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Shelby Stephenson

Shelby Stephenson (born June 14, 1938) is an American poet. On December 22, 2014, he was named by Governor Pat McCrory as the ninth North Carolina Poet Laureate, a position he is set to hold from 2014 to 2016.==Biography==Stephenson was born in Benson, Johnston County, North Carolina to Maytle and Paul Stephenson in 1938, and lived for fourteen years with his parents and three older siblings Paul, Marshall, and Rose Stephenson in a rural farmhouse known as "Plankhouse." In 1952, the Stephensons moved... read more

Joseph O. Shelby

Joseph Orville "Jo" Shelby (December 12, 1830 – February 13, 1897) was a noted Confederate cavalry general in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.==Early life and education==Shelby was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to one of the state's wealthiest and most influential families. He lost his father at age 5, and was raised by a stepfather. Shelby attended Transylvania University and was a rope manufacturer until 1852. He then moved to Waverly, Missouri, where he engaged in steamboating... read more


Betty or Bettie is a common diminutive for the names Elizabeth and Bethany . In Latin America, it is also a common diminutive for the name BethanyBeatriz , Spanish form of the Latin name BethanyBeatrizBeatrix and the English name Beatrice . In the 17th and 18th centuries, it was more often a diminutive of Bethia.https://www.gutenberg.org/files/39284/39284-h/39284-h.htm==See also== BetteBettieBettiCategory:English feminine given names BetteBettieBettiCategory:English feminine given namesCategory:English... read more

Carroll Shelby

Carroll Hall Shelby (January 11, 1923 – May 10, 2012) was an American automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur. He was best known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and later the Mustang -based performance cars for MustangFord Motor Company known as Shelby Mustangs, which he had modified during the late-1960 and early-2000. He established Shelby American Inc. in 1962 to manufacture and market performance vehicles and related products, as well as Carroll Shelby Licensing in 1988,... read more

Shelby Charger

The Shelby Charger is a modified 1980s Dodge Charger . Dodge ChargerCarroll Shelby tuned the Dodge ChargerCarroll ShelbyDodge Omni -based Charger for Dodge ChargerCarroll ShelbyDodge OmniDodge from 1983 to 1987, with the resulting car sold as the Dodge Shelby Charger. When the Charger was discontinued, Shelby bought the last 1,000 and replaced the fuel intake and engine management system with the same high-performance one used in the 1986 Dodge ChargerCarroll ShelbyDodge OmniDodgeShelby GLHS... read more

Shelby Foote

Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American historian and novelist who wrote '' novelistThe Civil War: A Narrative '', a three-volume history of the war. With geographic and cultural roots in the novelistThe Civil War: A NarrativeMississippi Delta , Foote's life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the novelistThe Civil War: A NarrativeMississippi DeltaOld South to the Civil Rights era of the novelistThe Civil War: A NarrativeMississippi... read more

Shelby Mustang

The Shelby Mustang is a high performance variant of the Ford Mustang which was built by Shelby from 1965 to 1968, and from 1969 to 1970 by Ford . Following the introduction of the fifth generation Ford Mustang in 2005, the Shelby nameplate was revived for a new high-performance model, this time designed and built by Ford.=== 1965–1966 Shelby G.T.350 ===The 1965–1966 cars were the smallest and lightest of the GT 350 models. These cars are often called "Cobras", which was the also produced... read more

Richard Shelby

Richard Craig Shelby (born May 6, 1934) is the senior United States Senator from United States SenatorAlabama . First elected to the Senate in 1986, he is the Chairman of the United States SenatorAlabamaUnited States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs .Born in United States SenatorAlabamaUnited States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban AffairsBirmingham, Alabama , Shelby received his law degree from the United States SenatorAlabamaUnited States Senate Committee... read more

Isaac Shelby

Isaac Shelby (December 11, 1750 – July 18, 1826) was the first and fifth Governor of the GovernorU.S. state of GovernorU.S. stateKentucky and served in the state legislatures of GovernorU.S. stateKentuckyVirginia and GovernorU.S. stateKentuckyVirginiaNorth Carolina . He was also a soldier in GovernorU.S. stateKentuckyVirginiaNorth CarolinaLord Dunmore's War , the Revolutionary War , and the Revolutionary WarWar of 1812 . While governor, he personally led the Revolutionary WarWar... read more

Camp Shelby

34th Infantry Division, during a farewell ceremony from Camp Shelby, March 16, 2006 A C-17 Globemaster III from the Mississippi Air National Guard's 172d Airlift Wing lands at the new assault training runway at Camp Shelby on July 9, 2007 Camp Shelby is a military post whose North Gate is located at the southern boundary of A C-17 Globemaster III from the Mississippi Air National Guard's 172d Airlift Wing lands at the new assault training runway at Camp Shelby on July 9, 2007Hattiesburg, Mississippi... read more

Shelby Lancer

The Shelby Lancer was a limited-production hatchback Shelbysports sedan based on the Shelbysports sedanDodge Lancer . Modified by Shelbysports sedanDodge LancerCarroll Shelby for 1987 and in Graphic Red only, the Shelby Lancer was intended to be an American counterpart to such European sedans as the Shelbysports sedanDodge LancerCarroll ShelbyBMW 3-Series and Shelbysports sedanDodge LancerCarroll ShelbyBMW 3-SeriesPeugeot 405 . It was well equipped inside with many amenities not offered... read more

Shelby CSX

The Shelby CSX (Carroll Shelby experimental) was a limited-production high performance automobile based on the turbocharged intercooled ShelbyDodge Shadow and ShelbyDodge ShadowPlymouth Sundance . These cars were offered by Shelby Automobiles Inc. from 1987 through 1989.==CSX==The first Shelby CSX appeared in 1987. Power came from Shelby's intercooled Turbo II 2.2 L I4 , with 175 hp (130 kW) and 175 ft·lbf (237 Nm). Performance was good with a 0 to time of 6.8 s.... read more

Shelby Dakota

The Shelby Dakota was a limited-production performance version of the ShelbyDodge Dakota ''Sport'' ShelbyDodge Dakotapickup truck . Offered by Shelby for 1989 only, it was his first ShelbyDodge Dakotapickup truckrear wheel drive vehicle in many years.The Shelby Dakota started with a short-wheelbase, short-bed, standard-cab pickup. The 3.9 L V6 was removed in favor of the company's 5.2 L V8 with throttle-body injection . On paper, the swap looked simple since both engines... read more

Shelby GLHS

The Shelby GLHS was a limited production Shelbysport compact Shelbysport compactautomobile from the mid-1980s. The main differentiator of these cars from their regular Shelbysport compactautomobileDodge versions was their use of what would become the Shelbysport compactautomobileDodgeintercooled Turbo II engine as well as Shelby Centurian wheels and Koni Adjustable shocks/struts , and changes to the alignment.== 1986 ==The 1986 Shelby GLH-S was a modified Dodge Omni GLH , with changes... read more

Shelby Daytona

The Shelby Daytona Coupe (also referred to as the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe) is an American sports- V8coupé related to the V8coupéAC Cobra roadster , loosely based on its chassis and drive-train. It was built for roadsterauto racing , specifically to take on roadsterauto racingFerrari and its 250 GTO in the GT class. Just six Shelby Daytona Coupes were built between 1964 and 1965, as Shelby was reassigned to the GTFord GT40 project to compete at the 24 hours of Le Mans, again to beat... read more


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