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Colorado and the Four Wests: An Introduction to the Political Economy Section

Added by yongli on 04/24/2017 - 14:28, last changed on 08/23/2022 - 08:04

Coal Miners on Strike

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Why has Colorado’s economy experienced booms and busts? Which Coloradans have profited the most from the state’s natural and human resources? In what ways have Colorado’s cities, towns , and regions competed against one another to secure investment, migration, and authority—and how have they...

Colorado: An Overview

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 11/30/2022 - 21:39
Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

Lake City

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 11:29, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 06:40
At an elevation of 8,661 feet in the heart of the San Juan Mountains , the historic mining town of Lake City is the only incorporated town in Hinsdale County . Named for nearby Lake San Cristobal , the town was founded in 1874 in a broad valley along the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River . Between...
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