Background Notes


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Background Notes

A publication by the U.S. Department of State detailing the land, economy, government, history and other information of independent countries and some other political units worldwide. It is available on the State Department's website.
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In addition to word searches, connect the dots, and stickers, there are fun history and background notes plus story writing exercises or suggestions, and game strategy plans.
PIEHOLE Pecan Pie has the distinctive taste of toasted nutty pecans with background notes of bourbon vanilla extract, dark brown sugar, and baked pie crust.
Background notes The matches in the bottle heat the air inside which expands.
Each story is prefaced with helpful and engaging background notes by the translator.
The website includes up-to-date news in the form of articles, press releases, background notes, slideshows and infographics, in short, all products relevant to the election campaign.
One important function of the war room is to coordinate election- related research, create background notes for Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party vice- president Rahul Gandhi, besides drawing up talking points and inputs for their speeches.
The author provides a glossary and useful background notes in a concluding chapter along with a few illustrations, a contemporary map of Liverpool, and a poem To Brave the Seas (the book's title).
Each is accompanied by background notes on the artist, the work, and the card's recipient.
My only suggestion would be to include some background notes from the composer to provide her unique perspective on each work.
There is a teachers' resource book to accompany it, which includes background notes on the literature of the Commonwealth.
For the full release with background notes and pictures, please go to http://pozitiv.