Nevadas historia

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Nevada blev den 36:e amerikanska delstaten den 31 oktober 1864, efter en rekordlång och rekorddyr telegrafering till den 38:e Amerikanska kongressen dagarna före presidentvalet 1864.

Historik[redigera | redigera wikitext]

1800-talet[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Nevada blev formellt en del av USA genom Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo tillsammans med Mexiko 1848.

Under senare delen av 1800-talet blev silverbrytning en storindustri i Nevada.

1900-talet[redigera | redigera wikitext]

1951 gjordes de första kärnvapenproven i Nevada.

Vidare läsning[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Driggs, Don W. and Leonard E. Goodall. Nevada Politics and Government: Conservatism in an Open Society (1996). online edition, university textbook
  • Elliott, Russell R., and William D. Rowley. History of Nevada (2nd ed. 1987) online edition
  • Hulse, James W. The Nevada Adventure (6th ed., 1990), for middle schools
  • Bennett, Dana R., "'The Up-Growth of New Industries': Transformation of Nevada’s Economy, 1918–1929," Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, 52 (Fall 2009), 175–97.
  • DePolo, Ron, and Mark Pingle. "A Statistical History of the Nevada Population, 1860-1993," Nevada Historical Society Quarterly,Dec 1994, Vol. 37#4, pp 282–306
  • Douglass, William A. and Jon Bilbao, Jon. Amerikanuak: Basques in the New World (1975), scholarly study; ch 6 covers Nevada
  • Elliott, Russell R. Nevada's Twentieth Century Mining Boom (1965).
  • Glass, Mary Ellen. Silver and Politics in Nevada, 1892-1902 (1969)
  • Goldman, Marion. Gold Diggers and Silver Miners (1981).
  • Bushnell, Eleanore, ed. Sagebrush and Neon: Studies in Nevada Politics (2nd ed. 1976).
  • Edwards, Jerome E. Pat McCarran: Political Boss of Nevada (1982), highly detailed narrative covers 1916 to 1954
  • Elliott, Gary E. Senator Alan Bible and the Politics of the New West (1994)
  • Mack, Effie Mona. Nevada: A History of the State from the Earliest Times through the Civil War (1936)
  • Raymond, Elizabeth. George Wingfield: Owner and Operator of Nevada (1992)
  • Titus, A. Constandina. ed. Battle Born: Federal-State Conflict in Nevada during the Twentieth Century (1989)

Källor[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • Reid, John B.. and Ronald M. James, eds. Uncovering Nevada'S Past: A Primary Source History of the Silver State (2004)

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