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Florin, Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada (4th rev. ed. 1992); Wilbur Zelinsky, The Cultural Geography of the United States (rev. ed. 1992); T. The "united STATES of AMERICA" (as it appears on the Declaration of Independence) authored both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution for the United States of America. By 1796 the Constitution was in the custody of the Department of State along with the Declaration and traveled with the federal government from New York to Philadelphia to Washington.

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