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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Executive power -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • War and emergency powers -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Executive power.,
  • Presidents.,
  • War and emergency powers.

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Examines the extent of military power held by America"s commander-in-chief--a subject of much debate since the founding of the nation.

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Kronenwetter.
LC ClassificationsJK558 .K76 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2040434M
ISBN 100531105903
LC Control Number88017013

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