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Iowa Past to Present : the People and the Prairie.

Author: Dorothy Schwieder; Thomas Morain; Lynn Nielsen
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Iowa Past to Present, originally published in 1989, Dorothy Schwieder, Thomas Morain, and Lynn Nielsen combine their extensive knowledge of Iowa & rsquo;s history with years of experience addressing the educational needs of elementary and middle-school students. Their skillful and accessible narrative brings alive the people and events that populate Iowa & rsquo;s rich heritage. This revised edition brings the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Schwieder, Dorothy.
Iowa Past to Present : The People and the Prairie.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Schwieder; Thomas Morain; Lynn Nielsen
ISBN: 9781609380120 1609380126
OCLC Number: 773567028
Description: 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents: The Study of History; 1. The Changing Land; 2. American Indians: The Earliest People in Iowa; 3. Many Flags over Iowa; 4. Pioneers on the Prairie; 5. Pioneer Life on the Prairie; 6. Rivers, Trails, and Train Tracks: Transportation in the 1800s; 7. A Nation Divided; 8. Settlers from Many Lands; 9. Providing a Government; 10. Schools for a New State; 11. Keeping the Faith on the Frontier; 12. Experiments in Community Living; 13. Life on the Farm--Iowa Style; 14. New Inventions Bring Change 221; 15. Business and Industry in Iowa; 16. World War I and Hard Times After. 17. Depression, Changing Times, and World War II18. A Time of Many Changes; 19. Iowa in the World; Index.

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In Iowa Past to Present, originally published in 1989, Dorothy Schwieder, Thomas Morain, and Lynn Nielsen combine their extensive knowledge of Iowa & rsquo;s history with years of experience addressing the educational needs of elementary and middle-school students. Their skillful and accessible narrative brings alive the people and events that populate Iowa & rsquo;s rich heritage. This revised edition brings the story into the twenty-first century and makes a paperback edition available for the first time. Beginning with Iowa & rsquo;s changing geological landforms, the authors progress to histori.

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