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Kentucky, its history and heritage

Author: Fred J Hood
Publisher: Saint Louis : Forum Press, ©1978.
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Traces the history of the Blue Grass state from 1774 through the present.
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Genre/Form: History
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Kentucky, its history and heritage.
Saint Louis : Forum Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)679822810
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred J Hood
ISBN: 0882730193 9780882730196
OCLC Number: 4499713
Description: 261 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: I. The formative years, 1774-1850 : introduction / Lowell H. Harrison --
The land / Patricia Watlington --
A settler's dream --
Origins of the Kentucky Resolutions / James Morton Smith --
Poor law, 1793 --
The restoration of community : the Great Revival / Fred J. Hood --
John Breckinridge, planter, speculator, and businessman / Lowell H. Harrison --
Operation of the plantation --
Grass roots democracy in Kentucky / Lynn L. Marshall --
Abolition of imprisonment for debt --
The politics of county government / Robert M. Ireland --
II. Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction : introduction / Victor B. Howard --
Effects of slavery --
Slavery, the solvent of Kentucky politics / Frank F. Mathias --
A Kentucky abolitionist --
Memories of slavery in Kentucky / Lowell H. Harrison --
Narrative of a slave --
The Louisville riots of August, 1855 / Wallace S. Hutcheon, Jr. --
Letter of a young soldier --
Lincoln's neutral allies / Gary L. Williams --
The battle of Perryville --
Post-war Kentucky politics / Thomas L. Connelly --
III. The modern era : introduction / George W. Robinson --
Goebel's campaign for railroad regulation, 1888-1900 / Nicolas C. Burckel --
Reports of Goebel's assassination --
The founding of Lincoln Institute / George C. Wright --
The first Kentucky Derby --
Crusade against pari-mutuel gambling / Robert F. Sexton --
Depression in Kentucky --
A.B. "Happy" Chandler / Terry L. Birdwhistell --
Kentucky industry in 1930 --
Kentucky in the 1950's / Thomas R. Ford --
Earl coal mining --
The tyranny of coal / Harry M. Caudill --
Political oratory --
Kentucky politics / Malcolm E. Jewell and Everett W. Cunningham.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Fred J. Hood.

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Traces the history of the Blue Grass state from 1774 through the present.

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