The Louisiana Purchase: A Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia (Google eBook)

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Junius P. Rodriguez
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2002 - History - 513 pages
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In one easy-access resource, "The Louisiana Purchase" brings together the work of over 100 experts covering historical figures, relevant legal and historical concepts, states that formed in the new territory, frontier outposts, and the Native Americans uprooted by expansion westward. The book examines every aspect and consequence of Thomas Jefferson's momentous transaction: the largest real estate deal in American history.

Readers will learn how the purchase made Manifest Destiny really seem like destiny; how it sparked the rise of America's urban industrial society and inflamed passions over the expansion of slavery; and how it triggered tragic conflicts between the government and Native Americans as well as immeasurable environmental damage. Ideal for students, historians, and public and private libraries, the "Encyclopedia" is the most comprehensive reference ever compiled on an event so central to the American experience that it seems to lie at the heart of everything triumphant and tragic in our history.

  

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Contents

Adams John Quincy
1
Addington Henry Ford First Viscount Sidmouth
3
Adet Pierre Auguste
4
Amana Colonies
5
American Fur Company
6
American Insurance Co v Canter
7
Amiens Peace of
8
Aranjuez Convention of
9
Laramie Fort
180
Laussat Pierre Clément de
181
Leavenworth Fort
182
Ledyard John
183
Lewis Meriwether
184
Lewis and Clark Expedition
186
Lincoln Levi
190
Lisa Manuel
191

