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But in 1900, railways only got about the equivalent of a little over 6 pmpg. [3] Yet total passenger fuel consumption has increased roughly 40 times since 1900. No native Cuban power is strong enough to threaten the United States directly, but like Canada, Cuba could serve as a launching point for an extra-hemispheric power. In this battle the Constitution earns her nickname, "Old Ironsides". Given the ubiquity of private Internet access, Internet cafés are rare outside major cities and tourist areas.

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Publisher: B&H Publishing Group (February 1, 2007)

ISBN: 080543268X

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