American Protective Association

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • American Protective Association A secret organization in the United States, formed in Iowa in 1887, ostensibly for the protection of American institutions by keeping Roman Catholics out of public office. Abbrev. commonly to A. P .A.
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Usage

In literature:

American, North, Fish and Game Protective Association.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
A recrudescence of the old Know-Nothing spirit in a party known as the "A. P. A.," or "American Protective Association," marked these years.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
It soon ran its course, but has been succeeded in its cardinal principles by the American Protective Association of the present day.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
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In news:

The Wyoming Wool Growers Association made a request to the American Sheep Industry Association's Executive Board regarding the use of livestock protection dogs (LPD) as deterrents to the co-mingling of domestic and bighorn sheep.
In a story Nov 5 about American Suzuki Motor Corp. Filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, The Associated Press reported that American Suzuki intends to honor all buyback agreements.
Leaders of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) joined President Obama at the White House for his signing of a presidential memorandum that directs the US Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency .
According to the National Fire Protection Association, one-third of Americans households would have at only six minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening.
WHEREAS, The American Library Association affirms the responsibility of the leaders of the United States to protect and preserve the freedoms that are the foundation of our democracy.
The Associated Press Camie Goldhammer, chairwoman of the Native American Breastfeeding Coalition, testified before Seattle's City Council in April about protections for moms who nurse in public.
Leaders of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) joined President Obama at the White House for his signing of a presidential memorandum that directs the US Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, on behalf of the citizens of Alabama, are working overtime on May 1 to help protect legislators from stroke (a.k.a.
Maersk, NOAA, SUNY Maritime College and the American Salvage Association winners of NAMEPA's Marine Environment Protection Awards.
BREA, Calif (AP) — In a story Nov 5 about American Suzuki Motor Corp. Filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, The Associated Press reported that American Suzuki intends to honor all buyback agreements.
BREA, Calif — In a story Nov 5 about American Suzuki Motor Corp. Filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, The Associated Press reported that American Suzuki intends to honor all buyback agreements.
American Trucking Associations leaders offered their congratulations to the winners of the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Excellence Awards.
The American Boat and Yacht Council will hold a four-day program called Introduction to Basic Marine Electric and Corrosion Protection from Jan 8-11 at the Connecticut Marine Trades Association facility in Essex, Conn. See Related Articles.
The American Lung Association of Pennsylvania (ALAPA) is once again helping people protect their health and their family's health.
The US Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and associated responses on the North American Emissions Control Area (ECA).
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