By William Deverell

ISBN-10: 0631213570

ISBN-13: 9780631213574

A better half to the yankee West is a rigorous, illuminating creation to the heritage of the yank West. Twenty-five essays by means of professional students synthesize the simplest and such a lot provocative paintings within the box and supply a entire assessment of subject matters and historiography. Covers the tradition, politics, and surroundings of the yankee West via classes of migration, cost, and modernization Discusses local americans and their conflicts and integration with American settlers

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No more would the British encourage or supply Indians south of the Great Lakes. Following the War of 1812, Spain also pulled back, ceding Florida to the American republic. By 1820, the borders of the first West had been secured, as had the hold of the United States over the region. In retrospect, what is most striking about the making of the first American West is how long it took, particularly when compared with the more compressed chronologies of subsequent westward expansions. Through the first half of the eighteenth century, Indians and imperial rivals generally checked the inland movement of British American colonists.

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Norton, 1999). ): The Oxford History of the American West (Oxford University Press: New York, 1994). : Borderland in Retreat: From Spanish Louisiana to the Far Southwest (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1976). : A Man of Distinction among Them: Alexander McKee and British–Indian Affairs along the Ohio Country Frontier, 1734–1799 (Kent: Kent State University Press, 1999). Nelson, Paul David: Anthony Wayne: Soldier of the Early Republic (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985). Nelson, Paul David and Andrew R.

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