E Pluribus Unum


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E Pluribus Unum

(ē plo͝or`ĭbəs yo͞o`nəm) [Lat.,=one made out of many], motto on the Great Seal of the United States and on many U.S. coins. Although selected in 1776 by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson for the Continental Congress, it was not officially adopted as a national motto until six years later.

e pluribus unum

motto of the U.S.: Latin ’one out of many.’ [Am. Culture: RHD, 481]
See: America
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The Fern ore required minimum oxidation treatment to decrease the gold loss from the preg solution, while the E Pluribus Unum required pressure oxidation treatment to obtain similar reduced gold loss.
One Out Of Many is another US motto and is a translation from the Latin E Pluribus Unum.
While one might perceive this as benevolent despotism, it did not prevent her from structuring a festival that epitomized the American slogan, E pluribus unum, and set a substantial pattern for future events.
Inscriptions are LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST, E PLURIBUS UNUM, 2018, and LIFE.
The other half shows a spread eagle grasping olive branch and arrows in its talons, a scrolled E Pluribus Unum in its beak, and the thirteen stars of the colonial states forming one large star above its head.