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Highlights of the history of the Sierra Club include the protection of wilderness areas and the passage of numerous environmental protection laws. Growth of the club and establishment of various publications along with b... More »

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The conservationist John Muir founded the Sierra Club in 1892. He named the Sierra Club for the Sierra Mountains associated with Yosemite National Park. He was aided by faculty from the University of California at Berkel... More »

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BJ's Wholesale Club is a membership-only warehouse club serving 15 states in over 200 locations on the East Coast and in Ohio. Founded in 1984 in Massachusetts by the discount department store Zayre, the company was name... More »

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The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides an extensive overview of the department's whistleblower protection program and related complaint statutes. The online periodi... More »

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Apartheid began in 1948 when the National Party in South Africa began enacting a series of laws that systematically separated the races. A steady stream of apartheid regulations were passed through 1970. Apartheid ended ... More »

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The Napoleonic Code is the French system of laws first put in place by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and made effective on March 21, 1804. The laws abolish noble privilege, grant freedom of religion and direct th... More »

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