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Problems and Progress in American Politics

The Growth of the Democratic Party in the Late 1800s (America"s Industrial Society in the Nineteenth Century)

by Jason Porterfield

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Pub Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democratic Party (U.S.),
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Political parties,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9891776M
    ISBN 100823942813
    ISBN 109780823942817
    OCLC/WorldCa51566639


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