Missouri: Crossroads of the Nation Charles Phillips

ISBN: 9781892724366

Published: October 15th 2003

Hardcover

263 pages


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Missouri: Crossroads of the Nation  by  Charles Phillips

Missouri: Crossroads of the Nation by Charles Phillips
October 15th 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 263 pages | ISBN: 9781892724366 | 7.22 Mb

Missouri: Crossroads of the Nation is an enticing look at the development and evolution of the state from its humble beginning to its still unfolding future, highlighted with more than 400 vintage photos, maps, and illustrations. Authors CharlesMoreMissouri: Crossroads of the Nation is an enticing look at the development and evolution of the state from its humble beginning to its still unfolding future, highlighted with more than 400 vintage photos, maps, and illustrations. Authors Charles Phillips and Betty Burnett chronicle, with lively, stirring prose: the emergence of the major railroads, farming, circuses, fairs and a unique state spirit- the important role Missouri played in the abolishment of slavery- the evolution of Missouri as a manufacturing, merchandising, trade and culture center, outstripped only by New York at the end of the Civil War.

Meet the historical figures that make Missouri what it is today?Meriwether Lewis, George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone, Mark Twain, Dred Scott, James R. Wilkinson, Joseph Pulitzer, Scott Joplin, Thomas Hart Benton and more



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