Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions

Kansas 1874: Triumphs, Tragedies, and Transitions

by Robert Collins
     
 

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"Kansas, 1874" recounts the interesting and important events of that tumultous year.

1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene's T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other

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"Kansas, 1874" recounts the interesting and important events of that tumultous year.

1874 in the Sunflower State was a time of the Wild West and of Indian attacks, but also of a rising poet and debates on temperance. It was the year the Mennonites first arrived, and when Abilene's T. C. Henry began to promote winter wheat as a good crop for Kansas farmers. Few other years in state history show Kansas in its transition from part of the frontier to its own identity so clearly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781456399276
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Collins is the author of biographies of "Bleeding Kansas" leader Senator Jim Lane and Kansas Civil War general James G.Blunt, released by Pelican Publishing. He's had six railroad books published by South Platte Press, including Ghost Railroads of Kansas and Kansas Railroad Attractions. He's had stories and articles appear in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, Wild West, Tales of the Talisman, Territorial, and the Wichita Eagle. He's also had three science-fiction novels published: Expert Assistance; Lisa's Way; and Monitor.

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