Cover of: The Illinois country, 1673-1818 | Clarence Walworth Alvord

The Illinois country, 1673-1818

Published by Pub. by the Illinois Centennial Commission in Springfield .
Written in English.

About the Book

Professor Clarence Walworth Alvord (1868 – 1928) spent his career immersed in Illinois history. The writing of this centennial history of Illinois was sponsored by the Illinois State Historical Library and the University of Illinois.

Table of Contents

-The Land in the Making
-The Illinois Indians and their Neighbors
-The Age of Discovery
-The Great Governor and his Opponents
-The First Struggle for Empire
-Fur Trade and Missions
-The Foundation of Louisiana
-The Era of Speculation, 1712-1731
-The Royal Province
-The Country of the Illinois
-The Great Decision
-Organization of the New Territory
-The British Occupation
-Colonization and the Quebec Act
-The Struggle for the West
-The County of Illinois
-The Period of the City States
-The Organization of the West
-The Arrival of the Americans
-The Indians at Bay
-In the Fullness of Time

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 465-494.
Series title in part at head of title.

Illinois centennial publications


Library of Congress
F541 .A47

The Physical Object

10 p. l., 524 p.
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