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The hogs developed in the United States in the latter part of the 19th and first part
of the 20th century were heavy, fat-producing animals that met the demands for
lard. During the 1920s lard became less important as a source of fat because of ...
The United States first raised tariffs and then undertook to maintain the prices of
farm products. Major exporters of farm products, such as Argentina, Brazil,
Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, tried a number of plans to maintain prices.
One of ...
Under a Protocol on Narcotic Drugs of December 1 946 the functions of the
League of Nations and of the Office International d'Hygiene Publique were
transferred to the United Nations and to the World Health Organization. In 1948 a
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