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Even after she abdicated, the Dutch people continued to celebrate their national holiday on her birthday rather than that of Queen Beatrix, partly out of respect and partly because her spring birthday was more suitable for outdoor celebrations.
He believed that Congress rationalized its intervention in business activity through a misreading of the Constitution's commerce clause; it then abdicated its imagined power to the president, who set up federal agencies to issue regulations that Smith judged illegitimate.
In his first speech as king shortly after his father King Albert II abdicated, Philippe made no attempt to paper over those cracks, instead casting the country's division between its six million Dutch-speaking Flemings and 4.
Either way, when local leaders submitted to the decree and abdicated their responsibility to the public and the men and women of the LAPD, they surrendered local control over the city's own Police Department.
Now the "new" Conservative party has abdicated any moral responsibility for the child ripped from its mother's womb.
1946: Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy, abdicated.
1936 - King Edward VIII abdicated and became Duke of Windsor.
Last Friday, King Sihanouk publicly declared he is ready to abdicate if a majority of parliamentary members want him to do so, but he stressed that he would not seek any political role in Cambodia even if he abdicated.
Omitted from this description was recognition of a key fact: By passing that resolution, Congress abdicated its solemn responsibility to decide whether our nation will go to war.
The public has a right to know the truth of what happened in those crucial times of our history and what links existed between the abdicated King and the Duchess and the Nazi regime.
If this remark refers to the Treaty of Cateau-Cambresis, for which negotiations began in the fall of 1558, Charles V could not have been involved, having abdicated two years earlier and being at the time on his deathbed.