Kearnys March: The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
Название: Kearny’s March: The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
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n June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with two thousand soldiers, bound for California. At the time, the nation was hell-bent on expansion: James K. Polk had lately won the presidency by threatening England over the borders in Oregon, while Congress had just voted, in defiance of the Mexican government, to annex Texas.