Arapaho
10
Arkansas
12
Arkansas Post
14
Armstrong John
16
Ashley William Henry
17
Astor John Jacob
19
Atkinson Fort
20
Audubon John James
21
Badlands
23
BarbéMarbois François Marquis de
24
Baring Brothers
25
Bastrop Baron de
26
Becknell William
27
Beckwourth James
28
Bellefontaine Fort
29
Benton Thomas Hart
30
Bents Fort
31
Bernadotte Jean Baptiste
32
Bison
33
Black Hawk
34
Black Hawk Purchase
36
Black Hills
38
Blackfoot
39
Bodmer Charles
40
Bonaparte Joseph
41
Bonaparte Lucien
42
Bonaparte Napoleon
43
Bonneville Benjamin L E
45
Boone Daniel
46
Bore Jean Etienne
47
Breckinridge John
48
Bridger Fort
49
Bridger James
51
Burr Aaron
53
Cabot George
55
Cajuns
56
Cameahwait
57
Camino Real El
58
Carson Christopher Kit
59
Cartography
60
CasaCalvo Sebastián Calvo de La Puerta y OFarrill Marqués de
61
Caspar Fort
63
Charbonneau Toussaint
64
Charles IV
65
Chartres Fort de
66
Cheyenne
67
Chimney Rock
68
Chouteau René Auguste
69
Claiborne William Charles Cole
70
Clark Daniel
71
Clark Fort
72
Clark George Rogers
73
Clark William
74
Clinton George
76
Collot Georges Henri Victor
77
Colony for Freed Slaves
78
Colorado
79
Colter John
81
Comanche
82
Constitution of the United States
83
Convention of 1818
85
Cordero y Bustamante Manuel Antonio
86
Council Bluffs Iowa
87
Coureurs de Bois
88
Cree
89
Creoles
90
Crow
91
Dearborn Henry
93
de Decrés Denis Duc
94
Diplomacy of the Louisiana Purchase
95
Dry Farming
98
Duane William
100
Essex Junto
103
Family Compact
105
Federalist Party
106
Fernando Duke of Parma
107
Fitzpatrick Thomas
108
Flathead
109
Flora of the Louisiana Purchase
110
Floyd Charles
112
Fox
113
Fredonian Rebellion
114
Free Soil Party
115
Freeman Expedition
116
French and Indian War
117
Fur Trapping
119
Gallatin Albert
121
Gardoqui Diego María de
122
Gateway Arch
123
Gayoso de Lemos Manuel
124
Genét Edmond Charles
125
Gibson Fort
126
Godoy Manuel de
127
Graduation Act
128
Great American Desert
129
Griffin Thomas
130
Griswold Roger
131
Gros Ventre
132
GutierrezMagee Expedition
133
Haiti
135
Hamilton Alexander
136
Herrera Simón de
137
Hidasta
138
Historiography of the Louisiana Purchase
139
Homestead Act
140
Hope and Company
143
Hunt Wilson Price
145
Independence Rock
147
Indian Territory
149
International Law and the Louisiana Purchase Treaty
151
Iowa
152
Ioway
154
Isle of Orleans
155
JayGardoqui Negotiations
157
Jays Treaty
158
Jefferson Thomas
160
Jesup Fort
162
Jones Evan
163
Kansas
165
KansasNebraska Act
168
Kaskaskia
169
Kearny Fort
170
Kickapoo
171
King Rufus
172
KingHawkesbury Treaty
173
Kiowa
174
Lafitte Jean
177
Land Law of 1820
178
Land Speculation
179
Literature The Louisiana Purchase in
192
Livingston Edward
193
Livingston Robert R
194
Long James
196
Long Stephen Harriman
197
Long Stephen Harriman Expedition
198
Loose Construction of the US Constitution
199
Louisiana Land Law of 1804
200
Louisiana Memorial
201
Louisiana Purchase International Exposition
202
Louverture Toussaint
204
Lunéville Treaty of
206
Macomb Fort
209
Magruder Allan Bowie
211
Mandan
212
Mandan Fort
215
Manifest Destiny
216
Marshall John
218
Maximilian Prince Alexander Philipp zu WiedNeuwied
219
McClallen John
220
McKean Thomas
221
Mesabi Range
222
Michaux André
223
Minnesota
224
Mississippi River
226
Missouri
227
Missouri Compromise
228
Missouri Fur Company
229
Monroe James
230
Montana
231
Morales Juan Ventura
233
Mormon Road
234
Mortefontaine Convention of
235
Mountain Men
236
Mouths of the Mississippi River
238
Murray Hugh
239
Nacogdoches
241
Natchitoches
242
Nebraska
243
Neutral Ground
245
New Madrid Earthquakes
246
New Mexico
247
New Orleans
248
New Orleans Battle of
250
Newspapers International and the Louisiana Purchase
252
Newspapers US and the Louisiana Purchase
253
Nolan Philip
254
Nootka Sound Crisis
255
North Dakota
256
Nuttall Thomas
257
Oglala Sioux
259
Ojibwa
260
Oklahoma
261
Oregon Country
263
Oregon Trail
265
Orleans Territory of
267
Osage
269
Osage Fort
270
Paine Thomas
271
Treaty of Paris
272
Pawnee
273
Pichon LouisAndré
274
Pickering Timothy
275
Pike Expedition
276
Pike Expedition
277
Pike Zebulon Montgomery
278
Pinckney Charles Cotesworth
280
Pinckney Thomas
281
Ponca
282
Pontalba Joseph Xavier de
283
Popular Sovereignty
284
Portage des Sioux Treaty of
285
Potawatomi
286
Randolph John
291
Relf Richard
292
Right of Deposit
294
Rocky Mountain Fur Company
295
Rocky Mountains
296
Ross James
298
Rutledge James
299
Sac and Fox
301
Sacagawea
302
Saint Genevieve
303
Saint Louis
304
San Ildefonso Treaty of
305
San Lorenzo Treaty of
307
Sand Hills
308
Santa Fe Trail
309
Sauk
310
Scott Fort
312
Sedella Antonio de
313
Shoshoni
314
Sibley John
316
Slavery
317
Smith Fort
319
Smith Jedediah Strong
320
South Dakota
321
South Pass
323
Squatters Rights
324
Stoddard Amos
325
TalleyrandPerigod Charles Maurice de
327
Tallmadge Amendment
328
Taos
329
Tertium Quids
330
Texas
331
the Louisiana Purchase in High School Textbooks
332
36 Degrees 30 Minutes North Latitude
334
Tracy Uriah
335
Transcontinental Treaty
336
Tucker St George
338
Turner Frederick Jackson
339
Tuscany
340
Vallé JeanBaptiste
345
War Hawks
347
Washita Fort
349
West Florida
350
Wichita
351
Wilkinson James
352
Williams Bill
353
Winnebago
354
Wounded Knee
355
Wyoming
357
York
361
Chronology
363
Documents
379
Bibliography
473
Index
489
About the Editor
513
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JUNIUS P. RODRIGUEZ is Associate Professor of History at Eureka College. He specializes in African-American history and has done extensive research on slave revolts. He is general editor of the award-winning Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery (1997) and of Chronology of World Slavery (1999). He was also the 1997 recipient of the Helen Cleaver Distinguished Teaching Award.

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