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The Early National Period and Expansion: 1783 to 1859

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Dedicated rank-and-file militants and effective union leadership were crucial in these victories. It is a common thing nowadays to examine the interior of the bladder with an electric light. These methods have been succeeded by reforms so great that the mere mention of the former state of affairs arouses indignation. The United States of America has come along way since the purchase of Alaska. The survival rate of local constabulary records varies, but, at their best they offer valuable insights into official attitudes to crime through chief constables' quarterly and annual reports to Quarter Sessions, the papers and minute books of Police Committees and the records of occurrence books.

Pages: 275

Publisher: Facts on File; 1 edition (April 1, 2009)

ISBN: 0816071756

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