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Congress And The Nation

Authoritative coverage of the events, trends, and controversies in the U.S. Congress and Presidency from Harry S. Truman through the George W. Bush administration, including review and analysis of legislation and policy during each Congressional session and presidential term, organized by policy area.
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Chronologies Of The Ancient World - Names, Dates And Dynasties

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Facts On File World News Digest

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People's Chronology

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Wars Of The Americas; A Chronology Of Armed Conflict In The Western Hemisphere

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