The Documentary Heritage of Ohio
Key to the successful teaching and learning of history is its personalization. In presenting documents that help Ohio's rich history come alive in the minds of its readers, this book has purposely sought to provide eyewitness, first-person narratives that will make the reader want to turn the page and keep on reading. At the same time, mindful of the significance of guideposts basic to our understanding of the development of the state, care has been taken to include those documents such as constitutions, laws, and ordinances that have truly made a difference in the shaping of our institutions and the lives of our people.
With informative and accessible introductions to each document, editors Shriver and Wunderlin have produced a book of record that reveals the sources of Ohio's heritage. The Documentary Heritage of Ohio is the second volume in the Ohio Bicentennial Series and a must for all libraries, schools, and the bookshelves of any who wish to appreciate the state's historic accomplishments and rich heritage not only for the bicentennial of statehood in 2003 but for many years to come.
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Though fighting continued on other continents for several more years , peace finally came with the Treaty of Paris of 1763 . To England went French possessions east of the Mississippi River , including the Ohio country .
Whereas it is uncertain whether the River Mississippi extends so far to the Northward as to be intersected by a Line to be drawn due West from the Lake of the woods in the manner mentioned in the Treaty of Peace between His Majesty and ...
The Judges of the Supreme Court shall , by virtue of their offices , be conservators of the peace throughout the State . The President of the Courts of Common Pleas shall , by virtue of their offices , be conservators of the peace in ...
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Planning the Growth of a New Nation
Territorial Government the Indian Wars and the Quest for Statehood
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