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Allen, George (1792-1883) The Complaint of Mexico, and conspiracy against liberty [Texas]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05935 Author/Creator: Allen, George (1792-1883) Place Written: Boston Type: Pamphlets Date: 1843 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Anti-Texas annexation tract. Printed by J. W. Alden.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Mexican War, Texas, Latin and South America, Westward Expansion, American West

Sub Era: Age of Jackson