Families

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List Of Anuran Families - Families
... Archaeobatrachia - 4 families, 6 genera, 27 species Family Genera Common Names Example Species Example Photo Ascaphidae 1 Tailed frogs Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei ...
Utica, New York - Demographics - Organized Crime in Utica
... controlled by the Buffalo Cosa Nostra family and at least three other families, including the Scranton, Colombo, and Genovese family which had and likely still have ... the death of Boss Stefano Magaddino and other families and influences jockeyed for power and influence, and multiple gangland style homicides took place between 1979 and 1986 ... highly unusual multiple and somewhat ambiguous ties to the Buffalo, Scranton, and Colombo families) ran the rackets, until they were decimated by federal indictments and convictions ...
Thunderbird (mythology) - In Oral History
... are stories of thunderbirds in human form marrying into human families some families may trace their lineage to such an event ... Families of thunderbirds who kept to themselves but wore human form were said to have lived along the northern tip of Vancouver Island ... goes that other tribes soon forgot the nature of one of these thunderbird families, and when one tribe tried to take them as slaves the thunderbirds put on their ...
331 Model
331 model in particle physics offers an explanation of why there must exist three families of quarks and leptons ... offers no explanation of why there are three families, or indeed why there is more than one family ... per family, and to make the three families transform differently under an extended gauge group, and to arrange that the anomaly cancel, only for three families ...
Kitchener, Ontario - History - Settlement
... that Beasley had purchased was remote but it was of great interest to German Mennonite farming families from Pennsylvania. 1800, the first buildings were built, and over the next decade several families made the difficult trip north to what was then known as the Sand Hills ... One of these Mennonite families, arriving in 1807, was the Schneiders, whose restored 1816 home (the oldest building in the city) is now a museum located in the ...

Famous quotes containing the word families:

    Notwithstanding the unaccountable apathy with which of late years the Indians have been sometimes abandoned to their enemies, it is not to be doubted that it is the good pleasure and the understanding of all humane persons in the Republic, of the men and the matrons sitting in the thriving independent families all over the land, that they shall be duly cared for; that they shall taste justice and love from all to whom we have delegated the office of dealing with them.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances ... in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend whose values, attitudes, tastes, and families are similar to their own. In short, good kids rarely go bad because of their friends.
    Laurence Steinberg (20th century)