The New York Times Almanac 2000

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The New York Times Almanac is the almanac of record. Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization, it provides readers with a wealth of data about the United States and the world-in a readable and more easily accessible form than other fact finders. Unrivaled in scope and unsurpassed in comprehensiveness, The New York Times Almanac pays careful attention to significant issues, topics, and developments of the day, and sets them in historical context. It gives the stories-and the stories behind...
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Overview

The New York Times Almanac is the almanac of record. Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization, it provides readers with a wealth of data about the United States and the world-in a readable and more easily accessible form than other fact finders. Unrivaled in scope and unsurpassed in comprehensiveness, The New York Times Almanac pays careful attention to significant issues, topics, and developments of the day, and sets them in historical context. It gives the stories-and the stories behind the stories. The New York Times Almanac is the first choice for students, journalists, and researchers-for anyone who needs timely, accurate information about the United States and other nations around the globe.

Edited by John W. Wright.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140514575
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/1999
  • Series: New York Times Almanac Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 1008
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Almanac of the Year
Late-Breaking News iv
Nobel Prizes, 1999 iv
The Millennium 1
Chronology of the Year's Events 13
Obituaries 1998-99 iv
Major News Stories of 1999 27
Calendar of the Year 51
Understanding Calendars 51
Holidays and Holy Days 56
Astronomical Events, 2000 62
Part II The United States
U.S. Geography 64
U.S. History 72
Documents of U.S. History 72
Chronology of U.S. History 82
Biographies of U.S. Presidents 100
Presidential Elections, 1796-1996 114
Political Office Holders 126
The U.S. Supreme Court 134
The Federal Government 138
The Legislative Branch 138
The Judicial Branch 143
The Executive Branch 145
Federal Employees and Budget 153
National Defense 161
Social Insurance Programs 169
Internal Revenue Service 177
U.S. Postal Service 181
States, Territories, and Possessions 183
The Fifty States 183
State Government Finances 217
U.S. Territories and Possessions 221
Cities and Counties in the U.S. 225
The 50 Largest Cities, 1990-96 226
Cities in America 244
City Finances 255
Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) 257
Counties in America 273
The American People Today 275
The 1990 Census 275
Population by Race and Hispanic Origin 282
The U.S. Population by Age and Sex 290
Vital Statistics 292
Households and Families 297
Housing 300
Immigration 306
Sex in America 313
Agriculture 316
Crime and Punishment 319
Economy and Business 330
The U.S. Economy 330
U.S. Business 354
Advertising 365
Education 368
U.S. Energy 375
Health and Medicine 379
The Media 400
The Print Media 400
The Electronic Media 406
Religion in America 414
Transportation 420
Part III The World
World History 429
Rulers of the World 453
World Geography 460
Climate and Weather 475
World Population 482
World Health 488
World Religions 498
Major Languages of the World 502
World Energy 503
The Global Military Situation 507
The Global Economy 511
Nations of the World 526
Territories of the World 707
The United Nations 718
International Organizations 725
Part IV Science and Technology
Science 726
Astronomy 726
Earth Sciences 748
Chemistry 755
Physics 761
Life Sciences 767
Mathematics 773
Standard Weights and Measures 775
The Environment 780
Endangered Species 790
Technology 797
Computers 804
Telecommunications 809
The Internet 816
Part V Awards and Prizes
Awards in the Arts and Entertainment 823
Pulitzer Prizes 848
The Nobel Prizes 861
Part VI Sports
College Sports 875
International Sports 884
The Olympic Games 891
Professional Sports 908
Football 925
Basketball 936
Ice Hockey 944
Baseball 949
Index 975
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