The Story of Our Country
by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
Publisher: John C. Winston Co. 1910
Number of pages: 272
You do not need to sit and dream how the wonderful work of building our noble nation was done, for you can read it all here in language simple enough for the youngest of you to understand. Here you are told how white men came over the seas and found beyond the waves a land none of them had ever seen before.
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