The Progressive Era (Eyewitness History (Hardcover))

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As mentioned, quickening was generally accepted by both the courts and the public as the pivotal issue in abortion. Source: Data for 2000 from the 2000 census; 2009 data from the American Community Survey 2009. So did going from rail to auto and air increase energy-efficiency? These changes made possible America’s first “Industrial Revolution,” the widespread development of commercial agriculture in the Midwest, and a national system of markets and the distribution of goods. Never before, like in the nineteenth century, was so demonstrated that the hair may be the outward expression of our thoughts.

Pages: 678

Publisher: Facts on File (April 1, 2005)

ISBN: 0816051593

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