Building the Panama Canal (Essential Events)

Sue Vander Hook

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Language: English

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During the past two years, female founders raising Series A capital jumped from 10 percent to 14 percent in 2015, but they are still too rare. In addition, the country's demand for automobiles and parts, processed foods, and construction and engineering services rose sharply in the late 1990s. Swing as a jazz style first appeared during the Great Depression. Includes a performance of various types of stomp dances. 56 min.

Pages: 112

Publisher: Abdo Publishing Company (January 1, 2010)

ISBN: 1604539429

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