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Governor Thomas Carney's 1863 inaugural address deals with a number of issues including the Civil War and the sacrifices of Kansas soldiers, the financial condition of the state, war bonds, the importance of agriculture to the state's future development, education, public institutions, establishment of a state university, establishment of a penitentiary, internal improvements such as roads, the extinction of Indian titles to land, railroads, the importance of land surveys, out-of-state insurance, building a state capitol, among other issues.

Date: January 14, 1863

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Inaugural Address of Governor Thomas Carney - Title Page

Carney's address is an excellent source for helping students understand the many issues facing Kansas during the Civil War.

KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War

Item Number: 213263
Call Number: SP 353.03 K13 Vol.1 1861-1887 No. 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213263

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