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The enemy forces were seen moving amidst the Palo Alto to the south early in the
day, but they soon vanished beyond it. General Taylor called a staff council. What
went on in it leaked out afterward, and the troops knew that seven out of ten ...
The Army society soon presented another picture of an American frontier in its
first, most awkward age; but here superimposed on an existing civilization.
Wherever they went in great numbers, the Americans re-enacted the frontier
Soon, like them, he would lose his nomadic, free and rough form of life before the
westward sweep of machine technics by which Americans made their lives
physically more easy— and socially less independent and self-reliant. In the very
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
A Colony for Mexico
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