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The Declaration of Independence (Understanding American

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British taxation fell disproportionately on poor white laborers and indentured servants. Building a �righteous nation� that would be independent of whites was the goal. Indeed, there is evidence of a modest decline in opiate addiction from the peak in the 1890s until 1914" (Brecher, 1972). If you call or write the state Commerce department, they can also mail you information. Hold your light, Hold your light, Hold your light on Canaan's shore. The objective was to install a new ruler.

Pages: 96

Publisher: Referencepoint Press (August 2014)

ISBN: 1601527365

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