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United States History: Beginnings to 1914: Student One Stop

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Still, the nation was finding that ridding itself of heroin would require considerably more than legislation. "The 1924 ban on heroin did not deter the conversion of morphine addicts to heroin. Naval Academy followed in 1845, and the U. OF all the manifold influences that united to reinvigorate the drama toward the middle of the century, the most powerful was that of prose fiction. He also took a more centrist position on many issues than more traditional Democrats, promising fiscal responsibility and economic growth.

Pages: 140

Publisher: HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON; 1 edition (January 1, 2009)

ISBN: 0554003325

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