Imperfect Union

Imperfect Union

How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War

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"Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple."--
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Press,, 2020.
ISBN: 9780735224353
Branch Call Number: 910.922 IN
Characteristics: xxix, 449 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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Jan 26, 2020

The Epilogue does an outstanding job of summarizing Fremont's actions and those of his associates and showing them in the context of the larger picture of nineteenth century US history.

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