Santa Fe Trail It’s History Legends and Lore by David Dary SC 2000 368 Pages

Santa Fe Trail It’s History Legends and Lore by David Dary SC 2000 368 Pages

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Santa Fe Trail It’s History Legends and Lore by David Dary SC 2000 368 Pages
Santa Fe Trail Its History Legends and Lore by David Dary SC 2000 368 Pages
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Soft Cover
368 Pages
By David Dary
Experience life on the Santa Fe Trail through the words of the people who lived, traded, and traveled on it
using firsthand accounts from Native Americans, mountain men, traders, trappers, freighters, surveyors, and soldiers, historian David Dary presents a vivid recreation of life on the Santa Fe Trail. From 1610 to the 1860s this trail-which ran from Missouri and Kansas to New Mexico-was a lifeline to and from the Southwest. Drawing from an expansive array of primary sources, Dary introduces readers to the people who laid down the trail and opened commerce with Spanish America. From the early years of Spanish control to the establishment of towns to the advent of the railroads that changed life forever, Dary presents a detailed, dramatic account of an exciting period in American history.
ONE From Conquest to de Ofiate, 1492-16103
TWO The Attraction of Santa Fe, 1610-176223
THREE Trails to Santa Fe, 1762-180736
FOUR Destination Santa Fe, 1807-182255
FIVE The Santa Fe Trail, 1822-182574
sIx Surveying the Road to Santa Fe, 1825-182793
SEVEN The Business of Trade, 1821-1829107
EIGHT The Growth of Trade, 1830-1835123
NINE Over the Trail, 1835-1840146
TEN Years of Change, 1840-1845166
ELEVEN The Mexican War and the Santa Fe Trade, 1846-1848 184
TWELVE Forts, Emigrants, and Freighting, 1849-1852208
THIRTEEN New Tensions and Trade, 1853-1860228
FOURTEEN The Civil War, 1861-1865254
FIFTEEN The Slow Death of the Trail, 1866-1880277
SIXTEEN The Legacy of the Trail, 1880-2000293

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