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Living the Revolution: America, 1789-1820
Topic: Predicaments of Early Republican LifeTopic: ReligionTopic: PoliticsTopic: ExpansionTopic: Equality
Topic: Expansion
Overview of Living the Revolution
Resource Menu: Expansion
Text 1. The Northwest Ordinance
Text 2. Noble/Lincecum
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Text 3. Thomas Jefferson
Text 4. Hugh Henry Brackenridge
Text 5. Cornplanter/Washington
Text 6. Indians/U.S. Agents
Text 7. Elias Boudinot
Text 8. Lewis Cass
Text 9. Background

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2.  Harriet Noble, On Emigrating from New York to Michigan in 1824, 1856

Gideon Lincecum, On Emigrating to Alabama in 1818, 1904

       Settler's first house
"Settler's first house"


Lincecum: PDF file*


Noble: History Matters, from CUNY and George Mason University

Lincecum: National Humanities Center


If you choose to print these texts:
-   Print directly from the sites.
-   Length: Noble: 5 pages.
                Lincecum: 10 pages, PDF file*.

Biography of Lincecum focusing on his Texas years

Online Exhibition: "Pioneering the Upper Midwest," including first-person narratives, from the Library of Congress

Article: "The Great Migration to the Mississippi Territory, 1798-1819," from the Mississippi Historical Society

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