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The Louisiana Purchase and American expansion, 1803-1898

Author: Sanford Levinson; Bartholomew H Sparrow
Publisher: Lanham (Maryland) : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
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Brings together noted scholars in American history, constitutional law, and political science to examine the role that the Louisiana Purchase played in shaping both the expansionist policies of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanford Levinson; Bartholomew H Sparrow
ISBN: 0742549844 9780742549845
OCLC Number: 954182119
Notes: Índices.
Description: vii, 262 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: The First "Incorporation" DebateChapter 2: "The Strongest Government on Earth": Jefferson's Republicanism, the Expansion of the Union, and the New Nation's DestinyChapter 3: The Louisiana Purchase and the Coming of the Civil WarChapter 4: Settling the West: The Annexation of Texas, the Louisiana Purchase, and Bush v. GoreChapter 5: TexasChapter 6: The Golden Death of Jefferson's Dream: California and the Sectional CrisisChapter 7: A Promise of ExpansionChapter 8: Puerto Rico's Political Status: The Long-Term Effects of American Expansionist DiscourseChapter 9: The Constitution and Deconstitution of the United StatesChapter 10: Modes of Rule in America's Overseas Empire: The Philippines, Puerto Rico, Guam, and SamoaChapter 11: Empires External and Internal: Territories, Government Lands, and Federalism in the United States
Responsibility: edited by Sanford Levinson and Bartholomew H. Sparrow.


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