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  • 1 BOARD OF DELEGATES OF AMERICAN ISRAELITES — BOARD OF DELEGATES OF AMERICAN ISRAELITES, organization representing the first successful attempt at organizing American Jewry in furtherance of the civil and political rights of Jews, at home and abroad. The experiment lasted 20 years, after… …

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  • 2 United States House of Representatives — Infobox Legislature name = United States House of Representatives coa pic = Seal of the House of Representatives.svg session room = State of the Union.jpg house type = Lower house leader1 type = Speaker leader1 = Nancy Pelosi party1 = (D)… …

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  • 3 Size of the United States House of Representatives — The size of the United States House of Representatives refers to total number of congressional districts (or seats) into which the land area of the United States proper has been divided. The number of seats is currently set at 435 voting… …

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  • 4 Maryland House of Delegates — Maryland General Assembly Type Type …

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  • 5 Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives — House Speaker John Boehner and Mino …

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  • 6 History of the United States House of Representatives — The United States House of Representatives is one of two chambers of the United States Congress. The House, like its Senate counterpart, was created in the United States Constitution of 1787, but its origins lie in the years before the American… …

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  • 7 United States House of Representatives Page — Program was a program run by the United States House of Representatives, under the office of the Clerk of the House, in which appointed high school juniors acted as non partisan federal employees in the House of Representatives, providing… …

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  • 8 House of Representatives of Puerto Rico — The House of Representatives of Puerto Rico (Cámara de Representantes de Puerto Rico) is the lower house of the Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico, larger than the Senate. Together, they compose the legislative branch of the government of Puerto …

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  • 9 Speaker of the United States House of Representatives — Infobox Political post post = Speaker of the House body = Representatives insignia = Seal of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives.svg insigniasize = 100px insigniacaption = Official seal incumbent = Nancy Pelosi incumbentsince = January …

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  • 10 Clerk of the United States House of Representatives — Clerk of the House of Representatives redirects here. For the Australian office, see Clerk of the Australian House of Representatives. The Clerk of the United States House of Representatives is an officer of the United States House of… …

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  • 11 delegation — del·e·ga·tion /ˌde li gā shən/ n 1: the act of delegating 2: a group of persons chosen to represent others Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 12 delegation — A sending away; a putting into commission; the assignment of a debt to another; the intrusting another with a general power to act for the good of those who depute him; a body of delegates. The transfer of authority by one person to another. The… …

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  • 13 delegation — A sending away; a putting into commission; the assignment of a debt to another; the intrusting another with a general power to act for the good of those who depute him; a body of delegates. The transfer of authority by one person to another. The… …

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  • 14 coun|cil — «KOWN suhl», noun. 1. a group of people called together to give advice and to discuss or settle questions: »till their fate is finally determined in a general council of the victorious warriors (J. D. Hunter). SYNONYM(S): conference, meeting,… …

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  • 15 delegation — n. 1. Delegating, intrusting, committal. 2. Deputies, delegates, body of delegates or representatives …

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  • 16 delegation — The act of conferring authority upon another; the body of delegates or representatives from a particular state or political subdivision, e. g. the delegation from New York in Congress or in the National Convention of the Democratic Party. A… …

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  • 17 environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 18 Woodrow Wilson: The League of Nations — ▪ Primary Source              The agreements arrived at during the Versailles Peace Conference of 1919 dealt, among other things, with territorial adjustments, colonial claims, war reparations, and arms control. President Wilson, who headed the… …

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  • 19 Congress — con·gress n [Latin congressus meeting, encounter, from congredi to approach, meet] 1: a formal meeting of delegates 2 a: the supreme legislative body of a nation and esp. a republic b cap: the legislative branch of the United States government;… …

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  • 20 Anglican Church in North America — Not to be confused with Anglican Church in America. Anglican Church in North America Classification Anglican Orientation both Evangelical and Anglo Catholic orientations …

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