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Americanization

Americanization  

By the end of World War I, the United States had indisputably become a global power. The country's growth was driven by a history of territorial conquest and massive immigration. ...
British Chambers of Commerce

British Chambers of Commerce  

(BCC)A non-political organization representing local chambers of commerce throughout the UK. It operates an accreditation scheme under which local chambers are admitted to the national network and a ...
chamber of trade

chamber of trade  

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An organization of local retailers set up to protect their interests in local matters. They are a much narrower organization than a chamber of commerce and most in the UK are affiliated to the ...
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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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481 words

have played an important role in the economic development of modern Scotland. All major cities and most large towns formed

chambers of commerce

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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first appeared in Ireland in the late 18th century. The Belfast and Dublin chambers were both founded in 1783,

Chambers of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce   Reference library

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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339 words

organizations representing a broad range of business interests in a given city or state, often led by bankers, realtors, and representatives of other service industries....

London Chamber of Commerce

London Chamber of Commerce  

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The largest chamber of commerce in the UK. It provides the normal services of a chamber of commerce and in addition runs courses and examinations in business subjects.
National Association of Manufacturers.

National Association of Manufacturers.  

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) was founded in 1895 to facilitate manufacturers' influence in promoting U.S. foreign trade and setting protective tariffs.Its leaders soon turned their ...

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