Morgan is both a given name and a surname, as well as the name of several places. The surname Morgan is of Welsh origin, meaning "of the sea", and is a popular family name in that country. Many Welsh families emigrated to Australia and the USA, thus many founding families in those countries carried the surname Morgan, which is reflected in a number of place names. The name, in female form Morgana, is given to a principal in the legends about King Arthur. See also Morganic or Morganatic marriage.
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Abella, Alex 2000 The Great American: A Novel. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0743205480
Crawford, Donald 1997 Michael and Natasha. Scribner. ISBN 0684834308
Pope, Dudley 2001 Harry Morgan's Way: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan 1635-1684 House of Stratus ISBN 1842324829
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Pope, Dudley 2001 Harry Morgan's Way: The Biography of Sir Henry Morgan 1635-1684 House of Stratus ISBN 1842324829. In most of New York State, political subdivisions such as cities are contained within counties. ISBN 0684834308. The court system in New York is notable for its "backwards" naming: the state's trial court is called the New York Supreme Court, while the highest court in the state is the New York Court of Appeals. Scribner. New York State has its counties pay a higher percentage of welfare costs than any other state and New York State is the only state which requires counties to pay a portion of Medicaid. Crawford, Donald 1997 Michael and Natasha. For decades it has been the established practice for Albany to pass legislation for some meritorious project, but then mandate county and municipal government to actually pay for it.
ISBN 0743205480. Far from unique to New York State, and actually fairly common in English-speaking countries, public benefit corporations give the state the opportunity to carry out economic goals and infrastructure maintenance, while making risky investments that don't put the state's credit on the line. Simon & Schuster. The New York Times, for instance, has come to see many of them as obsolete and wasteful, even going so far as to refer to them a shadow government. Abella, Alex 2000 The Great American: A Novel. Some of New York's public benefit corporations have come under fire in recent years. Australia. The most famous examples are probably the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees New York City's subway, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (actually a bi-state agency).
There are also:. Many of New York's public services are carried out by public benefit corporations, frequently known as authorities or development corporations. USA. Other officially incorporated governmental units are towns, cities, and villages. An agile fast breed of horse used to rope cattle . New York's subordinate political units are its 62 counties.
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Many Welsh families emigrated to Australia and the USA, thus many founding families in those countries carried the surname Morgan, which is reflected in a number of place names. In 2002, 16,892 bills were introduced in the New York legislature, more than twice as many as in the Illinois General Assembly, whose members are the second most prolific. The surname Morgan is of Welsh origin, meaning "of the sea", and is a popular family name in that country. The state ranks at the bottom, in 42nd place, in federal spending per tax dollar. Morgan is both a given name and a surname, as well as the name of several places. New York state receives 82 cents in services for every $1 it sends to Washington in taxes. Morgan, Mariah Carey's Older Brother. The state has a strong imbalance of payments with the federal government.
Ru Fe Morgan is a fictional character in the anime/manga Oh My Goddess!. The top zip code, 10021 on the Upper East Side, generated the most money for the 2000 presidential campaigns of both George Bush and Al Gore. Morgan Industries, one of the factions in Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri led by Nwabudike Morgan. Four of the top five zip codes in the nation for political contributions are in Manhattan. Nwabudike Morgan, a fictional character in the computer game Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri. New York City, however, is the most important source of political fundraising in the United States. Captain Morgan, famous rum. Because New York state consistently votes Democratic in national elections, many observers argue the state is insignificant in presidential contests.
Morgan sea gypsies, seafaring minority ethnic group in the Andaman Sea. Heavily populated suburban areas such as Westchester County and Long Island usually hold the power in determining state elections and tend to favor Republicans at the state level and Democrats at the federal level. Centimorgan, unit of recombinant frequency in genetics. However, upstate New York, especially in rural areas, is generally more conservative than the cities and tends to vote Republican. Morgan le Fay, antagonist of Arthur of Britain. Many of the state's other urban areas, including Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica are also Democratic. Morgan State University, university in Baltimore, Maryland. New York City is a major Democratic stronghold with liberal politics.
