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Red River runs north!

Author: Vera Kelsey
Publisher: New York, Harper [1951]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kelsey, Vera.
Red River runs north!
New York, Harper [1951]
(OCoLC)903119156
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vera Kelsey
OCLC Number: 491659
Description: xviii, 297 pages maps (1 folded) 22 cm
Contents: One month west of sundown --
Part I: Outside the door of history --
A river is born --
And peoples come and go --
Until the Sioux decide to stay --
The "little people" --
Part II: The St. Lawrence brings the French --
Radisson and Groseilliers outreach themselves but not Red River --
Sir "Deuluth" almost attains it --
The Verendryes discover it --
Part III: The Nelson brings the English --
Peter Pond discovers Red Rivery Valley --
Alexander Mackenzie publicizes it --
Lord Selkirk wins it --
Part IV: Red River settlement --
"Those unfortunate men" --
"Good news!" --
John Tanner, Falcon --
Lord Selkirk founds Fort Snelling --
Exodus, Red River style --
Part V: The Nor'men March South --
"Pig's eye, converted thou shalt be" --
Red River's million-dollar trade --
Red River builds and rebuilds St. Paul --
The emperor of the North --
Part VI: The old order changes --
fast --
York factory yields to St. Paul --
Dakota territory again partitions the Valley --
The Sioux "eat grass" --
Annexation, new bone of contention --
Red Rivel rebels --
The battle of Pembina --
Part VII: The empire builders --
Goliath and David --
The steamboat assists its own doom --
The railroad crosses the river --
Bonanza! --
"Due west from Red River..." --
Part VIII: The great migrations --
The pioneers --
"Us Americans" --
Mr. Riel and Mr. Smith rise again --
Part IX: The golden door --
Behold __ the vote! --
The white kid glove era --
The lifted lamp --
Exit, bowing.

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