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By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
the name given in England to those who favored that form of church government which in America is called Congregational; so called from the independence of one church from all others, which prevails under their system. The English Independents of the Commonwealth period were in close relations with the Puritan colonists of New England.
in recent politics, men independent of both the Republican and the Democratic parties; more especially applied in 1884 to those Republicans who " bolted " the nomination of Blaine.
By John Franklin Jameson
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Dorsal Root Ganglia
- ganglia located on dorsal roots within vertebral column. ganglion cells are pseudounipolar. single primary bifurcates sending peripheral process to carry sensory information from the periphery and a central branch which relays that spinal cord or brain.