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In 1947, the Supreme Court had dealt with ownership of oil and gas rights in the submerged lands up to three miles off California's coast. United States v. S. 19 (1947). , Tiara: Treaties and International Agreements of the United State Researchers' Archive on a CD-ROM published in 1993 by Oceana Publications, Inc. What is now California, once a Spanish, then a Mexican territory was ceded to the United States by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 following the Mexican War. In 1853, Article XII was repealed by the Gadsden Treaty and replaced with a boundary description.

Elected in 1968, Nixon authorized the secret bombing of Cambodia. Anger spiraled out of control, even to the point where four students at Kent State University were killed by panic-stricken National Guard personnel. In 1974, Nixon resigned rather than face impeachment arising out of his role in the Watergate scandal. See United States v. S. 683 (1974) for a full explication of his misdeeds. This decision was a major constitutional landmark. It established the conditional nature of presidential immunity, bringing in as it did, the extravagant assertions of Nixon's lawyers.

Statistics seem to show a growing use of substance abuse amongst teenagers. The origins of the war on drugs were part of the Contra war against Nicaragua beginning in 1979. com 37 AN ABRIDGED HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES Report on Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy, chaired by Senator John Kerry. categorically denied that the Neutrality Act violations... had in fact taken place... In fact, the FBI had already assembled substantial information confirming the Neutrality Act violations... had taken place" The full report of this Senate Committee -- some 25 pages -- makes for interesting reading now that Senator Dole has opened the Pandorra's box on drugs and their origin outside the United States.

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