Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821 / Edition 1
  • Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821 / Edition 1
  • Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821 / Edition 1

Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821 / Edition 1

by Frank L. Owsley Jr, Gene A. Smith
     
 

This compelling narrative demonstrates the passionate interest the
Jeffersonian presidents had in wresting land from less powerful foes and
expanding Jefferson's "empire of liberty."

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Overview

This compelling narrative demonstrates the passionate interest the
Jeffersonian presidents had in wresting land from less powerful foes and
expanding Jefferson's "empire of liberty."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817351175
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Library of Alabama Classics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface,
Introduction,
1. "A Special Kind of State Making": Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny,
2. "To Conquer without War": The Philosophy of Jeffersonian Expansion,
3. Followers of the Green Flag: Revolution in the Texas Borderlands,
4. The First Spanish-American War: Patriot Efforts to Annex Florida,
5. "Pacified by Paternal Solitude": Indian Wars as an Expansionist Movement,
6. A Leftover of War: Negro Fort,
7. "A Set of Desperate and Bloody Dogs": The Acquisition of Amelia Island,
8. Destiny Becomes Manifest: Andrew Jackson Invades Florida,
9. "Taking Advantage of Propitious Circumstances": The Struggle for Texas,
10. A Jeffersonian Leviathan: Manifest Destiny Succeeds,
Notes,
Bibliography,
Index,

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