Guarding the Frontier: A Study of Frontier Defense, 1815-1825 by Edgar Bruce WesleyGuarding the Frontier: A Study of Frontier Defense, 1815-1825 by Edgar Bruce Wesley

Guarding the Frontier: A Study of Frontier Defense, 1815-1825

byEdgar Bruce Wesley

Paperback | January 1, 1935

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Guarding the Frontier was first published in 1935. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

"For almost a century the defense of the frontier was the chief consideration in the military policy of the United States," Dr. Wesley observes. His book is the first detailed historical study of the military policy of the United States in the years immediately following the War of 1812, the period during which its policy was becoming clearly defined.

The political, military, and economic factors lying behind the establishment of that policy are all given thorough treatment by the author, who discusses the various methods of defense evolved against the British to the north, the Spaniards in the south and west, and the Indians everywhere. The author demonstrates the importance of Indian affairs, of the factory system, and of the fur trade as elements in the westward expansion of the United States.

Edgar Bruce Wesley was head of social studies in the University High School, University of Minnesota, and professor of education in the University. He was president of the National Council for the Social Studies, editor of the Council’s fifth Yearbook, and coauthor of Principles of Social Science and World Civilization.
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Title:Guarding the Frontier: A Study of Frontier Defense, 1815-1825Format:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 1, 1935Publisher:University of Minnesota PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0816659184

ISBN - 13:9780816659180

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