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integration(Encyclopedia)integration, in U.S. history, the goal of an organized movement to break down the barriers of discrimination and segregation separating African Americans from the rest of American society. Racial segr...
Latin American Integration Association(Encyclopedia)Latin American Integration Association (LAIA), organization formed in 1980 by Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, taking over the duti...
desegregation(Encyclopedia)desegregation: see integration.
segregation(Encyclopedia)segregation: see apartheid; integration.
Latin American Free Trade Association(Encyclopedia)Latin American Free Trade Association: see Latin American Integration Association.
integrated circuit(Encyclopedia)integrated circuit (IC), electronic circuit built on a semiconductor substrate, usually one of single-crystal silicon. The circuit, often called a chip, is packaged in a hermetically sealed case or a ...
Faubus, Orval(Encyclopedia)Faubus, Orval ôr´vl fô´bs [key], 1910–94, governor of Arkansas (1955–67), b. Combs, Ark. A schoolteacher, he served in World War II and after the war became Arkansas's state highway commis...
Treisman, Anne(Encyclopedia)Treisman, Anne, 1935–2018, British cognitive psychologist, b. Anne Marie Taylor, Ph.D. Oxford, 1962. She taught at Oxford from 1968, the Univ. of British Columbia from 1978, Univ. of California, Ber...
conglomerate(Encyclopedia)conglomerate, corporation whose asset growth, often very rapid, comes largely through the acquisition of, or merger with, other firms whose products are largely unrelated to each other or to that of t...
Kerschensteiner, Georg Michael(Encyclopedia)Kerschensteiner, Georg Michael g´ôrg msh´al kâr´shan-shtnûr [key], 1854–1932, German educational theorist. Educated in Munich, he taught math in Nuremberg and Schweinfurt, he was direc...
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