Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-319) and index.
Contemporary accounts and maps supplement this examination of the roads and waterways significant to America's expansion to the Mississippi between 1635 and 1850.
Part I. The French river roads, 1535-1750 -- Part II. The King's Highway, 1636-1774 -- Part III. The French and Indian War, 1755-63 -- Part IV. The American Revolution, 1774-81 -- Part V. The Conquest of the Mississippi Valley, 1775-1850.