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A History of US: Liberty for All?: 1820-1860 A History of US Book Five
A History of US: Liberty for All?: 1820-1860 A History of US Book Five Joy Hakim 0195327195 9780195327199 Early nineteenth-century America could just about be summed up by Henry David Thoreaus words when he said, Eastward I go only by force, but west
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A History of US: Liberty for All?: 1820-1860 A History of US Book Five by Joy Hakim

Early nineteenth-century America could just about be summed up by Henry David Thoreaus words when he said, Eastward I go only by force, but westward I go free. It was an exuberant time for the diverse citizens of the United States, who included a range of folk, from mountain men andrailroad builders to whalers and farmers, as they pushed forward into the open frontier and all their hopes and fears are captured in Liberty for All? In addition to colorful accounts of the massive westward migration, the California Gold Rush, a war with Mexico, the Oregon boundary conflict, Texasand the Alamo, Liberty for All? takes a deep look at the issue that began to gnaw at the countrys core: How, in the land where all men are created equal, could there be slaves

Author: Joy Hakim

Language: English

Edition: 3 Revised

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 224

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2007-02-05

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Joy Hakim (Edition: 3 Revised) Paperback