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folk drama

(Encyclopedia)folk drama, noncommercial, generally rural theater and pageantry based on folk traditions and local history. This form of drama, common throughout the world, declined in popularity in the West (althou...

North Dakota

(Encyclopedia) CE5 North Dakota, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by Minnesota, across the Red River of the North (E), South Dakota (S), Montana (W), and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan...

North Dakota State University

(Encyclopedia)North Dakota State University, at Fargo; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1890 as North Dakota Agricultural College, achieved university status in 1960. The agricult...

Ladd, Edwin Fremont

(Encyclopedia)Ladd, Edwin Fremont, 1859–1925, American chemist and political leader, b. Somerset co., Maine. From 1890 to 1916 he was dean of the school of chemistry and pharmacy at the North Dakota Agricultural ...

South Dakota

(Encyclopedia) CE5 South Dakota dəkōˈtə, state in the N central United States. It is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), and Wyoming and Montana (W). ...

Leidy, Joseph

(Encyclopedia)Leidy, Joseph līˈdē [key], 1823–91, American scientist, b. Philadelphia, grad. Univ. of Pennsylvania medical school. From 1853 he taught anatomy at his alma mater. He was also professor of natura...

Nonpartisan League

(Encyclopedia)Nonpartisan League, in U.S. history, political pressure group of farmers and workers organized in 1915 and led by a former socialist, Arthur C. Townley, who believed that the solution to the farmers' ...

Sioux

(Encyclopedia)Sioux or Dakota, confederation of Native North American tribes, the dominant group of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock, which is divided into several separate branches (see Native American languages)...

North Dakota, University of

(Encyclopedia)North Dakota, University of, at Grand Forks; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1883, opened 1884. It has several professional schools, including those for aerospace sciences, engineering and m...

Mandan, indigenous people of North America

(Encyclopedia)Mandan mănˈdăn, –dən [key], indigenous people of North America whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The Mandan were a...
 

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