Morgan, graphic novel by Hugo Pratt. Presidential candidate John Kerry won New York State by 18 percentage points in 2004. Morgan!, 1966 film. New York state consistently supports Democratic candidates in federal elections. Morgan Motor Company, brand of automobile. From 1984 through 2004, no budget was passed on time, and for many years the legislature was unable to pass legislation for which there was supposed to be a consensus, such as reforming the so-called Rockefeller drug laws. Morgan horse, horse breed (see above). The Assembly has long been controlled by the Democrats, the Senate has long been controlled by the Republicans, and there is little change in membership election to election.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., American banking corporation. New York's legislature is notoriously dysfunctional. Morgan, South Australia. Unlike most States, the New York electoral law permits electoral fusion, and New York ballots tend to have, in consequence, a larger number of parties on them, some being permanent minor parties that seek to influence the major parties and others being ephemeral parties formed to give major-party candidates an additional line on the ballot. Mount Morgan, California. The legislative branch is called the Legislature and consists of a Senate and an Assembly. New Morgan, Pennsylvania. As in all fifty states, the head of the executive branch of government is a Governor.
Morganville - archaic synonym for the fictional town Shelbyville in The Simpsons. The Welland Canal was completed in 1833, bypassing Niagara Falls to connect Lakes Ontario and Erie. Morganville, Washington. The canal opened up vast areas of New York to commerce and settlement, and enabled port cities such as Buffalo to grow and prosper. Morganville, Ohio. Work commenced in 1817, and the Erie Canal was finished in 1825. Morganville, New York. Governor DeWitt Clinton strongly advocated building a canal to connect the Hudson River with Lake Erie, and thus all the Great Lakes.
Morganville, New Jersey. Lawrence River could be navigated to Lake Ontario, the way westward to the other Great Lakes was blocked by Niagara Falls, and so the only route to western New York was over land. Morganville, Kansas. While the St. Morganville, Georgia. The Hudson and Mohawk Rivers could be navigated only as far as Central New York. Morgantown, West Virginia. Transportation in western New York was difficult before canals were built in the early part of the nineteenth century.
Morgantown, Pennsylvania. Some purchases of Iroquois lands are the subject of numerous modern-day land claims by the individual nations of the six nations. Morgantown, Kentucky. From 1786 through 1797 several groups of wealthy land speculators entered into agreements with one another, with neighboring states, and with the Indians to obtain title to vast tracts of land in western New York. Morgantown, Indiana. Many of them were given land grants in gratitude for their service in the Revolution. Morganton, North Carolina. Sullivan's men returned from the campaign to Pennsylvania and New England to tell of the enormous wealth of this new territory.
Morganton, Georgia. After the war, many moved to Canada. Morgan's Point Resort, Texas. Hundreds died of exposure, hunger and disease. Morgan's Point, Texas. Refugees fled to Fort Niagara, where they spent the following winter in hunger and misery. Morgan Hill, California. The Sullivan Expedition moved northward through the Finger Lakes and Genesee Country, burning all the Iroquois communities, destroying their crops and their orchards.
Morgan Farm Area, Texas. In 1779, Major General John Sullivan was sent to defeat the Iroquois. Morgan City, Mississippi. During the war, four of the Iroquois nations fought on the side of the British. Morgan City, Louisiana. Massachusetts' charter had the same provision, causing territorial disputes between the colonies and with the Iroquois. Fort Morgan, Colorado. The colonial charter of New York granted unlimited westward expansion.
Morgan Township, Pennsylvania. In colonial times, the Iroquois were prosperous, growing corn, vegetables and orchards, and keeping cows and hogs; fish and game were abundant. Morgan Township, Minnesota. The Iroquois had maintained the area between Seneca and Cayuga Lakes by annual burning as a grassland prairie, abounding in wild game including grazing American Bison herds. Morgan County, West Virginia. The western part of New York had been settled by the six nations of the Iroquois Confederacy for at least 500 years before Europeans came. Morgan County, Utah. That every male inhabitant of full age, who shall have personally resided within one of the counties of this State for six months immediately preceding the day of election, shall, at such election, be entitled to vote for representatives of the said county in assembly; if, during the time aforesaid, he shall have been a freeholder, possessing a freehold of the value of twenty pounds, within the said county, or have rented a tenement therein of the yearly value of forty shillings, and been rated and actually paid taxes to this State: Provided always, That every person who now is a freeman of the city of Albany, or who was made a freeman of the city of New York on or before the fourteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, and shall be actually and usually resident in the said cities, respectively, shall be entitled to vote for representatives in assembly within his said place of residence.
