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1962. 14 Novembre. Honor Ceremony at the White House for West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. Jacqueline Kennedy biting her lip at a State Function

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The "Empress of India" with her 'munshi' (clerk) Abdul Karim 1896. Although Queen Victoria never set foot in India, she added the Dunbar Room to Osborne house, (1890-1) for state functions, complete with an Agra carpet, a model of a Mughal palace, Indian painting collection and an Indian clerk seen here who lived on the estate until her death.

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Maharajah Dalip Singh (1838 – 1893) dressed for a State function, c.1875. Later nicknamed the Black Prince of Perthshire, he was the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire. He came to power after a series of intrigues, in which several other claimants to the throne & the Koh-i-Noor diamond, killed each other. After his exile to Britain at age 13 following the British annexation of the Punjab, he was befriended by Queen Victoria. In 1850, the Koh-i-noor Diamond was confiscated by the British.

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Ida Saxton McKinley did not attend college, but did go to the best finishing schools and a tour of Europe. After her tour, she worked as a cashier in her father's bank. Occasionally, she would step in and manage the bank when her father was out of town. Later, she suffered from frequent seizures, which sometimes interrupted official functions.

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A phrasal verb is a group of words that functions as a verb and is made up of a verb plus a preposition or an adverb (or both). It creates a meaning different from the original verb. There are a lot of phrasal verbs in English! Check out this American English at State graphic to learn six phrasal verbs that all use the verb "come." Can you "come up with" sentences that use these phrasal verbs?

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Stop by the Free to Discover blog to download this free set of Introduction to Functions Task Cards. These 24 cards include writing an equation to represent a proportional or non-proportional relationship in a table, identifying the independent and dependent variables of a function, and stating the domain and range. Be sure to subscribe to the Free to Discover blog for ideas and resources for your middle school math classroom!

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Cast iron skillets in the shape of each state of the united states. How cool and odd at the same time.

Cast iron skillets in the shape of each state of the united states. How cool and odd at the same time.

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