IDOT Survey

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Excerpts from the IDOT Survey


Here the bibliographic info and a short explanation of where the material was found and why the book was published, etc, will be inserted.

British and Spanish Control
French Colonization
The American Revolution
Post-War Anarchy
The Territorial Period
Capt. Piggot
Early Settlement
Economic Growth
Growth of Settlements
The Steamboat Era
Control of Rivers and Harbors
Early Railroads
Eve of the Civil War
The Civil War
The Eads Bridge
Development of the Area
Railroad Expansion
High Graders and Low Graders
Railroads and Cahokia Creek
The East Side Levee and Sanitary District
The National Stockyards
The Expansion of the City
The Golden Era
Demographics from the mid-20th Century




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