Shovel Of Stars: The Making of the American West 1800 to the Present

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Simon and Schuster, 10 Apr 1996 - 560 halaman
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Continuing the saga that began with Wilderness at Dawn, a chronicle of the American West recounts the formation of the remainder of the United States, from the Louisiana Purchase through the settling of Alaska.

This vivid, panoramic history continues the exciting story begun in Wilderness at Dawn, tracing through the eyes--and adventures--of ordinary people the saga of the settlement of the United States.

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A SHOVEL OF STARS: The Making of the American West 1800 to the Present

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Stuffing a massive subject—in this case, the Anglo-American conquest of North America over the last two centuries—between the covers of a single volume is like teaching a cat to heel: It's a neat ... Baca ulasan lengkap

A shovel of stars: the making of the American West, 1800 to the present

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The subtitle for this continuation of the story Morgan began in Wilderness at Dawn (LJ 4/15/93) could be "How the States Were Made," for that is Morgan's focus as he looks at the settlement of each ... Baca ulasan lengkap

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Introduction
13
The Mississippi Frontier
43
hi The Florida Frontier
58
Part
75
The Arkansas Frontier
96
The Michigan Frontier
105
The Wisconsin Frontier
115
The Iowa Frontier
125
The Colorado Frontier
276
The Dakota Frontier
295
The Montana Frontier 3 6
331
The Washington Frontier
332
The Wyoming Frontier
349
The Idaho Frontier
362
Part Six THE PROBLEM STATES
377
The Utah Frontier
378

Part Three
133
The California Frontier
155
The Minnesota Frontier
182
Bleeding Kansas
198
The West Virginia Dilemma
216
The Nevada Frontier
224
The Nebraska Frontier
233
Texas and the Cattle Frontier
251
Part Five THE PARTISAN LOGJAM
273
The Last Indian Frontier the First TwentiethCentury State
400
The Last Hispanic Frontier
428
Part Seven THE FARFLUNG STATES
463
The Hawaiian Frontier
464
The Last Frontier
484
The StateMaking Process
509
Notes
535
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Halaman 12 - But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can't stand it. I been there before.

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Ted Morgan is a biographer, journalist, and historian

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