Sam Houston and the American Southwest

Sam Houston and the American Southwest

by Randolph B. Campbell, Oscar Handlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0065006887

ISBN-13: 9780065006889

Pub. Date: 01/07/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Governor of two states, president of an independent republic, and for thirteen years a United States senator, Sam Houston forged a life of great adventures, frequent controversy, and lasting achievement. In this updated biography, Randolph B. Campbell explores Houston's life within the historical context of the emerging West and presents a case study of the…  See more details below

Overview

Governor of two states, president of an independent republic, and for thirteen years a United States senator, Sam Houston forged a life of great adventures, frequent controversy, and lasting achievement. In this updated biography, Randolph B. Campbell explores Houston's life within the historical context of the emerging West and presents a case study of the possibilities and limitations of leadership in a democratic society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065006889
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/07/1997
Series:
Library of American Biography Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
5.07(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

1. “You Shall Hear of Me” .

2. “A Particular Friend of Mine” .

3. “A Voluntary Exile” .

4. “The Finest Country...Upon the Globe” .

5. “If I Err, the Blame Is Mine” .

6. “Perfectly Aware of the Difficulties That Surround Me” .

7. “The Only Man for Texas” .

8. “Annexation to the Mother Country is Assured” .

9. “Stir Not Up Agitation” .

10. “Whipsters and Demagogues” .

A Note on the Sources.

Index.

Course Codes

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