Mardigian Library
Ask a QuestionMy Library Account
Search Library Catalog - Books, DVDs & More
Limit to available
More Searches
   
Limit results to available items
Find more results:
Search MelCat
More Information
  
Morgan, Robert, 1944-
Lions of the West : heroes and villains of the westward expansion / Robert Morgan
Alternate Title Heroes and villains of the westward expansion
1st ed
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E179.5 .M67 2011    AVAILABLE
Gift from Wayne and Connie Haugan, 2011
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848
Subject(s) Pioneers -- United States -- Biography
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Physical Description xxiii, 497 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
NOTE Gift from Wayne and Connie Haugan, 2011
Note "A Shannon Ravenel Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-467) and index
Contents Brief chronology of the westward expansion era -- Presidents and vice-presidents before the Civil War -- Prologue : the empire for liberty -- Thomas Jefferson : he sees the elephant -- Andrew Jackson : Old Hickory at the Bend -- John Chapman : apples and angels -- David Crockett : comedian and martyr, his life and death -- Sam Houston : the president who loved to dance -- James K. Polk : Young Hickory keeps a diary -- Winfield Scott : Old Fuss and Feathers goes to the mountain -- Kit Carson : taking Boone's Trace to the Pacific -- Nicholas Trist : the search for a father voice -- Epilogue : John Quincy Adams : Old Man Eloquent
Summary Traces the lives of 10 Americans who played significant roles in the country's westward expansion
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011

Mardigian Library, 4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491 313-593-5400 fax 313-593-5561
ask-a-question@umd.umich.edu
The Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-Discrimination Policy
Copyright © The University of Michigan - Dearborn • 4901 Evergreen Road • Dearborn, Michigan 48128 • 313-593-5000
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor | The University of Michigan - Flint | SITEMAP | DIRECTORY | CONTACT