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Congressional Cemetery Government Lots – National Cemetery Administration

Congressional Cemetery Government Lots – National Cemetery Administration

Established in 1807, Congressional Cemetery is located in the southeast quadrant of Washington, D.C., overlooking the Anacostia River. The National Cemetery Administration has jurisdiction over 806 burial plots located throughout the larger cemetery, including some of the oldest and most significant historic resources maintained by the agency.

The original 4.5 acres of Congressional Cemetery was purchased by a group of Washingtonians for a private burial ground. On July 19, 1807, Uriah Tracy of Connecticut became the first congressman buried in the cemetery. In 1812 the group deeded the cemetery to Christ Church as The Washington Parish Burial Ground. Five years later, Christ Church set aside 100 burial lots for members of Congress who died in Washington. From this time forward, the nickname Congressional Cemetery has been used, although in 1849 the official name was changed to Washington Cemetery.

By the 1820s, Congressional Cemetery was the traditional burial site of senators,

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National Conference – Autism Society

National Conference – Autism Society

Autism Society of America invites you to a two-day conference with presentations and breakout discussions covering a wide range of topics related to Autism.

This year we have four theme tracks which encompass inclusion, community, innovation and much more! Our speakers will represent a variety of areas as it relates to the autism lifespan.

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We are pleased to announce our Keynote Speaker, Gwendolyn Harshaw, with a Special Performance by her son Zayne Harshaw!

At 4 years old he was diagnosed with autism. Gwen will share how they found strength through Zayne’s gifts instead of focusing on his weaknesses.

Today, Zayne is a member of the band Blue Spectrum which has 2 other autistic members.

He taught himself to play the guitar. Music has really transformed him from a painfully shy boy to an extremely confIdent musician.

Check out our 2019 Track Themes!

Leading Toward Innovation in

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National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC)

National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC)

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Our Sick Body Politic | National Review

Our Sick Body Politic | National Review

Senator Elizabeth Warren answers questions from reporters in Sioux City, Iowa, January 5, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

Elbridge Gerry in 1787: ‘The people do not want virtue’ and are duped by ‘pretended patriots.’ Was he right?

The presidential election of 2020 is 665 days away, but that did not stop Elizabeth Warren — the first major candidate to declare for the Democratic nomination (sorry, John Delaney) — from making appearances last week in Iowa. Her campaign account tweeted a picture of her stumping in the Hawkeye State, with the tagline “Democracy is restorative.”

Is it, though?

Sure, democracy itself is restorative, or at least it can be. But strictly speaking, democracy under the Constitution happens only once every two to six years, during regularly scheduled elections. Nearly everything else in between these democratic moments is really just more politics — which can be restorative but just as easily may not

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National Political Index: Political Think Tanks

National Political Index: Political Think Tanks

National Political Index

30. Political Think Tanks (48)

  1. Ayn Rand Institute
  2. Benton Foundation
  3. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  4. Brookings Institution
  5. The Carter Center
  6. Cato Institute
  7. Centre for Security Studies, University of
  8. Centre for the Study of Public Opinion
  9. Concord Coalition
  10. Cornell Political Forum
  11. Council on National Policy – May 1995 Meeting in
  12. Counterpoint
  13. DEFSEC-Net: Acedemic Defense and Security
  14. Democracy Place, USA
  15. DemocracyDirect
  16. Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program
  17. Foundation for National Progress
  18. Fourth World Documentation Project
  19. Harvard National Model United Nations
  20. The Heritage Foundation
  21. Highway 1
  22. Hoover Institute
  23. Institute for First Amendment Studies
  24. Institute for Better Education Through Resource Technology (IBERT)
  25. Institute for Global Communications
  26. Institute for Policy Innovation
  27. Institute for the Study of Civil Values
  28. Institute of Public Policy Studies, Univ. of Michigan
  29. Inter-university Consortium for Political & Social
  30. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
  31. International Development Exchange – IDEX
  32. International Institute for
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