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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
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
Label
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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