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George W. Norris, Progessives, American History


Political Science


Tins first detailed biography of Morris traces the great liberal's Me, views, and political develop ment to his entrance into the U.S. Senate in 1913. In examining the metamorphosis of a rising young lawyer with mortgage interests into a leader of the Progressive movement, the book gives a thorough account of the political growth and maturing of a man who became one of the foremost legislators in American history.



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Syracuse University Press



George W. Norris The Making of a Progressive 1861-1912



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