The History Files #25: Economic Integration of the Far West

45 mins - Published Wed, Aug 5, 2015 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

“Two Years Before the Mast”, by Richard Henry Dana Jr.

This week on the History Files: part 2 of our three-part series on the origins of the American West. Moving from Texas to New Mexico and the Southwest, we spend time on the Santa Fe trail and in the California hide trade.

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