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Booker T Washington Rest Of His Life
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Harley Davidson Product Development
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Honda American Subsidiary The Motor Company
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Prentice Hall American Nation
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Joyce Carol Oates Good Man Is Hard
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Robert Burns West Indies
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Robert E Lee Falls In Love
881 wordsFrom the 1880 s until WWI, Virginia authors dominated publication on the subject of the Civil War. Thus, the Virginia version of the Cause and of Lee was transmitted by writers such as Thomas Nelson Page, Robert E. lee, Jr. , Francis Hopkinson Smith, Robert Still, Constance Cary Harrison, Philip A. Bruce, and Sara Pryor. Lee and his biography began to act as a symbol for the Lost Cause in the South. The Lee story was picked up across the region and held up as representing the mixture of the nobl...
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