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The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous

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The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous is a multi-cultural publication which introduces more than fifty short profiles of diverse men and women who once lived in the state of Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how presidents, politicians, scientists,entrepreneurs, and others overcame obstacles to contribute to the building of our state and our country. The reader will also gain a better understanding of the Civil War, Women's Rights' Movement, World War I and World War II, the Pony Express, and other major events. Included in this book are biographies on presidents Harry S. Truman and Ulysses S. Grant, generals John Pershing and William T Sherman, Charles Lindbergh, Mark Twain, Senator Thomas Hart Benton, Alexander Majors, Virginia Minor, Dred Scott, George Washington Carver, James Cash Penney, Satchel Paige, Billy Hall, Daniel Boone, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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