Guyana (Discovering South America: History, Politics, and

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Scientists have created thousands of new chemicals, from plastics to fertilizers to chlorofluorocarbons (CFC). A marriage did not subordinate the wife’s family to the extent common in the north of Europe. According to the legend, American Indians came to their aid, sharing indigenous foods such as maize and turkey. Garvey, John and Johnson, Troy. "The Government and the Indians: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, 1969-1971."

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Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers; New edition (August 15, 2015)

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