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Author Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981.

Title Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier / Ray Allen Billington.

Imprint New York [N.Y.] : Macmillan, 1967.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  973 B496w 1967    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvii, 933 pages : maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-893) and index.
Contents The frontier hypothesis -- Europe's first frontier, 1492-1615 -- The southern frontier, 1600-1700 -- The northern frontier, 1600-1700 -- The Old West, 1700-1763 -- The French barrier, 1615-1763 -- British western policy, 1763-1776 -- Settlement crosses the mountains, 1763-1776 -- The West in the American Revolution, 1776-1783 -- The western problem, 1783-1790 -- The West in American diplomacy, 1783-1803 -- Settling the Appalachian plateau, 1795-1812 -- The West in the War of 1812, 1812-1815 -- Settling the Lake Plains, 1815-1850 -- Settling the Gulf plains, 1815-1850 -- The economics of sectionalism, 1815-1837 -- The emergence of the sectional pattern, 1815-1817 -- The shifting sectional pattern, 1837-1850 -- Railroads and sectionalism, 1837-1850 -- The natural setting -- The Spanish barrier, 1540-1776 -- The traders' frontier, 1776-1840 -- The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1803-1840 -- The annexation of Texas, 1820-1845 -- The occupation of Oregon, 1825-1846 -- The Conquest of California, 1825-1846 -- The Great Basin frontier, 1830-1846 -- The conquest of California, 1830-1846 -- The war with Mexico, 1846-1850 -- The West and slavery, 1850-1860 -- The miners' frontier, 1858-1875 -- The transportation frontier, 1858-1884 -- The Indian barrier, 1860-1887 -- The cattlemen's frontier, 1865-1887 -- Opening the Great Plains, 1870-1890 -- The Farmers frontier, 1865-1887 -- The agrarian revolt, 1873-1896 -- The frontier heritage.
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States -- History.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 1803-1865.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Mississippi River Valley.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Territorial expansion. (OCoLC)fst01355135
Mississippi River Valley. (OCoLC)fst01240240
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
United States -- History.
Chronological Term 1803-1865
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628

 
    
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