When the United States entered World War I, it was relying on Minnesota to provide much of the wheat that would feed the troops, and the iron ore that would be turned into military equipment and weapons.
History Forum Journey to the Promised Land: The Great Migration
02/08/14 To 02/08/14
Between 1915 and 1970, more than 6 million African-Americans, propelled out of the South by the boll weevil, economic discrimination and Jim Crow, migrated North in search of new industrial jobs, better education and living conditions for themselves and their children.
History Forum How Radical Was He? The Contradictory Politics of Theodore Roosevelt
03/08/14 To 03/08/14
Theodore Roosevelt committed to protecting American consumers from industrial irresponsibility and corporate monopolies and fought for the conservation of America’s wild places.