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Coal Mining in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:06, last changed on 04/15/2022 - 10:14
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, coal mining was the most important industry in Colorado. Coal mines served as the crucibles of empire, churning out the fuel needed to power the railroads, precious-metal mines, and smelters that helped develop the region. They were also...

Jared Polis

Added by yongli on 06/09/2020 - 15:27, last changed on 07/26/2021 - 15:18

Jared Polis

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Jared Schutz Polis (1975– ) is the forty-third governor of Colorado , elected in 2018. A member of the Democratic Party , Polis formerly represented Colorado’s Second Congressional District and served on the State Board of Education . Polis is a progressive and the state’s first openly gay governor...
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