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The Winning of the West, Volume 1: From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769-1776

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After political defeats and the loss of half his capital in a ranching venture in North Dakota, Theodore Roosevelt began writing his ambitious history of the conquest of the American West in 1888. He projected a sweeping drama, well documented and filled with Americans fighting Indian confederacies north and south while dealing with the machinations of the British, French, and Spanish and their sympathizers. Roosevelt wanted to show how backwoodsmen such as Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton, followed by hardy pioneer settlers, ...

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The Winning of the West, Volume 1: From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769-1776
1995, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803289543

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