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The States and territories of our western empire

embracing the history, statistics, and geography of the territorial regions of the United States, and of the principal states and chief cities of the West ; their climate, soil, productions, manufactures, commerce, internal improvements, population, etc. etc.
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published and sold exclusively by subscription, by J. & H. Miller , Columbus
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.), Indians of North America -- West (U.S.), West (U.S.) -- Description and tr
Statementcompiled from the latest authorities.
The Physical Object
Pagination4, 465-640 p., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17996195M
OCLC/WorldCa11527752

"How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States" is a great starting point for making the US public aware of the US' contradictions as an "empire of liberty" (a phrase once used by Thomas Jefferson to describe the US as it expanded westward beyond the Cited by: 3.

The U.S. has had territories since its beginning. According to federal law, the term "United States" (used in a geographical sense) means "the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands".

Sincethe Northern Mariana Islands have also been considered part of the U.S. A executive order included American Samoa in the U.S. Currency: United States dollar.

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The Most Income Equality in New Western Empire. World Census boffins calculated the difference in incomes between the richest and poorest citizens, where a score of 50 would mean that poor incomes are 50% of rich incomes.

As a region, New Western Empire is ran th in the world for Most Income Equality. The volume then moves to Part III titled "The Several States and Territories Described," offering focused discussion of 21 western states or territories (also Alaska and Manitoba) to provide the fullest possible picture of the myriad opportunities available in "The New West Beyond the Mississippi," the hugely diverse region of the book's title.

Westward expansion, the 19th-century movement of settlers into the American West, began with the Louisiana Purchase and was fueled by the Gold Rush, the Oregon Trail and a belief in "manifest.

Our Western Empire: Or, The New West Beyond the Mississippi: The Latest and Most Comprehensive Work on the States and Territories West of the Mississippi.

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Containing Description of the Geography, Geology the Climate, Soil. He traces the legacy of empire to the U.S.’s founding, explores why the nation avoids this particular part of its past and fills the book with fascinating stories from Author: Anna Diamond.

There are six states: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and ically, each is a successor to one of the previous Australian state has its own The States and territories of our western empire book, with its own legislature (parliament), judiciary and ry: States (6), Internal territories (3), External.

"This book changes our understanding of the fundamental character of the United States as a presence in world history. By focusing on the processes by which Americans acquired, controlled, and were affected by territory, Daniel Immerwahr shows that the United States was not just another 'empire,' but was a highly distinctive one the dimensions Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

A brilliant book. How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States is a must read for anyone interested in obscure American history and the revolutionary switch from annexing territory for resources, to divesting large colonies and investing in military bases around the/5().

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Our Western Empire or Author: L. Brockett. Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi: the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi: containing the fullest and most complete description, from official and other authentic sources, of the geography, geology and natural history (with abundant incidents and adventures), the climates, soil.

The United States likes to think of itself as a republic, but it holds territories all over the world – the map you always see doesn’t tell the whole story. T here aren’t many historical. More recent work that explores the subordinated status of western territories includes Earl S. Pomeroy, The Territories and the United States, – Studies in Colonial Administration (Philadelphia, PA, ); Whitney T.

Perkins, Denial of Empire: The United States and Its Dependencies (Leyden, ); Jack Ericson Eblen, The First and Cited by: 8. Our western empire; or, The new West beyond the Mississippi: the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi.

Territories are not new to the United States. Most states outside of the original 13 were territories before they became states. The states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois were created from Northwestern Territory.

North and South Dakota used to form the Dakota Territory. And in the 20th century, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Hawaii, and. Our western empire: or, The new West beyond the Mississippi: the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi: containing description of the geography, geology the climate, soil, agriculture, the mineral and mining products to which is added the various routes, and prices of passage and transportation with full.

Although most Americans are familiar with the “logo map” of 48 contiguous states, the story of empire and America’s possessions beyond the North American continent has been largely overlooked.

The history of the United States is the history of empire. Daniel Immerwahr, How to Hide an Empire Although most Americans are familiar with the “logo map” of. Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi: containing the fullest and most complete description, from official and other authentic sources, of the geography, geology, and natural history, (with abundant incidents and adventures,) the climate, soil, agriculture, the mineral.

The United States of America was created on July 4,with the Declaration of Independence of thirteen British colonies. In the Lee Resolution of July 2,the colonies resolved that they were free and independent states.

Their independence was recognized by Great Britain in the Treaty of Paris ofwhich concluded the American Revolutionary War. The United States does still comprise of states and territories—a fact that many Americans either forget or never learn—but Immerwahr concludes his book by stating that “Empire lives on” without revealing the key political question of how.

By insisting on holding fast to the master category of territory, Immerwahr’s case is undermined. 1 print: wood-engraving with letterpress, on wove paper ; 26 x cm. (image) | A patriotic broadside illustrated with emblems of the United States composed chiefly of typographic elements.

A large central framework incorporates a small "Temple of Freedom" surmounted by a small Liberty figure, and containing the words "The Federal Constitution." On each side are. Internet Archive BookReader Our western empire, or, The new West beyond the Mississippi: the latest and most comprehensive work on the states and territories west of the Mississippi: containing the fullest and most complete description, from official and other authentic sources, of the geography, geology and natural history (with abundant incidents and adventures), the.

"Comanche Empire is an impressive, well-written, and important study that should significantly influence future metanarratives, whether they include all or parts of Texas, the West, the Borderlands, or even general histories of the United States and Mexico."—Ty Cashion, Journal of Military History.

A sians, in general, need little convincing that the United States is, if not an empire per se, at least title of How to Hide an Empire might therefore be seen as an attempt at irony. Daniel Immerwahr, admittedly, wasn’t writing for an Asian audience.

His book is targeted squarely at Americans. It’s not that “empire”, as a concept, is entirely alien: conventional wisdom. “How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States.” That’s the title of a new book examining a part of the U.S.

that is often overlooked: the nation’s overseas territories. Histories of U.S. empire often start in with the Spanish-American War, out of which the United States took control of Puerto Rico and the Philippines.

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Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence Andy Doolen Oxford Studies in American Literary History. Poses a significant departure from other works on American imperialism and transnational analysis, which traditionally focus on the colonial era or the 19C from the s on.

The Western Roman Empire is the modern-day term for the western half of the Roman Empire after it was divided in two by the emperor Diocletian (r. CE) in c.

/ CE. The Romans themselves did not use this term. At its height (c. CE), the Roman Empire stretched from Italy through Europe to the British Isles, across North Africa, down through Author: Joshua J. Mark. Jeremi Suri Octo PM (UTC) This piece was written in response to David Sirota's article about why we should admit that America is an empire.

For more than a century, critics of.A standalone book set in the USJ universe, Mecha Samurai Empire focuses on a group of aspiring mecha cadets preparing to fight the Nazis.

Foremost among them, Makoto Fujimoto grew up in California, but with a difference--his California is part of the United States of Japan/5."The Settlers' Empire richly reveals the development of the United States through westward settlement and the formation of new territories.

Best of all, Bethel Saler nicely illuminates the complex conflicts of a multicultural world uneasily absorbed by the expanding United States."—Alan Taylor, author of The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in.