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A political history of the Texas Republic, 1836--1845
The annexation of Texas by the United States brought to a close the nine year period of independent existence which the Republic of Texas had enjoyed. During this short era, which began in 1836 and reached its conclusion ...
The first president of Texas: The life of David Gouverneur Burnet
From the birth of the republic through annexation and secession two men in Texas politics loom in bitter opposition---Sam Houston and David C. Burnet. Of the former much is known. The first good history of Texas was by his ...
The myth of Roger Williams
A political history of the Mississippi Territory
By the terms of the Pinckney Treaty signed with Spain in 1795, the United States acquired its first territory, the region lying between the Tennessee River and the thirty-first parallel and later called the Mississippi ...
Island city: The story of Galveston on the eve of secession, 1850--1860
Many works have been written concerning the Texas cattle country, the Great Plains, the cowboy, the famed Texas Rangers, and other subjects related to the vast inland-orientated aspects of the history of the state. The ...
The domestic and foreign policy of Austria and her relations with Germany and Italy, 1932--1938
On May 2, 1925, Benito Mussolini said in a speech to the Italian Senate: It is necessary to guarantee not only the Rhineland frontier but the Brennero frontier. On this point I wish to make the opinion of the Italian ...