Morgan County, Tennessee. VII. Morgan County, Ohio. On the subject of Disenfranchisement, Article VII of the new constitution had the following to say:. Morgan County, Missouri. This apportionment was to stand unchanged until a period of seven years from the end of the Revolution had expired, whereapon a census was held to correct the apportionment. Morgan County, Kentucky. Under this constitution, the Assembly had a provision for a maximum of 70 Members, with the following apportionment:.
Morgan County, Indiana. Slavery was legal in New York until 1827. Morgan County, Illinois. This imbalance of power between the branches of state government kept the elite firmly in control, and disenfranchised most New Yorkers who would fight the Revolutionary War. Morgan County, Georgia. It retained provisions from the colonial charter such as the substantial property qualification for voting, and the ability of the governor to disband the elected legislature. Morgan County, Colorado. It called for a weak bicameral legislature and a strong executive.
Morgan County, Alabama. This constitution was a combination document, containing its Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, and its Constitutional Law. Morgan, Wisconsin. 892-898.). Morgan, Vermont. Albany: Printed by Thurlow Weed, printer to the State 1642." pp. Morgan, Utah. I.
Morgan, Texas. (Verified from "Journals of the Provincial Congress, Provincial Convention Committee of Safety and Council of Safety of the State of New York, 1775, 1776 1777, vol. Morgan, Minnesota. It was drafted by John Jay. Morgan, Georgia. It was not submitted to the people for ratification. William Alexander Morgan, anti Batista Guerrilla, said CIA operative active, executed by Castro   ,. This constitution was framed by a convention which assembled at White Plains, New York on July 10, 1776, and after repeated adjournments and changes of location, terminated its labors at Kingston, New York on Sunday evening, April 20, 1777, when the constitution was adopted with but one dissenting vote.
film editor and director. The New York constitution was based on its colonial charter. William Morgan (director), mid-20th Century U.S. The original grants are in the New York state Library. 1829–1883), Premier of South Australia 1878-1881. The second grant was obtained by the Duke of York in July, 1674 to perfect his title. William Morgan (Australian politician) (c. In July 1673 a Dutch fleet recaptured New York and held it until it was restored to the English by the treaty of Westminster in February, 1674.
Morgan, credited as having invented volleyball in Holyoke, Massachusetts on February 9, 1895. This conquest was confirmed by the treaty of Credo, in July 1667. William G. The Duke of York had previously purchased in 1663 the grant of Long Island and other islands on the New England coast made in 1635 to the Marl of Stirling, and in 1664 he equipped an armed expedition which took possession of New Amsterdam which was thenceforth called New York. William De Morgan (1839-1917), famed pottery and tile designer in Britain. These grants embraced all the lands between the west bank of the Connecticut River and the east bank of (the) Delaware (say) sic. political figure in the 1920s. We accordingly hereby charge and command your Honors whenever you shall certainly discover any Clandestine Meetings, Conventicles or machinations against our States government or that of our country that you proceed against such malignants in proportion to their crimes.".
William Morgan Butler, U.S. The directors of the West India Company resented this attempt to shake their rule, and wrote their director and council at New Amsterdam: "We have already connived as much as possible at the many impertinences of some restless spirits, in the hope that they might be shamed by our discreetness and benevolence, but, perceiving that all kindnesses do not avail, we must, therefore, have recourse to God to Nature and the Law. William Wilson Morgan, 20th-century astronomer. In 1649 a convention of the settlers petitioned the "Lords States-General of the United Netherlands" to grant them "suitable burgher government," such as their High Mightinesses shall consider adapted to this province, and resembling somewhat the government of our Fatherland," with certain permanent privileges and exemptions, that they might pursue "the trade of our country, as well along the coast from Terra Nova to Cape Florida as to the West Indies and Europe, whenever our Lord God shall be pleased to permit.". William Morgan, scientist who won the Copley Medal in 1789 "for his two Papers on the values of Reversions and Survivorships, printed in the two last volumes of the Philosophical Transactions" (presumably in the field of actuarial science). The government was vested in "The United New Netherland Company," chartered in 1616, and then in "The Dutch East India Company," chartered in 1621. William Morgan (anti-Mason), person whose disappearance sparked anti-Freemason hysteria in the United States. The Dutch, who began to establish trading-posts on the Hudson River in 1613, claimed jurisdiction over the territory between the Connecticut and the Delaware Rivers, which they called New Netherlands.
