The Far Western frontier, 1830-1860 / by Ray Allen Billington.


[1st ed.].. New York, Harper [1956] .

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Subjects États-Unis (ouest) -- Expansion territoriale.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life.
Territorial expansion.
USA -- Südstaaten.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States, West.
United States.
Vie des pionniers -- États-Unis (ouest)
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Series New American nation series.
Description 324 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1956]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This history presents a pageant of westward exploration, military conquest, commercial penetration, exploitation and settlement. It also considers the various types of frontiersmen, fur trappers, missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, et cetera, and their types of adjustment to the new environment.
Contents The Mexican borderlands -- The road to Sante Fe -- The era of the Mountain men -- The coming of the pioneers -- The overland trails -- Texas: Revolution and republic -- Manifest destiny -- The West in the Mexican War -- The California Gold Rush -- The miners' frontier moves Eastward -- The reuniting of East and West.
Genre Erschliessung (1830-1860)
Erschliessung (1830-1860)
History.
Geographic Area United States
West (U.S.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)485705
(OCoLC)ocm00485705
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981.
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