Theodore Roosevelt: The Winning of the American West (Complete Four-Volume Edition)

Theodore Roosevelt: The Winning of the American West (Complete Four-Volume Edition)
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In the year 1898 the United States finished the work begun over a century before by the backwoodsman, and drove the Spaniard outright from the western world. This four-volume edition thoroughly explains the historical process of the conquest of the American West. On more than 1000 pages, former president Theodore Roosevelt described how the Americans fought Indian tribes, British, French, and Spanish troops, and how the United States became the sole masters of the West. Contents: From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi 1769-1776 The Spread of the English-speaking Peoples The French of the Ohio Valley The Appalachian Confederacies The Algonquins of the Northwest Boon and the Long Hunters; and Their Hunting in No-man's-land Sevier, Robertson, and the Watauga Commonwealth Lord Dunmore's War The Battle of the Great Kanawha; and Logan's Speech Boon and the Settlement of Kentucky The Southern Backwoodsmen Overwhelm the Cherokees Growth and Civil Organization of Kentucky From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi 1777-1783 The War in the Northwest Clark's Conquest of the Illinois Clark's Campaign Against Vincennes Continuance of the Struggle in Kentucky The Moravian Massacre Kentucky Until the End of the Revolution The Holston Settlements King's Mountain Robertson Founds the Cumberland Settlement What the Westerners Had Done During the Revolution The Founding of the Trans- Alleghany Commonwealths 1784-1790 The Inrush of Settlers The Indian Wars The Navigation of the Mississippi Separatist Movements and Spanish Intrigues Kentucky's Struggle for Statehood The War in the Northwest The Southwest Territory Tennessee Louisiana and the Northwest 1791-1807 St. Clair's Defeat Mad Anthony Wayne Tennessee Becomes a State Intrigues and Land Speculations— Treaties of Jay and Pinckney The Men of the Western Waters The Purchase of Louisiana and Burr's Conspiracy The Explorers of the Far West