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The Opposing Transport Systems

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 6, the author describes and compares the transportation systems of the two sides, particularly with respect to their adaptability to the climate, terrain, and operational environment in ... More


The Wages of Development in South Texas and Northern Mexico

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the demographic and economic changes that swept over South Texas and northern Mexico during the Porfiriato and the Mexican Revolution. Growing landlessness and reliance on wage ... More


The Beginning of a “New” Mountain South: Agriculture, Railroads, and Social Change, 1872–1880

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626246
eISBN:
9781469628080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626246.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 6 reveals how bipartisan support for internal improvements fractured the mountain Republicans and allowed the Democratic Party to open the region to economic development while confidently ... More


Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Larry Haeg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The two most powerful men in the nation’s dominant industry, Edward H. Harriman and James J. Hill, got into a fight in 1901 for control of the nation’s western railroads. The battle also pitted the ... More


Mexico Versus the Seven Kings: The Railroad Consolidation, 1902–1910

Mark Wasserman

in Pesos and Politics: Business, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1854-1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804791540
eISBN:
9780804795210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791540.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This is the history of the consolidation of the Mexican railroad system under government ownership from 1902 to 1911. The Díaz regime undertook these mergers in order to prevent the railroad tycoons ... More


“Hell Is Empty and All the Devils Are Here”

Larry Haeg

in Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Northern Pacific common rises to $1,000 a share May 9, 1901, Hill-Morgan and Harriman-Schiff agree to $150 a share settlement price for the common to relieve the squeeze on the shorts. The market’s ... More


Northern Insecurities

Larry Haeg

in Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Morgan returns from Europe to broker compromise. Vice President Roosevelt gives “big stick” speech at Minnesota State Fair and becomes President two weeks later after KcKinley is murdered in Buffalo.


The “Big Stick”

Larry Haeg

in Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Roosevelt profile, Morgan announces creation of Northern Securities to house controlling shares of Great Northern and Northern Pacific and prevent future Harriman raids on the Northern Pacific. ... More


A Thunderbolt Out of the Blue

Larry Haeg

in Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

U.S. sues to break up Northern Securities as violation of Sherman Act prohibiting restraint of trade. U.S. Circuit Court rules uaninmously against Northern Securities. Hill-Morgan appeal to U.S. ... More


Great Cases and Bad Law

Larry Haeg

in Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683642
eISBN:
9781452949208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-4 against Northern Securities, Hill-Morgan return Great Northern and Northern Pacific shares pro rata to original shareholders.


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