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Though it was without "substantive change, the 1843 statute acted to clarify and detail Indiana divorce laws." Furthermore, it is significant that, after Woodrow Wilson’s intervention in the First World War, “America was no longer merely the great example of freedom — America was now to bestow freedom on the world through its political and military intervention. Rowell published the American Newspaper Directory after the Civil War, providing agencies and advertisers with the first sound basis for estimating a fair value of media space, these details were not fully sorted out until 1914, when the Audit Bureau of Circulations was formed.

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