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The Constitution in U.S. history

The Constitution in U.S. history

December 16, 1997, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, Washington

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Published by The Foundation in [Seattle, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Constitutional history -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistory of the U.S. Constitution.
    StatementWashington Law School Foundation, Continuing Legal Education.
    ContributionsWashington Law School Foundation. Continuing Legal Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397 p. ;
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16320795M
    OCLC/WorldCa41842015

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