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The Resource Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson

Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson

Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier
Title
Into the West
Title remainder
from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier
Statement of responsibility
James M. McPherson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Read about the Old West and its people
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McPherson, James M
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Cowboys
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index
Contents
Civil War -- Reconstruction begins: 1863-1864 -- Homestead Act -- American frontier: 1865 -- First settlers: Native Americans -- Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and presidential reconstruction -- "Contrabands" and Freedmen -- Carpetbaggers and scalawags -- Transcontinental Railroad -- Civil War amendments -- Land and social reform in the South -- Sodbusters and barbed wire -- Congressional reconstruction -- Impeachment of Andrew Johnson -- President Ulysses S. Grant -- Corruption, scandal, and the Civil Service -- Immigrants -- Roughing it: Women on the Frontier -- Wyoming territory and women's suffrage -- Civil Rights Act of 1875 -- Prejudice, racism, and the Ku Klux Klan -- End of Reconstruction: 1877 -- Cowboy -- Cattle drives -- Map for highways for the herds -- Broken treaties and reservations -- Outlaws -- Wild west in popular culture -- Lawmen -- Indian wars in the Northern plains -- Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and the Sioux -- Battle of the Little Bighorn -- Buffalo soldiers -- Frontier arts and letters -- Indian wars in the Southwest -- Geronimo and the Apache -- Ghost dance -- Last days of the Frontier: 1890 -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- American frontier web sites -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780689865435
Lccn
2005026024
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61687645
  • (OCoLC)61687645
Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index
Contents
Civil War -- Reconstruction begins: 1863-1864 -- Homestead Act -- American frontier: 1865 -- First settlers: Native Americans -- Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and presidential reconstruction -- "Contrabands" and Freedmen -- Carpetbaggers and scalawags -- Transcontinental Railroad -- Civil War amendments -- Land and social reform in the South -- Sodbusters and barbed wire -- Congressional reconstruction -- Impeachment of Andrew Johnson -- President Ulysses S. Grant -- Corruption, scandal, and the Civil Service -- Immigrants -- Roughing it: Women on the Frontier -- Wyoming territory and women's suffrage -- Civil Rights Act of 1875 -- Prejudice, racism, and the Ku Klux Klan -- End of Reconstruction: 1877 -- Cowboy -- Cattle drives -- Map for highways for the herds -- Broken treaties and reservations -- Outlaws -- Wild west in popular culture -- Lawmen -- Indian wars in the Northern plains -- Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and the Sioux -- Battle of the Little Bighorn -- Buffalo soldiers -- Frontier arts and letters -- Indian wars in the Southwest -- Geronimo and the Apache -- Ghost dance -- Last days of the Frontier: 1890 -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- American frontier web sites -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780689865435
Lccn
2005026024
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61687645
  • (OCoLC)61687645

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