Transport: Kennedy In

In 1861, when Patrick Kennedy was born in East Boston, U. S. clippers were carrying 66% of the nation's trade. By 1888, when Pat Kennedy was running a saloon in and the politics of Boston's Ward 2, ironclad steamers manned with cheap labor had sent U. S. shipping to Davy Jones's locker and only 13% of U. S. foreign trade was being carried in U. S. bottoms. That year Pat Kennedy's son

Joseph Patrick was born. By 1914, when Joe Kennedy was a hard-working Massachusetts bank examiner two years out of Harvard, U. S....

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