Henry, Robert S.
Title The Railroad Land Grant Legend in American History Texts
Binding Soft cover
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Publisher Cedar Rapids, Iowa Torch Press 1945
Seller ID 015783
Stapled, green cardstock covered booklet, mild wear along edges and spine. 23 pages. From cover, "Reprinted from the Mississippi Valley Historical Review Volume XXXII, No. 2, September, 1945". Between 1850 and 1871, the United States Federal Government granted over 1 million acres of public domain land to railroad companies to encourage transportation development, known as the Federal Railroad Land Grants. This booklet is an analysis of how this program is treated in 37 different college and high school history texts.
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