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The frontier army in the settlement of the West

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United States. Army -- History -- 19th century., United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.), West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th cen

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Statementby Michael L. Tate.
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LC ClassificationsF596 .T36 1999
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Paginationxx, 454 p. :
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Open LibraryOL42874M
ISBN 10080613173X
LC Control Number99036276

Aug 10,  · In truth, the army spent only a small part of its frontier duty fighting Indians; as the main arm of the federal government in less-settled regions of the nation, the army performed a host of duties. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonmartial contributions to western smdphotographie.com by: The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonma In truth, the army spent only a small part of its frontier duty fighting Indians; as the main arm of the federal government in less-settled regions of the nation, the army performed a host of duties/5(6).

Oct 01,  · In truth, the army spent only a small part of its frontier duty fighting Indians; as the main arm of the federal government in less-settled regions of the nation, the army performed a host of duties. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonmartial contributions to western development.

The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West, by Michael L. Tate, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,$ When most of us consider the army that made its presence felt in the Rockies and the Plains more than a century ago, we think first of the fighting men of the Indian smdphotographie.com: Historynet Staff.

In truth, the army spent only a small part of its frontier duty fighting Indians; as the main arm of the federal government in less-settled regions of the nation, the army performed a host of duties.

The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonmartial contributions to western development. Oct 01,  · Tate's well written and informative book The Frontier Army In The Settlement Of The West, accomplished his stated goal of breaking the John Wayne "Hollywood" stereotype of the American frontier soldier in the nineteenth century.5/5(4).

Show synopsis The frontier army in the settlement of the West book Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army's nonmartial contributions to western development. Dispelling timeworn stereotypes, Tate shows that the army conducted explorations, compiled scientific and artistic records, built roads, aided overland travelers, and improved river transportation.

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Tate represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the American West, by Michael L. Tate $ The frontier army of the ninteenth century was much more than the Indian-fighting force stereotyped in popular movies.

The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army's nonmartial contributions to western development. Dispelling timeworn stereotypes, Tate shows that the army conducted explorations, compiled scientific and artistic records, built roads, aided overland travelers, and improved river transportation.

THE FRONTIER ARMY IN THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST, Michael L. Tate, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,pages, $ Those who doubt the parallel course of popular culture and academic attitudes need only examine the history of the US.

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Tate shows that the army conducted explorations, compiled scientific and artistic records, built roads, aided. The frontier army in the settlement of the West / by Michael L.

Tate. F T36 Tough times in rough places: personal narratives of adventure, death and survival on the Western frontier / edited by Neil B. Carmony and David E. Brown. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonmartial contributions to western development.

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Täte. Nor-man: University of Oklahoma Press, xx, pp. Illustrations. The "Army on the Frontier" is a term applied to the activities of the United States Army stationed near the frontier settlements from the beginning of national existence until aboutthe end of the settlers' frontier.

The principal functions performed by the U.S. Army were: guarding the frontier settlements in forts from hostile indigenous peoples; aiding the settlement of the West by developing and protecting. The annexation of Texas inthe settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute inand the successful conclusion of the Mexi- can War with the cession to the United States in of vast areas of land all had drawn the outlines of the major task facing the Army in the West in the middle of the nineteenth century.

Oct 01,  · What happened in the West in the lead-up to and during the American Civil War. The Civil War and the West: The Frontier Transformed provides a clear and complete answer to this question.

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The work succinctly overviews the West during the antebellum period from tosupplying thematic chapters that explain how key elements and characteristics of the West created conflict and.

“The frontier is the outer edge of the wave,” writes historian Frederick Jackson Turner, “the meeting-point between savagery and civilization the line of most rapid and effective Americanization.” It was the U.S.

Army’s role to facilitate this Americanization and expansion into the western frontier. Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West By Michael L.

Tate. Softcover; ; pp. Winner of the Best Nonfiction Book Award from the Nebraska Center for the Book. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the American West, by Michael L. Tate $ Add to cart Forts of the West: Military Forts and Presidios, and Posts Commonly Called Forts, West of the Mississippi River toby Robert W.

Frazer. Abstract. Readers conditioned to expect any book with "army" in its title to be filled with detailed descriptions of campaigns and battles will be disappointed with Michael L. Tate's Frontier Army in the Settlement of the smdphotographie.comd of focusing on the conquest of the West by force of arms, Tate describes the army's vital role as agent for economic and cultural smdphotographie.com: Richard Winders.

Lieutenant Franklin, the topographical engineer, produced a carefully drawn map of the territory crossed by the expedition. The following year,Brigadier General Stephen W. Kearny and his Army of the West, was ordered by President James K.

Polk to extend his conquest of New Mexico to California. The annexation of Texas inthe settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute inand the successful conclusion of the Mexican War with the cession to the United States in of vast areas of land all had drawn the outlines of the major task facing the Army in the West in the middle of the nineteenth century.

The editors have compiled a fine set of biographical essays about significant leaders of the 19th Century U.S. Army on the frontier. Those who are not familiar with these men will find this book a great place to begin their exploration of the topic of frontier military history, and those who are familiar with the topic will learn additional details about these frontier military leaders and /5.

During the period between the Mexican and Civil Wars, the Army had established a reasonably comprehensive system of forts to protect the arteries of travel and areas of settlement across the frontier.

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At the same time, the Army had launched operations against Indian tribes that represented actual or potential threats to movement and settlement.

Start studying US History - The West: Settlement of the Last Frontier. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Start a free trial of Quizlet Plus by Thanksgiving | Lock in 50% off all year Try it free. In the colonial era, beforethe west was of high priority for settlers and politicians. The American frontier began when Jamestown, Virginia, was settled by the English in In the earliest days of European settlement of the Atlantic coast, until aboutthe frontier was essentially any part of the interior of the continent beyond the fringe of existing settlements along the Location: Currently the United States, historically.

An Army Doctor on the Western Frontier. Journals and Letters of John Vance Lauderdale, offers an insightful account of army life that will teach readers much about the settlement and growth of the West in a time of rapid change. is the author of seventeen distinguished books on the history of the American West, most recently.

Book Review: The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West (by The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West, by Michael L. Tate, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,$ When most of us consider the army that made its presence felt in ."The Civil War and the West: The Frontier Transformed" provides a clear and complete answer to this question.

The work succinctly overviews the West during the antebellum period from tosupplying thematic chapters that explain how key elements and characteristics of the West created conflict and division that differed from those in.The Policing of the Frontier by the Army, by Raymond L.

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