Rooms – When Railroads Designed Their Own Version of Time Zones – NYTimes.com
Taking the broad view of things — or, admittedly, the very broad view — the history of post-Civil War America might be read as the history of expanding corporatization. After all, starting with the victory of Northern industrialists over Southern planters, Big Business has increasingly put its stamp on national matters, from foreign policy and presidential politics to higher education.
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