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"Wisconsin, A History, The Civil War Era, 1848-1873" by Robert Nesbit
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"The History of Wisconsin" by Richard Current
By the 1860's, MIlwaukee was the world's leading wheat market and flour mill.
What was the significance of sending wheat to Europe from Milwaukee?
How did farmers send their wheat to Milwaukee in 1856?
What was the wheat production in Wisconsin during the mid-1850's?
1848: The first woman's rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, N.Y.
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