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Alabama : from territory to statehood : an Alabama Heritage bicentennial collection.

Author: Alabama heritage.
Publisher: Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Inspired by Alabama's bicentennial celebrations, Alabama from Territory to Statehood compiles the work of experts on the history of Alabama's formative years. The landscape, culture, and people of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
History
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alabama heritage.
ISBN: 9781588383990 1588383997
OCLC Number: 1122860075
Notes: Includes index.
"Conceived, written, edited, and designed for original publication in Alabama Heritage magazine, each article both stands alone and supports the overall work." - inside jacket cover.
Description: ix, 190 pages : illustrations, maps, 1 fold-out map, 1 fold-out timeline ; 29 cm
Contents: A long road to becoming a territory / Edwin C. Bridge --
'More or less arbitrary' : the location of the Alabama-Mississippi border / Mike Bunn --
Land claims and surveying in the Alabama territory / Herbert James Lewis --
Alabama fever rages : migrations to the frontier of early Alabama / Thomas Chase Hagood --
The Alabama territory's cultural landscape / Gregory A. Waselkov --
St. Stephens : the Alabama territory's first capital / George Shorter --
The three sisters : how squash, beans, and corn became southern food / John C. Hall and Rosa N. Hall --
The Alabama territory quarter by quarter / Mike Bunn --
Constitution and crisis : outside the convention hall, Huntsville, Alabama, in the summer of 1819 / Thomas Reidy --
The adoption of the 1819 Alabama Constitution / Herbert James Lewis --
William Wyatt Bibb : Alabama's first Governor / Samuel L. Webb --
The Creek Nation and Alabama / Kathryn H. Braund --
'Liberty is a jewel too precious for compromise or exchange' : the politics of banking, newspapers, and class in frontier Alabama / Thomas Chase Hagood --
A 'peculiar institution' : slavery in Alabama / Justin A. Rudder --
'This beautiful and rapid rising state' : architecture of the territorial and early statehood years / Robert Gamble.

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