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The Resource The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America, Peter J. Kastor

The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America, Peter J. Kastor

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The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America
Title
The nation's crucible
Title remainder
the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America
Statement of responsibility
Peter J. Kastor
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Language
eng
Summary
Publisher description: In 1803 the United States purchased Louisiana from France. This seemingly simple acquisition brought with it an enormous new territory as well as the country's first large population of nonnaturalized Americans--Native Americans, African Americans, and Francophone residents. What would become of those people dominated national affairs in the years that followed. This book chronicles that contentious period from 1803 to 1821, years during which people proposed numerous visions of the future for Louisiana and the United States. The Louisiana Purchase proved to be the crucible of American nationhood, Peter Kastor argues. The incorporation of Louisiana was among the most important tasks for a generation of federal policymakers. It also transformed the way people defined what it meant to be an American
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
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Western Americana series
The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America, Peter J. Kastor
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The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America, Peter J. Kastor
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1nq6h3
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I: Empires, Republics, and Nations (1763�1804)""; ""1. America""; ""2. Acquisition""; ""Part II: Louisiana Purchase (1803�1808)""; ""3. ��Numerous and Troublesome Neighbors��""; ""4. Codes""; ""Part III: Crisis (1808�1815)""; ""5. Local Diplomacy""; ""6. Polities""; ""7. ��The Din of War��""; ""Part IV: Attachment (1815�1820)""; ""8. ��The State of Louisiana Now Has Her Voice��""; ""9. Louisiana""; ""Conclusion""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
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1 online resource (xiii, 311 pages)
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