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United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971) Acheson , Dean Acheson , Dean Gooderham Acheson
United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804) Alexander Hamilton , Hamilton
limit, to establish a circumscribe , delimit , demarcate
movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens Civil Rights movement
any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something cogent evidence , proof
system that uses coordinates to establish position coordinate system , frame of reference , reference frame , reference system
establish definitely determine
any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something disproof , falsification , refutation
establish in surrounding matter embed
court establish by the authority of a federal government federal court
act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate FISA , Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validity formal logic , mathematical logic , symbolic logic
Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085) Gregory , Gregory VII , Hildebrand
establish by authority impose
terrorist group of Islamic militants formed in 1996; opposes Uzbekistan's secular regime and wants to establish an Islamic state in central Asia; is a conduit for drugs from Afghanistan to central Asian countries IMU , Islamic Group of Uzbekistan , Islamic Party of Turkestan
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294) Kublai Kaan , Kublai Khan , Kubla Khan
Marxist-Leninist terrorist group of Kurds trying to establish an independent Kurdish state in eastern Turkey Kurdistan Labor Pary , Kurdistan Workers Party , Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan , PPK
terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactic Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam , LTTE , Tamil Tigers , Tigers , World Tamil Association , World Tamil Movement
fix or establish in time or place locate
terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases Moro Islamic Liberation Front
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