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Wild Side (Mötley Crüe song)

"Wild Side" is a single by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released on their 1987 album Girls, Girls. "Wild Side" deals with life in the ghetto of Los Angeles, a familiar place for the members of Mötley Crüe. It came about when Nikki Sixx was chatting with a Hispanic school girl and asked her to recite the Lord's Prayer, it inspired him to write the song, twisting the words of the prayer into a testament of the "Wild Side". It describes the criminal activity associated with the neighborhood, such as pimping, organized crime, rape and armed robbery, is told from the perspective of a gang member. "Wild Side" changes in style, from a moderately fast intricate pace to a slower, more powerful blues-rock sound in the middle and at the end. The song ends with the repetition of "Wild Side" and various sounds of breaking glass, gunfire and police sirens. Nikki Sixx described "Wild Side" as more complex compared to some of the simpler songs on the album, it is one of the few Mötley Crüe songs.

Sixx had written the song during the most dangerous part of his heroin addiction. He mentioned this in The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rockstar; the song's tempo is 118 beats per minute and the main riff uses a chord progression of A minor 7th, D sus, D minor, on a guitar using distortion. The time signature of the song is a basic 4/4 time signature. In the intro it switches from 4/4 to 2/4. In the chorus the time signature changes from 4/4 to 2/4 on the chorus. For the verse the time signature is 4/4 which uses power chords A5, D5, G5, C5. In the chorus, for the lyric, "Take a ride on the", the time signature changes to 2/4. For the bridge and outro, the time signature changes to 12/8 which uses Power chords C5, A5, D5; the song does not have a true guitar solo. There are only some melodic lead guitar lines. On the guitar tuning, the band tuned down their instruments a whole step; the song has not been left off the setlist since its release. It is accompanied by a tremendous amount of pyrotechnics, is always a crowd pleaser.

As the song does not have a guitar solo, a "drum solo" is used when Tommy Lee plays in a suspended, rotating drum cage over the crowd. The video for this song was recorded on July 18, 1987 in Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana. Country singer Gretchen Wilson covered the song for the multi-artist tribute album Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe, it appears in the films Like Father Like Son, Rock Star, Friday Night Lights. It appears in episode "Performance Review" of the American TV series The Office. In the video game Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned, the song was featured in both its second trailer and on the in-game radio station Liberty Rock Radio, it appears in the documentary Dale about Dale Earnhardt. Mötley Crüe performed it on the October 26th, 1998 episode of WWF Raw is War, along with the stable D-Generation X, it was used in Episode 9 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. "Wild Side" by Mötley Crüe

Empress Gi

Empress Gi, known as Empress Qi in Chinese and Öljei Khutuk in Mongolian, was one of the primary empresses of Toghon Temür of the Yuan dynasty and the mother of Biligtü Khan. She was from an aristocratic family of Goryeo, present-day Korea, came to Yuan as an imperial concubine of Toghon Temür. Empress Gi was born in Goryeo to a lower-ranked aristocratic family of bureaucrats, her father was Gi Ja-oh. In 1333, the teenage Lady Gi was among the concubines sent to Yuan by the Goryeo kings, who had to provide a certain number of beautiful teenage girls to serve as concubines of the Mongol Emperors once every three years, it was considered prestigious to marry Goryeo women. Beautiful and skilled at dancing, singing and calligraphy, Lady Gi became the favorite concubine of Toghon Temür; the Emperor Toghon Temür fell in love with her and it was soon noted that he was spending far more time in her company than he was with the first empress Danashiri. The primary empress Danashiri was executed on 22 July 1335 in a purge because of the rebellion of her brother Tangqishi.

