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Our Constitution and government

Catheryn Seckler-Hudson

Our Constitution and government

lessons on the Constitution and government of the United States for use in the public schools by candidates for citizenship

by Catheryn Seckler-Hudson

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Published by [Dept. of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service] : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Citizenship -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Catheryn Seckler-Hudson.
    SeriesFederal textbook on citizenship
    ContributionsUnited States. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14672771M


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