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Trademark

Trademark

Introduction to Trademark

Trademark, any word, phrase, or symbol used by manufacturers or sellers to identify their goods and distinguish them from the goods of others. Trademarks help consumers identify goods they have used and enjoyed in the past. Trademarks also allow co…

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Terrorism

Terrorism

Introduction to Terrorism

Terrorism, the deliberate creation and exploitation of fear for bringing about political change. All terrorist acts involve violence or-equally important-the threat of violence. These violent acts are committed by nongovernmental groups or individu…

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Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations

Introduction to Statute of Limitations

Statutes of Limitations, in law, statutes that fix a definite period of time within which a civil legal action or a criminal prosecution must be commenced. A plaintiff who has a cause of action loses the right of action if…

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Communism

Socialism Socialism Compared with Communism

Introduction to Communism

The terms socialism and communism were once used interchangeably. Communism, however, came to designate those theories and movements that advocated the abolition of capitalism and all private profit, by means of vi…

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Socialism

Socialism

Introduction to Socialism

Socialism, economic and social system under which essential industries and social services are publicly and cooperatively owned and democratically controlled with a view to equal opportunity and equal benefit for all. The term socialism also refers…

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Social Security

Social Security

Introduction to Social Security

Social Security, public programs designed to provide income and services to individuals in the event of retirement, sickness, disability, death, or unemployment. In the United States, the term social security refers specifically to the …

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Separation of Powers

Separation of Powers

Introduction to Separation of Powers

Separation of Powers, the doctrine and practice of dividing the powers of a government among different branches to guard against abuse of authority. A government of separated powers assigns different political and legal powers…

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Refugee

Refugee

Introduction to Refugee

Refugee, person who is forced to leave the country in which he or she lives because of a well-founded fear of persecution. Such persecution may stem from race, religion, nationality, political opinions, or membership in a social group. An international…

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Political Science

Political Science: Research Methods

Introduction to Political Science

Political scientists are divided on the extent to which their discipline should follow methods used by traditional sciences. Some argue that political science should follow the research model of natural sciences su…

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Palestine Liberation Organization History

Palestine Liberation Organization History

Introduction to Palestine Liberation Organization History

In 1947 the United Nations (UN) adopted a resolution to partition the disputed region of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states. Arabs rejected the plan but Jews accepted it, declaring …

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