William Wright was an American politician who served as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district as a Whig in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1847, represented New Jersey in the United States Senate as a Democrat from 1853 to 1859, again from 1863 until his death. He was born in Rockland County, New York, he served as mayor of Newark from 1840 to 1843. On May 25, 1843, Wright was chosen as the second president of the Morris and Essex Railroad to succeed Lewis Condict, a post he held until his death more than twenty years later. In October 1843, Wright was elected as an Independent Whig to the 28th United States Congress in the new 5th Congressional District, was reelected as a Whig without opposition in 1844 to the 29th United States Congress, he was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of New Jersey in 1847, affiliated with the Democratic Party in 1850. Wright was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1859, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858.
He was the chairman, Committee on Manufactures, Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses, Committee on Engrossed Bills. He was interred in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Newark. List of United States Congress members who died in office United States Congress. "William Wright". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. William Wright at The Political Graveyard William Wright at Find a Grave This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov
The Integrated Global System Model is an Integrated Assessment Model developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. The IGSM couples the MIT Earth System Model, an Earth system model of intermediate complexity, to the Economic Projection and Policy Analysis, a human activity model that represents the world's economy, it has been used to understand the interactions between the global climate system. IGSM was introduced in 1999 in a paper by Ronald Prinn et al. in a paper in Climatic Change Version 2 was released in 2005. The IGSM has been referenced by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; the IGSM has been referenced in academic literature on climate systems, human activity, policy implications. Version 1 was used by the model creators for an analysis of the Kyoto Protocol in a 1999 paper for Nature. Version 2.2 was used by the creators of the model in a study published as a working paper in 2008.
A modified version was published in Climatic Change in 2011. A 2012 working paper did an analysis of climate policy targets under uncertainty; the strategy for investigating the impacts of climate change on Earth’s physical and human resources and links to their socio-economic consequences in the MIT IGSM is discussed in an article published in Climatic Change in 2013. A demonstration of the IGSM capabilities for multi-sectoral assessment of climate impacts under a range of consistent and integrated economic and climate scenarios that are responsive to new policies and business expectations was published in Nature Communications in 2018. Independent authors have referenced the IGSM. DICE model Official website
The Zuqnin Chronicle is a chronicle written in Syriac concerning the events from Creation to c. 775 CE. The fourth, historiographically important, part of the chronicle provides a detailed account of life of non-Muslims in Upper Mesopotamia, Palestine during and after the Muslim conquest of Syria, it was most produced in the Zuqnin Monastery near Amida on the upper Tigris. The work is preserved in Cod. Vat. 162. This is now in the Vatican, it consists of four parts. The first part reaches to the epoch of Constantine the Great, is in the main an epitome of the Eusebian Chronicle; the second part reaches to Theodosius II and follows the Ecclesiastical History of Socrates of Constantinople. The fourth part is not, like the others, a compilation but the original work of the author and reaches to the year 774-775 the date when he was writing; the scholar Assemani ascribed it to Dionysius of Tel Mahre, another Syrian chronologist of the late eighth century. On the publication of the fourth part of the chronicle by M Chabot, it was shown by Theodor Nöldeke, Nau, that Assemani had been mistaken, that the chronicle in question was the work of an earlier writer.
This writer was most the stylite monk Joshua, at Zuqnin. The author was an amateur historian, his aim was moral instruction, not history "as such", his work most depended on earlier works, has thus be accused of plagiarism. However all points to him being honest in; because of these intentions, the author described the portents in this chronicle. This chronicle involves a drawing of Halley's Comet in 760 and auroral drawings in 771/772 and 773 June. Cod. Vat. 162 is the autograph, in fact the first draft of the manuscript. No further recension, or copy, is known; the Chronicle of Zuqnin, Parts III and IV: A. D. 488-775. Tr. by Amir Harrak. Toronto, 1999. Hisashi Hayakawa, Yasuyuki Mitsuma, et al. "The earliest drawings of datable auroras and a two-tail comet from the Syriac Chronicle of Zūqnīn", Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 69, 17.1-15. Https://doi.org/10.1093/pasj/psw128 Pseudo-Dionysius of Tel-Mahre: Chronicle, Part III. Tr. by Andrew Palmer. Liverpool, 1997. Witold Witakowski, Syriac Chronicle of Pseudo-Dionysius of Tel-Mahre: A Study in the History of Historiography.
Maurice Baudoux was a Canadian priest and the Archbishop of Saint Boniface, Canada. Born in La Louvière, Belgium, he came to Canada, he studied at Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, an Edmonton seminary, at Université Laval where he received his doctorate in theology. He was a Priest in Prud ` homme, Saskatchewan. From 1948 to 1952, he was the first Bishop of Alberta, he became Archbishop of Saint-Boniface in 1955. He resigned in 1974. In 1979, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "in recognition of the fifty years he devoted to the promotion of the French fact in western Canada through his work with many religious and educational organizations". In 1980, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan. Catholic hierarchy profile
The Thailand national under-20 futsal team for under 20 level represents Thailand in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Futsal Commission of the Football Association of Thailand. Thailand national under-20 futsal team was dubbed by the medias and supporters as "Toh-Lek" or "Toh-Lek-Team-Chad-Thai" for more specific. Toh-Lek or The Small Table itself is the general slang term to call the Futsal as the sport in Thailand. Thai language uses it to call the kind of sport. However, Thai people commonly refer to it as Toh-Lek since it represents the game of football that plays on a smaller field; the Small Table has become the alias of Thailand national under-20 futsal team. Thailand plays the home games at the Bangkok Futsal Arena with a capacity of 12,000 spectators and the Indoor Stadium Huamark with a capacity of 10,000 spectators. Win Draw Loss Recent results within upcoming fixtures. Friendly 2017 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship The following 14 players were called up for the 2017 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship in Thailand between 16–26 May 2017.
The following players were called up: Football Association of Thailand