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The Resource Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War, Steven E. Woodworth

Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War, Steven E. Woodworth

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Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War
Title
Manifest destinies
Title remainder
America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Steven E. Woodworth
Title variation
Manifest destinies
Title variation remainder
Americas westward expansion and the road to the Civil War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sweeping history of the 1840s that captures America's enormous sense of possibility and shows how the extraordinary expansion of territories forced the nation to come to grips with the deep rift that would bring war just a decade later
Summary
Traces the monumental expansion of the American territories against a backdrop of pre-Civil War tensions, citing such contributing factors as the gold rush and the founding of the Church of Latter-Day Saints
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374296
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
970.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E179.5
LC item number
.W65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War
Label
Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War, Steven E. Woodworth
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The two-party system -- The log cabin and hard cider campaign -- Tyler, Clay, and the durability of the two-party system -- Abolitionism -- Westward expansion -- The Oregon Trail -- The allure and the danger of California -- The Mormons and their migration -- The politics of expansion -- Tyler and Texas -- The election of 1844 -- Texas annexation -- War with Mexico -- Armies along the Rio Grande -- The Monterrey campaign -- New Mexico, Chihuahua, and California -- Buena Vista -- Veracruz, Cerro Gordo, and the politics of expansion -- To the gates of Mexico City -- A conquered capital and a negotiated peace -- The political system and the controversies of expansion -- The election of 1848 -- The California gold rush -- California and the expansion of slavery -- The struggle for compromise
Control code
5475036
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 412 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307265241
Lccn
2010016843
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn515405606
  • (OCoLC)515405606
Label
Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War, Steven E. Woodworth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The two-party system -- The log cabin and hard cider campaign -- Tyler, Clay, and the durability of the two-party system -- Abolitionism -- Westward expansion -- The Oregon Trail -- The allure and the danger of California -- The Mormons and their migration -- The politics of expansion -- Tyler and Texas -- The election of 1844 -- Texas annexation -- War with Mexico -- Armies along the Rio Grande -- The Monterrey campaign -- New Mexico, Chihuahua, and California -- Buena Vista -- Veracruz, Cerro Gordo, and the politics of expansion -- To the gates of Mexico City -- A conquered capital and a negotiated peace -- The political system and the controversies of expansion -- The election of 1848 -- The California gold rush -- California and the expansion of slavery -- The struggle for compromise
Control code
5475036
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 412 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307265241
Lccn
2010016843
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn515405606
  • (OCoLC)515405606

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