Territorial acquisitions of the United States Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

6,468 words, approx. 22 pages
Westward Expansion Between 1783 and 1815, the terms West, Northwest, and Southwest referred to different geographic areas of the United States than they do in the twenty-first century. The meaning of ... Read more
10,749 words, approx. 36 pages
A Collision of Worlds. At the time of the founding of the United States diverse peoples with varying languages, religions, and levels of technology lived across the breadth of North America. On the E... Read more
9,484 words, approx. 32 pages
The Old West. For white Americans in the early nineteenth century the West represented many things. For some it offered adventure or a chance to get rich quick; for others, the opportunity to own lan... Read more
14,708 words, approx. 50 pages
Post-Revolutionary Plans. As citizens of the United States and immigrants migrated westward in the first half of the nineteenth century, they brought to new communities and states educational experim... Read more
9,851 words, approx. 33 pages
Facing West. The early national period was marked by a fascination with the West. Thomas Jefferson said in his first inaugural address in 1801 that Americans possess a "chosen country, with room enou... Read more
14,660 words, approx. 49 pages
Westward Migration. Following the American Revolution, Americans swarmed to the West. Kentucky and Tennessee provided the beachhead for the vanguard of land-hungry settlers. After the War of 1812 s... Read more
25,516 words, approx. 86 pages
The Rise of Empire and the Arts. "There shall be sung another golden age," prophesied the poet George Berkeley in 1752, "westward the course of empire takes its way." With the Louisiana Purchase of 1... Read more
9,068 words, approx. 31 pages
Major Powers And Leaders Read more