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This rapid immigration of Irish and other Europeans created fears among some native born Americans that the “foreigners” would bring undemocratic ideas, and authoritarian government. Standard Oil, however, continued without interference. And the fights in distant lands can be said to have shaped the young nation's conception of itself as a player on the international stage. S. are lower than in many European countries, keep in mind that you will be charged taxes/tariffs on goods purchased abroad.

Pages: 112

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books (September 1, 2004)

ISBN: 0792276477

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