WHAT'S INSIDE: NORTH AMERICA

From the southern tip of Florida to the Alaskan wilderness, explore North American history in-depth in the North American history section.
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Cooke, Jay (1821 - 1905), a United States banker, known as the "financier of the Civil War," His role has been compared to that of Robert Morris during the Revolutionary War.

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History of Alaska

In prehistoric times, a land bridge joined Alaska to Asia where the Bering Strait now lies.

Modern Decline of Railroads

By the 1960s the lonesome whistle of the steam railroads was a thing of the past. The decline of railroads came about during the 1960s and 1970s as the automobile dominated transportation.

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