The Underground Railroad: Life on the Road to Freedom

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Five states rescinded ratification, and in 1982 the amendment officially died. In the 1500s, Spain built a fort at Saint Augustine, Florida. [11] France settled Louisiana, and the area around the Great Lakes. Over 9.5 million dwellings are found in buildings of 20 units or more. No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.

Pages: 66

Publisher: San Val (July 1993)

ISBN: 0785774270

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