The Resource Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson

Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson

Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier
Title
Into the West
Title remainder
from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier
Statement of responsibility
James M. McPherson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • With profiles of Jesse James and the Outlaws, reviews of the California Gold Rush, and the Battle of Little Bighorn, this informative guide takes an in-depth look at the people, places, and events that played a role in developing the Old West and American Frontier, complete with maps, period photos, and illustrations. --Publisher's description
  • Read about the Old West and its people
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McPherson, James M
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F594
LC item number
.M25 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Cowboys
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 92) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Civil War -- Reconstruction begins: 1863-1864 -- Homestead Act -- American frontier: 1865 -- First settlers: Native Americans -- Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and presidential reconstruction -- "Contrabands" and Freedmen -- Carpetbaggers and scalawags -- Transcontinental Railroad -- Civil War amendments -- Land and social reform in the South -- Sodbusters and barbed wire -- Congressional reconstruction -- Impeachment of Andrew Johnson -- President Ulysses S. Grant -- Corruption, scandal, and the Civil Service -- Immigrants -- Roughing it: Women on the Frontier -- Wyoming territory and women's suffrage -- Civil Rights Act of 1875 -- Prejudice, racism, and the Ku Klux Klan -- End of Reconstruction: 1877 -- Cowboy -- Cattle drives -- Map for highways for the herds -- Broken treaties and reservations -- Outlaws -- Wild west in popular culture -- Lawmen -- Indian wars in the Northern plains -- Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and the Sioux -- Battle of the Little Bighorn -- Buffalo soldiers -- Frontier arts and letters -- Indian wars in the Southwest -- Geronimo and the Apache -- Ghost dance -- Last days of the Frontier: 1890 -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- American frontier web sites -- Index
Control code
ocm61687645
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780689865435
Lccn
2005026024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780689865435
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)61687645
Label
Into the West : from Reconstruction to the final days of the American frontier, James M. McPherson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 92) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Civil War -- Reconstruction begins: 1863-1864 -- Homestead Act -- American frontier: 1865 -- First settlers: Native Americans -- Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and presidential reconstruction -- "Contrabands" and Freedmen -- Carpetbaggers and scalawags -- Transcontinental Railroad -- Civil War amendments -- Land and social reform in the South -- Sodbusters and barbed wire -- Congressional reconstruction -- Impeachment of Andrew Johnson -- President Ulysses S. Grant -- Corruption, scandal, and the Civil Service -- Immigrants -- Roughing it: Women on the Frontier -- Wyoming territory and women's suffrage -- Civil Rights Act of 1875 -- Prejudice, racism, and the Ku Klux Klan -- End of Reconstruction: 1877 -- Cowboy -- Cattle drives -- Map for highways for the herds -- Broken treaties and reservations -- Outlaws -- Wild west in popular culture -- Lawmen -- Indian wars in the Northern plains -- Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and the Sioux -- Battle of the Little Bighorn -- Buffalo soldiers -- Frontier arts and letters -- Indian wars in the Southwest -- Geronimo and the Apache -- Ghost dance -- Last days of the Frontier: 1890 -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- American frontier web sites -- Index
Control code
ocm61687645
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780689865435
Lccn
2005026024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780689865435
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)61687645

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