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The Resource Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier, [by] Ray Allen Billington, with the collaboration of James Blaine Hedges

Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier, [by] Ray Allen Billington, with the collaboration of James Blaine Hedges

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Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier
Title
Westward expansion
Title remainder
a history of the American frontier
Statement of responsibility
[by] Ray Allen Billington, with the collaboration of James Blaine Hedges
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1903-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Billington, Ray Allen
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E179.5
LC item number
.B63 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Geschichte
  • Siedlung
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • West (U.S.)
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis (Ouest)
  • Mississippi, Vallée du
  • USA
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Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier, [by] Ray Allen Billington, with the collaboration of James Blaine Hedges
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 663-805
Contents
1. The frontier hypothesis -- Section 1. The colonial frontier -- 2. The land and its people -- 3. Europe's first frontier, 1492-1615 -- 4. The southern frontier, 1600-1700 -- 5. The northern frontier, 1600-1700 -- 6. The Old West, 1700-1763 -- 7. The French barrier, 1615-1763 -- 8. British western policy, 1763-1776 -- 9. Settlement crosses the mountains, 1763-1776 -- 10. The west in the American Revolution, 1776-1783 -- Section 2. The trans-Appalachian frontier -- 11. The western problem, 1783-1790 -- 12. The west in American diplomacy, 1783-1803 -- 13. Settling the Appalachian plateau, 1795-1812 -- 14. The West in the War of 1812, 1812-1815 -- 15. Settling the Lake Plains, 1815-1850 -- 16. Settling the Gulf Plains, 1815-1850 -- 17. The new West : a national problem, 1815-1850 -- Section III. The trans-Mississippi frontier -- 18. The natural setting -- 19. The Spanish barrier, 1540-1776 -- 20. The traders' frontier, 1776-1840 -- 21. The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1803-1840 -- 22. The annexation of Texas, 1820-1845 -- 23. The occupation of Oregon, 1825-1846 -- 24. The Great Basin frontier, 1830-1846 -- 25. The conquest of California, 1830-1846 -- 26. The war with Mexico, 1846-1850 -- 27. The west and slavery, 1850-1860 -- 28. The miners' frontier, 1858-1875 -- 29. The transportation frontier, 1858-1884 -- 30. The Indian barrier, 1860-1887 -- 31. The cattlemen's frontier, 1865-1887 -- 32. Opening the Great Plains, 1870-1890 -- 33. The farmers' frontier, 1870-1890 -- 34. The agrarian revolt, 1873-1896 -- 35. The frontier heritage
Control code
52436
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xix, 840 p.
Isbn
9780023098406
Lccn
73004044
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00724219
  • (OCoLC)724219
Label
Westward expansion : a history of the American frontier, [by] Ray Allen Billington, with the collaboration of James Blaine Hedges
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 663-805
Contents
1. The frontier hypothesis -- Section 1. The colonial frontier -- 2. The land and its people -- 3. Europe's first frontier, 1492-1615 -- 4. The southern frontier, 1600-1700 -- 5. The northern frontier, 1600-1700 -- 6. The Old West, 1700-1763 -- 7. The French barrier, 1615-1763 -- 8. British western policy, 1763-1776 -- 9. Settlement crosses the mountains, 1763-1776 -- 10. The west in the American Revolution, 1776-1783 -- Section 2. The trans-Appalachian frontier -- 11. The western problem, 1783-1790 -- 12. The west in American diplomacy, 1783-1803 -- 13. Settling the Appalachian plateau, 1795-1812 -- 14. The West in the War of 1812, 1812-1815 -- 15. Settling the Lake Plains, 1815-1850 -- 16. Settling the Gulf Plains, 1815-1850 -- 17. The new West : a national problem, 1815-1850 -- Section III. The trans-Mississippi frontier -- 18. The natural setting -- 19. The Spanish barrier, 1540-1776 -- 20. The traders' frontier, 1776-1840 -- 21. The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1803-1840 -- 22. The annexation of Texas, 1820-1845 -- 23. The occupation of Oregon, 1825-1846 -- 24. The Great Basin frontier, 1830-1846 -- 25. The conquest of California, 1830-1846 -- 26. The war with Mexico, 1846-1850 -- 27. The west and slavery, 1850-1860 -- 28. The miners' frontier, 1858-1875 -- 29. The transportation frontier, 1858-1884 -- 30. The Indian barrier, 1860-1887 -- 31. The cattlemen's frontier, 1865-1887 -- 32. Opening the Great Plains, 1870-1890 -- 33. The farmers' frontier, 1870-1890 -- 34. The agrarian revolt, 1873-1896 -- 35. The frontier heritage
Control code
52436
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xix, 840 p.
Isbn
9780023098406
Lccn
73004044
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00724219
  • (OCoLC)724219

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