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4 edition of When I went west from the Bad Lands to California found in the catalog.

When I went west from the Bad Lands to California

by Robert D McGonnigle

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Published by Press of Edward F. Anderson Co. in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGonnigle, Robert D,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJessie H. and John B. Goodman Collection, From the Bad Lands to California
    Statementby Robt. D. McGonnigle ; with illustrations made from photographs taken by the author
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p., [28] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14048218M
    OCLC/WorldCa12898444

    Rivers of Empire is a very good history of the development of water resources in the West wrapped in a classically Marxist view of history as pre-determined and layered with a patina of environmentalism. Mr. Worster believes that to understand the history of the Western United States, you need to look at the history of bringing water to arid lands/5. miners who went to California after the discovery of gold in What were the causes of westward migration? People wanting to expand their country to the other coast for Manifest destiny, tales of gold, persecution, land, and a want for exploration.

    Tribal lands remaining after all allotments have been made are to be declared surplus and sold. Proponents of the law believe that it will help speed the.   Before , the mountains to the west of the Atlantic seaboard created a natural obstacle to the interior of the North American continent. And, of course, few people even knew what lands existed beyond those mountains. The Lewis and Clark Expedition in the first decade of the 19th century cleared up some of that confusion. But the enormity of.

    Westward movement, the populating by Europeans of the land within the continental boundaries of the mainland United States, a process that began shortly after the first colonial settlements were established along the Atlantic coast. Read more about its history and outcome. Reading Ketchum’s book might be a good way to start, to think about what each of us can do to protect our lands, prevent global warming, move away from coal and advance solar etc. Another thought: in each stage of life, we often find ourselves standing on some hill or in our backyard and staring at the sky, or the ocean, or an open field.


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When I went west from the Bad Lands to California by Robert D McGonnigle Download PDF EPUB FB2

When I went west from the Bad Lands to California. Pittsburg, Pa.: Press of Edward F. Anderson Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert D McGonnigle; Robert D McGonnigle: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert D McGonnigle.

Titles in this category recount travel across the lands that form part of the great myth of the West. The western part of the United States has often been referred to simply as “The West”. Western expansion in the United States really began to progress after and Author: Robt.

McGonnigle. Get this from a library. When I went west: From the Bad lands to California. With illustrations made from photographs taken by the author. [Robert D McGonnigle]. When I went west from the Bad Lands to California.

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The second of Mr. Hall's Western trilogy, Bad Lands is clearly a novelized version of Theodore Roosevelt's early life out West. Bad Lands is not nearly the novel that his later Apache is; but Bad Lands is a good read if you want to appreciate TR's experiences from a Western perspective instead of the more typical Eastern viewpoint/5(14).

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Benjamin Percy's range grows broader with every book he writes/5(). The Great Depression: California in the Thirties. California was hit hard by the economic collapse of the s.

Businesses failed, workers lost their jobs, and families fell into poverty. While the political response to the depression often was confused and ineffective, social messiahs offered alluring panaceas promising relief and recovery.

I have a GPS, but it does a lousy job of giving a "big picture" view of things, while the Benchmark guide is much more useful. On the other hand, it doesn't really have enough detail for street-level navigation of major cities, but it's hard to fit street-level maps for all of California into /5(44).

Say you decide one day to get up from the couch, step outside and set out due east. Over mountain, stream, forest and field you march. When you reach the ocean, you chart a perfectly parallel. By the end of the year, the non-native population of California was estimated at(as compared w at the end of and around in March ).

Books So Bad They're Good: California, There I Went. Ellid for Readers and Book Lovers Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.). Reading California in California - where there is only 12 to 18 months left of water in Socal, if the drought persists - is a particularly uncomfortable experience.

The world of California could be closer than we think, and I don't want to be the lady carrying around a turkey baster at the end of the world/5. To quote the author, this book is "an epic tale of songs and sunshine, drugs and denim, genius and greed".

Barney Hoskyns takes us on the "rise and fall" trip of the Southern California singer-songwriter movement in pop music in the late 60's to the mid 70's when stadium rock, big money and coke destroyed the music I loved/5. Books shelved as california-history: California: A History by Kevin Starr, The Library Book by Susan Orlean, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell.

About 3, African Americans reached California by However, the passing of anti-black legislation made them into second-class citizens and most decided to move on to Canada.

In March,Alexander Fancher and his wagon train left Fort Smith, Arkansas, for California. The party included 50 men, 40 women and 50 children. Oregon Trail, in U.S.

history, an overland trail between Independence, Missouri, and Oregon City, near present-day Portland, Oregon, in the Willamette River valley. It was one of the two main emigrant routes to the American West in the 19th century, the other being the southerly Santa Fe Trail.

Oakley Hall, the author of the novels “Warlock” and “The Downhill Racers” and a literary heir to fellow California writers like Wallace Stegner, died Monday at his home in Nevada City, Calif. the first steamboat arrived in California in find any and went home broke with their dreams destroyed.

No Slavery Indian Slavery. A California court rules in White beyond mineral resources and geological formations to include study of the potential for irrigating the West's arid lands and the selection of suitable sites.Only 24 percent of lands in California are permanently protected from development.

By incentivizing the conservation of private lands, establishing plans for smart growth, and protecting large, contiguous areas of public lands, decisionmakers can better safe-guard California’s wildlife, natural beauty, and economy for future generations.Western frontier life in America describes one of the most exciting periods in the history of the United States.

From toswift and widespread changes transformed the American West. At the beginning of that period, a great variety of Native American cultures dominated most parts of the region.