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William Boyd Allison: A Study in Practical Politics

This book follows the journey of William Boyd Allison, a political figure who represented Iowa for forty-three years. Allison served eighty years in the House of Representatives and thirty five years in the United States Senate. Sage writes about politics through the eyes and memories of Allison as politics. The book discusses many important and impactful events during Allison's life such as moving to Iowa, the Civil War, joining Iowan politics, and much more! (archive.org) For any use other than instructional resources, please check with the organization that owns this item regarding copyright restrictions.
State Historical Society of Iowa
Publishing Place
Iowa City, IA
Iowa History Eras
Early & Late Date
1951 to 1961
Resources & Additional Info
Resource and Text Available Here This book connects with the following standards: Standard SS.8.25 Iowa Government: A lesson could be created on William Boyd Allison's political career. Standard SS-US.9-12.2 Iowans Influence US History: A lesson could be created on Allison's experience during the American Civil War.