Indiana History: A Book of Readings

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Ralph D. Gray
Indiana University Press, 1994 - History - 442 pages
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These readings provide an overview of Indiana history based upon primary and secondary acounts of significant events and personalities. This treasure trove includes work by George Rogers Clark, Emma Lou Thornbrough, George Ade, Dan Wakefield, and many more.

  

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Contents

Introduction
1
A POETIC QUESTION William Herschdl
7
The First Inhabitants
15
The First Europeans
22
The Era of the American Revolution 17631789
36
A Participant Writes
45
An Enlightened Western Policy
52
Harrison Tecumseh and Territorial Politics
59
Manufacturing and Industry
200
The New Century
213
Roads and Rails
221
Inventions
235
The State Centennial
244
Practitioners of the Art
250
Autobiographical Excerpts
263
The Tradition Continues
276

SLAVERY IN THE INDIANA TERRITORY Jacob Piatt Dunn
67
The Battle of Tippecanoe
77
The Nineteenth State
87
Life on the Indiana Frontier
93
Cultural Centers of the 1820s
106
Transportation Problems and Plans
121
Pioneer Agriculture
134
The Era of the Civil War
143
The Impact of War upon Indiana
155
Postwar Patterns
171
Into the Modern Era
185
Life in the Capital City
192
Hoosier Life after 1920
290
Higher Education
312
Politics and Society during the Depression
323
The Urban Home Front
352
Political Issues following 1945
360
Recent Trends
378
Political Issues
390
High School and Collegiate Sports
406
The Hoosier Character
420
Index
437
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About the author (1994)

RALPH D. GRAY is Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of American Studies at Indiana University--Purdue University at Indianapolis.

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