Go West!: Chicago and American Expansion Olivia Mahoney

ISBN: 9780913820223

Published: April 15th 1999

Paperback

168 pages


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Go West!: Chicago and American Expansion  by  Olivia Mahoney

Go West!: Chicago and American Expansion by Olivia Mahoney
April 15th 1999 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 168 pages | ISBN: 9780913820223 | 4.34 Mb

Beginning in 1865, millions of people started to pass through Chicago on their way to the American West This book takes a look at how Chicago became Americas transportation hub and its most important gateway to the West Topics include the railroads-MoreBeginning in 1865, millions of people started to pass through Chicago on their way to the American West This book takes a look at how Chicago became Americas transportation hub and its most important gateway to the West Topics include the railroads- industry, particularly farming and mail-order- western settlements and boom towns- the seizing of Native American territories and the Indian wars that followed- and the enduring legacy of the image of the Old West.

The Chicago Historical Societys access to artifacts and information provides unique insight to this historical account.



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