The Articles created a loose confederation of sovereign states and a weak central government, leaving most of the power with the state governments.The need for a stronger Federal government soon became apparent and eventually led to the Constitutional Convention in 1787.Some used inflatable toys to ferry their families out of inundated neighborhoods, wading through chest-deep water on foot while the region was under near-constant tornado watches.
For her role, she has been nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series.
Thousands of rescue missions have been launched across a large swath of Texas, and Gov.
Greg Abbott, R, said Sunday that more than 3,000 National Guard troops had been deployed to assist with relief efforts.
Kerry Washington: "Scandal" star, female lead across Leonardo Di Caprio and Jamie Foxx in "Django Unchained," and one of People magazine's most beautiful people of 2013.
Yet when it comes to her personal life, Washington is as much of a mystery as her character on the hit ABC series, where she plays crisis management leader Olivia Pope -- who also happens to be the love of the president of the United States' life. Washington's pretty tight-lipped when it comes to her personal drama (either Washington really hasn't dated anybody in the past five years, or she has a really, really good PR team).