Pictorial Encyclopedia of American History: Vol. 8 - 1866 to 1880
Pictorial Encyclopedia of American History Vol 8 - 1866 to 1880 Author:Powell, McCarthy, Slaton, Miers, Wolfert Copyright 1962. — The Nation Heals Its Wounds - Volume 8 - Years 1866 to 1880 — Talks about the plan for reconciliation and reconstruction of the South after the Civil War, A national labor union was formed, Alaska was purchased, Ulysses S. Grant was elected the 18th & 19th President of the US, the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad Compan... more »ies finished the railroad to the west, Black Friday, the Great Chicago Fire, Reservations were planned for the Indian Tribes, The telephone was invented, Custer's Last Stand, the first light bulb was invented, James Garfield was elected the 20th President of the US and more in this volume.
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