The encyclopedia takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the history of the period. It includes general and specific entries on politics and business, labor, industry, agriculture, education and youth, law and legislative affairs, literature, music, the performing and visual arts, health and medicine, science and technology, exploration, life on the Western frontier, family life, slave life, Native American life, women, and more than a hundred influential individuals.Mining revived the Monterey economy in July 1875 with the Guadalupe Mine Companya#39;s discovery of the Cinnabar Creek Lode, a vein of mercury. In the early 1880s, ... Asian dominance lessened in the delta of west-central California in 1875, after John Ferrisa#39;s clamshell dredge replaced manual digging with mechanized dirt removal. In Sacramento, the ... Mechanicsville, PA: Stackpole, 2004. Isenberganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Civil War Era and Reconstruction|
|Author||:||Mary Ellen Snodgrass|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-26|