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Organization founded by 33 scientists in 1888

National Geographic Society

2

Sierra club founder

John Muir

3

Western European organization established to promote free trade - 1957

EEC

4

Cartel founded in Baghdad in 1960

OPEC

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AFL-CIO leader following Meany

Joseph Lane Kirkland

6

Organization established for overseas veterans

VFW

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"We do by learning" organization

4H

8

National Organization for Women founder

Betty Friedan

9

American Red Cross founder

Clara Barton

10

Famine relief fund raiser

Live Aid

11

Detroit-based union

United Auto Workers

12

Organization trying to unite Africa

Pan Africa

13

American Railway Union founder - 1893

Eugen Debs

14

March of Dimes founder

Franklin Roosevelt

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Civil Rights organization founded in 1909

NAACP

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Defense organization founded April 4 - 1949

NATO

17

United Nation's children's aid organization

UNICEF

18

George Bernard Shaw' socialist society

Fabian Society

19

Organization that teaches economics to youth

Junior Achievement

20

First Peace Corps director

Sargent Shriver

21

John Birch Society founder

Robert Welch

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United Farm Workers founder

Cesar Chavez

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Girl Scouts Founder

Juliette Low

24

19th Century English Socialist Society

Fabian Society

25

National youth service created in 1993

Americorps

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AFL founder

Samuel Gompers

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League founded in 1910 to help blacks migrate

Urban League

28

"Rainbow Warriors" organization

Greenpeace

29

Organization founded in Bogota in 1948

OAS

30

Largest teachers' union

United Federation of Teachers

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Teamsters president - 1991

Ron Carey

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Group that teaches employment skills to youth

Job Corps

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Boy Scouts Founder

Lord Baden-Powell

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AFL-CIO leader - 1955-79

George Meany

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League of Women Voters Founder

Carrie Chapman Catt

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Animal protection group

ASPCA

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Organization founded to aid political prisoners - 1961

Amnesty International

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Organization founded by Carolyn Scott Harrison

DAR

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Planned Parenthood founder

Margaret Sanger

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America's largest veteran's organization

American Legion

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International Red Cross founder

Henry Dunant

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Hull House founder

Jane Adams

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Special Olympics founder

Eunice Shriver

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Salvation army Founder

William Booth

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United Mine Workers leader (1920-60)

John L. Lewis

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Location of NATO headquarters

Brussels Belgium

47

19th century female union leader

Mother Jones

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Location of Interpol HQ

Paris

49

Railroad car manufacturer's strike - 1894

Pullman strike

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Teamsters leader - 1957-71

Jimmy Riddle Hoffa