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Michigan in four centuries.

Author: F Clever Bald
Publisher: New York, Harper [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bald, F. Clever (Frederick Clever), 1897-1970.
Michigan in four centuries.
New York, Harper [1961]
(OCoLC)631448091
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F Clever Bald
OCLC Number: 478659
Description: 528 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. In the beginning: prehistoric Michigan. When elephants walked in Michigan --
The first people --
pt. II. Under Fleur-de-lis and Union Jack, 1622-1796. The Upper Peninsula is Michigan --
The Lower Peninsula takes shape --
France bows to Britain --
Michigan becomes British --
The Americans take over --
pt. III. From territory into statehood, 1796-1837. American beginnings, 1796-1812 --
The War of 1812 --
Governor Cass explores the territory --
Towns in the woods --
Teachers, preachers, and politicians --
The Boy Governor does a man's job --
pt. IV. Exploiting natural resources, 1837-1860. Wildcats, railroads, and patriots --
End of internal improvements: logging begins --
Copper boulder and iron ore mountain --
Charles T. Harvey builds the locks --
Politics, immigration, and education --
pt. V. Beginnings of industrial development, 1860-1890. The Civil War and increased production --
New directions --
End of an era --
pt. VI. Challenge to democracy, 1890-1920. Hazen Pingree, idol of the people --
The progressive movement --
Economic developments --
Putting the world on wheels --
Michigan in World War I --
pt. VII. Economic achievement and social progress, 1920-1950. The prosperous 1920's --
Depression and New Deal --
Armorer to the United Nations --
The fabulous fifties --
Michigan, past and present --
Michigan chronology --
Governors of the State of Michigan.
Responsibility: Line drawings by William Thomas Woodward.

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