By Richard A. Ruddy
Ross’s existence unearths very much approximately who we have been as american citizens within the moment 1/2 the 19th century. He used to be serious about the abolitionist flow as either a journalist and a player, in addition to within the fight to convey Kansas into the union as a unfastened kingdom. His occupation additionally concerned him within the growth of railroads west of the Mississippi, the Civil conflict, Reconstruction and the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, the Gilded Age with its grasping politicians and businessmen, and the growth of the us into the Southwest. briefly, Ross’s occupation represents the adjustments that the total nation skilled during his lifetime. furthermore, Ross was once a fascinating personality, resolute and constant in his ideals, who frequently paid a cost for his integrity.
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Independent historian Richard A. Ruddy is retired from a thirty-year occupation as an ads and catalog photographer.
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Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist by Richard A. Ruddy