Imperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection, 1st Edition

  • Chris J. Magoc
  • David Bernstein
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  • ISBN-10: 1610694309
  • ISBN-13: 9781610694308
  • DDC: 970.01
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1720 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This four-volume encyclopedia chronicles the historical roots of the United States' current military dominance, documenting its growth from continental expansionism to hemispheric hegemony to global empire.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
General Introduction.
Chronology: 1754–1898.
From Colony to Empire: The Transformation of Anglo North America, 1754–1850.
1: Historical Overview.
2: Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848).
3: Algonquians.
4: American Revolution (1775–1783).
5: Articles of Confederation.
6: Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848).
7: Astoria.
8: Baring, Alexander (1773–1848).
9: Blockade of Confederate Ports (1861–1865).
10: Cayuse War (1848–1850).
11: Citizen Genêt Affair (1793).
12: Convention of 1818.
13: Cook, James (1728–1779).
14: Donation Land Claim Act of 1850.
15: Embargo Act (1807).
16: Fort Stanwix, Treaty of (1784).
17: Hard Labor, Treaty of (1768).
18: Hudson's Bay Company.
19: Indian Peace Medals.
20: Indians of the Middle Missouri River.
21: Indians of the Pacific Northwest.
22: Iroquois Confederacy.
23: Jay's Treaty (1794).
24: Lord Dunmore's War (1774).
25: Lower and Upper Canada Rebellions (1837–1838).
26: Madison, James (1751–1836).
27: Missions.
28: Neolin.
29: New Orleans, Battle of (1815).
30: Nootka Sound Convention (1790).
31: Northwest Passage.
32: Oregon Boundary Dispute.
33: Oregon Treaty (1846).
34: Paris, Treaty of (1763).
35: Paris, Treaty of (1783).
36: Paxton Boys (1763).
37: Pinckney's Treaty (1796).
38: Pontiac (1714/1720–1769).
39: Proclamation of 1763.
40: Quebec Act (1774).
41: Rush-Bagot Pact (1817).
42: San Juan Islands.
43: Seven Years' War (1754–1763).
44: Spalding, Henry (1803–1874) and Eliza Hart (1807–1851).
45: Stevens, Isaac (1818–1862).
46: Thompson, David (1770–1857).
47: Trent Affair (1861).
48: Vancouver, George (1757–1798).
49: Wampum.
50: War Hawks.
51: War of 1812 (1812–1815).
52: Webster-Ashburton Treaty (1842).
53: Whitman, Marcus (1802–1847) and Narcissa Prentiss (1808–1847).
54: XYZ Affair (1797–1798).
55: Primary Documents.
56: Pontiac's Speech Explaining His Reasons for Making War on the English (1763).
57: “We Are All Equally Free”: Broadside of the New York City Workingmen Demanding a Voice in the Revolutionary Struggle (1770).
58: Mohawk Joseph Brant Comes to London and Addresses King George III (1776).
59: George Washington's Newburgh Address (1783).
60: American Proclamation of Neutrality (1793).
61: President James Madison's War Message (1812).
62: “Star Spangled Banner” (1814).
63: Monroe Doctrine (1823).
64: Andrew Sherburne's Experiences on an American Privateer During the Revolutionary War (1828).
65: “For Oregon!” Settlers from Illinois Describe the Oregon Territory (1847).
Imperial Conflicts on the Spanish-Mexican Rim, 1769–1855.
66: Historical Overview.
67: Adams-Onís Treaty (1819).
68: Alamo, Battle of (1836).
69: Alta California.
70: Anza, Juan Bautista de (1736–1788).
71: Austin, Moses (1761–1821).
72: Austin, Stephen F. (1793–1836).
73: Barceló, Maria Gertrudis (“Las Tules”) (1800–1852).
74: Bear Flag Revolt (1846).
75: Becknell, William (1787–1856).
76: California Missions.
77: California Republic (1846).
78: Californios.
79: Comancheria.
80: Cortina, Juan Nepomuceno (1824–1894).
81: East and West Florida.
82: Empresarios.
83: Fredonian Rebellion (1826–1827).
84: Gadsden Purchase (1854).
85: Gregg, Josiah (1806–1850).
86: Guadalupe Hidalgo, Treaty of (1848).
87: Herrera, José Joaquín de (1792–1854).
88: Houston, Sam (1793–1863).
89: Indians of California.
90: Indians of the Southwest.
91: Kearny, Stephen Watts (1794–1848).
92: Kirker, James (1793–1852).
