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Controversy

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Avignon
location of alternate papacy (1309–1377). [Fr. Hist.: Bishop, 376]
Birth of a Nation, The
film elicits emotional response (1915). [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 36–39]
Chicago 8 trial
alleged ringleaders of Chicago riots tried in circus atmosphere (1969). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 630]
Drell Scott decision
Supreme Court decision concerning freedom of slaves (1857). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 151–152]
Origin of Species, The
once revolutionary theory of evolution and natural selection (1859). [Br. Science: The Origin of Species]
Pentagon Papers
Defense Department’s Vietnam policy papers leaked to press. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 376]
Rite of Spring, The
Stravinsky’s score caused riot at premiere (1913). [Music Hist.: Thompson, 1900]
Sacco and Vanzetti
(Nicola, 1891–1927) (Bartolomeo, 1888–1927) Italian immigrants tried and executed for murder in witch-hunt for anarchists. [Am. Hist.: Sacco-Vanzetti Case: A Transcript]
Scopes trial
concerning the teaching of evolution in public schools (1925). [Am. Hist.: Allen, 142–146]
Scottsboro Case
cause célèbre concerning nine Negro men, two white girls (1931). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 753]
scrap of paper
pre-WWI Belgian neutrality; German disregard precipitated British involvement. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 450]
Stamp Act
legislative development contributing to American Revolution (1765). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 475]
Tonkin Gulf
disputed N. Vietnamese attacks escalated U.S. war effort (1964). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 595]
Warren Report
government’s much disputed conclusion that President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 594]
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The squabble erupted after family problems between the young man's wife and mother," the source said.
But despite the squabble, both sides pledged the revamp would go ahead.
The 15 members of the Security Council--well, really the five permanent members--will squabble privately and find someone they can live with.
If this was not unedifying enough of a spectacle, retired chimps (even boss chimps like ex-Lord Mayor Hermer) are now using these pages to squabble over the cost of civic functions that took place some 20 years since, in a pantomime-style 'Oh yes you did, Oh no I didn't' manner.
The story line is driven by the gender war between Marcus and Honoria as they squabble over remittance for buying what he claims he already owns and she insists possession is the law.
This may be the background of the current squabble between the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Association and the Foundation boards of directors over whether the association should charge the foundation an administrative fee for the various staff services it has always provided gratis (NL/NL 6/16/04).
Transport groups squabble with councils, councils squabble with Government, and politicians squabble with each other.
During a family squabble, my parents told us exactly how "disappointed" they were in us.
It looks like there was a violent squabble," remarks anthropologist Erik Trinkaus of Washington University in St.
The case grew out of a squabble between Kourosh Kenneth Hamidi and Intel Corp.
The generals were effusive in expressing their regrets about the killing, offering a reward while at the same time attempting to blame the murder on a family squabble.