Know-Nothing Party in the South. by William Darrell Overdyke

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Published by Peter Smith in Gloucester, Mass .

Written in English

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  • American Party. -- Southern States,
  • Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.

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LC ClassificationsF213 O84 1968
The Physical Object
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19750816M

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