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Author Hitchcock, Ripley, 1857-1918.

Title The Louisiana purchase and the exploration, early history and building of the West / by Ripley Hitchcock
Published Boston : Ginn, 1903


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 349 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Legal classics library
Prestatehood legal materials
Contents The Spanish discovery -- The French in Louisiana -- The French in the eighteenth century -- The American westward movement -- Louisiana's critical period -- Louisiana an active issue -- The purchase arranged -- Transfer to the United States -- Exploring Louisiana -- Preparing for the journey -- Starting for the wilderness -- In South Dakota -- At the Mandan villages -- Through the Rockies to the Pacific -- On the Pacific slope -- Across the mountains -- Captain Clark's adventures -- On the way home -- Pike's exploration -- Routes of exploration -- Typical pathfinders -- A formative period -- The coming of industries -- Permanent occupation
Notes Includes index
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Subject Louisiana Purchase.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
Louisiana Purchase
SUBJECT West (U.S.) -- History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 03033027
ISBN 1582182353