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Author Walker, Sally M.

Title Boundaries : how the Mason-Dixon line settled a family feud & divided a nation / Sally M. Walker.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    974.8802 WAL    Available
Edition 1st ed., reinforced trade ed.
Description 202 p. : ill., maps. ; 27 cm.
Note A Junior Library Guild Selection.
"Reinforced trade edition"--P. [3] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Old-World prejudice, New-world dreams -- Maryland's shores -- Convictions and conscience -- The seed of a nation -- Whose land? -- Stars in their eyes -- Surveyors to the rescue -- Tackling the impossible -- The west line -- Continuing west -- Dangerous territory -- Freedom's boundary -- Time's boundary.
Summary Traces the history of the Mason-Dixon Line as reflected by family feuds, exploration, scientific advancement and the cultural conflicts between America's northern and southern states.
Subject Mason, Charles, 1728-1786.
Surveying -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Mason-Dixon Line.
Pennsylvania -- Boundaries -- Maryland.
ISBN 0763673315
9780763656126 (reinforced trade edition)
0763656127 (reinforced trade edition)

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