When Toghon Temür tried to promote Lady Gi to secondary wife, contrary to the standard practice of only taking secondary wives from the Mongol clans, it created such opposition at court to this unheard of promotion for a Goryeo woman that he was forced to back down. Bayan, who held the real power in Yuan, opposed the promotion of Lady Gi as did the Empress Dowager, who considered Lady Gi to be cunning. In 1339, when Lady Gi gave birth to a son, whom Toghon Temür decided would be his successor, he was able to have Lady Gi named as his secondary wife in 1340; as the favorite wife of the emperor, Lady Gi was a powerful woman in Yuan. When Bayan was purged, Lady Gi became the secondary empress in 1340. Toghon Temür lost interest in governing as his reign went on. During this time power was exercised by a politically and economically talented Lady Gi; this led to one of the most prosperous periods for Yuan. Lady Gi's older brother Gi Cheol was appointed the commander of the Mongol Eastern Field Headquarters—making him in effect the real ruler of Goryeo—owing to her influence.

And she monitored Goryeo affairs. Her son was designated Crown Prince in 1353. Using her eunuch Bak Bulhwa as her agent, she began a campaign to force the emperor to pass the imperial throne to her son. However, her intentions became known to the emperor and he grew apart from her. Depending on Lady Gi's position in the imperial capital, her elder brother Gi Cheol came to threaten the position of the king of Goryeo, a client state of the Mongols. King Gongmin of Goryeo exterminated the Gi family in a coup in 1356 and became independent of the Yuan. Lady Gi dispatched troops to Goryeo. However, the Mongol troops were defeated by the army of Goryeo while attempting to cross the Yalu River. Within the Mongol capital an internal strife was fought between supporters and opponents of the Crown Prince. An opposition leader, Bolud Temür occupied the capital in 1364, her son fled to Köke Temür who supported him. Bolud Temür was overthrown by Köke Temür the next year. Once again, she tried to install her son as Khagan, this time with the support of Köke Temür, but in vain.

After Bayan Khutugh died, Lady Gi was elevated to the primary empress. The collapse of the Mongol rule of China in 1368 forced her to flee to Yingchang. In 1370, Toghon Temür died and his son ascended to the throne. Empress Gi became the Grand Empress, but soon. Portrayed by Kim Hye-ri in 2005 MBC TV series Shin Don. Portrayed by Ha Ji-Won and Hyun Seung-min in 2013–2014 MBC TV series Empress Ki. Чулууны Далай. Монголын түүх. Улаанбаатар: Эрдэм

Zoucheng

Zoucheng is a county-level city in the south of Shandong province, China. Before it became a city, it was known as Zou Zouxian. Zoucheng is located about 20 km south of the city of Qufu, like Qufu, is administratively under the prefecture-level city of Jining, its population was 1,116,692 at the 2010 census though its built-up area is much smaller. Three subdistricts: Gangshan Subdistrict, Qianquan Subdistrict, Fushan Subdistrict Thirteen towns: Xiangcheng, Dashu, Zhongxindian, Taiping, Yishan, Zhangzhuang, Guoli The philosopher Mencius was born in Zoucheng within the feudal State of Zou, his descendants lived in Zoucheng all the way to the present. Some of them migrated to Taiwan after the Chinese Civil War. In the present day, there are four major sites in the city relating to Mencius: the Mencius Temple, the Mencius Family Mansion, the Mencius Forest, Mencius' Mother's Forest; the Mencius Temple, which covers an area of more than 4 hectares on the south side of town, has five courtyards and sixty-four halls and rooms.

Its history dates back to the year 1037 in the Northern Song dynasty. The Mencius Mansion, where his descendants lived, is adjacent to the temple, has 116 halls and rooms. According to the management of the Mencius Temple, the temple grounds house over 270 stone steles and sculptures, some of which dating from as early as the Song dynasty. Among them are some Yuan dynasty stelae with inscriptions in'Phags-pa script. To the north of Zoucheng lies the tomb of the King of Lu of the Ming dynasty, it is the tomb of the tenth son of the Hongwu Emperor of the Ming dynasty. There is a royal tomb from the Han dynasty. Zoucheng Railway Station on the Beijing-Shanghai Railway Frequent bus service to the nearby Qufu and Yanzhou. Zoucheng municipal website

Pequannock Township High School

Pequannock Township High School, established in 1956, is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Pequannock Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Pequannock Township School District. As of the 2017-18 school year, the school had an enrollment of 697 students and 63.14 classroom teachers, for a student–teacher ratio of 11.04:1. There were 11 eligible for reduced-cost lunch. Advanced Placement courses are offered in AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Latin: Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Spanish Language, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, AP United States Government and Politics and AP World History. Honors courses are available for students; these include Honors Biology, Physics, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, English I, English II, English III, English IV, World History, US History I, US History II and many others.

