The Last American Frontier by Frederic L. Paxson

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Author Paxson, Frederic L. (Frederic Logan), 1877-1948
LoC No. 10005085
Title The Last American Frontier
Contents The westward movement -- The Indian frontier -- Iowa and the new northwest -- The Santa Fé trail -- The Oregon trail -- Overland with the Mormons -- California and the forty-niners -- Kansas and the Indian frontier -- "Pike's Peak or bust!" -- From Arizona to Montana -- The overland mail -- The engineers' frontier -- The Union Pacific railroad -- The plains in the Civil War -- The Cheyenne war -- The Sioux war -- The Peace Commission and the open way -- Black Kettle's last raid -- The first of the railways -- The new Indian policy -- The last stand: Chief Joseph and Sitting Bull -- Letting in the population -- Bibliographical note.
Credits E-text prepared by Melissa McDaniel, Charlie Howard, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team ( from page images generously made available by Internet Archive (
Language English
LoC Class F590.3: United States local history: The West. Trans-Mississippi Region. Great Plains
Subject West (U.S.) -- History
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
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EBook-No. 45699
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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