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The Labour Party

Constitutional Reforms: referenda for a Scottish Parliament, a Welsh Assembly, a London mayor. remove rights of hereditary peers in the Lords to sit or vote in the Chamber; review the system of life peers. European Convention of Human Rights to be adopted by British law. Referendum of single European currency.
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Biafra Capitulates Ending Civil War - History

Civil war in Nigeria lasted for three years. Most countries in Africa supported the central government since all feared a similar breakup in their own countries. The British, Italians and the Soviet Union supplied the central government with arms, while the French supplied limited quantities of arms to the Biafrans.
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Women elected to Parliament 1918 to 1979

The 1918 Representation of the People Act gave women aged 30 and over and who had property qualifications, the right to vote. The enfranchisement of women also allowed them to stand for election and this started as soon as was possible - in the 1918 general election. The number of women elected to the House of Commons between 1918 and 1979 was never proportionate to their number in British society and indicated to many that British politics was very much a male dominated entity.
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U S Grant II ScStr - History

US Grant II(ScStr: dp. lh,010 1. 508& 39;2& 34;; b. 55& 39;3& 34;; dr. 27& 39;6& 34;; dph. 31& 39;8& 34;; s. 16 k.; cpl. 211; trp. 1,244; a. 4 6& 34;, 2 1-pars., 2 mg.)Konig Wilhelm II-renamed Madawaska in 1917 and U. S. Grant in 1922—was a steel-hulled screw steamer launched on 20 July 1907 at Stettin, Germany, by Vulcan Aktiengesellechaft.
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