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213 Topic Pages Found in Social Sciences and starting with the letter M
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Maastricht Treaty

Treaty establishing the European Union (EU). Agreed in 1991 and signed in 1992, the treaty took effect on 1 November 1993 following ratification by

Maathai, Wangari

Wangari Muta Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, is an activist for environmental conservation, democracy, and women's rights; a professor;

Open Macarthur, Douglas (1880 - 1964)
Macarthur, Douglas (1880 - 1964)

1880–1964, American general, b. Little Rock, Ark.; son of Arthur MacArthur . MacArthur was reared on army posts and attended military school in Texas.

Macaulay, Thomas (1800 - 1859)

1800–1859, English historian and author, b. Leicestershire, educated at Cambridge. After the success of his essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review

MacBride, Seán

Irish revolutionary, politician, lawyer, and peace campaigner. He became chief of staff of the IRA in 1936 but left the movement after the 1937

Macdonald, Sir John (1815 - 1891)

1815–91, Canadian statesman, first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada, b. Glasgow. His parents settled in 1820 in Kingston, Ont. Macdonald first

Open Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469 - 1527)
Machiavelli, Niccolò (1469 - 1527)

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian historian, statesman, and political philosopher. His political theory, as presented in his works The

Mackenzie, Sir Alexander (c. 1764 - 1820)

1764?–1820, Canadian fur trader and explorer, b. Scotland. His family took him to the colony of New York in 1774, and later he was sent to Canada. He

Mackenzie, William Lyon (1795 - 1861)

1795–1861, Canadian journalist and insurgent leader, b. Scotland; grandfather of William Lyon Mackenzie King . Emigrating to Upper Canada in 1820, he

MacKinnon, Catharine (1946 - )

Birth Date: October 7, 1946 Catharine Alice MacKinnon is a prominent legal scholar, feminist author, and political activist whose long-standing