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The living U. S. Constitution

United States

The living U. S. Constitution

story, text, fully indexed guide [and] portraits of the signers

by United States

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law -- United States,
  • Constitutional history -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpresented with historical notes by Saul K. Padover
    SeriesA Mentor book
    ContributionsPadover, Saul Kussiel, 1905-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17885803M


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