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Flags of other nations are flown at same height. The United States' more favorable transport options and labor demography granted it the capital and skills it needed to industrialize at a time when Mexico was still battling Spain for its independence. The term "founding fathers" is synonymous with the American Revolution and the founding of the United States of America, however, there were women who played an important role in the founding as well. The facts of our history are easy enough to verify.

Pages: 306

Publisher: HardPress Publishing (June 24, 2013)

ISBN: 1314532464

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