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Illinois history : a reader

Author: Mark Hubbard; Illinois State Historical Society,; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Urbana, Illinois : University of Illinois Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Common threads (University of Illinois (System). Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles from the Journal of the Illinois State History Society.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Hubbard; Illinois State Historical Society,; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 9780252083648 0252083644
OCLC Number: 1036985863
Notes: "A collection of articles from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society"--Cover.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Fox raid of 1752: defensive warfare and the decline of the Illinois tribe / Raymond E. Hauser --
Great Britain and the Illinois Country in the era of the American Revolution / Reginald Horsman --
Edward Coles and the constitutional crisis in Illinois, 1822-1824 / Robert M. Sutton --
Slavery, the "more perfect union," and the Prairie State / Paul Finkelman --
"Pretty damned warm times": the 1864 Charleston riot and "the inalienable right of revolution" / Robert D. Sampson --
"Honest men and law abiding citizens": the 1894 railroad strike in Decatur / Robert D. Sampson --
The Alton School case and African American community consciousness, 1897-1908 / Shirley Portwood --
The dry machine: the formation of the Anti-Saloon League of Illinois / Thomas R. Pegram --
Chicago working women's struggle for a shorter day, 1908-1911 / Suellen Hoy --
"I too serve America": African American women war workers in Chicago, 1940-1945 / Lionel Kimble, Jr. --
From the near west side to 18th Street: Mexican community formation and activism in mid-twentieth century Chicago / Lilia Fernandez --
A final push for national legislation: the Chicago freedom movement / Ronald E. Shaw --
From gang-bangers to urban revolutionaries: the young lords of Chicago / Judson Jeffries --
The decline of Decatur / Roger Biles.
Series Title: Common threads (University of Illinois (System). Press)
Responsibility: edited by Mark Hubbard.

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