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54-40 or fight; the story of the Oregon Territory,

Author: Bob Young; Jan Young; Barry Martin
Publisher: New York, J. Messner [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the joint occupation of the Oregon Territory, where a conflict of interests between British fur traders and American settlers, missionaries, and trappers ended in a peaceful compromise over the boundary dispute.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Young; Jan Young; Barry Martin
OCLC Number: 969175
Description: 190 pages illustrations, maps 22 cm
Contents: Divide and count --
The Columbia's river --
West to the sea --
Astoria --
The Old lady of the north --
One foot in the door --
The Stone in the garden --
Far in heathen lands --
A Yankee spy and Spanish cattle --
The Race is on --
Stalemate! --
The Die is cast --
54-40 or fight! --
United in blood.
Responsibility: by Bob and Jan Young. Maps and drawings by Barry Martin.

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A history of the joint occupation of the Oregon Territory, where a conflict of interests between British fur traders and American settlers, missionaries, and trappers ended in a peaceful compromise over the boundary dispute.

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