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( fā'bēəs ), ancient Roman gens. The family was most distinguished from the 5th cent. B.C. onward. However, little is known of the early members.

Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a U.S. federal law first enacted in 1938 to protect American workers from being forced to work excessive hours

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Falkland Islands War

The world awoke on April 3, 1982 to the shocking news that an Argentine invasion force had landed on the desolate Falkland Islands in the far South

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Falwell, Jerry

Without question one of the most controversial religious figures of the second half of the 20th century, Jerry Falwell (1933–2007) built a religious

Fama, Eugene (1939 - )

1939 Born in Boston, Massachusetts. 1960 Receives a BA from Tufts University. 1963 Received MBA from University of Chicago, Graduate School of

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Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was enacted by the U.S. government in 1993. The FMLA guarantees eligible employees who work for covered employers

Open Famine

IN THE PAST, famines have been defined as discrete events, where a large proportion of a population dies of starvation and disease caused by

Farm Credit Administration

(FCA), an independent agency of the executive branch of the federal government that supervises and regulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) for American


( färnā'zā ), Italian noble family that ruled Parma and Piacenza from 1545 to 1731. In the 12th cent. the Farnese held several fiefs in Latium. They

Open Fascism

Political ideology that denies all rights to individuals in their relations with the state; specifically, the totalitarian nationalist movement