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Capitalize names of languages, nationalities, ethnicities, political parties, religions, and religious denominations. Do not capitalize political doctrines (conservative, progressive). Do not capitalize white or black as a designation of race.African American an Arab man the Berbers the Catholic Church (but: a Methodist church, First Methodist Church) English language Ethiopian food the French Hispanic population Indian American community of Italian heritage Latina girls Native American Protestant Sanskrit Although she has been a member of the Republican party for years, at one time she was a Democrat. This legislation endorses the principles of democracy in our republican form of government.

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