Michigan: A History of the Great Lakes State

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Contents
Introductionvii
1The Original Michiganians1
2The New Acadia17
3Under the Union Jack44
4Wilderness Politics and Economics60
5Challenges of Statehood73
6Decade of Turmoil88
7In Defense of the Nation106
8Radicals and Reformers119
9Early Ethnic Contributions134
10Grain, Grangers, and Conservation145
11Development of Intellectual Maturity159
12Wood and Rails176
13The World of Wheels197
14From Bull Moose to Bull Market212
15Depression Life in an Industrial State232
16Inequality in the Arsenal of Democracy250
17Fears and Frustration in the Cold War Era262
18The Turbulent 1960s276
19Challenges of the 1970s290
20Toward the Twenty-First Century300
21Entering the New Millennium319
Appendix A: Governors of the Territory and State of Michigan327
Appendix B: Counties, Dates of Organization, and Origins of County Names329
Appendix C: Michigan's State Song335
Appendix D: Michigan's State Symbols336
Index337

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