History of the American People

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Allyn and Bacon, 1922 - 811 strani
 

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Title page of Hakluyts Voyages
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Queen Elizabeth knighting Drake
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EARLY VIRGINIA TO 1624
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Lines of equal temperature for the Northern Hemisphere
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Jamestown in 1622
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Captain John Smith
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Proclamation of the Virginia Lottery of 1615
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Sir Edwin Sandys
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Facsimile of first page of King James Counterblaste to Tobacco
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Virginia in 16061608
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VIRGINIA SAVES HER ASSEMBLY
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A PROPRIETARY PROVINCE
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Virginia and New England in 1620
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Facsimile of Baltimores Instructions regarding Protestants
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THE BEGINNINGS OF NEW ENGLAND
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THE PLYMOUTH PILGRIMS
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The Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor
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a facsimile from Bradfords Plimouth Plantation
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Edward Winslow at the age of six
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Edward Winslow at fiftyseven
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THE FOUNDING OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY
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John Winthrop
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A kettle said to be the first iron casting made in America
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Facsimile of the grant of part of New England to Robert Gorges
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ARISTOCRACY vs DEMOCRACY
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John Cotton
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Standish House at Duxbury
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DEVELOPMENT OF POLITICAL MACHINERY
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Facsimile from the Body of Liberties
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LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NEW ENGLAND
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ARISTOCRATIC THEOCRACY
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NUMBER PAGE 31 Statue of Roger Williams at Providence
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Sir Harry Vane
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OTHER NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
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An old grist mill 1645 in Connecticut
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New England in 1640
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THE NEW ENGLAND CONFEDERATION
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Signatures of the Commissioners of the New England Confed eration in 1653
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COLONIAL AMERICANS 16601763
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English America 16601690 Full page Colored facing
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An English schooner of colonial times
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A Pinetree shilling
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The watercourse 6 fall line
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Bostons summons to Andros
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Sir William Berkeley
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Ruins of the Jamestown church
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The Half Moon of Henry Hudson
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William Penn at twentytwo
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Penns treaty with the Indians
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COLONIAL AMERICANS 16901763
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Colonial fireplace and utensils
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European possessions in America at different dates Full page
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ILLUSTRATIONS XV
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Facsimile of a petition of Simon Bradstreets heirs for back 22 pay
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Lexington Green
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COLONIAL LIFE
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The Witch House in Salem
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Franklins printing press
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Facsimile from the New England Primer
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Facsimile of Now I lay me down to sleep from the New England Primer
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Advertisement for a runaway White servant in 1755
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A colonial footstove
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Massachusetts paper money of 1690
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Mount Vernon
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The OldShip Meeting House at Hingham
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Fort Steuben
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SEPARATION FROM ENGLAND XIX How THE FRENCH WARS PREPARED FOR THE REVO LUTION
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UNDERLYING CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION
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reception of a bishop in New England
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CHAPTER PAGE XXI TEN YEARS OF AGITATION
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Handbill of the New York Sons of Liberty 66 We Dare 19
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Facsimile of the Pennsylvania Journal announcing its discon tinuance on account of the Stamp Act
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Paul Reveres engraving of the landing of British troops
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Carpenters Hall Philadelphia
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FROM COLONIES TO COMMONWEALTHS
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The Concord Minute Man
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The Washington Elm at Cambridge
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The Concord Fight
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Facsimile of the opening of Jeffersons draft of the Declaration of Independence
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THE NEW STATE CONSTITUTIONS
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The Bunker Hill Flag
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The first Flag of the United Colonies
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NUMBER PAGE 67 The Old North Church at Boston
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The trend toward Democracy XXIV CONGRESS AND THE WAR
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Continental currency
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Old schoolhouse at Valley Forge
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Colonel Tarleton
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Surrender of Cornwallis
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Boundaries for the United States proposed by France in 1782
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England and America
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THE MAKING OF THE SECOND WEST XXV BIRTH IN THE REVOLUTION
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SELFDEVELOPED
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Boonesboro in winter
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A Boone Tree
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Daniel Boone
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A Mississippi flatboat
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An Ohio mill of 1790
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A NATIONAL DOMAIN
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state cessions Full page Col
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Manasseh Cutler
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United States Survey base lines and meridians
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Frontier lines of 1774 1790 and 1820 Full page Colored
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MAKING THE CONSTITUTION XXVIII THE LEAGUE OF FRIENDSHIP 77
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THE FEDERAL CONVENTION
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Benjamin Franklin
