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  • ...'s sexual orientation. This has become known as the "don't-ask-don't-tell" policy. ...t his beneficiary could collect double indemnity under an accidental death policy. In modern times, the outbreak of hostilities even without a formal declara
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  • ...nroe|James Monroe]]</span> in 1823, contributed to the formation of such a policy. ...red further European interference in future disputes. As a result, British Foreign Secretary George Canning approached the U.S. emissary in London, <span>[[Ri
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  • ...a distinguished diplomat. His administration was marked by several foreign-policy accomplishments, including the <span>[[Monroe Doctrine|Monroe Doctrine]]</s ...]</span> into new territories. His main efforts, however, were directed at foreign affairs. The Rush-Bagot Treaty, drafted in 1817, restricted the increase of
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  • ...ions conducive to U.S. economic growth and to increase understanding among policy makers, the media, and the general public about the importance of manufactu ...e, development of reciprocal trade relations between the United States and foreign governments, rehabilitation of the U.S. Merchant Marine, construction of a
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  • ..., NIRA proposed to "remove obstructions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce, &#x2026; to eliminate unfair competitive practices, &#x2026; to i ...s representative of the industry, and if the codes themselves promoted the policy of the act. Although the codes were exempt from antitrust laws, they were t
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  • ...e NSC has been to advise and assist the president on national security and foreign policies. The council also serves as the president's principal arm for coor ...S.C.A. app.). The NSC was designed to provide the president with a foreign-policy instrument independent of the <span>[[State Department|State Department]]</
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  • ... two specific areas: the right to transfer land and the right to deal with foreign powers. In regard to their own internal functions, the tribes were consider ...e much weaker party in treaty negotiations, signing documents written in a foreign language and often with little choice. Liberal interpretation rules are des
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  • ...ed a <span>[[Moratorium|moratorium]]</span> on the export of gold. Because foreign investors required trading to be done in gold (paper money was believed to The political machine of the New Deal and its dominant social policy continued for decades after the last piece of its legislation was passed. A
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  • ...resign from office. Late in life Nixon's advice as a political analyst and foreign affairs expert was sought by both parties.</p> ...served two terms as an unusually active vice president, honing his foreign policy skills during trips to 56 countries. Among the most famous of these journey
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  • ... and clergy, the execution of British prisoners of war, the deportation of foreign laborers to Germany, the theft of art from French museums, and the suppress <p>Joachim von Ribbentrop, Germany's foreign minister during World War II, was convicted on all four counts and sentence
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  • ...resolved a conflict between Venezuela and England that shaped U.S. foreign policy well into the twentieth century. ...n>[[Monroe Doctrine|Monroe Doctrine]]</span>. As the basis of U.S. foreign policy in the nineteenth century, the Monroe Doctrine essentially preserved U.S.
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  • ... defended President <span>[[George Washington|George Washington]]</span>'s policy of neutrality in the war between France and England in 1793. His third seri President Washington thought Adams one of the ablest officers in the foreign service. In 1796, he appointed Adams minister to Portugal. Before Adams's d
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  • ...221) to serve as the United States' central bank and execute U.S. monetary policy. One year later, the Federal Trade Commission was established by Congress t ... 1887 to regulate carriers engaged in the transportation of interstate and foreign commerce in the United States. Over time, many of the commission's function
    20 KB (2,825 words) - 17:44, 14 December 2009
  • ...olicy considerations toward adoption. Although [[Legislative|legislative]] policy prefers such conditions as adoption by people of the same religion as the p ...Regulatory Services denied the Mullens' request, stating that departmental policy required them to seek adoptive parents of the same race as the children.
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  • ...o interstate and distant conveyance of people, cargo, and mail by U.S. and foreign aircraft vehicles. ...amine the interests of the concerned parties in light of prevailing public policy in favor of encouraging quiet use and enjoyment of one's land compared to t
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  • ...rming, which allowed U.S. manufacturers to price farming equipment without foreign competition. It was also due in part to a new emphasis on mass productivity Dissatisfaction with federal farm laws and policy led Congress in 1996 to pass the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform
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  • .... The Office of Congressional Relations informs Congress of administrative policy. ...ry Programs; Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services; Food Safety; Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service; Natural Resources and Environment; and Research, Educ
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  • ...., which created a limited tariff to protect farmers from competition from foreign products. The tariff set in motion a worldwide wave of protective tariffs, ...rops, especially sugar, for which the U.S. tariff virtually eliminates all foreign imports. The tariff protects U.S. sugar producers and costs the government
    15 KB (2,293 words) - 20:50, 18 December 2009
  • ...emocratic Party]]</span> presidential candidates, advising them on foreign policy. ...airs. From 1989 to 1993, Albright was president of the Center for National Policy, a nonprofit research organization formed in 1981 by representatives from g
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  • ''In'' <span>[[International Law|international law]]</span>, ''a foreign born citizen or subject of a nation or power that is hostile to the United ...e. Under federal law, an alien enemy is a native, citizen, or subject of a foreign nation, state, or sovereign with which the United States is at war. Such a
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