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Warren G. Magnuson

This is the second contribution to AMERICAN HERITAGE by Washington’s Senator Magnuson. His previous article, “Oneshot War with England,” appeared in the April, 1960, issue.
For further reading: Westward Expansion: History of the American Frontier , by Ray Alien Billington (Macmillan, 1960); The Sod House Frontier , 1854-1890, by Everett Dick (Johnsen, 1954); The Great Plains , by Walter P. Webb (Ginn, 1931).

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