John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry in American History

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Determined to make the most of the nation's abundant natural, human, and financial resources, the government supported industrial growth by enacting protective tariffs, welcoming throngs of immigrants, providing railroad subsidies, maintaining a patent system, and looking the other way when abuses occurred. That was only 0.01 percent of the federal budget. Earlier German immigrants had come from Protestant northern German states, but after Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck united the German states to form the German Empire in 1871, they came from the southern German state of Bavaria, which were largely Catholic.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Enslow Publishers (July 1999)

ISBN: 0766011232

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