A Nation Torn: The Story of How the Civil War Began (Young

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The elderly tend to be the most fearful of crime but are not its most common victims. The 1960s and 1970s saw successful court fights by Native Americans in Alaska, Maine, South Dakota, and other states to regain tribal lands or to receive cash settlements for lands taken from them in violation of treaties during the 1800s. Deeming the Government of Great Britain to have become destructive of these ends, they declared that the Colonies "are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."

Pages: 112

Publisher: Puffin (August 1, 1996)

ISBN: 0140381058

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