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The Gold Rush: A Primary Source History of the Search for

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Between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains is a vast area of grasslands and plains, which extends from the coastal plains of the south well into northern Canada. The early colonies on the eastern seaboard of North America, later to become US-States, harvested stupendous quantities of oysters in the 18th and 19th century. This situation reversed the mores of the later 19th and early 20th centuries, where in football, basketball, and horse racing, for example, black and white athletes competed against each other.

Pages: 64

Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group; 1st edition (January 2003)

ISBN: 0823936821

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