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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
Title remainder
religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Statement of responsibility
John Bicknell
Title variation
Religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Creator
Subject
Language
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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Bicknell, John
Dewey number
973.099
Index
no index present
LC call number
E449
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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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892799264
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613730119
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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d723549c-3afe-4d6b-b9e4-f6496dc16a14
Publisher number
MWT11332964
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892799264
Label
America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Contents
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
Control code
892799264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613730119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d723549c-3afe-4d6b-b9e4-f6496dc16a14
Publisher number
MWT11332964
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892799264

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