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Indiana history : a book of readings

Author: Ralph D Gray
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994.
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Provides an overview of Indiana history based upon primary and secondary accounts of significant events and personalities. This work is divided into ten chapters: "The First Inhabitants"; "The Era of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Indiana history.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)608390442
Online version:
Indiana history.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)622915225
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph D Gray
ISBN: 025332629X 9780253326294 0253281911 9780253281913
OCLC Number: 29877321
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 442 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Indiana: The Land and the People / William E. Wilson --
A Poetic Question / William Herschell --
Indiana: A New Perspective / Peter T. Harstad --
Indian Achievements. Indiana's Prehistoric Cultures / James H. Kellar --
The First Europeans. The Failure of French Policy / George Rawlyk. The French Fort at Vincennes / August Derleth --
A Historian's View. The Characters of Henry Hamilton and George Rogers Clark Compared / Bernard W. Sheehan --
A Participant Writes. Our March Upon Vincennes / George Rogers Clark --
An Enlightened Western Policy. The Northwest Ordinance, 1787 / Theodore Calvin Pease --
Contrary Patterns in Territorial Life. Democratic Influences in Territorial Indiana / John D. Barnhart. Slavery in the Indiana Territory / Jacob Piatt Dunn --
A Classic Confrontation. Tecumseh, Harrison, and the War of 1812 / Marshall Smelser --
The Battle of Tippecanoe. An Eyewitness Account of Tippecanoe / Isaac Naylor. Chief Shabonee's Account of Tippecanoe / Shabonee --
The Nineteenth State. Statehood Achieved / John D. Barnhart and Dorothy L. Riker --
Pioneers. The Settlers / L. C. Rudolph. Senator Smith's Reminiscences / Oliver H. Smith --
Cultural Centers of the 1820s. Robert Owen's New Harmony / Roger D. Branigin. William Conner's Farm / Lorna Lutes Sylvester. Establishing the Public Schools / Val Nolan, Jr. --
Transportation Problems and Plans. The Wabash and Erie Canal / Ralph D. Gray. Beginning the Railroad Network / Victor M. Bogle --
Pioneer Agriculture. The Farming Seasons / Logan Esarey. The First State Fair / George S. Cottman --
Political Developments. The Fugitive Slave Law in Operation / Emma Lou Thornbrough. Birth of the Republican Party in Indiana / Roger H. Van Bolt --
The Impact of War upon Indiana. Indiana in the Civil War / John D. Barnhart. Morgan's Raid into Southern Indiana, July 1863 / William E. Wilson --
Postwar Patterns. The 1870s in Context / Walter T. K. Nugent. Governor "Blue Jeans" Williams / Rebecca Shepherd Shoemaker --
Natural Gas. The Gas Boom / John Bartlow Martin --
Life in the Capital City. Indianapolis and Midwestern Culture / Meredith Nicholson --
Manufacturing and Industry. The Growth of Manufacturing / Clifton J. Phillips. A New Industry / Elwood Haynes --
Politics and Prohibition. The Riddle of Governor Hanly / Jan Shipps --
Roads and Rails. Farmers, Postmen, and the Good Roads Movement / Wayne E. Fuller. Indiana's Interurban System / Jerry Marlette --
Inventions. Stellite: "Not Steel but Its Master" / Ralph D. Gray --
The State Centennial. Centennial Legacy: The State Park System / Richard Lieber --
Practitioners of the Art. Hoosier Authors: Who and Why / Howard H. Peckham. A Cartoonist and a Humorist / George Ade --
Autobiographical Excerpts. Grandfather's Pants / Booth Tarkington. An Ernie Pyle Sampler / Ernie Pyle --
The Tradition Continues. Kurt Vonnegut / Dan Wakefield. Jean Shepherd / Joseph F. Trimmer --
The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana. The Klan and a Congressman / William E. Wilson. The Rise and Fall of D. C. Stephenson / John Bartlow Martin --
Higher Education. Professor Kinsey at Indiana / Thomas D. Clark --
Politics and Society during the Depression. Depression Governor / I. George Blake. The WPA in Indiana / Glory-June Greiff. The Revival of the Republican Party / William B. Pickett. Tenant Farming Life During the Depression / Julia Hedge --
The Urban Home Front. Indiana's Mobilization for War / Lynn W. Turner --
Race Relations in Indiana. A Summary View / Emma Lou Thornbrough --
Political Issues following 1945. Senator William E. Jenner / Irving Leibowitz. House Resolution No. 2 / Charles F. Fleming. Repeal of the Resolution / S. Hugh Dillin --
Economic Issues. The Struggle for Burns Harbor / Ralph D. Gray. Indianapolis on the Rebound / Robert G. Barrows --
Political Issues. The 1964 Primary Election / Matthew E. Welsh. One Person, One Vote? / Justin E. Walsh --
High School and Collegiate Sports. Indiana's Cinderella Basketball Team / Phillip M. Hoose. Small College Rivalry: Wabash vs. DePauw / John Underwood --
The Hoosier Character. Indiana in the 1950s / Hugh Willoughby. A Bicentennial View / Howard H. Peckham.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Ralph D. Gray.
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