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Black, Jeremy, 1955-
Fighting for America : the struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871 / Jeremy Black
Alternate Title Struggle for mastery in North America, 1519-1871
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E179.5 .B66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion
Subject(s) Manifest Destiny
Geopolitics -- North America -- History
Geopolitics -- United States -- History
Subject North America -- History, Military
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History
France -- Colonies -- America -- History
Physical Description xvii, 470 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-448) and index
Contents Sixteenth-century background -- Creating new frontiers, 1600-74 -- Britain, France, and the natives, 1674-1715 -- Multiple currents, 1715-53 -- War for dominance, 1754-64 -- Britain triumphant to America independent, 1765-76 -- Britain defeated, 1775-83 -- Flexing muscles, 1783-1811 -- Florida, but not Canada : from the War of 1812 to the Monroe Doctrine, 1812-23 -- Expansionism and its problems, 1823-43 -- From the Oregon question to the Gadsden Purchase, 1844-53 -- A great power in the making? : America, 1853-61 -- America divided, 1861-63 -- Winning the war, 1863-65 -- Settling the North American question, 1865-71 -- Postscript, 1871-2010

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