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An exclusive meeting of the members of a party, or faction for organizational and/or strategic purposes. In the United States there are nominating caucuses and congressional caucuses. In some states ...
corporatism

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A concept of a political economic system in which economic decisions are achieved through negotiation between centralized corporate bodies representing interest groups. In particular, under ...
Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland  

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(1837–1908)US Democratic statesman, 22nd and 24th President of the USA (1885–89; 1893–97). His first term was marked by efforts to reverse the heavily protective import tariff, and his second by his ...
Keynesianism

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The term Keynesianism owes its origins to the thought of John Maynard Keynes (1883–1946), a prolific British economist whose most influential work was The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and ...
Mark Hanna

Mark Hanna  

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(b. New Lisbon, Ohio, 24 Sept. 1837; d. Washington, DC, 15 Feb. 1904)US; US Senator 1897–1904 The son of a doctor who became a wholesale grocery merchant, Hanna attended local schools in Cleveland, ...
Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren  

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(1782–1862)US Democratic statesman, 8th President of the USA (1837–41). He was appointed Andrew Jackson's Vice-President in 1832 and became President five years later. His measure of placing ...
Premiers' Conference

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Is an extra-constitutional device for consultation and cooperation between the state and Commonwealth governments. Before 1901 there were inter-colonial conferences to discuss matters of common ...

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