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Index of my subpages

Michigan History

Colonial History of Michigan


Early National History of Michigan

  • Developed Article Walk-in-the-Water: First steamship on the Great Lakes (1818). [e]
  • Stub Black Swamp: A region in northwestern Ohio in the river valley of the Maumee River. [e]
  • Developing Article Lewis Cass: (1782-1866) U.S. politician from the state of Michigan. [e]

Nineteenth Century (post-statehood) History

  • Stub John B. Corliss: John B. Corliss (1851-1929) was a Detroit, Michigan, lawyer, member of Congress, and electric railroad promoter. [e]

Twentieth Century History

  • Developed Article Chase Osborn: Chase Osborn (1860-1949) was a newspaper publisher, iron ore prospector, and progressive republican politician from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan who was Michigan's 27th governor. [e]
  • Developing Article Frank Murphy: Frank Murphy (1890-1949) lawyer, jurist, and politician, was mayor of Detroit, colonial administrator of the Philippines, Governor of Michigan, U.S. Attorney General, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice. [e]


  • Developing Article Railway history: The story of the railways of the world from the early 19th century in Britain to the present day. [e]



  • Developing Article History of railways in Canada: A description of the history of railways in Canada from its first railway in 1836 to the present. [e]
  • Stub Canadian National Railway: A Canadian Class I railway operated by the Canadian National Railway Company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. [e]
  • Approved Article Grand Trunk Railway: A Canadian railway system based primarily in Ontario and Quebec, with operations over much of Canada and neighboring parts of the United States, that subsequently became the basis for Canadian National Railways. [e]
  • Developed Article Canadian Northern Railway: The Canadian Northern Railway was a regional Canadian railroad that became Canada's third transcontinental railroad, Canada's largest business failure, and the foundation for the Canadian National Railway. [e]



Social Security Research


  • Stub Glass-Steagall Act of 1932: U.S. banking legislation that changed lending laws and released U.S. reserves of gold. Intended to be an inflationary reaction to the worsening Great Depression but was not successful. [e]
  • Stub Glass-Steagall Act: Major U.S. banking legislation passed during Great Depression incorporated into the Banking Act of 1933 which separated commercial banking from investment banking among other acts. Partially repealed in 1999. [e]
  • Approved Article Arthur J. Altmeyer: A key figure in the design and implementation of the U. S. Social Security system for the first 40 years of the program. [e]
  • Social insurance: Usually state-sponsored labor insurance for career-debilitating occurrances (e.g., disability, unemployment, death, etc.). [e]
  • Developing Article Abraham Epstein: Russian-born economist who was devoted to the causes of social justice and social insurance. [e]
  • Developing Article Isaac Max Rubinow: Advocate of national health and social insurance whose Social Insurance (1913) was an influence in forming progressive policy on the subject of unemployment compensation and national health insurance in the U.S. [e]
  • Developing Article Brain trust: Group of advisers who control the intellectual and creative aspects of an organization. [e]

Working on

  • Developing Article New Deal: The name President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave to the series of programs between 1933–1938 with the goal of relief, recovery and reform of the United States economy during the Great Depression. [e]
  • Developing Article National Recovery Administration: A New Deal era U.S. government agency created in 1933 and abolished in 1935 by the Supreme Court that sought to regulate competition in the United States economy by wage and price controls. [e]
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General U.S. History

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  • Developing Article Lewis Cass: (1782-1866) U.S. politician from the state of Michigan. [e]




History of Science & Technology


CZ policies on which I've worked