The trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850 (Book, 1990) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850

The trans-Appalachian frontier : people, societies, and institutions, 1775-1850

Author: Malcolm J Rohrbough
Publisher: Belmont Calif. : Wadsworth Publ., 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of the men and women who, at the close of the American Revolution, moved in great numbers to the region west of the Appalachian mountains and the three generations of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm J Rohrbough
ISBN: 0534123368 9780534123369
OCLC Number: 715436633
Description: XVIII, 403 pages : cartes ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Part One: Across the mountains. The struggle for security. The search for stability. Security and stability for the territory northwest of the Ohio. Part Two: The widening frontier 1795 - 1815. Diversity in economic development. Government and law on the new frontiers. Many societies from similar institutions. Part Three: The first great migration 1815 - 1830. Across the old Northwest and into Missouri. The flowering of the cotton frontier. Part Four: The enduring frontiers. Michigan: the great lakes frontier. Florida: a sectional frontier. Arkansas: a frontier more west than south. Part Five: The second great migration 1830 - 1850. The new counties of Alabama and Mississippi: a frontier more south than west. The last frontier of the old northwest: Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Part Six: The first American frontier. The urban dimension. The changing political experience. The closing of the frontier.
Responsibility: Malcolm J. Rohrbough.
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