Lost States E–book/E–pub


Lost States

Download Lost States ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free To live there the settlers gave up and joined California   Each story offers a fascinating glimpse at the nation we might have become along with plenty of absurd characters bureaucratic red tape and political gamesmanship Accompanying these tales are beautifully rendered maps detailing the proposed state boundaries plus images of real life artifacts and ephemera Welcome to the world of Lost Stat. My first goodreads first reads win This is my kind of non fiction book easy to read with lots of pictures or in this case mostly maps A mix of humor and interesting informationThe cover unfolds to a full sized map which would be nifty to hang up if I had a library or study A nice looking bookTrinklein who lived in Idaho for 20 years keeps mentioning Mormons I ve noticed this in 5 Lost States there may even be that I missed Having an LDS background myself I can not recall a temple being built in Iowa under the direction of Joseph Smith as Trinklein claims The only temples completed before moving to Utah were in Kirtland Ohio and Nauvoo Illinois If Trinklein is referring to one George Langs Cuisine of Hungary years keeps mentioning Mormons I ve noticed this in 5 Lost States there may even be that I missed Having an LDS background myself I can not recall a temple being built in Iowa under the direction of Joseph Smith as Trinklein claims The only temples completed before moving to Utah were in Kirtland Ohio and Nauvoo Illinois If Trinklein is referring to one

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Download Lost States ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Everyone knows the fifty nifty united states but what about the hundreds of other statehood proposals that never came to pass Lost States is a tribute to such great unrealized dreams as West Florida Texlahoma Montezuma Rough and Ready and Yazoo Some of these states came remarkably close to joining the Union Others never had a chance Many are still trying Consider        •  Frontier legend. I wanted to like this book I really did But it s replete with errors and for a book that purports to be non fiction that s a fatal flaw for me especially when it s subtitled True stories of I recognize that this is not an academic textbook and the author has raised that as his defense but really there s no excusing some of the slop hereI found three errors myself and I m not particularly knowledgeable in this area1 President McKinley s first name was William not James Philippines2 In the real world the Cimarron Strip now the Oklahoma Panhandle turned into three counties Trinklein thinks it turned into only Beaver County completely missing Texas and Cimarron counties No Man s

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Download Lost States ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Daniel Boone once proposed a state of Transylvania in the Appalachian wilderness his plan was resurrected a few years later with the new name of Kentucky      •  Residents of bucolic South Jersey wanted to secede from their urban north Jersey neighbors and form the fifty first state      •  The Gold Rush territory of Nataua could have made a fine state but since no women were willing. An interesting concept executed poorly Was very disappointed in the lack of depth and glossing over the majority of the interesting details usually to make far too easy jokesIf anything the book reinforced the importance of political geography that I read about in Prisoners of Geography but this was boring and shallowThat s what I get for buying at a bookstore that has everything 70% off Not all independent bookstores are good bookstores Peeping Toms years later with the new name of Kentucky      •  Residents of bucolic South Jersey wanted to secede from their urban north Jersey neighbors and form the fifty first state      •  The Gold Rush territory of Nataua could have made a fine state but since no women were willing. An interesting concept executed poorly Was very disappointed in the lack of depth and glossing over the majority of the interesting details usually to make far too easy jokesIf anything the book reinforced the importance of political geography that I read about in Prisoners of Geography but this was boring and shallowThat s what I get for buying at a bookstore that has everything 70% off Not all independent bookstores are good bookstores

  • Hardcover
  • 160
  • Lost States
  • Michael J. Trinklein
  • English
  • 05 July 2020
  • 9781594744105

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    Lost States E–book/E–pub I wanted to like this book I really did But it's replete with errors and for a book that purports to be non fiction that'

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    Lost States E–book/E–pub I saw this book come through at my library and I thought What a great topic for a book And it is a great topic It's too bad it was in my opinion really mishandledThe book has uite a bit of breadth 74 states are covered but no depth Each state gets two pages one of which is a full page map The facing page contains pictures which are

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    Michael J. Trinklein ñ 5 Download Lost States E–book/E–pub I almost really loved this one It covers many but not all failed states Each one gets a one page profile plus a full page map created by the author usually by superimposing the proposed state on an existing map It was interesting for the most part though occassionally repetitive Many of them were simply failed proposals to divide te

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    Lost States E–book/E–pub An interesting concept executed poorly Was very disappointed in the lack of depth and glossing over the majority of the interesting details usually to make far too easy jokesIf anything the book reinforced the impo

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    Free read Lost States Free read í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ñ Michael J. Trinklein Michael J. Trinklein ñ 5 Download Great idea that is poorly executed Molly the editors should never have allowed the errors to get into print Still it has a lot of pret

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    Free read Lost States Michael J. Trinklein ñ 5 Download Lost States E–book/E–pub I love nonfiction books about random topics and I also love maps   Lost States incorporates both things  Basically Trinklein looks at a BUNCH of territories that almost became states or wished they could become states or would  be really cool if they could become states etc  He covers everything from random ways to divide

  8. says: Michael J. Trinklein ñ 5 Download Free read í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ñ Michael J. Trinklein Free read Lost States

    Lost States E–book/E–pub As a Social Studies teacher I'm always looking for books that make history a bit interesting With that said being a Social Studies teacher makes that incredibly difficult Since I already find it interesting I don't know if something is interesting because it is or because I'm already predisposed to thinking it

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    Free read Lost States Free read í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ñ Michael J. Trinklein Michael J. Trinklein ñ 5 Download My first goodreads first reads win This is my kind of non fiction book easy to read with lots of pictures or in this case mostly maps A mix of humor and interesting informationThe cover unfolds to a full sized map which would be nifty to hang up if I had a library or study A nice looking bookTrinklein who lived in Idaho for 20 years keeps mentioning Mormons I've noticed this in 5 Lost States there may even be that I missed Having an LDS ba

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    Lost States E–book/E–pub Free read í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ñ Michael J. Trinklein A satirical history of states that never wereI really enjoyed the light hearted satirical writing in this book It presents an anthology of short stories of proposed states that never were made Many neVer uite made it to the point of formally being proposed but many of those were the most amusing Having grown up in an era where most candidates were already settled other than Puerto Rico It is interesting to see some of the might have beens G

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