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Government and politics in colonial America

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 24) and index.

StatementCharlie Samuel.
GenreJuvenile literature., Sources
SeriesPrimary sources of everyday life in colonial America
LC ClassificationsE188 .S19 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553040M
ISBN 10082396597X
LC Control Number2002004469

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