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text Jefferson's America : the President, the purchase, and the explorers who transformed a nation

Summary

"The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--

Contents
In play -- The man in the farming coat -- This paradise or pandemonium -- A wall of brass -- "They pretend it is only to promote knoledge" -- "The object of your mission is single" -- Captain Merry -- A second expedition -- A special kind of war -... Read more
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Description
422 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Publisher
Crown Publishers 2016

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TADL-WOOD 973.4 FEN in Adult Non-fiction Available

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