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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 related to Commodore Robert F. Stockton, 1795-1866.   

California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - History - 1989 - 499 pages
The conquest of California by the United States was probably inevitable, given the unbridled energy of a young nation and an open continent stretching to the Pacific. But the ...
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Origins of the War with Mexico: The Polk-Stockton Intrigue

Glenn W. Price - History - 2014 - 208 pages
In the spring of 1846 James K. Polk announced that the Mexican Army had invaded United States territory and had “shed American blood upon the American soil.” This political ...
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Knickerbocker Commodore: The Life and Times of John Drake Sloat, 1781-1867

Bruce A. Castleman - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 340 pages
Explores the life and times of John Drake Sloat, the US Navy Pacific Squadron commander who occupied Monterey and declared the annexation of California at the beginning of the ...
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Fighting Bob

Bob Stockton - History - 2011 - 172 pages
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Captains of the Old Steam Navy: Makers of the American Naval Tradition, 1840 ...

James Bradford - History - 2012 - 356 pages
This collection of biographical essays delves into the careers of thirteen colorful naval leaders who guided the U.S. Navy through four turbulent decades of transition.
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Dangerous Nation

Robert Kagan - History - 2006 - 544 pages
Most Americans believe the United States had been an isolationist power until the twentieth century. This is wrong. In a riveting and brilliantly revisionist work of history ...
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