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CHAPTER XXII

CONDITIONS JUST PRIOR TO THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF A MODERN

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ORIGIN OF THE FEDERAL
DOMAIN OF PUBLIC LANDS · FINAL PHASE OF THE CONTEST BE-
TWEEN RED MEN AND WHITE ATTITUDE OF THE GOVERNMENT
TOWARD THE INDIANS BETWEEN 1795 AND 1830 RECOGNITION
OF INDIAN SOVEREIGNTY CAUCASIAN SETTLEMENTS SEPARATED
FROM EACH OTHER BY NATIVE TERRITORIES PERMISSION FOR
WHITE TRAVEL THROUGH INDIAN REGIONS OBTAINED BY TREATY —
HOW THE SCATTERED SECTIONS OF THE NEW REPUBLIC WERE
JOINED BY NATIVE CONSENT SOME RESULTS OF THE WHITE
DIPLOMACY GENERAL HARRISON'S REPORT OF 1801.... 415

CHAPTER XXVI

. FURTHER MISTAKES OF MONROE FIRST OFFICIAL SUGGESTION THAT

NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF INDIAN PEOPLES IS NOT DESIRED BY
THE UNITED STATES THE CAUCASIAN REPUBLIC STANDS AT THE
RUBICON OF POLICY - REFUSAL OF THE CHEROKEES TO SELL MORE
LAND AND PROCLAMATION OF THEIR FUTURE PROGRAM CAL-
HOUN'S ADMISSION MC KENNEY'S REPORT ON CHEROKEE CIVILI-
ZATION FURTHER CONTEMPORARY TESTIMONY — J. Q. ADAMS
PUTS A STOP TO PREVIOUS METHODS OF TREATY MAKING GEOR-

HOPES OF THE SOUTHERN NATIONS APPARENTLY DESTROYED BY THE

SUPREME COURT'S FIRST DECISION CHICKASAWS, CREEKS AND
SEMINOLES CEDE THEIR DOMAINS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI THE
PROMISE MADE TO THEM IMPORTANCE OF THEIR CAPITULA-
TION - A TREATY FINALLY SIGNED WITH SOME OF THE CHERO-
KEES - IT IS REPUDIATED BY THE RED NATION THE CHEROKEES
REDUCED FROM PROSPERITY TO DISTRESS — THEY ARE REMOVED
TO THE WEST BY A FEDERAL ARMY - OFFICIAL COMMENT ON THE
TRANSACTION - THE EAST AT LAST CLEARED OF NATIVES AND A

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM ON UNBROKEN WHITE TERRITORY 13

MADE POSSIBLE CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS ON THE RACE
QUARREL

...600

CHAPTER XXXII

ORIGIN OF THE NATIONAL ROAD — THE GOVERNMENT ADOPTS THE

POLICY OF BUILDING TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES BY PUBLIC
FUNDS THE OHIO LAW OF 1802 - ITS SIGNIFICANCE - LATER
CONGRESSIONAL ACTS PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC ROADS OR CANALS
THROUGH THE INTERIOR CONSENT OF THE STATES FOR THEIR
CONSTRUCTION NO LONGER ASKED JEFFERSON AND MADISON
FAVOR THE WORK TWENTY YEARS OF UNIFORM FEDERAL ATTI-
TUDE — MONROE'S VETO OF 1822 -

ITS POSSIBLE RELATION TO GOV-
ERNMENTAL RAILROAD BUILDING - A CONTROVERSY ARISES OVER
THE CONSTITUTIONAL POWERS OF THE NATION HENRY CLAY'S
VISION OF THE FUTURE HIS TEMPORARY VICTORY PRESIDENT
JACKSON REVERSES THE COUNTRY'S POLICY AND THE NATIONAL
ROAD IS DIVIDED AMONG THE STATES..

..691

LIFE AND SCENES ON THE NATIONAL ROAD THE TYPE OF MEN WHO

WORKED UPON IT - THREE CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF ITS
TRAFFIC - FURTHER EVOLUTION OF THE STAGE-COACH AND IM-
POSING APPEARANCE OF THE VEHICLE IN ITS FINAL FORM SOME
FAMOUS DRIVERS FEATS OF HOMER WESTOVER AND REDDING
BUNTING CON ESTOGA WAGON TRAINS AND THE WAGONERS WHO
PILOTED THEM THE JOKE ON GUSTY MITCHELL HOG
MUSIC PROGRESS OF А PRESIDENT's

MESSAGE FATE OF
TRAVELLERS WHO JOURNEYED WITH THE DOCUMENT - SPECIAL
COACHES FOR THE PRESIDENTS THEMSELVES VAN BUREN'S ACCI-
DENT - INCENSE TO THE MEMORY OF A VANISHED DAY....717

STILL ON THE ROAD TO PITTSBURGH CANAL BOATS CARRIED BODILY

OVER THE MOUNTAINS BY A SERIES OF INCLINED PLANES ORIGIN
OF THE DEVICE PASSENGERS BY THE PIONEER LINE PROMISED A
QUICK TRIP OF FOUR DAYS COST OF REACHING THE INTERIOR
CITIES BY THE PENNSYLVANIA ROUTE - THE CHESAPEAKE AND
OHIO CANAL ITS EVOLUTION FROM WASHINGTON's “POTOMAC
COMPANY” — JEALOUSIES OF THE STATES INTERESTED IN THE

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