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The Resource America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell

America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell

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America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Title
America 1844
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religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
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John Bicknell
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Religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
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eng
Summary
The year 1844 saw a momentous presidential election, religious turmoil, westward expansion, and numerous other interwoven events that profoundly affected the U.S. as a nation. Author and journalist John Bicknell details these compelling events in this unusual history book. He explains how the election of James K. Polk assured the expansion that brought Texas, California, and Oregon into the union. This took place amidst anti-Mormon and anti-Catholic violence, the belief in the imminent second coming of Christ, the murder of Joseph Smith, Charles Goodyear's patenting of vulcanized rubber, the near-death of President John Tyler in a freak naval explosion, and much more. All of these elements illustrate the competing visions of the American future and how Polk's victory cemented the vision of a continental nation
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Midwest
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973.099
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non fiction
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adult
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religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
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America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell
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online resource
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text
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1 online resource.
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9781613730133
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia.
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MWT11332964
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11332964
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11332964
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613730133
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11332964
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11332964
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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