The Winning of the West, Vol. 1 By Theodore Roosevelt
- Narrated by: Joseph Tabler
- Series: The Major US History Series, Book 1
- Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
- Release date: 03-21-23
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The Winning of the West by Theodore Roosevelt. A Major US History Series in six volumes. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1889.
Volume One—From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769–1776
Narrated by Joseph Tabler
Note—This book is “read as written.” It was published in 1889. It is in the public domain.
We all know of Theodore Roosevelt being the US president from 1901 to 1909, an American politician, statesman, soldier, conservationist, and naturalist. But few know of him being an acclaimed historian. Roosevelt’s The Winning of the West quickly became a bestseller. The first edition of his book sold out in little more than a month and helped establish Roosevelt as a literary man and scholar, placing him on a path toward future greatness.
CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME:
CHAPTER I. THE SPREAD OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES.
CHAPTER II. THE FRENCH OF THE OHIO VALLEY, 1763–1775.
CHAPTER III. THE APPALACHIAN CONFEDERACIES, 1765–1775.
CHAPTER IV. THE ALGONQUINS OF THE NORTHWEST, 1769–1774.
CHAPTER V. THE BACKWOODSMEN OF THE ALLEGHANIES, 1769–1774.
CHAPTER VI. BOON AND THE LONG HUNTERS; AND THEIR HUNTING IN NO-MAN’S-LAND, 1769–1774.
CHAPTER VII. SEVIER, ROBERTSON, AND THE WATAUGA COMMONWEALTH, 1769–1774.
CHAPTER VIII. LORD DUNMORE’S WAR, 1774.
CHAPTER IX. THE BATTLE OF THE GREAT KANAWHA; AND LOGAN’S SPEECH, 1774.
CHAPTER X. BOON AND THE SETTLEMENT OF KENTUCKY, 1775.
CHAPTER XI. IN THE CURRENT OF THE REVOLUTION—THE SOUTHERN BACKWOODSMEN OVERWHELM THE CHEROKEES, 1776.
CHAPTER XII. GROWTH AND CIVIL ORGANIZATION OF KENTUCKY, 1776.