Critical thinking

Michigan’s economy began to expand rapidly after the War of 1812, in company with the rest of the United States. What, according to Rubenstein & Ziewacz, were the results of this expansion for individuals, for the environment, and for the development of the state’s infrastructure? Support your answer with examples drawn from the readings.

Discussion Board #6

The selections from Grimm are all about migration to Michigan during the early 19th century. What do the excerpts have in common? Which writers suggest that Michigan would be a good destination, and why? Support your answer with examples drawn from the readings.