Opening of the Western Frontier (The Making of America) (Paperback)
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A remarkable addition to The Making of America Series from Bluewood Books, Opening of the Western Frontier begins after America's victory in the War of 1812 and provides an insightful and compelling account of the actual events and people that helped shape our country leading up to the Civil War. This book covers the pivotal events of the time including: the Monroe Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise, the Seminole War, the Panic of 1819, key presidential elections, the Mexican War, the Wilmot Proviso, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the California Gold Rush, the growing movement of abolitionists, and more! Each title in The Making of America Series features a Where to Go section that brings the past into the present by offering a wide variety of museums and historic sites where readers can see where many of the events in the book actually took place.