Political Topic Glossary

Constitutional Convention

Also called the “Philadelphia Convention of 1787”, the Constitutional Convention was an effort by the states to revise the Articles of Confederation. The delegates to

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Fabian Socialism

The Fabian Society is a British socialist organization whose purpose is to advance the principles of democratic socialism through gradualist and reformist effort in democracies,

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Felony

In the United States, a felony is a crime punishable by death or imprisonment in excess of one year. If the crime is punishable by

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Feminism

Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that aim to define, establish, and achieve the political, economic, personal, and social equality

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Foundations

Foundations are organizations that raise tax-exempt donations and engage in charity, education, and social change. These can be classified as either private or community foundations.

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Gerald Ford

July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006 Served as 38th president of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977 Appointed by Richard Nixon

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James Monroe

April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831 5th President of the United States Served as Secretary of State and War Best known for issuing the

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Political Globalism

Political Globalism promotes an allocation of power at the international level. Globalists argue that world-wide problems cannot be solved without giving legislative, executive, and judicial

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Richard Nixon

January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994 37th President of the United States Proposed the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency Resigned in 1974 when

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