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Boston's "big dig" is often cited as a pork barrel project. Editorial credit: Mika Eldritch / Shutterstock.com.

What are Pork Barrel Politics?

Pork barrel is a derogatory term used in the United States politics to refer to the act of exchanging favors to constituents or business persons for their political support.

August 2, 2019 13:21

President Roosevelt was a driving force of the Progressive Era.

What Was The Square Deal?

President Roosevelt's Square Deal was a domestic program aimed at helping the average American.

May 7, 2019 17:15

Germany's Nazi regime is an example of fascism. Editorial credit: Everett Historical / Shutterstock.com.

What is Fascism?

Fascism is an authoritarian nationalist government system. Fascist governments are rooted in the same central values of anti-communism, anti-liberalism, and anti-conservatism.

April 2, 2019 12:27

President Reagan discusses his tax reform policies. Editorial credit: mark reinstein / Shutterstock.com

What Is Reaganomics?

Reaganomics refers to the economic policies of President Reagan.

December 19, 2018 16:15

International Women's Day celebrates the rights, freedoms, and achievements of women across the globe. 

When is International Women's Day?

International Women’s Day is observed annually on March 8 to reflect and celebrate the achievements of women across the globe.

November 20, 2018 12:46

Maori canoe house at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

What Is the Treaty of Waitangi?

The Treaty of Waitangi is the official document that founded the state of New Zealand as a British colony.

November 19, 2018 16:51

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