William Morgan (Bible translator), 16th century translator of the Bible. It was the 11th state to ratify the United States Constitution, on July 26, 1788. Trevor Morgan (EastEnders), character in the British soap opera EastEnders. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that became the United States. Trevor Morgan (actor), United States actor. Counties were also ceded to Vermont before Vermont entered the Union in 1791. Thomas Hunt Morgan, geneticist. Two of New York's eastern coastal counties, Cornwall and Dukes, later became parts of Massachusetts and Maine.
Sheryl Morgan, sprinter. The territory of New York extended much farther than present-day New York State, having no official western boundary other than the Pacific Ocean. Morgan, First Amendment scholar. The colony, then called the Province of New York was divided into twelve counties, each of which was subdivided into towns. Richard E. On November 1, 1683, the government was reorganized. Peter Morgan, ran the Morgan Motor Company. The English seized the colony in 1664, renaming it New York, after the Duke of York, the future King James II.
Lorrie Morgan, country music singer. These settlers were claiming this land theirs, marginalizing the aboriginal inhabitants who had been living there since the Pleistocene epoch. Morgan, 19th Century pioneer of kinship studies. The first settlers in the area now known as the State of New York were Dutch settlers in the colony known as New Amsterdam, beginning in 1613. Lewis H. . Kevin Morgan (porn star). New York's postal abbreviation is NY.
Morgan, mayor of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Due to the preponderance of the population concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. John W. It is sometimes called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City, the most populous city in both the state and the nation. Senator. New York is a state in the northeastern United States. John Tyler Morgan, U.S. Hillary Clinton (D).
Morgan, American financier and banker. For more information on this constitution, see: New York State Constitutions. P. Gloucester County (Partitioned January 15, 1777 for the creation of the State of Vermont.), two. J. Cumberland County (Partitioned January 15, 1777 for the creation of the State of Vermont.), three. John Morgan (poker player), winner of $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event at the 1996 World Series of Poker. Charlotte County (Now Washington County.), four.
John Morgan (poet). Tryon County (Now Montgomery County), six. John Morgan (journalist). The county of Richmond, two. John Morgan (golfer). The county of Kings, two. John Morgan (etiquette expert). The county of Orange, four.
John Morgan (comedian). The county of Queens, four. John Morgan (bishop), Archbishop of Wales from 1949 to 1957. The county of Suffolk, five. John Morgan, on-air pseudonym of British radio presenter and executive John Myers. The county of Ulster, six. Representative. The county of Westchester, six.
John Jordan Morgan, U.S. The county of Dutchess, seven. John Hunt Morgan, Confederate Brigadier General during the American Civil War. The city and county of Albany, ten. James Morgan, British architect and engineer. For the city and county of New York, nine. Harry Morgan, actor best known for his role in M*A*S*H.
Henry Morgan (comedian), American radio and television personality. Henry Morgan (merchant), Canadian retail merchant. Henry Morgan, seventeenth century Welsh privateer or pirate, became English Governor of Jamaica [.]. Morgan, designer of the Morgan Dollar.
George T. Morgan, African American inventor. Garrett A. David Morgan (frontiersman), West Virginian frontiersman.
David Morgan (businessman), Australian businessman. Dan Morgan (footballer), American football player. Chris Morgan (politician), British politician. Chris Morgan (powerlifter), powerlifting champion.
Chris Morgan (journalist), journalist working for The Sunday Times (UK). Chris Morgan (footballer), English football player. Chris Morgan, alias of professional wrestler Chris Kanyon (Klucsaritis). Chesty Morgan, Polish-born actress known for her large breasts.
Lloyd Morgan, behaviorist best known for coining Morgan's Canon. C. Billy Morgan, first man to drink beer in Ohio bar after 131 years of prohibition. Augustus de Morgan, British mathematician and logician.
Morgan Spurlock, documentarian. Morgan Russell, abstract painter. Morgan Morgan, pioneer. Morgan Lewis (songwriter).
Morgan Lewis (governor), Governor of New York. Morgan Hamm, gymnast. Morgan Freeman, actor. Morgan Fairchild, actress.