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The Botanic Garden is under the direction of the Joint Committee of the Library. His thoughts and ideas helped mold the United States into the great country that it is today. ... Legend: (A) American; (AI) American Independent; (D) Democrat. (F) Federalist. (DR) Democrat-Republican. (Ind) Independent. (IR) Independent -Republican (NR) National Republican. (P) People's; (Pr) Progressive; (R) Republican. (S) Socialist; (SR) States Rights (W) Whig. (U) Union.

Pages: 224

Publisher: Princeton University Press; First Edition edition (October 10, 2010)

ISBN: 0691150273

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