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Title Hoosiers and the American story / James H. Madison and Lee Ann Sandweiss ; with student guide activities by Jane Hedeen.
Imprint Indianapolis, Indiana : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Indiana -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Genre History.
Juvenile works.
Contents Native Americans in American history -- American expansion across the Appalachian Mountains -- Pioneers and politics -- Abolition and Civil War -- The age of industry comes to Indiana -- Immigrants, cars, cities, and a new Indiana -- Progressive Era politics and reform -- The Roaring Twenties -- The Great Depression and World War II -- Economic change blows through the Hoosier State -- Justice, equality, and democracy for all Hoosiers.
Summary A supplemental textbook for middle and high school students, Hoosiers and the American Story provides intimate views of individuals and places in Indiana set within themes from American history. During the frontier days when Americans battled with and exiled native peoples from the East, Indiana was on the leading edge of America's westward expansion. As waves of immigrants swept across the Appalachians and eastern waterways, Indiana became established as both a crossroads and as a vital part of Middle America. Indiana's stories illuminate the history of American agriculture, wars, industriali.
Other Author Sandweiss, Lee Ann.
Hedeen, Jane.
Other Title Print version: Madison, James H. Hoosiers and the American story 9780871953636