Securing the West : politics, public lands, and the fate of the old republic, 1785-1850

Few issues defined the period between American independence and the Mexican War more sharply than westward settlement and the role of the federal government in that expansion. In Securing the West, John R. Van Atta examines the visions of the founding generation and the increasing influence of ideol...

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Main Author: Van Atta, John Robert.
Format: Book
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Series:Reconfiguring American political history.
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Call Number: E 179.5 .V33 2014
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