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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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Of urban dwellers in Pakistan, 42% said they agree to an extent (opposed to 45% rural dwellers), 9% neither agree/disagree (15% in rural) and 46% said they disagree (opposed to 38% rural dwellers) with the claim that the government in Pakistan is in exact accordance with Islamic principles.
The figures revealed that 22 per cent of people in the region "somewhat" or "strongly" disagree that vaccines are safe.
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If you want to label me, I would be considered a conservative, evangelical, racist, bigot filled with hate because I disagree with socialist, liberal, leftist, progressive views that is not the case.
The same survey showed that 43 percent of Filipinos disagree (25 percent strongly disagree, 18 percent somewhat disagree) with the statement, 'Most of what the Chinese government wants to happen in the Philippines is good for the Filipinos.'
The 44 percent disagreement consists of 22 percent strongly disagree and 22 percent somewhat disagree, while the 27 percent agreement consists of seven percent strongly agree and 19 percent somewhat agree.
Although both men and women generally reject traditional gender roles, women are a little more likely (74%) to disagree with the stereotypes than men (69%).
Strongly agree: 15.7 per cent Tend to agree: 12 per cent Neither agree nor disagree: 23 per cent Tend to disagree: 12.6 per cent Strongly disagree: 36.6 per cent Third question - New referendum To what extent do you agree with this statement: "As Theresa May's Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament, a new referendum should be called."
In response to this question, 19% Pakistanis said that they mostly disagree, 35% said that they sometimes disagree, 21% said they disagree very little while 21% said they do not disagree at all with their spouse on this matter.
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The nationwide survey conducted from March 23 to March 27 among 1,200 respondents found that 61 percent of adult Filipinos disagree (44 percent strongly disagree, 17 percent somewhat disagree) and 22 percent agree (8 percent strongly agree,14 percent somewhat agree) with the creation of a law that will allow the civil union of two men or two women.
Strongy disagree 6 Somewhat disagree 18 Somewhat agree 40 Strongly agree 37 I enjoy ads that show multicultural experiences.