became the battleground

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  • Admissions became the battleground over the university's true purpose.
  • During the 1920s, however, the hall became the battleground between proponents and opponents of broadcasting.
  • The Appropriations bill for HHS became the battleground over this issue because it funds Medicaid.
  • After the collapse of Samanid Dynasty, Central Asia became the battleground of many Asian invaders who came from the north-east.
  • During the following seven years, Upper Peru became the battleground for forces of the independent Argentine Republic and royalist troops from Peru.
  • The area was constantly at the frontier and became the battleground between Germans and Swedes, on one side, and Russians, on the other side.
  • During the Second World War, Demapaco became the hideouts of the guerrillas while the Libungan River became the battleground.
  • During the following seven years, Upper Peru became the battleground for forces of the United Provinces of the River Plate and royalist troops from Peru.
  • In 1583, Naresuan ordered all northern cities including Phitsanulok to be evacuated as they would became the battleground between Ayutthaya and Pegu.
  • During the Great Depression, the town's canning industry became the battleground of a labor dispute resulting in the Spinach Riot of 1937.
  • In parallel, Wallachia became the battleground in a succession of wars between the Ottomans on one side and Russia or the Habsburg Monarchy on the other.
  • From that moment the trial of Jean Petit became the battleground of the ambassadors of France and of the Duke of Burgundy, and even of the Emperor Sigismund.
  • Many Croats moved from the Italian-occupied area and took refuge in the satellite state of Croatia, which became the battleground for a guerrilla war between the Axis and the Yugoslav Partisans.
  • Florida became the battleground of the controversial 2000 US presidential election which took place on November 7, 2000, when a count of the popular votes held on Election Day was extremely close triggering automatic recounts.
  • Another important episode in the history of the region took place in 1716-18, when the territories ranging from Dalmatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina to Belgrade and the Danube basin became the battleground for a new Austria-Ottoman war launched by Prince Eugene of Savoy.
  • Another important episode in Serbian history took place in 1716-1718, when the Serbian ethnic territories ranging from Dalmatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to Belgrade and the Danube basin became the battleground for a new Austrian-Ottoman war launched by Prince Eugene of Savoy.