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 (shûr′mən), Roger 1721-1793.
American Revolutionary patriot and politician who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Articles of Confederation (1781), and the US Constitution (1787).

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William Tecumseh Sherman
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, William Tecumseh 1820-1891.
American Union general. Appointed commander of all Union troops in the West (1864), he captured Atlanta (1864) and led the destructive "March to the Sea," which effectively cut the Confederacy in two.
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(Biography) William Tecumseh (tɪˈkʌmsə). 1820–91, American Union commander during the Civil War. He led the victorious march through Georgia (1864), becoming commander of the army in 1869
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(ˈʃɜr mən)

1. James Schoolcraft, 1855–1912, vice president of the U.S. 1909–12.
2. John, 1823–1900, U.S. statesman (brother of William T.).
3. Roger, 1721–93, American statesman.
4. William Tecumseh, 1820–91, Union general in the Civil War.
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Noun1.Sherman - United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the WestSherman - United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
2.Sherman - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)Sherman - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
3.Sherman - a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
Centennial State, Colorado, CO - a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
4.Sherman - a town in northeastern Texas near the Oklahoma border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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It is understandable that adults may prefer to live their lives without constantly worrying about problematic foods (Scherman, Dahlgren, & Lowhagen, 2002), but as these behaviors become habits, adults may be setting themselves up for dangerous food reactions, especially if they start consuming small amounts of known food allergens thinking everything will be all right (Wrobel et al., 2008).
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