The Creation of the U.S. Constitution by Don Nardo

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Published by Greenhaven Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • Law & Crime,
  • Constitutional history

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898735M
ISBN 10073772580X
ISBN 109780737725803
OCLC/WorldCa54857606

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