Early National America 1790-1850 (Discovering U.S. History)

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Exposed as our early colonists were to the attacks of savages, the possession of arms became an indispensable adjunct to the agricultural implements employed in the cultivation of the soil. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. One such individual, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, resigned his post and formed a volunteer regiment of cavalry.

Pages: 136

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (L); 1 edition (April 2010)

ISBN: 1604133511

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