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|Series||Scott Foresman problems in American history|
|LC Classifications||E183 .R3|
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|Number of Pages||176|
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Fort Worth: Dryden Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. America Needs Electoral Reform As Michael Waldman, executive director of the Brennan Center, observes in his new book, A Return to Common Sense: Seven Bold Ways to Revitalize Democracy, “In. How Can America Reduce Mass Incarceration. Julian Adler, We are seeing bipartisan reform.
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