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Western territories

G. L. Gillespie

Western territories

sheet no. 3

by G. L. Gillespie

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maps,
  • Historical geography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by G.L. Gillespie
    ContributionsWheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 online resource (1 TIF file (695 MB))
    Number of Pages695
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25518969M
    OCLC/WorldCa8702578


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The people of the Western Territories for the most part remained loyal to the Union, and the Confederate vision of empire failed to materialize. The emphasis in this book is on the Union campaigns against the Confederates and the Indians who sought to take advantage of the confusion of the Civil by: 5.

This is a list of historic regions of the United States that existed at some time during the territorial evolution of the United States and its overseas possessions, from the colonial era to the present day.

It includes formally organized territories, proposed and failed states, unrecognized breakaway states, international and interstate purchases, cessions, and land grants, and. 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. An older book ('s), I suspect it may have been superseded on various topics, but it is a good short survey of the history of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah during the Civil War years, including Union-Confederate battles and skirmishes (mainly in New Mexico), Indian battles, and political events in the four territories/5.

The author restricted this book to only four of the Transmississippi's territories: New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. A little more than half of the book covers the only major military campaign in the region, the New Mexico Campaign/5. On December 5,President James K.

Polk transmitted his annual message to Congress. He used this map as an exhibit to illustrate his desired plan for the land acquired through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo that ended the Mexican-American War earlier in the year.

The land included the present-day states of California, Nevada, and Utah, as well as. Congress Discusses Slavery in the Western Territories [Detail] Resolution for the Exclusion of Slavery in Future States. New York: s.n., Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

InCongress formed a committee to "prepare a plan for the temporary government of the western territory.". Legal Executions in the Western Territories, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This reference work contains detail 4/5. : The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah () by Colton, Ray C.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(28). The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Location: Currently the United States, historically in.

“Boggs is among the best Western writers at work today. He writes with depth, flavor, and color.” —Booklist“Boggs' narrative voice captures the old-fashioned style of the past.” —Publishers WeeklyAgainst the backdrop of the War for Independence, two intriguing storylines emerge.

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As the population of the West soared and the prospects of statehood for western territories appeared clearer and clearer, the nation battled over the future of slavery in the West. This battle was one reason for the Civil War, which slowed the acceleration of expansion. Be Book-Smarter.

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The emphasis in this book is on the Union campaigns against the Confederates and the Indians who sought to take advantage of the confusion of the Civil War.

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The Northwest Ordinance, officially titled "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North West of the River Ohio," was adopted by the Confederation Congress on J Also known as the Ordinance ofthe Northwest Ordinance established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new.

Book/Printed Material Image 1 of By the United States in Congress assembled. Ap Resolved, that so much of the territory ceded, or to be ceded by individual states, to the United States, as is already purchased, or shall be purchased, of the Indian inhabitants, and offered for sale by Congress, shall be divided into distinct states in the following manner.

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Pittman opens by noting that Confederate sympathizers were not unknown in the western territories. He then discusses the initial efforts by these greatly outnumbered secessionist sympathizers to bring California, Arizona, and New Mexico into the Confederacy, which failed largely through the swift mobilization of Unionist supporters.

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