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Preamble of the United Nations Charter

Preamble of the United Nations Charter The Charter of the United Nations was adopted at the San Francisco Conference of 1945. The complete text is available on the UN website, www.un.org/aboutun/…

embargo

(Encyclopedia) embargo ĕmbär´gō [key], prohibition by a country of the departure of ships or certain types of goods from its ports. Instances of confining all domestic ships to port…

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

(Encyclopedia) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), established under the North Atlantic Treaty (Apr. 4, 1949) by Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Iceland, Italy,…

San Francisco

(Encyclopedia) San Francisco săn frănsĭs´kō [key], city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San…

Alice Paul Biography

Alice PaulactivistBorn: 1/11/1885Birthplace: Moorestown, N.J. Raised a Quaker, Paul graduated from Swarthmore College in 1905 and studied at the New York School of Social Work. From 1906 to…

AIDS on the Rise

2001 UN/WHO Report shows cases increasing by David Johnson The U.N. is raising awareness around the world, as evidenced by this poster for World AIDS Day in German. (Source: UNAids.…

The Struggle for Human Rights

by Eleanor Roosevelt I have come this evening to talk with you on one of the greatest issues of our time - that is the preservation of human freedom. I have chosen to discuss it here in…