The Railroad Land Grant Legend in American History Texts

By: Henry, Robert S.

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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.

Title: The Railroad Land Grant Legend in American History Texts

Author Name: Henry, Robert S.

Categories: Transportation, Inc. Automobiles, Trains & Ships, U.S. History,

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Torch Press: 1945

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 015783

Keywords: FEDERAL LAND GRANTS RAILROADS HISTORY TEXTBOOKS CC-23