When the Eagle Screamed: The Romantic Horizon in American Expansionism, 1800-1860

When the Eagle Screamed: The Romantic Horizon in American Expansionism, 1800-1860

by William H. Goetzmann
     
 

When the Eagle Screamed argues that America’s expansionism between 1800 and 1860 positioned it against some of the world’s most powerful and aggressive nations. As the United States moved onto the world scene in this age of Manifest Destiny, it clashed with Britain, France, Russia, Spain, and Mexico.

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Overview

When the Eagle Screamed argues that America’s expansionism between 1800 and 1860 positioned it against some of the world’s most powerful and aggressive nations. As the United States moved onto the world scene in this age of Manifest Destiny, it clashed with Britain, France, Russia, Spain, and Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806132235
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
04/15/2000
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.29(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

William H. Goetzmann is a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian who has authored and edited more than a dozen volumes. Before his retirement he was the Jack S. Blanton Chair in American Studies and History at the University of Texas, Austin.

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