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1) Cincinnati, Society of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Continental Army just before their disbanding after the American Revolution. The organization, with a constitution drafted by Gen. Henry Knox, was founded for fraternal,...

2) tribune. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The history of the office of tribune is closely associated with the struggle of the plebs against the patrician class to achieve a more equitable position in the...

3) Captains' Revolution. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Captains Revolution, coup staged (Apr. 25, 1974) by military officers who opposed Portugal's policy toward its African territories. By early 1974 dissatisfaction...

4) prefect. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under the empire some prefects were very important. The Praetorian prefects (first appointed 2 B.C.) usually numbered two; they commanded the powerful Praetorians....

5) archons. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Athens and other Greek cities, officers of state. Originally in Athens there were three archons: the archon eponymos (so called because the year was named after him),...

6) Katyn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...During World War II, when it was part of the USSR, it was occupied by the Germans in Aug., 1941. In 1943 the German government announced that the mass grave of some...

7) consular service. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Consuls are officially recognized by a foreign state through the issuance of an authorization known as an exequatur, which may be revoked by the admitting state at...

8) Libby Prison. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Libby Prison, in Richmond, Va., a Confederate prison for captured Union officers in the American Civil War. It was previously a tobacco warehouse. Living conditions...

9) Taphath. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Taphath, (ta´fath) (KEY) , in the Bible, Solomon's daughter who married one of his officers....

10) executive privilege. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Claims of executive privilege are usually invoked to protect confidential military or diplomatic operations or to protect the private discussions and debates of the...

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