capitalism, division of labour, social class, industrial sociology Civil society or NGOs – Charitable organizations. World government? – notion of a single common political authority for all of humanity. There is no worldwide executive, judiciary, military, or constitution with jurisdiction over the entire planet; the United Nations is limited to a advisory role, its stated purpose is to foster cooperation between existing national governments rather than exert authority over them.
Space colonization? – hypothetical expansion of the human race into outer space: to the moon
Daron Alfred Cruickshank is a Trinidadian cricketer who has played for both Trinidad and Tobago and the Leeward Islands in West Indian domestic cricket. Cruickshank made his senior debut for Trinidad and Tobago in October 2008, playing in an exhibition match against England, part of the 2008 Stanford Super Series, his first-class debut came the following year, during the 2008–09 Regional Four Day Competition. For the 2015–16 Regional Four Day Competition, Cruickshank switched to play for the Leeward Islands. In his second game for the Leewards, against Guyana, he scored a maiden first-class half-century, 57 runs from 83 balls. Player profile and statistics at CricketArchive Player profile and statistics at ESPNcricinfo