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" There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans, through which the produce of threeeighths of our territory must pass to market... "
Dissenting Voices in America's Rise to Power - Stran 348
avtor: David Mayers - 2007
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Filibusters and Expansionists: Jeffersonian Manifest Destiny, 1800-1821

Frank L. Owsley, Gene A. Smith - 1997 - 241 strani
...and the historic ties that linked the two together, he knew, "there is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy." "It is New Orleans," he professed, "through which the produce of three-eighths of our territory must pass to market, and...
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The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership from John Adams to Bill Clinton ...

Stephen Skowronek - 1997 - 546 strani
...of the embargo, November 8, 1808, Works, Vol. 11, p. 71. 53. "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans . . . The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her...
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The Course of Empire

Bernard De Voto - 1998 - 647 strani
...over Louisiana did Thomas Jefferson write his famous aphorism, "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...its fertility it will ere long yield more than half our whole produce and contain more than half our inhabitants." But he was saying the same thing in...
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American Frontiers: Cultural Encounters and Continental Conquest

Gregory H. Nobles - 1998 - 304 strani
...on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy," he wrote. "It is New Orleans, through which the produce of three-eighths of our territory must pass to market." With France in a position to threaten the interests of western farmers, the president concluded, it...
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Visions of Paradise: Glimpses of Our Landscape's Legacy

John Warfield Simpson - 1999 - 387 strani
...Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic coastal ports. Jefferson wrote, "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...of our territory must pass to market, and from its [the West's] fertility it will ere long yield more than half of our whole produce and contain more...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - 2000 - 396 strani
...growth, therefore, we viewed as our own, her misfortunes ours. There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...half of our whole produce and contain more than half of our inhabitants. France, placing herself in that door, assumes to us the attitude of defiance. Spain...
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French Roots in the Illinois Country: The Mississippi Frontier in Colonial Times

Carl J. Ekberg - 2000 - 359 strani
...the United States of New Orleans and western river commerce: "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...of our territory must pass to market, and from its [the Ohio Valley's] fertility it will ere long yield more than half of our whole produce, and contain...
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Eagle's Cry: A Novel of the Louisiana Purchase

David Nevin - 2001 - 608 strani
..."exactly." Then, pencil scrawling swiftly as he said the words, "There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...half of our whole produce and contain more than half of our inhabitants. . . ." Then, a few minutes later, murmuring the coalescing words as he wrote, "The...
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New Orleans Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City

Walter G. Cowan - 2001 - 278 strani
...December 20, 1803, when the United States flag was raised in Jackson Square. Map by John C. Chase. is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans,...three-eighths of our territory must pass to market. . . . The day that France takes possession of New Orleans fixes the sentence which is to restrain her...
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Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913

Howard Jones - 2002 - 309 strani
...States and will form a new epoch in our political course. . . . There is on the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual...three-eighths of our territory must pass to market. . . . France, placing herself in that door, assumes to us the attitude of defiance. . . . The day that...
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