The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 20, July 1916 - April, 1917 Page: 259
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Commercial Aspects of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition 259
of his plans regardless of congress and the constitution. The judg-
ment of Andrew Jackson that the Santa. Fe expedition was "an
ill-judged affair," a "wild-goose campaign,""58 has been accepted by
uncritical historians and a believing public. But lack of suc-
cess has often damned a great conception. Had Jackson been
captured in Florida, the world would have characterized his vent-
ure also as a wild-goose campaign.
5sMorphis, J. M., History of To~as (New York, 1875), 425.
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