The Resource America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell, (electronic resource/)

America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell, (electronic resource/)

Label
America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Title
America 1844
Title remainder
religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Statement of responsibility
John Bicknell
Title variation
Religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year 1844 saw a momentous presidential election, religious turmoil, westward expansion, and numerous other interwoven events that profoundly affected the U.S. as a nation. Author and journalist John Bicknell details these compelling events in this unusual history book. He explains how the election of James K. Polk assured the expansion that brought Texas, California, and Oregon into the union. This took place amidst anti-Mormon and anti-Catholic violence, the belief in the imminent second coming of Christ, the murder of Joseph Smith, Charles Goodyears patenting of vulcanized rubber, the n
Dewey number
973.099
Index
no index present
LC call number
E449
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell, (electronic resource/)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flip; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1844 Chronology; Prologue: New Years Day at the White House; 1 This Glorious Hope; 2 A Prophet for President; 3 Annexation and War ... Are Identical; 4 Who the Devil Is Polk?; 5 The Missionary and the Publicist; 6 To Oregon and California; 7 Summer of Discontent; 8 The Great Disappointment; 9 The Severest Struggle Ever Witnessed; Epilogue: The Shaping of America; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Flip; Back Cover
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ocn892799264
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institution
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D723549C-3AFE-4D6B-B9E4-F6496DC16A14
Label
America 1844 : religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation, John Bicknell, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flip; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1844 Chronology; Prologue: New Years Day at the White House; 1 This Glorious Hope; 2 A Prophet for President; 3 Annexation and War ... Are Identical; 4 Who the Devil Is Polk?; 5 The Missionary and the Publicist; 6 To Oregon and California; 7 Summer of Discontent; 8 The Great Disappointment; 9 The Severest Struggle Ever Witnessed; Epilogue: The Shaping of America; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Flip; Back Cover
Control code
ocn892799264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D723549C-3AFE-4D6B-B9E4-F6496DC16A14

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