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Campobello

(Encyclopedia)Campobello kămˌpōbĕlˈō [key], island, 9 mi (14.5 km) long and 3 mi (4.8 km) wide, in Passamaquoddy Bay, N.B., Canada, just off the coast of Maine. The island passed to Canada by the Convention o...

Passamaquoddy Bay

(Encyclopedia)Passamaquoddy Bay păsəməkwŏdˈē [key], inlet of the Bay of Fundy, between Maine and New Brunswick, at the mouth of the St. Croix River. Most of it (including Campobello island) is within Canada's...

Fenian movement

(Encyclopedia)Fenian movement fēˈnēən or Fenians, secret revolutionary society organized c.1858 in Ireland and the United States to achieve Irish independence from England by force. It was known variously as th...

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

(Encyclopedia)Roosevelt, Franklin Delano rōˈzəvĕlt, 1882–1945, 32d President of the United States (1933–45), b. Hyde Park, N.Y. Apart from extending diplomatic recognition to the USSR (1933), the main...

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