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History of the American frontier, 1763-1893

Author: Frederic L Paxson
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paxson, Frederic L. (Frederic Logan), 1877-1948.
History of the American frontier, 1763-1893.
Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924
(OCoLC)651555808
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic L Paxson
OCLC Number: 421354
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1925.
Description: xvii pages, 1 leaf, 598 pages : illustrations, maps (2 double) ; 24 cm
Contents: The American frontier of 1763 --
The forks of the Ohio --
The Shenandoah country and the Tennessee --
The rear of the revolution --
The land problem --
Creation of the public domain --
The national land system --
The old northwest --
The western boundaries --
The first new states --
Political theories of the frontier --
Jeffersonian democracy --
The frontier of 1800 --
Ohio : the clash of principles --
The purchase of Louisiana --
Problems of the southwest border --
The bonds of unity --
The Wabash frontier : Tecumseh, 1811 --
The western war of 1812 --
Stabilizing the frontier --
The great migration --
Statehood of the Ohio : Indiana and Illinois --
The cotton kingdom : Mississippi and Alabama --
Missouri : the new sectionalism --
Public land reform --
Frontier finance --
The American system --
Jacksonian democracy --
The east, and the western markets --
The western internal improvements --
The permanent Indian frontier, 1825-1841 --
The Mississippi Valley boom --
The border states : Michigan and Arkansas --
The independent state of Texas --
1837 : the prostrate west --
The trail to Santa Fe --
The settlement of Oregon --
The "state" of desert --
The war with Mexico --
The conquest of California --
Far west and politics --
Preemption --
The frontier of the forties --
The railroad age --
Land grants and the western roads --
Kansas-Nebraska and the Indian country --
"Pike's Peak or bust!" --
The frontier of the mineral empire --
The overland route --
The public lands : wide open --
The plains in the Civil War --
The Union Pacific Railroad --
The disruption of the tribes --
The panic of 1873 --
Frontier panaceas --
The cow country --
The closed frontier --
The admission of the "omnibus" states --
The disappearance of the frontier.
Other Titles: American frontier
Frontier
Responsibility: by Frederic L. Paxson.

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