Illinois: Crossroads of a Continent
University of Illinois Press, 15 de jan. de 1998 - 296 páginas
With a major port on the Great Lakes, an extensive network of railroads and canals, and a river system including the Mississippi, the Illinois, and the Ohio, Illinois has long played a critical role in linking East Coast industrial cities, the agricultural heartland, and the Gulf Coast.
Writing in a fast-paced, down-to-earth style, Lois Carrier introduces a host of innovations and innovators associated with Illinois: Jane Addams
and Louis Armstrong, Frank Lloyd Wright and Walt Disney, Cracker Jack
and the Ferris wheel. From the Cahokia Mounds to Chicago, Illinois:
Crossroads of a Continent provides a panoramic history for students
and general readers.
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IO Illinois at MidCentury
The Civil War
The Long Road to Peace
New Directions 14 The Winds of Change
The Pace of Industrial Growth Picks Up
Trouble in the Factory
The Wild and Reckless Twenties
The Lean Years
A World Spinning out of Control
Peace and Progress
The Decades of Conflict
Governors of Illinois
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