Grover Cleveland (Presidents & Their Times)

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There is some truth in such a claim, but the success of various involvements in post-war Europe and post-1991 Eastern Europe would seem sufficient warrant for future liberal interventionism, despite the existing cloud left by the recent Iraq War. With the election of 1876, southern reconstruction was considered complete, the mechanisms for settling, building and integrating western territories were in place, and the beginnings of a new age of industrialism were in evidence.

Pages: 112

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing (September 1, 2010)

ISBN: 076144811X

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