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Decision in Philadelphia The Constitutional Convention of 1787 by Christopher Collier

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania - Local History,
  • U.S. Constitutional History,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Constitutions,
  • Political History,
  • United States - 18th Century,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800),
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Constitutional conventions,
  • Constitutional history,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9692523M
ISBN 100345498402
ISBN 109780345498403
OCLC/WorldCa141385016

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