The Resource America 1844 : Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation, (electronic resource)

America 1844 : Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation, (electronic resource)

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America 1844 : Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation
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America 1844
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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 n
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EBLCP
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973.099
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no index present
LC call number
E449
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non fiction
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America 1844 : Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation, (electronic resource)
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America 1844 : Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation, (electronic resource)
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Front Cover; Front Flip; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1844 Chronology; Prologue: New Year's Day at the White House; 1 "This Glorious Hope"; 2 A Prophet for President; 3 "Annexation and War . . . Are Identical"; 4 "Who the Devil Is Polk?"; 5 The Missionary and the Publicist; 6 To Oregon and California; 7 Summer of Discontent; 8 The Great Disappointment; 9 "The Severest Struggle Ever Witnessed"; Epilogue: The Shaping of America; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Flip; Back Cover
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1 online resource (324 p.)
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9781613730133
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