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Bellevue Hospital

(Encyclopedia) Bellevue Hospital, municipal hospital, in New York City. America's oldest public hospital, Bellevue developed from a Publick Workhouse and House of Correction commissioned in 1734?

Walker, James John

(Encyclopedia) Walker, James John, 1881?1946, American politician, b. New York City. Dapper and debonair, Jimmy Walker, having tried his hand at song writing, engaged in Democratic politics and in?

Thomas Guy Biography

Thomas Guypublisher, philanthropistBorn: 1644Birthplace: London Having begun his career in 1668 as a bookseller, he made a huge fortune printing Bibles. He is best remembered for his?

drug addiction and drug abuse

(Encyclopedia) drug addiction and drug abuse, chronic or habitual use of any chemical substance to alter states of body or mind for other than medically warranted purposes. Traditional definitions of?

Utopia: Of Their Traffic

Of Their Trades, and Manner of Life Of the Travelling of the Utopians Of Their Traffic "But it is now time to explain to you the mutual intercourse of this people, their commerce, and?

The Supreme Court: Forcing Drug Tests

Forcing Drug TestsThe Supreme CourtControlling Our BodiesLimiting Abortion RightsDenying the Right to DieUsing MarijuanaForcing Drug Tests Another stage of the war on drugs placed pregnant?

March 2018 Current Events: World News

Top of Page Disaster News | Science & Technology News | US News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world?