continental

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German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930) Alfred Lothar Wegener , Wegener
sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope armored searobin , armored sea robin , Peristedion miniatum
English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965) Arthur Holmes , Holmes
steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to the abyssal zone bathyal district , bathyal zone , continental slope
small bottom-dwelling sharks with catlike eyes; found along continental slopes cat shark
hotel plan that provides a continental breakfast daily continental plan , European plan
document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain Declaration of Independence
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799) George Washington , President Washington , Washington
that part of the continental divide formed by the Rocky Mountains in the United States Great Divide
American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793) Hancock , John Hancock
leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792) Henry Laurens , Laurens
American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796) Huntington , Samuel Huntington
4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836) James Madison , Madison , President Madison
American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785) Jonathan Trumbull , Trumbull
peninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany Jutland , Jylland
American Revolutionary leader who served in the Continental Congress and as minister to France (1746-1813) Livingston , Robert R. Livingston
British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms macaroni
leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806) Morris , Robert Morris
town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters Morristown
chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide Rockies , Rocky Mountains
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