Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories

Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories

by Ralph Y. McGinnis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0830412476

ISBN-13: 9780830412471

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Instead of battling the West with a pistol, Abraham Lincoln tamed America's western territories with his famous pen. By passing laws that offered cheap land, adequate railway transportation, and inexpensive, practical education, Lincoln provided the means for the settlement of the Great American West. By examining policies, problems, and actions,Abraham Lincoln and

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Overview

Instead of battling the West with a pistol, Abraham Lincoln tamed America's western territories with his famous pen. By passing laws that offered cheap land, adequate railway transportation, and inexpensive, practical education, Lincoln provided the means for the settlement of the Great American West. By examining policies, problems, and actions,Abraham Lincoln and the Western Territories tells the story of how the Wild West was won for the Union. A Burnham Publishers book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830412471
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Overview Chapter 3 Western America Before Lincoln's Tenure Chapter 4 Western America During Lincoln's Tenure Chapter 5 Three Acts That Accelerated Territorial Settlement Chapter 6 Nebraska Territory Chapter 7 Colorado Territory Chapter 8 New Mexico Territory Chapter 9 Arizona Territory Chapter 10 Utah Territory Chapter 11 Nevada Territory Chapter 12 Washington Territory Chapter 13 Idaho Territory Chapter 14 Montana Territory Chapter 15 Dakota Territory Chapter 16 Indian Territory

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