93: La Amistad Schooner (1839–1841).
94: Las Gorras Blancas.
95: Lisa, Manuel (1772–1820).
96: Maxwell, Lucien Bonaparte (1818–1875).
97: Mestizos.
98: Mexican-American War (1846–1848).
99: Mexican Colonization Law of 1824.
100: Mexican Land Grants.
101: Neutral Ground (Louisiana)/Sabine Free State (1806–1821).
102: New Spain.
103: Osages.
104: Pike, Zebulon (1779–1813).
105: Presidios.
106: Russian-American Company.
107: San Ildefonso, Treaty of (1800).
108: San Jacinto, Battle of (1836).
109: San Lorenzo, Treaty of (Pinckney Treaty) (1795).
110: Santa Anna, Antonio López de (1794–1876).
111: Santa Fe Trail.
112: Seguín, Juan (1806–1890).
113: Seminole War (First) (1817–1818).
114: Serra, Junípero (1713–1784).
115: Smith, Jedediah Strong (1799–1831).
116: Taylor, Zachary (1784–1850).
117: Texas, Annexation of (1845).
118: Texas Rangers.
119: Texas, Republic of (1836–1845).
120: Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe (1808–1890).
121: Walker, Robert J. (1801–1869).
122: Wilkinson, James (1757–1825).
123: Wilmot, David (1814—1868).
124: Primary Documents.
125: Junípero Serra's Report on the Missions of California (1773).
126: Stephen F. Austin's Address Supporting Texas Independence (1836).
127: “A Foreigner in My Own Land”: Juan Nepomuceno Seguín Flees Texas (1842).
128: Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo's Account of His Imprisonment During the Bear Flag Revolt in California (1846).
129: Samuel Chamberlain's Recollections of the Mexican War (1846).
130: Vicente Filisola's Account of the Battle of the Alamo (1849).
131: José Antonio Navarro's Letter to the Editor, San Antonio Ledger (1853).
132: Elfido López Recalls Rural Mexican-American Life in the Late 19th Century (1870s).
Beyond the Continent, 1798–1898.
133: Historical Overview.
134: American Colonization Society.
135: American Exceptionalism, Roots of.
136: Amity and Commerce, Treaty of (1858).
137: Bakumatsu.
138: Barbary War (First) (1801–1805).
139: Barbary War (Second) (1815).
140: Bayonet Constitution (1887).
141: Black Ships.
142: Burlingame-Seward Treaty (1868).
143: Cushing, Caleb (1800–1879).
144: Filibusterers.
145: Gray, Robert (1755–1806).
146: Guano Islands Act (1856).
147: Gunboat Diplomacy.
148: Hawai‘i, Annexation of (1898).
149: Hawaiian League.
150: Japan, Opening of (1853–1860).
151: Kamehameha (ca. 1758–1819).
152: Kanghwa, Battle of (1871).
153: Korean Expedition of 1871.
154: Koszta Affair (1853).
155: Liberia.
156: López, Narciso (1797–1851).
157: Midway Atoll.
158: Missionaries, Hawai‘i.
159: Monroe Doctrine (1823).
160: Nicaragua, Republic of (1856–1857).
161: Opium Wars.
162: Ostend Manifesto (1854).
163: Pacific Mail Steamship Company.
164: Peace and Amity, Treaty of/Kanagawa, Treaty of (1854).
165: Perry, Matthew Calbraith (1794–1858).
166: Quasi-War.
167: Queen Lili‘uokalani (1838–1917).
168: Quitman, John A. (1799–1858).
169: Roberts, Edmund (1784–1836).
170: Sakoku.
171: Santo Domingo, Annexation of (1869–1871).
172: Shimonoseki Straits, Battle of (1863).
173: Shufeldt, Robert W. (1822–1895).
174: Strong, Josiah (1847–1916).
175: Sugar Plantations, Hawai‘i.
176: Tianjin, Treaty of (1858).
177: Tyler, John (1790–1862).
178: Upshur, Abel Parker (1790–1844).
179: Walker, William (1824–1860).
180: Wanghia (Wangxia), Treaty of (1844).
181: West Indies Squadron.
182: Whaling Industry.
183: Wilkes Expedition (1838–1842).
184: Primary Documents.
185: Enslaved American James Riley Encounters an Arab Trader (1815).
186: Matthew Perry's Account of His Landing in Japan (1853).
187: Ostend Manifesto (1854).
188: Excerpt from William Walker's The War in Nicaragua (1860).