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" Pacific, which in that day was known as Louisiana. This immense region was admittedly the territory of a foreign power, of a European kingdom. None of our people had ever laid claim to a foot of it. Its acquisition could in no sense be treated as rounding... "
Roosevelt Among the People: Being an Account of the Fourteen Thousand Mile ... - Page 175
by Addison Charles Thomas - 1910 - 314 pages
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Addresses and Presidential Messages of Theodore Roosevelt, 1902-1904

United States. President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt - 1904 - 485 pages
...added to our domain by force of arms, as a sequel to the adventurous expedition of George Rogers Clarke and his frontier riflemen. Later the treaties of Jay...those generations was the deed of the men who, with pack-train or wagontrain, on horseback, on foot, or by boat upon the waters, pushed the frontier ever...
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The Government of Wyoming: The History, Constitution and Administration of ...

Grace Raymond Hebard - 1904 - 250 pages
...States. It has been said this act was by far the greatest work of our people during the years intervening between the adoption of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War. CHAPTER V. EXPLORERS. Several years before the appropriation was made by Congress for this purchase...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt ..., Volume 1

Theodore Roosevelt - 1906
...Government and always excepting its preservation, determined the character of our national life—determined that we should be a great expanding Nation instead...or wagon train, on horseback, on foot, or by boat, pushed the frontier ever westward across the continent. Never before had the world seen the kind of...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Speeches of Theodore Roosevelt ..., Volume 1

United States. President, Theodore Roosevelt - 1906
...about the acquisition of the vast territory beyond the Mississippi, stretching westward to the Paci which in that day was known as Louisiana. This immense...or wagon train, on horseback, on foot, or by boat, pushed the frontier ever westward across the continent. Never before had the world seen the kind of...
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Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission, 1906 ...

United States. Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission - 1906 - 549 pages
...among those daring and hardy nations who risk much with the hope and desire of winning high potation among the great powers of the earth. As is so often...answering them; but the greatest feat of our forefathers or those generations was the deed of the men, who with pack train or wagon train, on horseback, on...
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The Pathbreakers from River to Ocean: The Story of the Great West from the ...

Grace Raymond Hebard - 1911 - 263 pages
...Purchase. It has been said that this act was by far the greatest work of our Government during the years between the adoption of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War. Technically, France did not occupy Louisiana at the time of the purchase. The transfer from Spain had...
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The Rise of the American People: A Philosophical Interpretation of American ...

Roland Greene Usher - 1914 - 411 pages
...its framers. XV THE WAR OF 1812 ONE great difficulty we meet in studying the long period bebetween the adoption of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 lies in the necessity of remembering that the colonial issues were not completely settled in...
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The History and Government of Wyoming: The History, Constitution and ...

Grace Raymond Hebard - 1919 - 285 pages
...States. It has been said this act was by far the greatest work of our people during the years intervening between the adoption of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War. CHAPTER V. Explorers. Several years before the appropriation was made by Congress for this purchase...
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Ideas, Ideologies, and Social Movements: The United States Experience Since 1800

Peter A. Coclanis, Stuart Weems Bruchey, Stuart BRUCHEY - 1999 - 231 pages
...democratization of American politics and political culture, Lacy K. Ford, Jr., argues that between the time of the adoption of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War, the US political system was transformed from a "quasi-aristocratic" system to one characterized by...
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Waging War on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

Brian R. Dirck - 2003 - 342 pages
...accounting of what sort of war was being waged, and why. Thus, in the years between the ratification of the Constitution and the outbreak of the Civil War, there were occasions during which matters of war powers and the legal authority to wage war did arise. But these...
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