Manifest destinies : America's westward expansion and the road to the Civil War / Steven E. Woodworth.
A sweeping history of the 1840s that captures America's enormous sense of possibility and shows how the extraordinary expansion of territories forced the nation to come to grips with the deep rift that would bring war just a decade later. This book is an account of a crucial decade that forged...
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