Land of Lincoln, thy wondrous story : through the eyes of the Illinois State Society /

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Main Author: Rhoads, Mark Q., 1946-
Corporate Author: Illinois State Society of Washington, DC.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Ottawa, Ill. : Jameson Books, 2013.
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100 1 |a Rhoads, Mark Q.,  |d 1946- 
245 1 0 |a Land of Lincoln, thy wondrous story :  |b through the eyes of the Illinois State Society /  |c by Mark Q. Rhoads. 
264 1 |a Ottawa, Ill. :  |b Jameson Books,  |c 2013. 
300 |a xvi, 512 pages ;  |c 24 cm. 
336 |a text  |2 rdacontent 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Their mothers were for Clay-1854: the Jackson Democratic clubs -- Illinois in the Gilded Age-1867: the Illinois State Association -- Labor, law, and anarchy-1886: trouble at Haymarket Square -- The politics of The White City-June 1891: cross-party politics and Chicago's Columbian Exposition -- Illinoisans enter the American century-1900: the protective tariff and going home -- The bribe that changed the Constitution-1909 to 1915: long ballots in Springfield and the Billy Lorimer affair -- The horse who drank beer to celebrate-1917: the Illinois State Society in World War I -- "I'm glad it was me, not you" -1931 to 1932: tougher times for America -- Leaving the dance at 36 hours to midnight-1939: Illinois Day at "The World of Tomorrow" -- Illinois soldiers and sailors get in free-1942: Doolittle's Raiders strike back -- President Dewey's inauguration put on hold-1946: "it's been a long, long time" -- Dirksen, Douglas, Stratton, and Ike-1953 to 1955: the big milkshake machine -- The age of space-1961 to 1962: illinois is A-OK for Otto Kerner and JFK -- A new Illinois constitution-1967 to 1968: the Illinois sesquicentennial -- President Ford visits the 103rd county-1974: the money will go to the schools? -- Ronald Reagan of Tampico and Dixon-1981: Ron and Nancy come to town -- Fall of the Iron Curtain-1989: rocking the house for the Bush inauguration -- Guest of honor-Mayor Richard M. Daley-1996: the National Democratic Party returns to Chicago -- 150 candles on the cake-2004: return to Logan Circle. 
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651 0 |a Illinois  |x History  |y 1778-1865. 
651 0 |a Illinois  |x Politics and government. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 1865-1900. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |y 2001-2009. 
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