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THE CONSTITUTION
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George Mason
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RATIFICATION
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EXPIRING FEDERALISM
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Movement of centers of population and of manufacturing
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JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICANISM 18001830
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The United States in 1800 Full page Colored facing
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An early cotton gin
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Farm tools in 1800
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Harvard College about 1770
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A colonial spinning wheel from Daniel Websters home
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California redwoods
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XL THE REVOLUTION OF 1800
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A Conestoga wagon
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Cincinnati in 1810
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Fultons Clermont
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TERRITORIAL EXPANSION
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Meriwether Lewis
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WAR OF 1812
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An American merchant ship of 1800
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The Constitution under full sail Colored facing
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Explorations of Lewis and Clark Full page Colored facing 390
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NEW ENGLAND AND THE UNION
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Facsimile of the Boston Centinel secession tendencies
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A NEW AMERICANISM 18151830
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Monticello
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Indian cessions 18161830
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Fultons The Union
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NUMBER PAGE 28 The National Road
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John C Calhoun
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Distribution of population in 1820
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Birthplace of Abraham Lincoln
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Thomas Jefferson
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NATIONALISM AND REACTION
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House vote on the tariff of 1816
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electoral vote
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Presidential election of 1825 in the House of Representatives
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A NEW DEMOCRACY 18301850
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Chicago in 1831
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Distribution of industrial plants in 1833
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Time card of a Providence machine shop in 1848
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Modern plowing
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Harvesting in 1831
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Harvesting today
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NUMBER PAGE 107 The DeWitt Clinton locomotive
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Clar de kitchen
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The original Gerrymander
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Presidential election of 1828
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A Jackson print Presenting the Eagle
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The United States Treasury
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SLAVERY
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Statue of Wendell Phillips in Boston
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WAR WITH MEXICO
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Territorial growth 18001853 Full page Colored facing
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STRUGGLE TO CONTROL THE NEW TERRITORY
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An AntiFugitiveSlaveLaw handbill of 1851
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Vote on the KansasNebraska bill
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Presidential election of 1856
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Lincoln from the statue by French facing
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Railway extension 18301860 Full page Colored facing
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ON THE EVE OF THE FINAL STRUGGLE
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Wheat areas in 1860
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Distribution of population in 1860
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Presidential election of 1860 Double page Colored after
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NATIONALISM VICTORIOUS 18601876
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THE Civil WAR
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Scene of the Civil War
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President Lincoln and General McClellan at Antietam
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The Confederate blockaderunner Teazer
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Monitor and Merrimac
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General Ulysses S Grant in 1865
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Union and Confederacy after Gettysburg
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Emancipation
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Winter quarters of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862
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Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac at Brandy Station
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Lincolns last official act Colored facing
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Railway land grants 18501871
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Presidential election of 1876 Double page Colored after
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A BUSINESS AGE 18761914
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Increase in population from 1910 to 1920
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The United States of 1918 Double page Colored after
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Future Americans
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Cotton levee at New Orleans
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Railway extension 18701880 Full page Colored facing
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Civil SERVICE AND THE TARIFF
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A modern steel plant at Pittsburgh
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GREENBACKS AND FREE SILVER
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William Jennings Bryan
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WAR WITH SPAIN
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A sixteeninch gun for the Panama Canal
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Forging a railwaycar axle
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The biggest electric locomotive
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Shearing off steel slabs
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Woodrow Wilson when Governor of New Jersey
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FORWARD MOVEMENTS 637
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Woodrow Wilson addressing Congress on the eighthour law
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The Minnesota State Capitol 087
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Building the Pacific Highway through Oregon
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The Capitol illuminated
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American troops marching through the Arch of Triumph Paris Colored facing
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General John J Pershing
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Germanys Mittel Europa
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The War on the West Front in 1918
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The Big Four
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Premier Clemenceau addressing Peace Conference
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Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes
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American warships in New York Harbor
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Marks of Indian chieftains of a covenant with Massa
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chusetts 91
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