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Introduction

Joan E. Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Migration is defined by the transition of people from one specific geographical area to another. Within the process of this transfer from border to border, a lot of changes is to be undergone in all ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter introduces the Louisiana Purchase, which reconfigured the domestic and international order in the same way that it transformed the boundaries of North America. Imposed on the United ... More


Chicago 1889

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 1889 Jane Addams came to Chicago to join Ellen, who was teaching at the Kirkland School. The previous April they had discussed starting a settlement house; now, ten months later, they ... More


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