Forging the "Bee Line" railroad, 1848-1889 : the rise and fall of the Hoosier Partisans and Cleveland Clique /
In the 1830s, as the Trans Appalachian economy began to stir and Europe's Industrial Revolution reached its peak, concerned Midwesterners saw opportunities and risks. Success of the Erie Canal as a link to East Coast economic markets whetted the appetites of visionaries and entrepreneurs, who s...
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