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Title:
Iowa
Author:
Morrice, Polly Alison.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Summary:
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and landmarks of Iowa"--Provided by publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Geography: Middle border: Inland seas and glaciers -- Heart of the country -- Waterways -- "The most exciting weather" -- Long growing season -- Forest and prairie -- Wildlife -- Preserving the environment -- History: Becoming Iowa: Traders and mound builders -- Europeans arrive -- Becoming a U.S. territory -- Last battle -- Farmers and families -- Road to statehood -- Iowans go to war -- Railroads and grangers -- Twentieth century -- People: Ordinary Iowans: Small towns -- Losing and gaining population -- Mix of peoples -- Newcomers -- Sports -- Religion and ideals -- Arts -- Government: Governing the state: Inside government -- Iowa politics and the nation -- Children's issues -- Crime and punishment -- Economy: Staying on the farm: Industry -- Looking toward the future -- Landmarks: Exploring Iowa: Ancient Native-American culture -- Life on the Mississippi -- Eastern Iowa -- Central Iowa -- Western Iowa.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.3 3.0 113752.
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ISBN:
9780761423508
Format :
Book