Creating America: A History of the United States, Beginnings

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Outside the schools, thanks to home and library computers, 45 percent of America's 30 million children have access to the Internet, according to a Pew Internet & American Life Project study released in February 2001. This allowed the submarine to remain submerged, even while the diesel engine was running. By 29 August, the storm developed into a category 4 hurricane that made landfall in southern Louisiana. Radical reformers sought to abolish slavery and eliminate racial and gender discrimination and create ideal communities as models for a better world.

Pages: 104

Publisher: MCDOUGAL LITTEL; Workbook edition (April 20, 2001)

ISBN: 0618165223

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