Peculiarities of American Cities

Author: Willard Glazier
Published: 1883
Language: English
Wordcount: 154,811 / 470 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.4
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 314
Added to site: 2011.09.23
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Genre: History
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udiere Falls.--Rideau Falls.--Ottawa River.--Lumber Business.-- Manufactures.--Steamboat and Railway Communications.--Moore's Canadian Boat Song.--Description of the City.--Churches, Nunneries, and Charitable Institutions.--Government Buildings.--Rideau Hall.--Princess Louise and Marquis of Lorne.--Ottawa's Proud Boast. 326-331

CHAPTER XXIV.

--PITTSBURG.

Pittsburg at Night.--A Pittsburg Fog.--Smoke.--Description of the City.--The Oil Business.--Ohio River.--Public Buildings, Educational and Charitable Institutions.--Glass Industry.-- Iron Foundries.--Fort Pitt Works--Casting a Monster Gun.-- American Iron Works.--Nail Works.--A City of Workers.-- A True Democracy.--Wages.--Character of Workmen.--Value of Organization.--Knights of Labor.--Opposed to Strikes.--True Relations of Capital and Labor.--Railroad Strike of 1877.-- Allegheny City.--Population of Pittsburg.--Early History.-- Braddock's Defeat.--Old Battle Ground.--Historic Relics.-- Th

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