The opening of the West. Edited by Jack M. Sosin.


Columbia, S.C., Univ.of South Carolina Press [1970] .

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Subjects Northwest, Old -- History -- Sources.
Southwest, Old -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Northwest, Old.
United States -- Southwest, Old.
Series Documentary history of the United States.
Description vi, 237 p. 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Clearing the Indian barrier. Origin of Dunmore's War ; The Battle of Bushy Run ; Anthony Wayne at Fallen Timbers ; Andrew Jackson against the Creeks -- Early settlements. The Kentucky and Tennessee stations ; Migration to the southwest ; West by river and trace -- Land speculation. Operations of land companies ; Promoters and entrepreneurs -- Land policy. British land policy in the later Colonial era ; Land policy under the United States -- Government and law. Frontier compacts ; Government, law, and politics -- The economy of the West. Road and river transportation ; Western farming ; Merchants and merchandising ; Western industry -- Society and culture. Classes and manners ; Rural life ; Religion on the frontier ; Western schools ; Villages and towns.
Genre History.
Sources.
Geographic Area Middle West
Southwest, New
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00715663
(OCoLC)715663
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