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  • 1 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 2 Constitution of Thailand — Bangkok s Democracy Monument: a representation of the 1932 Constitution sits on top of two golden offering bowls above a turret. The Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (Thai:รัฐธรรมนูญแห่งราชอาณาจักรไทย) is the supreme law of Thailand. Since …

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  • 3 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 4 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 5 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 6 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 7 Chester A. Arthur — 21st President of the United States In office September 19, 1881 – March 4, 1885 Preceded by …

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  • 8 Parliament of the United Kingdom — of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Type Type Bicameral …

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  • 9 War of the Pacific — This article is about the 19th century war between Bolivia, Chile and Peru. For the Pacific theatre of WW II, see Pacific War. War of the Pacific …

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  • 10 Little Entente — The Little Entente was an alliance formed in 1920 and 1921 by Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia with the purpose of common defense against Hungarian irredentism and the prevention of a Habsburg restoration. France supported the alliance by… …

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  • 11 Politics of Russia — The politics of Russia ( the Russian Federation) take place in a framework of a federal presidential republic. According to the Constitution of Russia, the President of Russia is head of state, and of a multi party system with executive power… …

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  • 12 Bahá'í administration — The Bahá í administration refers to the administrative system of the Bahá í Faith.It is split into two parts, the elected and the appointed. The supreme governing institution of the Bahá í Faith is the Universal House of Justice, situated in… …

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  • 13 Libertarian Reform Caucus — The Libertarian Reform Caucus is a coalition of American Libertarians operating as an internal caucus of the Libertarian party. Their aim is to gear the party toward winning elections in the near term, a goal they believe to be incompatible with… …

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  • 14 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 15 Calendar of 2001 — ▪ 2002 January America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. Every child must be taught these principles …

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  • 16 Universal House of Justice — Seat of the Universal House of Justice Bahá í Faith …

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  • 17 Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …

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  • 18 January 13 — It is still celebrated as New Year s Eve by those on the Julian calendar (Old New Year). Events *532 Nika riots in Constantinople. *888 Odo, Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks. *1328 Edward III of England marries Philippa of Hainault,… …

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  • 19 Macau — Aomen redirects here. For the island in the Pacific Ocean, see Aomen (Bikini Atoll). For other uses, see Macau (disambiguation). Coordinates: 22°10′N 113°33′E / 22.167°N 113.55°E …

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  • 20 Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission — The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) was established on 22 February 2002 under the terms of a ceasefire agreement signed by the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, as a body that would monitor the ceasefire and… …

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