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Explaining America

the federalist.

by Gary Wills

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21336320M
ISBN 100385146892

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  Columbus later made three more trips to America between and , exploring modern day Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Jamaica, and Trinidad. After all this, he still was convinced he was. In America () Plot. Showing all 5 items Jump to: Summaries (4) Synopsis (1) Summaries. A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child. —David.

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