The school was the 29th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology. The school had been ranked 25th in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 46th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed; the magazine ranked the school 100th in 2008 out of 316 schools. The school was ranked 78th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. Schooldigger.com ranked the school tied for 31st out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the mathematics and language arts literacy components of the High School Proficiency Assessment. U. S. News & World Report ranked the school 33rd out of all public high schools in New Jersey, 942nd in the nation, in its 2014 edition of "America's Best High Schools".

In its listing of "America's Best High Schools 2016", the school was ranked 237th out of 500 best high schools in the country. In 2013, PTHS was one of nine schools in the nation to have an entire class of 18 or more students attain a 5, the highest possible score, on the College Board's AP Calculus AB exam. Out of the 175-student Class of 2005, there were ten Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars, two National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Students and 38 recipients of the President's Education Award; the Pequannock Township High School Golden Panthers compete in the Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference, an athletic conference consisting of private and public high schools located in Morris and Warren counties in Northwestern New Jersey, operating under the supervision of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. With 536 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as North I, Group II for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 495 to 762 students in that grade range.

Prior to the NJSIAA's 2009 realignment, the school had participated in the Suburban Division of the Northern Hills Conference. Sports offered at the school include:Fall sports: Football, Fall cheerleading, boys' and girls soccer, field hockey, cross country and girls' tennis, girls' volleyball Winter sports: wrestling, boys' and girls' basketball, winter cheerleading, boys' and girls' swimming and ice hockey Spring sports: Golf, boys' and girls' lacrosse, baseball,softball, boys' and girls' track and field team and boys tennis; the field hockey team won the North II Group II state sectional championship in 1976, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986 and 1989, won the North I Group II title in 2001 and 2003. The wrestling team won the North II Group II state sectional title in 1984, 2000 and 2003, the North II Group I title in 1995 and the North I Group I title in 2005; the boys' baseball team won the Group II state championship in 1988 against Delran High School and in 2009 against Shore Regional High School.

The football team won the North II Group II state sectional championship in 1999 and 2000. The golf team won the 2014 NJSIAA Group I state championship, the first state title in the program's history. Michael T. Cahill, Dean of Brooklyn Law School. Pequannock Township High School Pequannock Township School District Pequannock Township School District's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education School Data for the Pequannock Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics

Collaboration in German-occupied Soviet Union

A large numbers of Soviet citizens of various ethnicity collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War II. It is estimated that the number of Soviet collaborators with the Nazi German military was around 1 Million. Mass scale collaboration was a result of the Wehrmacht attack on the Soviet positions during Operation Barbarossa of 1941; the two main forms of mass collaboration in the Nazi-occupied territories of the Soviet Union throughout World War II were both military in nature. It is estimated that anywhere between 600,000 and 1,400,000 Soviets joined the Wehrmacht forces as Hiwis in the initial stages of the German Operation Barbarossa, including 275,000 to 350,000 “Muslim and Caucasian” volunteers and conscripts, ahead of the subsequent implementation of the more oppressive administrative methods by the SS; as much as 20% of the German manpower in Soviet Russia was composed of former Soviet citizens, about half of which were ethnic Russians. The Ukrainian collaborationist forces comprised an estimated 180,000 volunteers serving with units scattered all over Europe.

The second type of mass collaboration were the indigenous security formations running into hundreds of thousands and more than 1 million. Military collaboration – wrote Alex Alexiev – took place in unprecedented numbers suggesting that, more than not, the Germans were perceived at first as lesser of two evils by Soviet non-Russians. In the autumn of 1941, Field Marshal von Bock had sent to Hitler's Headquarters a detailed project for the organization of a Liberation Army of some 200,000 Russian volunteers, for the formation of a local government in the province of Smolensk, it was returned in November 1941 with the notation that "such thoughts cannot be discussed with the Führer," and that "politics are not the prerogatives of Army Group Commanders." Of course, Field-Marshal Keitel, who wrote this notation, did not show the project to Hitler. Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia Russian Liberation Army First Russian National Army Russian Protective Corps The SS Sturmbrigade RONA, nicknamed the "Kaminski Brigade" after its commander, SS-Brigadefuhrer Bronislav Kaminski, was a collaborationist force formed from a Nazi-led militia unit in the Lokot Autonomy, a small puppet regime set up by the Germans to see if a Russian puppet government would be reliable.

Kaminski and the leader of the government, Konstantin Voskoboinik, killed by partisans in 1942, formed a unit that had a strength of 10,000—15,000. As the Red Army advanced, the Kaminski troops were forced to retreat into Belarus, into Poland in 1944. There, the RONA was reorganized into an SS brigade, the majority of which were Russians, with the rest comprising other Soviet ethnicities including Ukrainians and Azerbaijanis. In August, 1,700 brigade troops under Major Yuri Frolov were sent to Warsaw to quell an uprising. During it, the RONA troops became infamous for their atrocities, committing murder and theft; some were reported to have left the combat zone with carts full of stolen goods. About 400 soldiers were lost including Frolov. At the end of August, Bronislav Kaminski was killed, his death was surrounded with mystery as, while official records state that he was killed by Polish partisans, it is believed that Kaminski was executed by the SS. The reasons are thought to be his unit's war crimes and/or now that Heinrich Himmler supported the Russian Liberation Army of General Andrey Vlasov, he wanted to eliminate a potential rival.

The rest of the brigade was reformed into the 29th SS Waffen Grenadier Division "RONA", disbanded in November 1944. Its remaining 3,000–4,000 members were sent to join Vlasov's army. Dobrovoletz – Russian volunteer units Novoye Slovo — Official political news of Andrei Vlasov, in Berlin Collaboration with the Axis Powers Wehrmacht foreign volunteers and conscripts Waffen-SS foreign volunteers and conscripts Reichskommissariat Moskowien Reichskommissariat Russland Reichskommissariat Ukraine Reichskommissariat Ostland German mistreatment of Soviet prisoners of war

Joseph C. Pringey

Joseph Colburn Pringey was an American politician and a U. S. Representative from Oklahoma. Born in Somerset, Pringey was the son of George and Effie Colburn Pringey and attended the common schools, he moved to Missouri in 1870, attended a business college in Sedalia, Missouri. Pringey homesteaded a farm near Chandler when the Sac and Fox lands were opened for settlement in 1891, he was involved in a loan and insurance business. A Republican, he became a member of the Oklahoma Territorial Senate in 1893, he served as member of the board of regents of the University of Oklahoma at Norman in 1893 and 1894, as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1900. County clerk of Lincoln County, Oklahoma from 1912 to 1920. During World War I Pringey served on the Oklahoma Council of Defense and was a four-minute-man speaker. Elected as a Republican to the 67th Congress, he served from March 4, 1921 to March 3, 1923. While in Congress, he served on three committees, Expenditures in the Department of Labor and Public Buildings and Grounds.

Sometimes called "Uncle Joe," he advocated compensation for soldiers who had served in World War I and called for a tariff to protect the farmer and laborer. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the 68th Congress, Pringey became Acting postmaster of Chandler, Oklahoma, in 1923 and 1924, he resumed his agricultural pursuits. Pringey died in Chandler, Oklahoma, on February 11, 1935, he is interred in Oak Park Cemetery. United States Congress. "Joseph C. Pringey". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Joseph C. Pringey Collection and Photograph Series at the Carl Albert Center Joseph C. Pringey at Find a Grave