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The U.S. House of Representatives

Matthew Spieler

The U.S. House of Representatives

the fundamentals of American government

by Matthew Spieler

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • United States,
  • United States. Congress. House,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-154) and index.

    Other titlesUnited States House of Representatives
    StatementMatthew Spieler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1319 .S65 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 pages
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195204M
    ISBN 101250040361
    ISBN 109781250040367
    LC Control Number2015028828
    OCLC/WorldCa898418649

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