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The pioneers : the heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch LT 977 M133p 2019 (Text) 33126024373270 Large Type Nonfiction Available -
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Erlanger Branch LT 977 M133p 2019 (Text) 33126024638102 Large Type Nonfiction Checked out 01/27/2021

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  • ISBN: 9781432865092
  • ISBN: 1432865099
  • Physical Description: 571 pages (large print), 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2019.
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: 1787-1794. The Ohio country ; Forth to the wilderness ; Difficult times ; Havoc -- 1795-1814. A new era commences ; The Burr conspiracy ; Adversities aplenty -- 1815-1863. The cause of education ; The travelers ; Journey's end.
Summary, etc.: In the Treaty of Paris, Great Britain recognized the new United States of America. They also ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Included in the Northwest Ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, free universal education, and the prohibition of slavery. In 1788 the first band of pioneers settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River. McCullough uses five historical personages to tell the uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments.
Subject: Ohio River Valley History To 1795
Northwest, Old History
Pioneers Ohio River Valley Biography
Cutler, Manasseh 1742-1823
Cutler, Ephraim 1767-1853
Putnam, Rufus 1738-1824
Barker, Joseph 1765-1843
Hildreth, Samuel P. (Samuel Prescott) 1783-1863
United States.
Ohio River Valley History
Frontier and pioneer life Ohio River Valley
Marietta (Ohio) History
Genre: Large type books.
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