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A Life Wild And Perilous

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Author: Robert M. Utley
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Book Size: 12.37 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 400
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A Life Wild And Perilous

by Robert M. Utley, A Life Wild And Perilous Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download A Life Wild And Perilous book, Early in the nineteenth century, the mountain men emerged as a small but distinctive group whose knowledge and experience of the trans-Mississippi West extended the national consciousness to continental dimensions. Though Lewis and Clark blazed a narrow corridor of geographical reality, the West remained largely terra incognita until trappers and traders--Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Tom Fitzpatrick, Jedediah Smith--opened paths through the snow-choked mountain wilderness. They opened the way west to Fremont and played a major role in the pivotal years of 1845-1848 when Texas was annexed, the Oregon question was decided, and the Mexican War ended with the Southwest and California in American hands, the Pacific Ocean becoming our western boundary.



After Lewis And Clark

After Lewis and Clark PDF
Author: Robert M. Utley
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 2004
Book Size: 70.63 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 392
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After Lewis And Clark

by Robert M. Utley, After Lewis And Clark Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download After Lewis And Clark book, In 1807, a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade with the Native nations. Colorful and eccentric, bold and adventurous, mountain men such as John Colter, George Drouillard, Hugh Glass, Andrew Henry, and Kit Carson found individual freedom and financial reward in pursuit of pelts. Their knowledge of the country and its inhabitants served the first mapmakers, the army, and the streams of emigrants moving West in ever-greater numbers. The mountain men laid the foundations for their own displacement, as they led the nation on a westward course that ultimately spread the American lands from sea to sea.



Contest For California

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Author: Stephen G. Hyslop
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release Date: 2019-07-23
Book Size: 10.99 MB
Book Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 448
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Contest For California

by Stephen G. Hyslop, Contest For California Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Contest For California book, California’s early history was both colorful and turbulent. After Europeans first explored the region in the sixteenth century, it was conquered and colonized by successive waves of adventurers and settlers. In Contest for California, award-winning author Stephen G. Hyslop draws on a wide array of primary sources to weave an elegant narrative of this epic struggle for control of the territory that many saw as a beautiful, sprawling land of promise. In vivid detail, Hyslop traces the story of early California from its founding in 1769 by Spanish colonists to its annexation in 1848 by the United States. He describes the motivations and activities of colonizers and colonized alike. Using eyewitness accounts, he allows all participants—Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo-American—to have their say. Soldiers, settlers, missionaries, and merchants testify to the heroic and commonplace, the colorful and tragic, in California’s pre-American history. Even as he acknowledges the dark side of this story, Hyslop avoids a simplistic perspective. Moving beyond the polarities that have marked late-twentieth-century California historiography, he offers nuanced portraits of such controversial figures as Junípero Serra and treats the Californios and their distinctive Hispanic culture with a respect lacking in earlier histories. Attentive to tensions within the invading groups—priests and the military during the Spanish era, merchants and settlers during the American era—he also never loses sight of their impact on the original inhabitants of the region: California’s Native peoples. He also recounts the journeys of colonists from Russia, England, and other countries who influenced the development of California as it passed from the hands of Spaniards and Mexicans to Americans. Exhaustively researched yet concise, this book offers a much-needed alternative history of early California and its evolution from Spanish colony to American territory.



Historical Dictionary Of The American Frontier

Historical Dictionary of the American Frontier PDF
Author: Jay H. Buckley
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Book Size: 74.54 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 356
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Historical Dictionary Of The American Frontier

by Jay H. Buckley, Historical Dictionary Of The American Frontier Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Historical Dictionary Of The American Frontier book, The Historical Dictionary of the American Frontier covers early Euro-American exploration and development of frontiers in North America. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on explorers, adventurers, traders, religious orders, developers, and indigenous peoples.



The Settlement Of America

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Author: James A. Crutchfield
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2015-03-26
Book Size: 70.25 MB
Book Format: PDF
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 800
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The Settlement Of America

by James A. Crutchfield, The Settlement Of America Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Settlement Of America book, First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.



