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Historical Essay

Railroads in Wisconsin

Brief history of railroads in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Land Grant Scandal

Brief description of the Land Grant Scandal of the late 1850s.

Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author

Biography of lawyer, politician, land speculator and promoter and author of a History of the Territory of Wisconsin, Moses Mccure Strong.

Historical Essay

Kilbourn, Byron (1801-1870)

Land Speculator and Politician

Brief biography of surveyor, land speculator, railroad promoter and politician Byron Kilbourn, twice elected mayor of Milwaukee.

A Short History of Wisconsin

Read about immigration and economic growth in 19th-century Wisconsin.
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