By Junius P. Rodriguez
Published in party of the Purchase's bicentennial, this source bargains a multifaceted view of a watershed American event.
• three hundred signed, A–Z essays, followed through an advent putting the Louisiana buy within the context of yankee history
• Lavishly illustrated together with line drawings, pictures equivalent to the hole ceremonies of the 1904 Louisiana buy overseas Exposition, and key figures resembling Thomas Paine and James Madison
• a hundred+ individuals, together with recognized specialists within the field
• Six maps, forty nine pertinent old records, a chronology, and an intensive bibliography
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John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf; Perkins, Bradford. 1964. Castlereagh and Adams: England and the United States, 1812–1823. Berkeley: University of California Press; Perkins, Dexter. 1928. ” In The American Secretaries of State and Their Diplomacy, vol. 3. Edited by Samuel Flagg Bemis. New York: Alfred A. Knopf; Russell, Greg. 1995. John Quincy Adams and the Public Virtues of Diplomacy. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ADAMS-ONÍS TREATY See Transcontinental Treaty ADDINGTON, HENRY, FIRST VISCOUNT SIDMOUTH (1757–1844) B ritish politician who, as prime minister (1801–1804), was in power during the Louisiana Purchase.
When Pitt resigned in February 1801, over George III’s refusal to grant Catholic emancipation to Ireland, the king, with Pitt’s approval, asked Addington to form an administration. Something of a caretaker administration dependent upon Pitt’s support, it was inexperienced— especially its foreign secretary, Robert Jenkinson, then known by his courtesy title, Lord Hawkesbury, later second Earl of Liverpool. The major achievement of the Addington government was the establishment of a temporary peace with France—the Peace of Amiens (1802)— which would briefly transform the diplomatic relation- ship between Britain and the United States.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press; Fowler, Loretta. 1989. The Arapaho. New York: Chelsea House; Trenholm, Virginia Cole. 1970. The Arapahoes, Our People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. ARIKARA T he Arikara are the northernmost of Caddoanspeaking villagers of the Plains, a language family also including the Pawnee, Wichita, Caddo, and Kitsai. Like their neighbors, the Mandan and This group of Arikara were photographed as they participated in a medicine ceremony on reservation land in 1908.