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S. high school text book, World History: Perspective on the Past, published by Houghton Mifflin Co., presents this struggle in just a few sentences: "Toussaint drove the French forces from the island. Of all the men who dealt with the designs, of this future Seat of Government, was George Washington. Important points of difference arose over the granting of large estates to a few, over the great power of the proprietors, over the failure of the proprietors (who generally lived in England) to cope with problems of defense, and over religious grievances, frequently stemming from a struggle for dominance between Anglicans and other groups.

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