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An Illinois reader

Author: Clyde C Walton
Publisher: Dekalb : Northern Illinois University Press, [1970]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Illinois reader.
Dekalb : Northern Illinois University Press, [1970]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clyde C Walton
ISBN: 0875800149 9780875800141 0875805167 9780875805160
OCLC Number: 89905
Description: xvii, 468 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. Not without thy wondrous story, Illinois / Allan Nevins --
pt. 1. Outpost of a new nation, 1760-1796. Illinois and the Revolution in the West, 1779-1780 / James Alton James ; Hard times in Illinois 1780 / John H. Hauberg --
1780, the Revolution at crisis in the West / Theodore Calvin Pease ; The French and British at play in the Old Northwest, 1760-1796 / Nelson Vance Russell --
pt. 2. The frontier state, 1820-1845. The frontier in Illinois history / Ray A. Billington ; Slavery and negro servitude in Pope County, Illinois / John W. Allen ; Lincoln and New Salem / Benjamin P. Thomas ; English Settler in Illinois / Grant Foreman ; The Mormons and politics in Illinois, 1839-1844 / George R. Gayler ; Frontier landlords and pioneer tenants / Paul W. Gates --
pt. 3. The age of Lincoln and Douglas, 1848-1865. Remembrances of two Springfield weddings of the olden time / Mrs. John M. Palmer ; Old-time campaigning and the story of a Lincoln campaign song / William H. Smith ; How Mr. Lincoln received the news of his first nomination / Clinton L. Conkling ; The folklore Lincoln / David Donald ; Stephen A. Douglas, his weaknesses and his greatness / Allan Nevins --
pt. 4. The maturing state, 1886-1903. The Haymarket riot and the Trial of the Anarchists / Francis X. Busch ; Governor Altgeld pardons the Anarchists / Harvey Wish ; Social settlements in Illinois / Jane Addams ; A quarter of a century in the stockyards district / Mary E. McDowell ; The Pullman strike, a study in industrial warfare / Harvey Wish --
pt. 5. In recent times, 1910-1959. Illinois pulls out of the mud / David R. Wrone ; Side lights on Illinois suffrage history / Grace Wilbur Trout ; Hell and high water / Richard L. Beyer ; My life with the Colonel / Walter Trohan --
Responsibility: Clyde C. Walton, editor.


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