It may contain what his opinion is for the most part but I enjoyed this read and look forward to reading more of the books in this four part series. I found that this book was quite interesting and educational. Chapter XI

A most interesting story, for it not history in any sense. He projected a sweeping drama, well documented and filled with Americans fighting Indian confederacies north and south while dealing with the machinations of the British, French, and Spanish and their sympathizers. The perspective is a little skewed in favor of the settlers/pioneers, and against the Native Americans, but this can probably be attributed to the prevailing historical and socio-political beliefs of that era. Like Jefferson, he spoke French, but TR also spoke German (well, TJ could read old Anglo-Saxon from the time of Alfred the Great). His The Naval War of 1812 (1882) was the standard history for two generations and his major achievement was a four-volume history of the frontier, The Winning of the West (1889-1896). A most interesting story, for it not history in any sense. fathers and of our fathers' fathers. First Edition Identification and Notes The first edition was published in six small octavo volumes by G.P. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. To see what your friends thought of this book, Quite a lot of history is packed into Roosevelt's Winning of the West series. IN THE CURRENT OF THE REVOLUTION--THE SOUTHERN BACKWOODSMEN OVERWHELM THE CHEROKEES, 1776. Read preview. -

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Theodore Roosevelt. The northern part was afterwards filled up by the thrifty, vigorous men of the Northeast, whose sons became the real rulers as well as the preservers of the Union; but these settlements of Northerners were rendered possible only by the deeds of the nation as a whole. Submit your email address to receive Barnes & Noble offers & updates.

You Save 10%. By force and by treaty the new nation was established in the East, and when the explorers and settlers pushed against the Mississippi, everything west of the river was considered part of that nation. Sold by SatisfyingSplendor and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. First Edition Identification and Notes The first edition was published in six small octavo volumes by G.P. LORD DUNMORE'S WAR, 1774. I enjoyed it because it was written in a different era.

Roosevelt is most famous for his personality: his energy, his vast range of interests and achievements, his model of masculinity, and his "cowboy" persona. “The Northwest is essentially a national domain; it is fitting that it should be, as it is, not only by position but by feeling, the heart of the nation.”, “All of our territory lying beyond the Alleghanies, north and south, was first won for us by the Southwesterners, fighting for their own hand.

A president with incredible knowledge and perspective, Reviewed in the United States on April 10, 2015. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

of all his physical characteristics, only his teeth and eyeglasses identified him better than his broad-brimmed rancher's hat. One of those books was a brief, hastily done biography of Thomas Hart Benton, while others collected his 1880s magazine articles recounting his exploits as a hunter and rancher. The writer sets the stage perfectly in every detail.

T. Roosevelt was a remarkable scholar who had read and abstracted an enormous number of earlier manuscripts. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.

THE FRENCH OF THE OHIO VALLEY, 1763-1775. the sheer masterful exercise of might. Current price is $25.65, Original price is $28.5.

Volume 1 is an exact facsimile of the 1904 edition.