The Transcontinental Treaty, 1819: A Primary Source Examination of the Treaty Between the United States and Spain Over the American West

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2005 - History - 64 pages
The Transcontinental Treaty, signed in 1819, is one of the most important treaties in American history. After more than twenty-five years of tension, this treaty helped to define the western boundary of the United States, thus ending the diplomatic rivalry between the United States and Spain. For Spain, the treaty was a way of saving what remained of its empire in North America. The book uses beautiful photos, primary source images, maps, letters, and documents to complement the exciting text.

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