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1) lobbying. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term originated in the United States of the 1830s, when representatives of interest groups tended to congregate in the lobbies of Congress and state legislatures....

2) National Organization for Women. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...National Organization for Women, (NOW), group founded (1966) to support "full equality for women in America in a truly equal partnership with men." Its founder and...

3) parent education. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Much parent education is carried on through the channels of adult education, both formally and informally. The National Congress of Parents and Teachers (founded...

4) Perkins, Frances. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Secretary of Labor (1933-45), b. Boston. She worked at Hull House, was executive secretary of the New York Consumers' League (1910-12) and of the New York Committee...

5) propaganda. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Modern propaganda is distinguished from other forms of communication in that it is consciously and deliberately used to influence group attitudes; all other functions...

6) Brown, Ron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ronald Harmon Brown), 1941-96, American politician, b. Washington, D.C. Raised in New York City's Harlem, he attended Middlebury College (grad. 1962) and St. John's...

7) pressure group. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pressure groups direct their efforts toward influencing legislative and executive branches of government, political parties, and sometimes general public opinion....

8) Wright, Elizur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American actuary and antislavery leader, b. near Canaan, Conn., grad. Yale, 1826. He taught (1829-33) mathematics at Western Reserve College. In 1833 he became corresponding...

9) Black, Hugo LaFayette. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1937-71), b. Harlan, Clay co., Ala. He received his law degree from the Univ. of Alabama in...

10) Common Cause. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Established in 1970 by John W. Gardner, it succeeded the Urban Coalition Action Council, founded in 1968. Common Cause supports a large number of political reforms,...

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