Missouri, the Heart of the Nation

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Index
abolitionist movement: leadership of, 122; statehood and, 53–55, 60, 61– 62; upsurge in, 126–28; violence against, 141
abortion, 409
Adams, John Quincy, 88–89, 91–92
African Americans. See blacks
Agricultural Adjustment Act, 319
agriculture: changes in, 361–62; Civil War's impact on, 191; consolidation in, 245; cooperatives in, 248–49, 250, 310–11; of French settlers, 28; German immigrants' contributions to, 157; Kansas City's role in, 234–36; post– Civil War development of, 241–42; production in 1990s, 424–25; railroads' impact on, 229; stagnation in 1920s, 309–11; state rankings in, 366; WWI expansion of, 294; in WWII, 334. See also crops; farmers; livestock
Aid to Dependent Children/Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 420
aircraft, 308, 370, 371, 423
Akin, Todd, 430
Algonquin Indians, 2
Allen, Charles H., 104–5
Allen, Thomas, 227
Alliance movement, 248–49
Allsman, Andrew, 185
Alum Law (1899), 260, 261
AMAX-Homestake Company, 367
AMAX Lead Company of Missouri, 367
American Colonization Society, 127
American desert image, 69
American Federation of Labor, 238, 351
American party (Know-Nothing party), 143, 144, 146, 172
American Revolution, 31–35
American System, 88, 91, 92–94
American West: concept of, 64; expansion into, 77–78; explorations of, 64– 69; state's role in, 64, 77, 81–82; traders and trappers in, 70–74; travel in, 74–77, 80–81
amnesty: post–Civil War, 200, 205
Anderson, "Bloody Billy," 192
Anderson, J. Richard, 125
Anderson, Norman H., 346
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company, 237, 371, 372, 377, 423
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 422
Anti-Saloon League, 297, 305
Antonio, James F., 402, 403
Anzeiger des Westens (German-language newspaper), 161
Arabic (ship), 291
archaeology, 6–11, 390
Archaic Period, 7–8
architecture: as art, 272; New Deal program and, 318–19; preservation of, 390–91, 413–14
Arnold, Marshall, 254
Arrow Rock (state park), 391

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