The Resource The westward movement in the United States, Ray Allen Billington

The westward movement in the United States, Ray Allen Billington

Label
The westward movement in the United States
Title
The westward movement in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Ray Allen Billington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Billington, Ray Allen
Index
index present
LC call number
E179.5
LC item number
.B64 1959
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
E179.5
NAL item number
.B64
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
An Anvil original, no. 37
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • États-Unis (ouest)
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • USA
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Territorial expansion
  • Siedlung
  • Vie des pionniers
  • Siedlung
Label
The westward movement in the United States, Ray Allen Billington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: The westward movement in the United States -- Introduction -- The Colonial frontier, 1607-1763 -- Surmounting the Appalachian barrier, 1763-1812 -- The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1812-1840 -- Opening the Far West, 1825-1846 -- The conquest of the Far West, 1846-1865 -- America's last frontier, 1865-1890 -- The frontier's impact on American life
  • Part II: Documents -- Gabriel Arthur's account of his explorations and captivity, 1673 -- Frontier life in the colonial backcountry -- The attack on Fort Presq'isle in Pontiac's Rebellion, 1763 -- The frontier advance into Kentucky -- George Rogers Clark's campaign against Vincennes, 1779 -- Indian warfare in the Northwest: St. Clair's defeat, 1791 -- Frontier types on the Ohio Valley frontier -- Land sales and claim associations on the middle-western frontier
  • The organization and operation of the Santa Fe trade -- The role of the mountain men in opening the Far West -- The peopling of the Texas frontier -- The spread of the "Oregon Fever" -- Life along the Oregon Trail -- The attack on Sonoma by California's bear flaggers -- Overland trails to the gold fields, 1849 -- How the Forty niners dug the gold -- The mining rush to the Comstock Lode country -- Western transportation: the Butterfield Overland Mail
  • The first Transcontinental Railroad: driving the final spike -- Great Plains Indian warfare: the Chivington Massacre -- Spread of the cattle frontier: the round up -- The farmers' last frontier: wheat growing on the Great Plains -- The closing of the frontier: the Boomer Rush to Oklahoma -- Opening the Oklahoma District: the greatest foot race in history
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780442000370
Lccn
59009757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)423920
Label
The westward movement in the United States, Ray Allen Billington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: The westward movement in the United States -- Introduction -- The Colonial frontier, 1607-1763 -- Surmounting the Appalachian barrier, 1763-1812 -- The Mississippi Valley frontier, 1812-1840 -- Opening the Far West, 1825-1846 -- The conquest of the Far West, 1846-1865 -- America's last frontier, 1865-1890 -- The frontier's impact on American life
  • Part II: Documents -- Gabriel Arthur's account of his explorations and captivity, 1673 -- Frontier life in the colonial backcountry -- The attack on Fort Presq'isle in Pontiac's Rebellion, 1763 -- The frontier advance into Kentucky -- George Rogers Clark's campaign against Vincennes, 1779 -- Indian warfare in the Northwest: St. Clair's defeat, 1791 -- Frontier types on the Ohio Valley frontier -- Land sales and claim associations on the middle-western frontier
  • The organization and operation of the Santa Fe trade -- The role of the mountain men in opening the Far West -- The peopling of the Texas frontier -- The spread of the "Oregon Fever" -- Life along the Oregon Trail -- The attack on Sonoma by California's bear flaggers -- Overland trails to the gold fields, 1849 -- How the Forty niners dug the gold -- The mining rush to the Comstock Lode country -- Western transportation: the Butterfield Overland Mail
  • The first Transcontinental Railroad: driving the final spike -- Great Plains Indian warfare: the Chivington Massacre -- Spread of the cattle frontier: the round up -- The farmers' last frontier: wheat growing on the Great Plains -- The closing of the frontier: the Boomer Rush to Oklahoma -- Opening the Oklahoma District: the greatest foot race in history
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780442000370
Lccn
59009757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)423920

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