The story of the Constitution. by Marilyn Prolman

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Describes the need for unification in a growing country and discusses the problems and decisions of the men who drafted the Constitution of the United States.

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StatementIllustrated by Robert Glaubke.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
ContributionsGlaubke, Robert, ill.
LC ClassificationsE303 .P92
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5683190M
LC Control Number69014680

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