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The Thirteen Colonies - Maryland (The Thirteen Colonies) by Thomas Streissguth

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Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Constitution, government & the State,
  • Social history,
  • Sociology & social issues,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • North America,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Humanities,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • History,
  • Maryland,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • War of 1812,
  • Children"s 12-Up - History - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8613432M
ISBN 10156006871X
ISBN 109781560068716

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