Export Import Bank Of The United States

Export-Import Bank of the United States The Export-Import Bank assists in ?nancing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), established in 1934, operates as an independent agency of the U.S. Government under […]

National Park Service

National Park Service in the United States The National Park Service was established in the Department of the Interior on August 25, 1916 (16 U.S.C. 1). The National Park Service is dedicated to conserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System […]

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice. It is primarily charged with gathering and reporting facts, locating witnesses, and compiling evidence in cases […]

Bureau of Land Management

Bureau of Land Management in the United States The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was established July 16, 1946, by the consolidation of the General Land Office (created in 1812) and the Grazing Service (formed in 1934). The BLM manages more land (253 million acres) than any other Federal […]

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Overseas Private Investment Corporation in the United States The Overseas Private Investment Corporation promotes economic growth in developing countries and emerging markets by encouraging U.S. private investment in those nations. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) was […]

United States Mint

The establishment of a mint was authorized by act of April 2, 1792 (1 Stat. 246). The Bureau of the Mint was established by act of February 12, 1873 (17 Stat. 424), and recodified on September 13, 1982 (31 U.S.C. 304, 5131). The name was changed to United States Mint by Secretarial order dated […]

United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace promotes research, policy analysis, education, and training on international peace and conflict resolution. The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is an independent institution, established by Congress pursuant to title XVII of the Defense […]