Southern California Quarterly

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Release Date: 1992
Book Size: 52.82 MB
Book Format: PDF
Category : California, Southern
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Southern California Quarterly

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California History

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Release Date: 1997
Book Size: 49.67 MB
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Category : California
Languages : en
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California History

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Document Sets For California And The West In U S History

Document Sets for California and the West in U S  History PDF
Author: Iris H. W. Engstrand
Publisher: D C Heath & Company
Release Date: 1993
Book Size: 64.67 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 172
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Document Sets For California And The West In U S History

by Iris H. W. Engstrand, Document Sets For California And The West In U S History Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download Document Sets For California And The West In U S History book, These documentary collections present primary sources that illuminate critical national issues as they affect distinctive geographic regions, affording students in-depth coverage of matters of keen regional concern. The documents provide diverse perspectives on specific issues through written sources as well as cartoons, advertisements, and historical photos. All the documents are preceded by editorial commentary that sets the historical stage and probing questions that guide students' reading and analysis. A bibliography of all the sources completes these exciting and unique collections. Instructors using Houghton Mifflin survey texts also have the option of duplicating any of the documents for their class without copyright restrictions. The document sets can be purchased in class quantities by nonadopters of Houghton Mifflin texts.



North American Exploration

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Author: John Logan Allen
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 1997
Book Size: 57.21 MB
Book Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : North America
Languages : en
Pages : 538
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North American Exploration

by John Logan Allen, North American Exploration Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download North American Exploration book, The three volumes that will encompass North American Exploration appraise the full scope of the exploration of the North American continent and its oceanic margins from prior to the arrival of Columbus until the end of the nineteenth century. More than an assessment of historical events, these volumes portray the process of exploration. Without forgetting the romance of exploration, the authors recognize that exploration is a great deal more than the adventures themselves. All explorers are conditioned by the time, place, and circumstances of their efforts; these determine objectives, the behavior of explorers, and the consequences of their discoveries. In this first volume we follow the expansion of knowledge from the world of the pre-Columbian explorers through the end of the sixteenth century, with each topic addressed by an expert, and all fitting into a coherent whole. The volume is enhanced by a discussion of the geographical knowledge and beliefs of the native peoples of the North American continent, and how this knowledge influenced the efforts and understanding of the Europeans.



The Explorations Of William H Ashley And Jedediah Smith 1822 1829

The Explorations of William H  Ashley and Jedediah Smith  1822 1829 PDF
Author: Harrison Clifford Dale
Publisher: Bison Books
Release Date: 1991
Book Size: 28.13 MB
Book Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 360
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The Explorations Of William H Ashley And Jedediah Smith 1822 1829

by Harrison Clifford Dale, The Explorations Of William H Ashley And Jedediah Smith 1822 1829 Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download The Explorations Of William H Ashley And Jedediah Smith 1822 1829 book, William H. Ashley's expedition up the Missouri River in 1822 met with misfortunes that forced far-reaching changes in the fur-trading operations of the West. His claim to fame as an entrepreneur and explorer is clear in The Explorations of William H. Ashley and Jedediah Smith. Just as vivid is the story of the Bible-quoting Jedediah Smith, a member of Ashley's original expedition, who branched off into little-known regions, becoming the first American to reach California by an overland route. In his introduction, James P. Ronda supplies the historical context for their explorations. A professor of history at the University of Tulsa, he is the author of Lewis and Clark among the Indians (1984) and Astoria and Empire (1990).



New Mexico Historical Review

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Author: Lansing Bartlett Bloom
Publisher:
Release Date: 1992
Book Size: 75.75 MB
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Category : Indians of North America
Languages : en
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New Mexico Historical Review

by Lansing Bartlett Bloom, New Mexico Historical Review Books available in Docs, PDF, EPUB, Mobi, Textbook, Kindle Format. Download New Mexico Historical Review book,