American Frontier

American Frontier

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qThe American Frontierq provides a detailed and richly illustrated overview of the westward expansion of colonial and post-colonial America through diplomacy, war, wanderlust, and grit. The frontier is defined and demythologized as Hollywood's stereotypical portrayals are replaced with factual yet no less fascinating and lively depictions of pioneer life. Daniel Boone, the Louisiana Purchase, the explorations of Lewis and Clark, the subjugation of the Indians, the Mexican-American War, and the building of the transcontinental railroad are among the events and personalities vividly described.Challenging review questions encourage meaningful reflection and historical analysis. Maps, tests, answer key, and extensive bibliography included.Escorted to Santa Fe Test III Part I. Matching. ... Born in 1779, in New Jersey, Pike had entered military service at age 15 and served under General Anthony Wayne in the Old Northwest. ... Although Pikea#39;s formal education was limited, he was an avid reader who studied military manuals and taught himself mathematics, anbsp;...

Title:American Frontier
Author: Tim McNeese
Publisher:Lorenz Educational Press - 2002-09-01

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