Michigan

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The ,fifth edition of Michigan: A History of the Great Lakes State presents an update of the best college–level survey of Michigan history, covering the pre–Columbian period to the present. Represents the best–selling survey history of Michigan Includes updates and enhancements reflecting the latest historic scholarship, along with the new chapter &lsquo,Reinventing Michigan&rsquo, Expanded coverage includes the socio–economic impact of tribal casino gaming on Michigan&rsquo,s Native American population, environmental, agricultural, and educational issues, recent developments in the Jimmy Hoffa mystery, and collegiate and professional sports Delivered in an accessible narrative style that is entertaining as well as informative, with ample illustrations, photos, and maps Now available in digital formats as well as print
Introduction vii 1 The Original Michiganians 1 2 The New Acadia 16 3 Under the Union Jack 42 4 Wilderness Politics and Economics 57 5 Challenges of Statehood 70 6 Decade of Turmoil 85 7 Defense of the Nation 102 8 Radicals and Reformers 115 9 Early Ethnic Contributions 130 10 Grain, Grangers, and Conservation 142 11 Development of Intellectual Maturity 157 12 Wood and Rails 176 13 The World of Wheels 195 14 From Bull Moose to Bull Market 210 15 Depression Life in an Industrial State 231 16 Inequality in the Arsenal of Democracy 249 17 Fears and Frustration in the Cold War Era 261 18 The Turbulent 1960s 274 19 Challenges of the 1970s 287 20 Toward the Twenty–First Century 299 21 Entering the New Millennium 317 22 Reinventing Michigan 334 Appendix A: Governors of the Territory and State of Michigan 344 Appendix B: Counties, Dates of Organization, and Origins of County Names 346 Appendix C: Michigan&rsquo,s State Song 351 Appendix D: Michigan&rsquo,s State Symbols 352 Index 353