The Westward Movement

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - History - 608 pages
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1899. The Colonies and the Republic West of the Alleghanies 1763-1798 with full cartographical illustrations from contemporary sources. Winsor, American historian and librarian, was not considered to be a writer of readable narrative, however, the factual details and maps in his volumes made them worth reviewing. Contents: An Introductory Survey; The Property Line; Louisiana, Florida, and the Illinois Country; The Kentucky Region; The Quebec Bill and the Dunmore War; South of the Ohio; The Fortunes of the Mississippi; George Rogers Clark, Arbiter and Suppliant; The Sinister Purposes of France; A Year of Suspense; East and West; Peace; The Insecurity of the Northwest; The Northwest Occupied; The Southwest Insecure; The Spanish Question; Uncertainties in the Southwest; The Conditions of 1790; Harmar's and St. Clair's Campaigns; The Northwest Tribes at Last Defeated; Jay's Treaty and the Territorial Integrity of the Northwest Secured; Wayne's Treaty and the New Northwest; The Unrest of the Southwest; Pinckney's Treaty and the Kentucky Intrigue; and The United States Completed.

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