American Council


American Council

American Council may refer to:

In linguistics:

* American Council of Teachers of Russian, an organization that has to advance research development in Russian and English language
* American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, a national organization dedicated to the teaching of languages

In religion:

* American Anglican Council, a conservative organization within the Episcopal Church in the United States
* American Council of Christian Churches, a militant fundamentalist organization set up in opposition to the Federal Council of Churches
* American Muslim Council, an Islamic organization that has been investigated for links to terrorism

In science:

* American Chemistry Council, an industry trade association for American chemical companies
* American Council on Science and Health, a scientific organization founded in 1978 by Dr. Elizabeth Whelan

In other fields:

* American Council for Cultural Policy, a group of wealthy and politically influential antiquities dealers, collectors and lawyers
* American Council on Education, a non-profit lobbying organization for higher education in the United States and which administers the GED Test
* American Council of Learned Societies, a private non-profit federation of sixty-eight scholarly organizations
* American Council of Life Insurers, a Washington-based lobbying and trade group for the life insurance industry
* American Council of the Blind, a nation wide organisation in the United States
* American Council of Trustees and Alumni, an education organization
* American Council on Alcohol Problems, a federation of 37 state affiliates promoting the reduction of alcohol advertising
* American Foreign Policy Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make foreign policy
* American Pie Council, the only organization committed to preserving America's pie heritage
* American Plastics Council, a major trade association for the U.S. plastics industry
* National Iranian American Council, a non-partisan, non-political, non-sectarian, and non-profit organization


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