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Download e-book for kindle: American Expansionism, 1783-1860: A Manifest Destiny? by Mark Joy

By Mark Joy

ISBN-10: 0582369657

ISBN-13: 9780582369658

This new Seminar learn surveys the background of U.S. territorial enlargement from the top of the yankee Revolution until eventually 1860.

The booklet explores the concept that of 'manifest future' and asks why, if enlargement was once 'manifest', there has been such competition to nearly each expansionist incident. taking note of key topics usually ignored - Indian elimination and the U.S. govt land revenues coverage, the publication appears at either 'foreign' enlargement similar to the Louisiana buy in 1803, and the battle with Mexico within the 1840s and 'internal' enlargement as American settlers moved west .

Finally, the ebook addresses the newest historiographical tendencies within the topic and asks how americans have handled the expansionist legacy.

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