Foreign Laws


What is an apartheid state September 3

Apartheid began in South Africa in 1948 after the all-white National Party gained power. There was much opposition to the policies within South Africa and from all over the world, but the laws remained in effect until 1991 when the government began t

How does Vietnam's government work September 3

How does Vietnam's government work
The National Assembly is comprised of 498 members and formally appoints the President and other heads of state. Power is generally thought to originate with the Communist Party and the 100-m ...

What is an SSS online inquiry September 3

What is an SSS online inquiry
The Social Security Service of the Philippines is not an official agency within the government. It is a private insurance organization that offers services dealing with sickness, disability, ...

Where is Lincoln buried September 3

The remains are buried in this 117-foot tall tomb designed by sculptor, Larkin Meade. The tomb is made of brick covered by Quincy granite. Lincoln's wife requested that, when she died, they all be buried in this cemetery together. Because this belove

How did Stalin modernize agriculture in the Soviet Union September 3

How did Stalin modernize agriculture in the Soviet Union
In the years leading up to collectivization, peasant farmers had autonomy over their surplus harvests. Most sold their surpluses in local markets and set their own prices. As the government ...

What is Prince William's last name September 3

What is Prince William's last name
Prince William's given name is William Arthur Philip Louis. He was born on June 21, 1982 to Prince Charles and Princess Diana and received the title "His Royal Highness Prince William o ...

What year did Fidel Castro die September 3

What year did Fidel Castro die
Castro is famous for overthrowing Cuban leader Batista in 1959 by using guerrilla warfare to become prime minister of the island country. His relations with the Soviet Union famously led to ...

What type of government does Vietnam have September 3

What type of government does Vietnam have
Even though Vietnam has a communist system, it does have a president, vice president and several ministers that help govern the area. In total, there are 175 active members that make up the ...

What are the negative effects of the caste system in modern India September 3

What are the negative effects of the caste system in modern India
Despite a growing demand for India to do away with its caste system, it still plays a significant role in Indian society. Education is a particular area in which there is still a great divid ...

Why did Ethiopia and Liberia remain independent September 3

Why did Ethiopia and Liberia remain independent
As early as the late 19th century, Italy sought to make Ethiopia its protectorate. In 1893, the Italians invaded but suffered a humiliating defeat. Ethiopia retained its independence through ...
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