Rule and Misrule of the English in America

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Harper & Brothers, 1851 - 379 páginas
This book analyzes the actions of the British government upon the colonial governments of America, including Canada, Quebec, and others. The author discusses the various troubles, overall restlessness, and effectiveness of the British response to such.
 

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