2 edition of Political facts found in the catalog.
Includes biographical material on George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and Stephen Arnold Douglas.
|Statement||by George Fitch.|
|Contributions||Washington, George, 1732-1799, Adams, John, 1735-1826, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Madison, James, 1751-1836, Monroe, James, 1758-1831, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804, Clay, Henry, 1777-1852, Calhoun, John C. 1782-1850., Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852, Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 247 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||247|
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