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Prologue to manifest destiny : Anglo-American relations in the 1840s

Author: Howard Jones; Donald A Rakestraw
Publisher: Wilmington, DE : SR Books, 1997.
Series: SR books
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This is an account of the settlement of the Maine and Oregon boundary disputes between the US and England during the 1840s. The country's success with England in resolving the dispute, marked the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jones; Donald A Rakestraw
ISBN: 0842024883 9780842024884 0842024980 9780842024983
OCLC Number: 243861557
Description: XVI, 342 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Chapter 1 The Spirit of '76 and the Search for National Honor: The Northeastern Boundary Dispute Chapter 2 Freedom Awakened: Remember the Caroline! Chapter 3 Mother Country at Bay: The Strange Case of Alexander McLeod Chapter 4 Honor at Sea or Slavery at Home? The African Slave Trade, Right of Search, and the Creole Mutiny Chapter 5 Machiavellian Prelude to Negotations: Toward the National Interest Chapter 6 Epilogue to the American Revolution: The Webster-Ashburton Treaty and National Honor Chapter 7 A New and Even More Troublesome Boundary Dispute: Northwest to Oregon Chapter 8 Rising Temperature: Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever Chapter 9 Only at the Cannon's Mouth: Young Hickory Takes Charge Chapter 10 From Crisis to Compromise: The Oregon Treaty
Series Title: SR books
Responsibility: Howard Jones ; Donald A. Rakestraw.

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Jones and Rakestraw have provided a comprehensive overview and richly textured, masterful analysis of the Northeast and Northwest boundary disputes. Clearly and engagingly written ... a magnificent Read more...

 
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