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The Indian world of George Washington the first President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation

Author: Colin G Calloway
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learning curves -- Virginia's Indian country -- The Ohio Company and the Ohio Country -- Into Tanaghrisson's world -- Tanaghrisson's war -- Braddock and the limits of empire -- Frontier defense and a Cherokee alliance -- Frontier advance and a Cherokee war -- The other revolution -- Confronting the Indian boundary -- "A good deal of land."--The question of Indian allies -- Town destroyer -- Killing Crawford --
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Genre/Form: History
Biografie
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin G Calloway
ISBN: 9780190652166 0190652160
OCLC Number: 1010499129
Awards: Commended for National Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2018
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsList of Native AmericansIntroductionOne: Learning CurvesChapter 1: Virginia's Indian Country Chapter 2: The Ohio Company and the Ohio CountryChapter 3: Into Tanaghrisson's WorldChapter 4: Tanaghrisson's WarChapter 5: Braddock and the Limits of EmpireChapter 6: Frontier Defense and a Cherokee AllianceChapter 7: Frontier Advance and a Cherokee WarTwo: The Other RevolutionChapter 8: Confronting the Indian Boundary LineChapter 9: "A good deal of Land." Chapter 10: The Question of Indian AlliesChapter 11: Town DestroyerChapter 12: Killing CrawfordChapter 13: Building a Nation on Indian LandThree: The First President and the First AmericansChapter 14: An Indian Policy for the New Nation Chapter 15: Courting McGillivray Chapter 16: The Greatest Indian Victory Chapter 17: Philadelphia Indian Diplomacy Chapter 18: Achieving EmpireChapter 19: Transforming Indian LivesChapter 20: A Death and a Non-Death
Other Titles: First President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation
Responsibility: Colin G. Calloway

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