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Americans with Disabilities Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1990, that extended civil rights laws to persons who are physically disabled. Among other provisions, it requires facilities to accommodate the disabled insofar as it is possible. Businesses must comply with the Act when they build or expand their buildings. For example, most new commercial buildings with steps are required to provide access for persons who use wheelchairs.

ADA

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Adae has worked in the IT industry for 25 years with a strong sales emphasis on value-add and solutions distribution in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
La expresion "dominio imaginario" la encontramos literalmente en boca del marques de Rubi, quien senalaba que la frontera que el queria delimitar (alrededor de Adaes, cerca de lo que hoy se llama Corpus Christi) "hoy la ocupamos imaginariamente" (Velazquez, 1974:166).
Morfi [1783] notes that Rivera advocated: (1) a reduction of the East Texas garrison at Los Adaes to 60 soldiers, "The humility with which the Indians wait upon the Spaniards is an evidence of the peaceful spirit that animates them"; (2) the abandonment of the presidio of Los Texas (also in East Texas), "Since the year 1715 when it was founded, its garrison has not been employed in any action that may justify the object of its erection;" and (3) a reduction of the garrison at San Antonio, "[T]here being no other enemies in the neighborhood other than the Apaches who live in Lomeria Grande.