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


2d ed.. New York, Macmillan [1960] .

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Subjects EE. UU. -- Historia.
El Oeste (EE. UU.) -- Historia.
Etats-Unis -- Histoire.
Förenta staterna -- historia.
Frontières.
Geschichte.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- 1803-1865.
Mississippi River Valley.
Mississippi, Valle de -- Historia -- 1803 1865.
Territorial expansion.
USA.
United States -- History.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States, West.
United States.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Westgrenze.
Description xv, 893 pages maps 24 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes "Bibliographical note": pages 759-854.
Contents Europe's first frontier, 1492-1615 -- The southern frontier, 1600-1700 -- The northern frontier, 1600-1700 -- The old west, 1700-1763 -- The French barrier, 1615-1763 -- British western policy, 1763 -1776 -- Settlement crosses the mountains, 1763-1776 -- The west in the American Revolution, 1776-1783 -- The western problem, 1783-1790 -- The west in American diplomacy, 1783-1803 -- Settling the Appalachian Plateau, 1795-1812 -- The west in the War of 1812, 1812-1815 -- Settling the Lake Plains, 1815-1850 -- Settling the Gulf Plains, 1815-1850 -- The economics of sectionalism, 1815-1837 -- The emergence of a sectional pattern, 1815-1837 -- The shifting sectional pattern, 1837-1850 -- Railroads and sectionalism, 1837-1850 -- The natural setting -- The Spanish barrier, 1540-1776 -- The traders' frontier, 1776-1840 -- The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1803-1840 -- The annexation of Texas, 1820-1845 -- The occupation of Oregon, 1825-1846 -- The Great Basin frontier, 1830-1846 -- The conquest of California, 1830-1846 -- The war with Mexico, 1846-1850 -- The west and slavery, 1850-1860 -- The miners' frontier, 1858-1875 -- The transportation frontier, 1858-1884 -- The Indian barrier, 1860-1887 -- The cattlemen's frontier, 1865-1887 -- Opening the Great Plains, 1870-1890 -- The farmers' frontier, 1870-1890 -- The agrarian revolt, 1873-1896 -- The frontier heritage.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)827544
(OCoLC)ocm00827544
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981.
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