Filibusters and expansionists : Jeffersonian manifest destiny, 1800-1821 / Frank Lawrence Owsley, Jr. and Gene A. Smith
- "A special kind of state making" : Jeffersonian manifest destiny -- "To conquer without war" : the philosophy of Jeffersonian expansion -- Followers of the green flag : revolution in the Texas borderlands -- The first Spanish-American War : patriot efforts to annex Florida -- "Pacified by paternal solitude" : Indian wars as an expansionist movement -- Leftover of war : Negro fort -- "A set of desperate and bloody dogs" : the acquisition of Amelia Island -- Destiny becomes manifest : Andrew Jackson invades Florida -- "Taking advantage of propitious circumstances" : the struggle for Texas -- A Jeffersonian leviathan : manifest destiny succeeds.
- 0817308806 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index.
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