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The 2004 Democrat Primaries

The Democrats have been holding their primaries and caucuses since January 2004. The expected favourite was the former governor of Vermont, Howard Dean. The other runners included John Edwards, John Kerry, Dick Gephardt and Al Sharpton. The first real test of the party's intentions came in the causus at Iowa.
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Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister is alongside the likes Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch, Alexander Fleming and Edward Jenner in the work he did to further medical knowledge. Joseph Lister did not discover a new drug but he did make the like between lack of cleanliness in hospitals and deaths after operations. For this reason, he is known as the 'Father of Antiseptic Surgery'.
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Wilhelm Frick

Wilhelm Frick was a senior Nazi Party official who served in Adolf Hitler's cabinet as Minister of the Interior. Frick held the position until the collapse of the Third Reich in May 1945. Frick was arrested after the end of World War Two and tried at Nuremberg. Wilhelm Frick was born on March 12 th 1877 in Alsenz, Bavaria.
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Abyssinia 1935

The crisis in Abyssinia from 1935 to 1936 brought international tension nearer to Europe - the crisis in Abysinnia also drove Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy together for the first time. The affair once again highlighted the weakness of the League of Nations. Like Britain and France, Italy had joined in the so-called “Scramble for Africa” in the C19.
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Peoples, Nations, Events

The National Health Service

The National Health Service was one of the major achievements of Atlee's Labour government. The National Health Service (NHS) was introduced in in 1948. This service provided free medical treatment for everyone. The driving force behind the NHS was Aneurin Bevan, Minister of Health. In 1911, the National Health Insurance system provided medical care for 21 million people (according to Bevan) but left the rest of the population having to pay for medical treatment.
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Recall Elections and America

Recall elections, like initiatives and referenda, are an electoral device in American politics which allow citizens to remove an elected official from office before the end of that person's term in office. Like initiatives and referendum, recall elections are considered an extension of democracy in that they allow citizens to hold elected officials to account after they have been elected and during their term in office.
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