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1800-1860: Communications

1800-1860: Chapter Four: Communications

by JOHN M. COWARD

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 116

OVERVIEW 122

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

A Communications Revolution 123

Ponies Deliver the Mail 124

Transatlantic Cable 125

Democracy and Idealism in an Expanding Nation 126

New York Tribune, 18 February 1854 126

Magazines Move West 128

Native American Journalism 129

News, Technology, and National Progress 133

Newspapers for a New Nation 133

New Orleans Picayune, 14 September 1847 134

HEADLINE MAKERS

Cassius Marcellus Clay 135

George Kendall 136

PUBLICATIONS 138

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