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Filibusters and expansionists [electronic resource] : Jeffersonian manifest destiny, 1800-1821 / Frank Lawrence Owsley, Jr. and Gene A. Smith.

By: Owsley, Frank Lawrence, 1928-.
Contributor(s): Smith, Gene A, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1997Description: 1 online resource (xi, 241 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585098085 (electronic bk.); 9780585098081 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Gulf Coast (U.S.) -- History | United States -- Territorial expansion | Filibusters | Florida -- History -- Spanish colony, 1784-1821 | Texas -- History -- 1810-1821 | Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 | Madison, James, 1751-1836 | Monroe, James, 1758-1831 | Electronic books | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Filibusters and expansionists.DDC classification: 976/.03 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"A special kind of state making" : Jeffersonian manifest destiny -- "To conquer without war" : the philosophy of Jeffersonian expansion -- Followers of the green flag : revolution in the Texas borderlands -- The first Spanish-American War : patriot efforts to annex Florida -- "Pacified by paternal solitude" : Indian wars as an expansionist movement -- Leftover of war : Negro fort -- "A set of desperate and bloody dogs" : the acquisition of Amelia Island -- Destiny becomes manifest : Andrew Jackson invades Florida.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-234) and index.

"A special kind of state making" : Jeffersonian manifest destiny -- "To conquer without war" : the philosophy of Jeffersonian expansion -- Followers of the green flag : revolution in the Texas borderlands -- The first Spanish-American War : patriot efforts to annex Florida -- "Pacified by paternal solitude" : Indian wars as an expansionist movement -- Leftover of war : Negro fort -- "A set of desperate and bloody dogs" : the acquisition of Amelia Island -- Destiny becomes manifest : Andrew Jackson invades Florida.

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