Washington State / Edition 3

Washington State / Edition 3

by Charles Pierce LeWarne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0295982888

ISBN-13: 9780295982885

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: University of Washington Press

This revised, updated, and improved edition of the leading high school textbook on Washington State history brings the reader from the earliest known accounts of the region up to the present. Incorporating the newest data from the 2000 census, LeWarne presents a vivid and up-to-date portrait of the cultures and trends that continue to shape Washington State. From

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This revised, updated, and improved edition of the leading high school textbook on Washington State history brings the reader from the earliest known accounts of the region up to the present. Incorporating the newest data from the 2000 census, LeWarne presents a vivid and up-to-date portrait of the cultures and trends that continue to shape Washington State. From the role of Native American tribal governments to the administration of Governor Gary Locke, he examines changes in the political arena including the pivotal events of the 2000 elections. The book addresses a range of ongoing social and economic issues, such as environmental controversies, multiculturalism, and changes in the computer and biotechnology industries.

New and expanded material includes:

Kennewick Man

The dot.coms, including Amazon

Microsoft

Governor Gary Locke

Makah whaling

Salmon recovery

Washington’s multi-ethnic communities

Plus Updated statistical and general material throughout, including latest census and elections

Exercises have been restructured to facilitate the use of partial chapters

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295982885
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Maps in the TextThe State Called WashingtonThe Earliest Settlers and How They LivedExplorers by Sea, Explorers by LandFur Traders and MissionariesSettlers and SettlementsFrom Tribal Lands to StatehoodYears of Growth, 1870-1910From War to WarThe Maturing StateThe Economy of WashingtonWashingtonians and How They LiveGovernments in WashingtonSuggested Reading List for StudentsAcknowledgmentsPicture CreditsIndex

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