The Trans-Appalachian Frontier

The Trans-Appalachian Frontier : People, Societies and Institutions, 1775-1850

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in American history.show more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 644.1g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0534123368
  • 9780534123369

Table of contents

Introduction. Part One: Across the mountains. The struggle for security. The search for stability. Security and stability for the territory northwest of the Ohio. Part Two: The widening frontier 1795 - 1815. Diversity in economic development. Government and law on the new frontiers. Many societies from similar institutions. Part Three: The first great migration 1815 - 1830. Across the old Northwest and into Missouri. The flowering of the cotton frontier. Part Four: The enduring frontiers. Michigan: the great lakes frontier. Florida: a sectional frontier. Arkansas: a frontier more west than south. Part Five: The second great migration 1830 - 1850. The new counties of Alabama and Mississippi: a frontier more south than west. The last frontier of the old northwest: Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Part Six: The first American frontier. The urban dimension. The changing political experience. The closing of the frontier.show more

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