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Finder does not allow this as a general rule. Sometimes a glitch can make this possible, but relaunching Finder usually rectifies it. There's currently no known way to actually get this to happen as a desired behavior, sorry.
For the number one, just put the terminal icon in the doc then drag the desired folder to the icon and it open the path
To your question #2: OS X does not have the Split screen feature. How ever there are 3d party apps that do just that.
Take a look at tip #10 on http://www.macworld.com/article/2048857/10-tips-for-managing-minimized-windows.html -- that did it for me. Essentially, you use ⌘ Cmd+Tab/~ as usual, and for minimized windows, hold down the ⌥ Opt key before releasing the ⌘ Cmd key, and the application opens as you last minimized it.
I had the same problem and literally, just, clicked two times in the icon for the app/program I wanted to use and it brought it right to the center of my screen.
Slate might be an option for you: Slate is a window management application similar to Divvy and SizeUp (except better and free!). Originally written to replace them due to some limitations in how each work, it attempts to overcome them by simply being extremely configurable. As a result, it may be a bit daunting to get configured, but once it is done, ...
I have been using this for a while and it seems to be configurable to do what you need. http://www.macbartender.com
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