Table of contents for Seizing destiny : how America grew from sea to shining sea / by Richard Kluger.

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 Foreword
 
 1 An empty sack cannot stand upright (1500-1750)
 
 2 The Poor Richards arise (1750-1776) 64
 
 3 Thinking large (1776-1782) 106
 
 4 The kings outfoxed (1782-1783) 166
 
 5 Owning the wilderness (1783-1800) 231
 
 6 For a nice little kingdom in Tuscany (1800-1803) 297
 
 7 Everything he does is rapid as lightning (1803) 347
 
 8 From motives of purest patriotism (1803-1823) 386
 
 9 Big Drunk wins the day (1820-1836) 449
 
 10 Polking John Bull in the eye (1837-1846) 511
 
 11 The lost virtue of their better days (1846-1850) 551
 
 12 A wolf couldn¿t make a living on it (1850-1854) 615
 
 13 The great white elephant sale (1854-1867) 645
 
 14 Treachery in the tropics (1869-1902) 692 
 
 15 The so-called mandate of mankind (1903-1999) 739
 
 Acknowledgments 769
 
 Bibliographical notes tt1
 
 Index 801

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations.