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Nation of nations : a concise narrative of the American Republic

Author: James West Davidson
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1996.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James West Davidson
ISBN: 0070157383 9780070157385 0070157413 9780070157415
OCLC Number: 32237025
Notes: "Overture books."
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. 1 Global essay : the creation of a new America --
ch. 1 Old world, new worlds --
The meeting of Europe and America --
The Portuguese wave --
The Spanish and Columbus --
Early North American cultures --
The first inhabitants --
Societies of increasing complexity --
Mesoamerican empires --
The European background of American colonization --
Life and death in early modern Europe --
The conditions of colonization --
Spain's empire in the new world --
Spanish conquest --
Role of the conquistadors --
Spanish colonization --
The effects of colonial growth --
The reformation in Europe --
Backdrop to reform --
The teachings of Martin Luther --
The contribution of John Calvin --
The English reformation --
England's entry into America --
The English colonization of Ireland --
Renewed interest in the Americas --
The failures of Frobisher and Gillbert --
Raleigh's Roanoke venture --
A second attempt --
Eyewitness to history : a Spanish conquistador visits the Aztec marketplace in Tenochtitlan Ch. 2 The frist century of settlement in the Colonial South --
English society on the Chesapeake --
The mercantilist impulse --
The Virginia Company --
Reform and a boom in tobacco --
Settling down in the Chesapeake --
The founding of Maryland and the renewal of Indian wars --
Changes in English policy in then Chesapeake --
Chesapeake society in crisis --
the conditions of unrest --
Bacon's rebellion and coode's rebellion --
From servitude to slavery --
A changing Chesapeake society --
The Chesapeake gentry --
From the Caribbean to the Carolinas --
Paradise lost --
The founding of the Carolinas --
Early instability --
White, red, and black : the search for order --
The founding of Georgia --
The Spanish borderlands --
Eyewitness to history : a Virginia settler describes the Indian war of 1622 to officials in England --
ch. 3 The first century of settlement in the Colonial North --
The founding of New England --
The Puritan movement --
The Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth Colony --
The Puritan settlement at Massachusetts bay --
New England communities --
Stability and order in early New England --
Congregational church order --
Colonial governments --
Communities in confict heretics --
Goodwives and witches --
Whites and Indians in early New England --
The Middle Colonies The founding of New Netherlands --
English rule in New York --
The league of the Iroquois --
The founding of New Jersey --
Quaker odysseys --
Patterns of settlement --
Quakers and politics --
Adjustment to empire --
The dominion of New England --
The aftershocks of the glorious --
Revolution --
Leisler's rebellion --
Royal authority in America in 1700 --
Eyewitness to history : Susanna Martin stands accused of witchcraft before the court in Salem --
ch. 4 The Mosaic of eighteenth-century America --
Forces of division --
Immigration and natural increase --
The settlement of the backcountry social conflict on the frontier --
Boundary disputes and tenant wars --
Eighteenth-century seaports --
Social conflict in seaports --
Slave societies in the eighteen-century South --
The slave family and community --
Slave resistance in the eighteeth century --
Enlightenment and awakening in America --
The enlightenment in America --
The frist great awakening --
The aftermath of the great awakening --
Anglo-American worlds of the eighteenth century --
English economic and social development --
Inequality in England and America --
Politics in England and America --
The imperial system before 1760 --
Toward the seven years' war --
Eyewitness to history : Benjamin Franklin attends the preaching of George Whitefield --
pt. 2 Global essay : the creation of a new republic Ch. 5 Toward the war for American independence --
The seven year's war --
The years of defeat --
The years of victory --
Postwar expectations --
The imperial crisis --
New troubles on the frontier --
George Grenville's new measures --
The beginning of conlonial resistance --
Riots and resolves --
Repeal of the Stamp Act --
The Townshend Acts --
The resistance organizes --
The Boston massacre --
Resistance revived --
The empire strikes back --
Toward the revolution --
The first continental congress --
The last days of the British Empire in America --
The fighting begins --
Common sense --
Eyewitness to history : Thomas Hutchinson recounts the destruction of his Boston home during the Stamp Act riots --
ch. 6 The American people and the American revolution --
The decision for independence --
The second continental congress --
The declaration American loyalists --
The fighting in the North --
The two armies a bay --
Laying strategies --
The campaigns in New York and New Jersey --
Capturing Philadelphia disaster at Saratoga --
The turning point --
An alliance formed --
Winding down the war in the North --
War in the West --
The home front in the North --
The struggle in the South --
The siege of Charleston --
The partisan struggle in the South --
Greene takes command --
African Americans in the age of revolution --
The world turned upside down --
Surrender at Yorktown --
The significance of a revolution --
Eyewitness to history : a North Carolina soldier witnesses the Partisan war in the Southern backcountry --
ch. 7 Crisis and constitution Republican experiments --
The state constitutions --
From congress to confederation --
The temptations of peace --
The temptations of the West --
Foreign intrigues --
Disputes among th states --
The more democratic West --
The Northwest territory --
Slavery and sectionalism --
Wartime econimic disruption --
Republican society --
The new men of the revolution --
The new women of the revolution --
"Republican motherhood" and education --
The attack on aristocracy --
From confederation to constitution --
The Jay-Gardoqui treaty --
Shays' rebellion --
Framing a federal constitution --
The Virginia and New Jersey plans --
The deadlock broken --
Ratification --
Changing revolutionary ideals --
Eyewitness to history : a traveler from Virginia considers the ruins of an ancient Indian civilization in the Ohio Valley --
ch. 8 The republic launched --
1789 : a social portrait --
The semisubsistence economy of Crevecoeur's American --
The commercial economy of Franklin's America --
The constitution and commerce --
The new government --
Organizing the government --
The bill of rights --
Hamilton's financial program --
Opposition to Hamilton's program --
The specter of aristocracy --
Expansion and turmoil in the West --
The resistance of the Miamis --
The Whiskey rebellion The emergence of political parties --
The French revolution --
Washington's neutral course --
The federalists and republicans organize --
The 1796 election federalist and republican ideologies --
The presidency of John Adams --
The Quasi-War with France --
Suppression at home --
The election of 1800 --
Political violence in the early republic --
Eyewitness to history : a farmer becomes involved in the world of commerce --
ch. 9 The Jeffersonian republic --
Jefferson in power --
Jefferson's character and philosophy --
Republican principles --
Jefferson's economic policies --
John Marshall and Judicial review --
Jefferson and Western expansion --
The Louisiana purchase --
Lewis and Clark --
Whites and Indians on the frontier --
The course of white settlement --
The second great awakening --
Pressure on Indian lands and culture --
The prophet, Tecumseh, and the Pan-Indian movement --
The second war for American independence --
Neutral rights --
The Embargo --
Madison and the young --
Republicans --
The decision for war --
National unpreparedness --
"A chance such as will never occur again" --
The British invasion --
The Hartford convention --
America turns inward --
Monroe's presidency --
The Monroe doctrine --
The end of an era --
Eyewitness to history : Isaac Clark is impressed by the British navy --
pt. 3 Global essay : the republic transformed and tested Ch. 10 The opening of America --
The market revolution --
The new nationalism --
The cotton trade --
The transportation revolution --
Agriculture in the market economy --
John Marshall and the promotion of enterprise --
General incorporation laws --
A restless temper --
Population growth --
The restless movement West --
Urbanization --
The rise of factories --
Technological advances --
Textile factories --
Industrial work --
The shoe industry --
The labour movement --
Social structures of the market society --
Economic specialization --
The distribution of wealth --
Social mobility --
Materialism --
A new sensitivity to time --
Prosperity and anxiety --
The Panic of 1819 --
The Missouri crisis --
Eyewitness to history : the mere love of moving --
ch. 11 The rise of democracy --
Equality and opportunity --
The tension between equality and opportunity --
The new political culture of democracy --
The election of 1824 --
Social sources of the new politics --
The acceptance of political parties --
Jackson's rise to power --
President of the people --
The political agenda in the market economy Democracy and race --
Accommodate or resist? --
Trail of tears --
Free blacks in the North --
The African American community --
The minstrel show --
The nullification crisis --
The growing crisis in South Carolina --
Calhoun's theory of nullification --
The nullifiers nullified --
The Bank war --
The national bank and the Panic of 1819 --
Biddle's bank --
The bank destroyed --
Jackson's impact on the presidency --
Van buren and depression --
"Van ruin's" depression --
The whigs' triumph --
The Jacksonian party system --
Democrats, whigs, and the market --
The social bases of the two parties --
The triumph of the market --
Eyewitness to history : Andrew Jackson's tumultuous inauguration --
ch. 12 The fires of perfection --
Revivalism and the social order --
Finney's new measures and new theology --
Religion and the market economy --
The significance of the second great awakening --
Women's sphere --
The ideal of domesticity --
The middle-class family in transition --
American romanticism --
The transcendentalists --
The clash between nature and civilization --
Song of the self-reliant and darker loomings The age of reform --
Utopian communities --
The temperance movement --
Educational reforms --
The Asylum movement --
Abolitionism --
The beginnings of the abolitionist movement --
The spread of abolitionism --
Opponents and divisions --
The women's rights movement --
The schism of 1840 and the decline of abolitionism --
Reform shakes the party system --
Women and the right to vote --
The maine law --
Abolitionism and the party system --
Eyewitness to history : Charles Finney uses the anxious bench --
ch. 13 The old South --
The social structure of the cotton kingdom --
Deep South, upper South --
The rural South --
Distribution of slavery --
Slavery as a labor system --
Class structure of the white South --
The slaveowners --
Tidewater and frontier --
The master at home --
The plantation mistress --
Yeoman farmers --
Poor whites --
The peculiar institution --
Work and discipline --
Slave maintenance --
Resistance --
Slave culture --
The slave family --
Songs and stories of protest and celebration --
The Lord calls us home --
The slave community --
Free black Southerners --
Southern society and the defense of slavery --
The Virginia debate of 1832 --
The proslavery argument --
Closing ranks --
Sections and the nation --
Eyewitness to history : an enslaved woman picks a husband Ch . 14 Western expansion and the rise of the slavery issue --
Destinies : manifest and otherwise --
The roots of manifest destiny --
The Republic of Texas --
The trek west --
The overland trail --
Indians and the trail experience --
The political origins of expansion --
Tyler's Texas ploy --
Van overboard --
To the Pacific --
The Mexican war --
The price of victory --
The rise of the slavery issue --
New societies in the West --
Farming in the West --
The gold rush --
Instant city : San Francisco --
The Mormon experience --
Temple city : Salt Lake City --
Shadows on the moving frontier --
Escape from crisis --
A two-faced campaign --
The compromise of 1850 --
Away from the brink --
Eyewitness to history : disappointment in the gold diggings --
ch. 15 The union broken --
Sectional changes in American society --
The growth of a railroad economy --
Commercial agriculture and industry --
Immigration --
Southern complaints --
The political realignment of the 1850s The Kansas-Nebraska act --
The collapse of the second American party system --
The know-nothings --
The republicans and bleeding Kansas --
The caning of Charles Sumner --
The election of 1856 --
The worsening crisis --
The Dred Scott decision --
The Panic of 1857 --
The lecompton constitution --
The Lincoln-Douglas debates --
The beleaguered South --
The road to war --
A sectional election --
Secession --
The outbreak of war --
The roots of a divided nation --
Eyewitness to history : a Northerner views uncle Tom's cabin on the stage --
ch. 16 Total war and the republic --
The demands of total war --
Political leadership --
The border states --
Opening moves --
Blockade and isolate --
Grant in the West --
Eastern stalemate --
Emancipation --
The logic of events --
The emancipation proclamation --
African Americans' civil war --
Black soldiers --
The confederate home front --
The new economy --
New opportunities for Southern women confederate finance and government --
Hardship and suffering --
The Union home front --
Government finances and the economy --
A rich man's war women and the workforce Civil liberties and dissent --
Gone to be a soldier --
Camp life --
Southern individualism --
The changing face of battle --
The Union's triumph --
Lincoln finds his general --
War in the balance --
The twilight of the confederacy --
The impact of war --
Eyewitness to history : a Georgia plantation mistress in Shernan's path --
ch. 17 Reconstructing the Union --
Presidential reconstruction --
Lincon's 10 percent plan --
The mood of the South --
Johnson's program of reconstruction --
The failure of Johnson's program --
Johnson's break with congress --
The fourteenth amendment --
The election of 1866 --
Congressional reconstruction --
The land issue --
Impeachment --
Reconstruction in the South --
Black officeholding --
White republicans in the South --
Reforms under the new state governments --
Economic issues and corruption --
Black aspirations --
Experiencing freedom --
The black family --
The schoolhouse and the church --
New working conditions --
The freedmen's Bureau --
Planters and a new way of life --
The abandonment of reconstruction --
The election of grant --
The grant administration --
Growing Northern disillusionment The triumph of white supremacy --
The disputed election of 1876 --
Racism and the failure of reconstruction --
Eyewitness to history : the Mississippi plan in action --
pt. 4 Global essay : the United States in an industrial age --
ch. 18 The new industrial order --
the development of industrial systems --
Natural resources and industrial technology --
Systematic invention --
Transportation and communication --
Finance capital --
The corporation --
A pool of labor --
Railroads: America's first big business --
A managerial revolution --
Competition and consolidation --
The challenge of finance --
The growth of big business --
Growth in consumer goods --
Carnegie integrates steel --
Rockefeller and the great standard oil trust --
The mergers of J. Pierpont Morgan --
Corporate defenders --
Corporate critics --
The costs of doing business --
The worker's world --
Industrial work --
Children, women, and African Americans --
The American dream of success --
The systems of labor --
Early unions --
The knights of labor --
The American federation of labor --
The limits of industrial systems --
Management strike back --
Eyewitness to history : an Englishman visits Pittsburgh in 1898 Ch. 19 The rise of an urban order --
A new urban age --
the urban explosion --
The great global migration --
The shape of the city --
Urban transport --
Bridges and skycrapers --
Slum and tenement --
Running and reforming the city --
Boss rule --
Rewards, accomplishments, and costs --
Nativism, revivals, and the social gospel --
The social settlement movement --
City life --
The immigrant in the city --
Urban middle-class life --
Vistorianism and the pursuit of virtue --
Challenges to convention --
City culture --
Public education in an urban industrial world --
Higher learning and the rise of the professional --
Higher education for women --
A culture of consumption --
Leisure --
Arts and entertainment --
Eyewitness to history : a Chinese immigrant mames his children --
ch. 20 Agrarian domains : The South and the West --
The Southern burden --
Agriculture in the New South --
Sharecropping --
Southern industry --
Timber and steel --
The sources of Southern poverty --
Life in the new South --
Rural life --
The Church --
Segregation --
Western frontiers --
The Western landscape --
Indian peoples and the Western environment Whites and the Western environment : competing visions --
The war for the West --
Contact and conflict --
Custer's last stand --
Killing with kindness --
Borderlands --
Boom and bust in the West --
Mining sets a pattern --
The Transcontinental railroad --
Cattle Kingdom --
The final frontier --
A rush for land --
Farming on the plains --
A plains existence --
Eyewitness to history : an Indian girl is shorn at boarding school --
ch. 21 The failure of traditional politics --
The politics of paralysis --
Political stalemate --
The parties --
The issues --
The White House from Hayes to Harrison --
Ferment in the states and cities --
The revolt of the farmers --
The harvest of discontent --
The origins of the farmers' alliance --
The alliance peaks --
The election of 1892 --
The new realignment --
The depression of 1893 --
The rumblings of unrest --
The battle of the standards --
Campaign and election --
The rise of Jim Crow politics --
The African American response --
McKinley in the White House --
Eyewitness to history : a Nebraska farmer laments his plight --
ch. 22 The new empire --
Visions of empire --
Imperialism, European-style and American --
Navalism The shaping of foreign policy --
Stirrings of empire --
William Henry Seward --
The United States and Latin America --
Prelude in the Pacific --
Crisis in Venezuela --
The imperial moment --
Mounting tensions --
The imperial war --
War in Cuba --
Peace and the debate over empire --
America's first Asian war --
An open door in China --
Eyewitness to history : a newspaper editor remembers the Maine --
ch. 23 The progressive era --
The roots of progressive reform --
Progressive beliefs --
The pragmatic approach --
The progressive method --
The search for the good society --
Poverty in a new light --
Expanding the "woman's sphere" --
Social welfare --
Woman suffrage --
Controlling the masses --
Stemming the immigrant tide --
The curse of Demon Rum --
Prostitution --
The politics of municipal and state reform --
The reformation of the cities --
Progressivism in the states --
Progressivism goes to Washington --
TR --
A square deal --
Bad food and pristine wilds --
The troubled taft --
Roosevelt returns --
The election of 1912 --
Woodrow Wilson and the politics of morality --
Early career --
The reforms of the new freedom --
Labor and social reform The limits of progressive reform --
Eyewitness to history : Jane Addams fights child labor --
ch. 24 The United States and the old world order --
Progressive diplomacy --
Big stick in the Caribbean --
A "diplomatist of the highest rank" --
Dollar diplomacy --
Woodrow Wilson and moral diplomacy --
Missionary diplomacy --
Intervention in Mexico --
The road to war --
The guns of August --
Neutral but not impartial --
The diplomacy of neutrality --
Peace, preparedness, and the election of 1916 --
Wilson's final peace offensive --
War and society --
The slaughter of stalemate --
"You're in the army now" --
Mobilizing the economy --
War work --
Great migrations --
Propaganda and civil liberties --
Over there --
The lost peace --
The treaty of Versailles --
The battle for the treaty --
Red scare --
Eyewitness to history : an African American woman's view of the 1919 race riots --
pt. 5 Global essay : the perils of democracy --
ch. 25 The new era --
The roaring economy --
Technology and consumer spending --
The booming construction industry --
The Automobile The business of America --
Welfare capitalism --
The consumer culture --
A mass society --
The new woman --
Mass media --
A youth culture --
"Ain't we got fun?" --
The art of alienation --
A "new Negro" --
Defenders of the faith --
Nativism and immigration restriction --
The "noble experiment" --
KKK --
Fundamentalism versus Darwinism --
Republicans ascendant --
The politics of normalcy --
The policies of Mellon and Hoover --
Distress signals --
The election of 1928 --
Eyewitness to history : a Mexico laborer sings of the sorrows of the new era --
ch. 26 Crash and depression --
The great bull market --
The rampaging bull --
The great crash --
The causes of the great depression --
The sickening slide --
The American people in the great depression --
Hard times --
The depression family --
Working women, anxious chidren --
Play --
The golden age of radio and film --
"Dirty thirties" : an ecological disaster --
Mexican American and African Americans --
The tragedy of Herbert Hoover --
The failure of relief --
Herbert Hoover --
The Hoover depression program --
Stirrings of discontent --
The bonus army --
The election of 1932 Eyewitness to history : a salesman loses everything --
ch. 27 The new deal --
The early new deal (1933-1935) --
The democratic roosevelts --
Saving the banks --
Relief for the unemployed --
The riddle of recovery --
The NRA in trouble --
Planning for agriculture --
A second new deal (1935-1936) --
Voices of protest --
The second hundred days --
The election of 1936 --
The new deal and the American people --
The limited reach of the new deal --
Tribal rights --
A new deal for women --
The rise of organized labor --
Campaigns of the CIO --
"Art for the millions" --
The end of the new deal (1937-1940) --
"Packing" the courts --
The new deal at bay --
The legacy of the new deal --
Eyewitness to history : "My day" : the first lady tours Tennessee --
ch. 28 America's rise to globalism --
The United States in a troubled world --
Pacific interests --
Becoming a good neighbor --
The diplomacy of isolationism --
Neutrality legislation --
Inching toward war --
Hitler's invasion --
Retreat from isolationism --
Disaster in the Pacific --
A global war --
Strategies for war --
Gloomy prospects --
A grand alliance --
The naval war in the Pacific --
Turning points in Europe --
Those who fought Uneasy recruits --
Women at war --
War production --
Mobilizing for war --
Science goes to war --
War work and prosperity --
Organized labor --
Women workers --
A question of rights --
Italians and Asian Americans --
Minorities on the job --
Urban unrest --
The new deal in retreat --
Winning the war and the peace --
The fall of the third reich --
Two roads to Tokyo --
Big three diplomacy --
The road to Yalta --
The fallen leader --
The holocaust --
A lasting peace --
Atom diplomacy --
Eyewitness to history : a woman learns shipyard welding --
pt. 6 Global essay : The United states in a nuclear age --
ch. 29 Cold war America --
The rise of the cold war --
American suspicions --
Stalin's intentions --
A policy of containment --
The truman doctrine --
The Marshall plan --
NATO --
The atomic shield versus the iron curtain --
Atomic deterrence --
Postwar prosperity --
Postwar adjustments --
Organized labor --
The new deal at bay --
The election of 1948 --
The fair deal --
The cold war at home --
The shocks of 1949 --
The Loyalty Crusade --
HUAC and Hollywood --
The ambitions of senator McCarthy --
From cold war to hot war and back --
Police action --
The Chinese intervene Truman versus MacArthur --
K1C2 : the election of 1952 --
The fall of McCarthy --
Eyewitness to history : Harry Truman disciplines his "big general" --
ch. 30 The suburban era --
The rise of the suburbs --
A boom in babies and in housing --
Suburbs and cities transformed --
The culture of suburbia --
American civil religion --
"Homemaking" women in the workaday world --
The flickering gray screen --
The politics of calm --
The eisenhower style --
Modern republicanism in practice --
The conglomerate world --
National in an age of superpowers --
To the brink? --
Brinksmanship in Asia --
The superpowers --
Nationalism unleashed --
The response to sputnik --
Thaws and freezes --
Civil rights and the new South --
The changing South and African Americans --
The NAACP and civil rights --
The brown decision --
A new civil rights --
Strategy --
Little rock and the white backlash --
Cracks in the consensus --
Critics of mass culture --
Juvenile delinquency, rock and roll, and rebellion --
Eyewitness to history : growing up with the threat of atomic war --
ch. 31 Liberalism and beyond --
A liberal agenda for reform --
The social structures of change --
The election of 1960 --
The hard-nosed idealists of camelot --
New frontiers --
cold war frustrations --
Confronting Khrushchev --
The missiles of October --
The (somewhat) new frontier at home --
The reforms of the Warren Court --
The civil rights Crusade --
Riding to freedom --
Civil rights at high tide --
The fire next time --
Black power --
Violence in the streets --
Lyndon Johnson and the great society The origins of the great society --
The election of 1964 --
The great society --
The counterculture --
Activists on the new left --
The rise of the counterculture --
The rock revolution --
The west coast scene --
Eyewitness to history : a Mississippi College student attends the NAACP convention --
ch. 32 The Vietnam era --
The road to Vietnam --
Lydon Johnson's war --
Rolling thunder --
Social consequences of the war --
The soldiers' war --
The war at home --
The unraveling --
Tet offensive --
The shocks of 1968 --
Whose silent majority? --
The Nixon era --
Vietnamization-and Cambodia --
Fighting a no-win war --
The move toward detente --
Nixon's new federalism --
Stagflation --
"Silent" majorities and vocal minorities --
Hispanic activism --
The choices of American Indians --
Gay rights --
Social policies and the court --
Us versus them --
Triumph --
The end of an era --
Eyewitness to history : a disabled Vietnam veteran joins a Los Angeles antiwar demonstration --
ch. 33 The age of limits --
The limits of reform --
Consumerism --
Environmentalism --
Feminism --
Equal rights and abortion --
Political limits : watergate --
The president's enemies Break-in --
To the oval office --
Resignation --
A ford, not a Lincoln --
Kissinger and foreign policy --
Economic limits and American diplomacy --
Detente --
The limits of a post-watergate president --
Fighting inflation --
The election of 1976 --
Jimmy Carter : restoring the faith --
The search for direction --
A sick economy --
Leadership, not hegemony --
Saving detente --
The Middle East : hope and hostages --
A president held hostage --
Eyewitness to history : recounting the early days of the feminist movement --
ch. 34 A nation still divisible --
The conservative rebellion --
Born agian --
The Catholic conscience --
The media as battleground --
The election of 1980 --
Prime time with Ronald Reagan --
The great communicator --
The Reagan agenda --
The Reagan revolution in pratice --
The impact of Reaganomics --
The military bulidup --
Second-term blues --
Standing tall --
Mounting frustrations in Central America --
The Iran-Contra connection --
Cover blown --
From cold war to Glasnost --
The election of 1988 --
An end to the cold war --
A post-cold war foreign policy --
Regional crises --
Domestic doldrums The limits of the conservative revolt --
Anger abroad in the land --
The election of 1992 --
The Clinton presidency --
The new world disorder --
Recovery-but reforn? --
A nation of nations in the twenty-first century --
The new immigration --
Equality still denied --
Eyewitness to history : The president's budget director discusses the "Reagan revolution".
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    schema:description "Ch. 10 The opening of America -- The market revolution -- The new nationalism -- The cotton trade -- The transportation revolution -- Agriculture in the market economy -- John Marshall and the promotion of enterprise -- General incorporation laws -- A restless temper -- Population growth -- The restless movement West -- Urbanization -- The rise of factories -- Technological advances -- Textile factories -- Industrial work -- The shoe industry -- The labour movement -- Social structures of the market society -- Economic specialization -- The distribution of wealth -- Social mobility -- Materialism -- A new sensitivity to time -- Prosperity and anxiety -- The Panic of 1819 -- The Missouri crisis -- Eyewitness to history : the mere love of moving -- ch. 11 The rise of democracy -- Equality and opportunity -- The tension between equality and opportunity -- The new political culture of democracy -- The election of 1824 -- Social sources of the new politics -- The acceptance of political parties -- Jackson's rise to power -- President of the people -- The political agenda in the market economy"@en ;
    schema:description "Uneasy recruits -- Women at war -- War production -- Mobilizing for war -- Science goes to war -- War work and prosperity -- Organized labor -- Women workers -- A question of rights -- Italians and Asian Americans -- Minorities on the job -- Urban unrest -- The new deal in retreat -- Winning the war and the peace -- The fall of the third reich -- Two roads to Tokyo -- Big three diplomacy -- The road to Yalta -- The fallen leader -- The holocaust -- A lasting peace -- Atom diplomacy -- Eyewitness to history : a woman learns shipyard welding -- pt. 6 Global essay : The United states in a nuclear age -- ch. 29 Cold war America -- The rise of the cold war -- American suspicions -- Stalin's intentions -- A policy of containment -- The truman doctrine -- The Marshall plan -- NATO -- The atomic shield versus the iron curtain -- Atomic deterrence -- Postwar prosperity -- Postwar adjustments -- Organized labor -- The new deal at bay -- The election of 1948 -- The fair deal -- The cold war at home -- The shocks of 1949 -- The Loyalty Crusade -- HUAC and Hollywood -- The ambitions of senator McCarthy -- From cold war to hot war and back -- Police action -- The Chinese intervene"@en ;
    schema:description "The age of reform -- Utopian communities -- The temperance movement -- Educational reforms -- The Asylum movement -- Abolitionism -- The beginnings of the abolitionist movement -- The spread of abolitionism -- Opponents and divisions -- The women's rights movement -- The schism of 1840 and the decline of abolitionism -- Reform shakes the party system -- Women and the right to vote -- The maine law -- Abolitionism and the party system -- Eyewitness to history : Charles Finney uses the anxious bench -- ch. 13 The old South -- The social structure of the cotton kingdom -- Deep South, upper South -- The rural South -- Distribution of slavery -- Slavery as a labor system -- Class structure of the white South -- The slaveowners -- Tidewater and frontier -- The master at home -- The plantation mistress -- Yeoman farmers -- Poor whites -- The peculiar institution -- Work and discipline -- Slave maintenance -- Resistance -- Slave culture -- The slave family -- Songs and stories of protest and celebration -- The Lord calls us home -- The slave community -- Free black Southerners -- Southern society and the defense of slavery -- The Virginia debate of 1832 -- The proslavery argument -- Closing ranks -- Sections and the nation -- Eyewitness to history : an enslaved woman picks a husband"@en ;
    schema:description "The triumph of white supremacy -- The disputed election of 1876 -- Racism and the failure of reconstruction -- Eyewitness to history : the Mississippi plan in action -- pt. 4 Global essay : the United States in an industrial age -- ch. 18 The new industrial order -- the development of industrial systems -- Natural resources and industrial technology -- Systematic invention -- Transportation and communication -- Finance capital -- The corporation -- A pool of labor -- Railroads: America's first big business -- A managerial revolution -- Competition and consolidation -- The challenge of finance -- The growth of big business -- Growth in consumer goods -- Carnegie integrates steel -- Rockefeller and the great standard oil trust -- The mergers of J. Pierpont Morgan -- Corporate defenders -- Corporate critics -- The costs of doing business -- The worker's world -- Industrial work -- Children, women, and African Americans -- The American dream of success -- The systems of labor -- Early unions -- The knights of labor -- The American federation of labor -- The limits of industrial systems -- Management strike back -- Eyewitness to history : an Englishman visits Pittsburgh in 1898"@en ;
    schema:description "Democracy and race -- Accommodate or resist? -- Trail of tears -- Free blacks in the North -- The African American community -- The minstrel show -- The nullification crisis -- The growing crisis in South Carolina -- Calhoun's theory of nullification -- The nullifiers nullified -- The Bank war -- The national bank and the Panic of 1819 -- Biddle's bank -- The bank destroyed -- Jackson's impact on the presidency -- Van buren and depression -- "Van ruin's" depression -- The whigs' triumph -- The Jacksonian party system -- Democrats, whigs, and the market -- The social bases of the two parties -- The triumph of the market -- Eyewitness to history : Andrew Jackson's tumultuous inauguration -- ch. 12 The fires of perfection -- Revivalism and the social order -- Finney's new measures and new theology -- Religion and the market economy -- The significance of the second great awakening -- Women's sphere -- The ideal of domesticity -- The middle-class family in transition -- American romanticism -- The transcendentalists -- The clash between nature and civilization -- Song of the self-reliant and darker loomings"@en ;
    schema:description "The business of America -- Welfare capitalism -- The consumer culture -- A mass society -- The new woman -- Mass media -- A youth culture -- "Ain't we got fun?" -- The art of alienation -- A "new Negro" -- Defenders of the faith -- Nativism and immigration restriction -- The "noble experiment" -- KKK -- Fundamentalism versus Darwinism -- Republicans ascendant -- The politics of normalcy -- The policies of Mellon and Hoover -- Distress signals -- The election of 1928 -- Eyewitness to history : a Mexico laborer sings of the sorrows of the new era -- ch. 26 Crash and depression -- The great bull market -- The rampaging bull -- The great crash -- The causes of the great depression -- The sickening slide -- The American people in the great depression -- Hard times -- The depression family -- Working women, anxious chidren -- Play -- The golden age of radio and film -- "Dirty thirties" : an ecological disaster -- Mexican American and African Americans -- The tragedy of Herbert Hoover -- The failure of relief -- Herbert Hoover -- The Hoover depression program -- Stirrings of discontent -- The bonus army -- The election of 1932"@en ;
    schema:description "Break-in -- To the oval office -- Resignation -- A ford, not a Lincoln -- Kissinger and foreign policy -- Economic limits and American diplomacy -- Detente -- The limits of a post-watergate president -- Fighting inflation -- The election of 1976 -- Jimmy Carter : restoring the faith -- The search for direction -- A sick economy -- Leadership, not hegemony -- Saving detente -- The Middle East : hope and hostages -- A president held hostage -- Eyewitness to history : recounting the early days of the feminist movement -- ch. 34 A nation still divisible -- The conservative rebellion -- Born agian -- The Catholic conscience -- The media as battleground -- The election of 1980 -- Prime time with Ronald Reagan -- The great communicator -- The Reagan agenda -- The Reagan revolution in pratice -- The impact of Reaganomics -- The military bulidup -- Second-term blues -- Standing tall -- Mounting frustrations in Central America -- The Iran-Contra connection -- Cover blown -- From cold war to Glasnost -- The election of 1988 -- An end to the cold war -- A post-cold war foreign policy -- Regional crises -- Domestic doldrums"@en ;
    schema:description "The limits of progressive reform -- Eyewitness to history : Jane Addams fights child labor -- ch. 24 The United States and the old world order -- Progressive diplomacy -- Big stick in the Caribbean -- A "diplomatist of the highest rank" -- Dollar diplomacy -- Woodrow Wilson and moral diplomacy -- Missionary diplomacy -- Intervention in Mexico -- The road to war -- The guns of August -- Neutral but not impartial -- The diplomacy of neutrality -- Peace, preparedness, and the election of 1916 -- Wilson's final peace offensive -- War and society -- The slaughter of stalemate -- "You're in the army now" -- Mobilizing the economy -- War work -- Great migrations -- Propaganda and civil liberties -- Over there -- The lost peace -- The treaty of Versailles -- The battle for the treaty -- Red scare -- Eyewitness to history : an African American woman's view of the 1919 race riots -- pt. 5 Global essay : the perils of democracy -- ch. 25 The new era -- The roaring economy -- Technology and consumer spending -- The booming construction industry -- The Automobile"@en ;
    schema:description "Ch. 2 The frist century of settlement in the Colonial South -- English society on the Chesapeake -- The mercantilist impulse -- The Virginia Company -- Reform and a boom in tobacco -- Settling down in the Chesapeake -- The founding of Maryland and the renewal of Indian wars -- Changes in English policy in then Chesapeake -- Chesapeake society in crisis -- the conditions of unrest -- Bacon's rebellion and coode's rebellion -- From servitude to slavery -- A changing Chesapeake society -- The Chesapeake gentry -- From the Caribbean to the Carolinas -- Paradise lost -- The founding of the Carolinas -- Early instability -- White, red, and black : the search for order -- The founding of Georgia -- The Spanish borderlands -- Eyewitness to history : a Virginia settler describes the Indian war of 1622 to officials in England -- ch. 3 The first century of settlement in the Colonial North -- The founding of New England -- The Puritan movement -- The Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth Colony -- The Puritan settlement at Massachusetts bay -- New England communities -- Stability and order in early New England -- Congregational church order -- Colonial governments -- Communities in confict heretics -- Goodwives and witches -- Whites and Indians in early New England -- The Middle Colonies"@en ;
    schema:description "Pt. 1 Global essay : the creation of a new America -- ch. 1 Old world, new worlds -- The meeting of Europe and America -- The Portuguese wave -- The Spanish and Columbus -- Early North American cultures -- The first inhabitants -- Societies of increasing complexity -- Mesoamerican empires -- The European background of American colonization -- Life and death in early modern Europe -- The conditions of colonization -- Spain's empire in the new world -- Spanish conquest -- Role of the conquistadors -- Spanish colonization -- The effects of colonial growth -- The reformation in Europe -- Backdrop to reform -- The teachings of Martin Luther -- The contribution of John Calvin -- The English reformation -- England's entry into America -- The English colonization of Ireland -- Renewed interest in the Americas -- The failures of Frobisher and Gillbert -- Raleigh's Roanoke venture -- A second attempt -- Eyewitness to history : a Spanish conquistador visits the Aztec marketplace in Tenochtitlan"@en ;
    schema:description "The limits of the conservative revolt -- Anger abroad in the land -- The election of 1992 -- The Clinton presidency -- The new world disorder -- Recovery-but reforn? -- A nation of nations in the twenty-first century -- The new immigration -- Equality still denied -- Eyewitness to history : The president's budget director discusses the "Reagan revolution"."@en ;
    schema:description "Whites and the Western environment : competing visions -- The war for the West -- Contact and conflict -- Custer's last stand -- Killing with kindness -- Borderlands -- Boom and bust in the West -- Mining sets a pattern -- The Transcontinental railroad -- Cattle Kingdom -- The final frontier -- A rush for land -- Farming on the plains -- A plains existence -- Eyewitness to history : an Indian girl is shorn at boarding school -- ch. 21 The failure of traditional politics -- The politics of paralysis -- Political stalemate -- The parties -- The issues -- The White House from Hayes to Harrison -- Ferment in the states and cities -- The revolt of the farmers -- The harvest of discontent -- The origins of the farmers' alliance -- The alliance peaks -- The election of 1892 -- The new realignment -- The depression of 1893 -- The rumblings of unrest -- The battle of the standards -- Campaign and election -- The rise of Jim Crow politics -- The African American response -- McKinley in the White House -- Eyewitness to history : a Nebraska farmer laments his plight -- ch. 22 The new empire -- Visions of empire -- Imperialism, European-style and American -- Navalism"@en ;
    schema:description "Truman versus MacArthur -- K1C2 : the election of 1952 -- The fall of McCarthy -- Eyewitness to history : Harry Truman disciplines his "big general" -- ch. 30 The suburban era -- The rise of the suburbs -- A boom in babies and in housing -- Suburbs and cities transformed -- The culture of suburbia -- American civil religion -- "Homemaking" women in the workaday world -- The flickering gray screen -- The politics of calm -- The eisenhower style -- Modern republicanism in practice -- The conglomerate world -- National in an age of superpowers -- To the brink? -- Brinksmanship in Asia -- The superpowers -- Nationalism unleashed -- The response to sputnik -- Thaws and freezes -- Civil rights and the new South -- The changing South and African Americans -- The NAACP and civil rights -- The brown decision -- A new civil rights -- Strategy -- Little rock and the white backlash -- Cracks in the consensus -- Critics of mass culture -- Juvenile delinquency, rock and roll, and rebellion -- Eyewitness to history : growing up with the threat of atomic war -- ch. 31 Liberalism and beyond -- A liberal agenda for reform -- The social structures of change -- The election of 1960 -- The hard-nosed idealists of camelot -- New frontiers -- cold war frustrations -- Confronting Khrushchev -- The missiles of October -- The (somewhat) new frontier at home -- The reforms of the Warren Court -- The civil rights Crusade -- Riding to freedom -- Civil rights at high tide -- The fire next time -- Black power -- Violence in the streets -- Lyndon Johnson and the great society"@en ;
    schema:description "The emergence of political parties -- The French revolution -- Washington's neutral course -- The federalists and republicans organize -- The 1796 election federalist and republican ideologies -- The presidency of John Adams -- The Quasi-War with France -- Suppression at home -- The election of 1800 -- Political violence in the early republic -- Eyewitness to history : a farmer becomes involved in the world of commerce -- ch. 9 The Jeffersonian republic -- Jefferson in power -- Jefferson's character and philosophy -- Republican principles -- Jefferson's economic policies -- John Marshall and Judicial review -- Jefferson and Western expansion -- The Louisiana purchase -- Lewis and Clark -- Whites and Indians on the frontier -- The course of white settlement -- The second great awakening -- Pressure on Indian lands and culture -- The prophet, Tecumseh, and the Pan-Indian movement -- The second war for American independence -- Neutral rights -- The Embargo -- Madison and the young -- Republicans -- The decision for war -- National unpreparedness -- "A chance such as will never occur again" -- The British invasion -- The Hartford convention -- America turns inward -- Monroe's presidency -- The Monroe doctrine -- The end of an era -- Eyewitness to history : Isaac Clark is impressed by the British navy -- pt. 3 Global essay : the republic transformed and tested"@en ;
    schema:description "Civil liberties and dissent -- Gone to be a soldier -- Camp life -- Southern individualism -- The changing face of battle -- The Union's triumph -- Lincoln finds his general -- War in the balance -- The twilight of the confederacy -- The impact of war -- Eyewitness to history : a Georgia plantation mistress in Shernan's path -- ch. 17 Reconstructing the Union -- Presidential reconstruction -- Lincon's 10 percent plan -- The mood of the South -- Johnson's program of reconstruction -- The failure of Johnson's program -- Johnson's break with congress -- The fourteenth amendment -- The election of 1866 -- Congressional reconstruction -- The land issue -- Impeachment -- Reconstruction in the South -- Black officeholding -- White republicans in the South -- Reforms under the new state governments -- Economic issues and corruption -- Black aspirations -- Experiencing freedom -- The black family -- The schoolhouse and the church -- New working conditions -- The freedmen's Bureau -- Planters and a new way of life -- The abandonment of reconstruction -- The election of grant -- The grant administration -- Growing Northern disillusionment"@en ;
    schema:description "Ch . 14 Western expansion and the rise of the slavery issue -- Destinies : manifest and otherwise -- The roots of manifest destiny -- The Republic of Texas -- The trek west -- The overland trail -- Indians and the trail experience -- The political origins of expansion -- Tyler's Texas ploy -- Van overboard -- To the Pacific -- The Mexican war -- The price of victory -- The rise of the slavery issue -- New societies in the West -- Farming in the West -- The gold rush -- Instant city : San Francisco -- The Mormon experience -- Temple city : Salt Lake City -- Shadows on the moving frontier -- Escape from crisis -- A two-faced campaign -- The compromise of 1850 -- Away from the brink -- Eyewitness to history : disappointment in the gold diggings -- ch. 15 The union broken -- Sectional changes in American society -- The growth of a railroad economy -- Commercial agriculture and industry -- Immigration -- Southern complaints -- The political realignment of the 1850s"@en ;
    schema:description "Ch. 19 The rise of an urban order -- A new urban age -- the urban explosion -- The great global migration -- The shape of the city -- Urban transport -- Bridges and skycrapers -- Slum and tenement -- Running and reforming the city -- Boss rule -- Rewards, accomplishments, and costs -- Nativism, revivals, and the social gospel -- The social settlement movement -- City life -- The immigrant in the city -- Urban middle-class life -- Vistorianism and the pursuit of virtue -- Challenges to convention -- City culture -- Public education in an urban industrial world -- Higher learning and the rise of the professional -- Higher education for women -- A culture of consumption -- Leisure -- Arts and entertainment -- Eyewitness to history : a Chinese immigrant mames his children -- ch. 20 Agrarian domains : The South and the West -- The Southern burden -- Agriculture in the New South -- Sharecropping -- Southern industry -- Timber and steel -- The sources of Southern poverty -- Life in the new South -- Rural life -- The Church -- Segregation -- Western frontiers -- The Western landscape -- Indian peoples and the Western environment"@en ;
    schema:description "The origins of the great society -- The election of 1964 -- The great society -- The counterculture -- Activists on the new left -- The rise of the counterculture -- The rock revolution -- The west coast scene -- Eyewitness to history : a Mississippi College student attends the NAACP convention -- ch. 32 The Vietnam era -- The road to Vietnam -- Lydon Johnson's war -- Rolling thunder -- Social consequences of the war -- The soldiers' war -- The war at home -- The unraveling -- Tet offensive -- The shocks of 1968 -- Whose silent majority? -- The Nixon era -- Vietnamization-and Cambodia -- Fighting a no-win war -- The move toward detente -- Nixon's new federalism -- Stagflation -- "Silent" majorities and vocal minorities -- Hispanic activism -- The choices of American Indians -- Gay rights -- Social policies and the court -- Us versus them -- Triumph -- The end of an era -- Eyewitness to history : a disabled Vietnam veteran joins a Los Angeles antiwar demonstration -- ch. 33 The age of limits -- The limits of reform -- Consumerism -- Environmentalism -- Feminism -- Equal rights and abortion -- Political limits : watergate -- The president's enemies"@en ;
    schema:description "Eyewitness to history : a salesman loses everything -- ch. 27 The new deal -- The early new deal (1933-1935) -- The democratic roosevelts -- Saving the banks -- Relief for the unemployed -- The riddle of recovery -- The NRA in trouble -- Planning for agriculture -- A second new deal (1935-1936) -- Voices of protest -- The second hundred days -- The election of 1936 -- The new deal and the American people -- The limited reach of the new deal -- Tribal rights -- A new deal for women -- The rise of organized labor -- Campaigns of the CIO -- "Art for the millions" -- The end of the new deal (1937-1940) -- "Packing" the courts -- The new deal at bay -- The legacy of the new deal -- Eyewitness to history : "My day" : the first lady tours Tennessee -- ch. 28 America's rise to globalism -- The United States in a troubled world -- Pacific interests -- Becoming a good neighbor -- The diplomacy of isolationism -- Neutrality legislation -- Inching toward war -- Hitler's invasion -- Retreat from isolationism -- Disaster in the Pacific -- A global war -- Strategies for war -- Gloomy prospects -- A grand alliance -- The naval war in the Pacific -- Turning points in Europe -- Those who fought"@en ;
    schema:description "The Kansas-Nebraska act -- The collapse of the second American party system -- The know-nothings -- The republicans and bleeding Kansas -- The caning of Charles Sumner -- The election of 1856 -- The worsening crisis -- The Dred Scott decision -- The Panic of 1857 -- The lecompton constitution -- The Lincoln-Douglas debates -- The beleaguered South -- The road to war -- A sectional election -- Secession -- The outbreak of war -- The roots of a divided nation -- Eyewitness to history : a Northerner views uncle Tom's cabin on the stage -- ch. 16 Total war and the republic -- The demands of total war -- Political leadership -- The border states -- Opening moves -- Blockade and isolate -- Grant in the West -- Eastern stalemate -- Emancipation -- The logic of events -- The emancipation proclamation -- African Americans' civil war -- Black soldiers -- The confederate home front -- The new economy -- New opportunities for Southern women confederate finance and government -- Hardship and suffering -- The Union home front -- Government finances and the economy -- A rich man's war women and the workforce"@en ;
    schema:description "The founding of New Netherlands -- English rule in New York -- The league of the Iroquois -- The founding of New Jersey -- Quaker odysseys -- Patterns of settlement -- Quakers and politics -- Adjustment to empire -- The dominion of New England -- The aftershocks of the glorious -- Revolution -- Leisler's rebellion -- Royal authority in America in 1700 -- Eyewitness to history : Susanna Martin stands accused of witchcraft before the court in Salem -- ch. 4 The Mosaic of eighteenth-century America -- Forces of division -- Immigration and natural increase -- The settlement of the backcountry social conflict on the frontier -- Boundary disputes and tenant wars -- Eighteenth-century seaports -- Social conflict in seaports -- Slave societies in the eighteen-century South -- The slave family and community -- Slave resistance in the eighteeth century -- Enlightenment and awakening in America -- The enlightenment in America -- The frist great awakening -- The aftermath of the great awakening -- Anglo-American worlds of the eighteenth century -- English economic and social development -- Inequality in England and America -- Politics in England and America -- The imperial system before 1760 -- Toward the seven years' war -- Eyewitness to history : Benjamin Franklin attends the preaching of George Whitefield -- pt. 2 Global essay : the creation of a new republic"@en ;
    schema:description "The shaping of foreign policy -- Stirrings of empire -- William Henry Seward -- The United States and Latin America -- Prelude in the Pacific -- Crisis in Venezuela -- The imperial moment -- Mounting tensions -- The imperial war -- War in Cuba -- Peace and the debate over empire -- America's first Asian war -- An open door in China -- Eyewitness to history : a newspaper editor remembers the Maine -- ch. 23 The progressive era -- The roots of progressive reform -- Progressive beliefs -- The pragmatic approach -- The progressive method -- The search for the good society -- Poverty in a new light -- Expanding the "woman's sphere" -- Social welfare -- Woman suffrage -- Controlling the masses -- Stemming the immigrant tide -- The curse of Demon Rum -- Prostitution -- The politics of municipal and state reform -- The reformation of the cities -- Progressivism in the states -- Progressivism goes to Washington -- TR -- A square deal -- Bad food and pristine wilds -- The troubled taft -- Roosevelt returns -- The election of 1912 -- Woodrow Wilson and the politics of morality -- Early career -- The reforms of the new freedom -- Labor and social reform"@en ;
    schema:description "Ch. 5 Toward the war for American independence -- The seven year's war -- The years of defeat -- The years of victory -- Postwar expectations -- The imperial crisis -- New troubles on the frontier -- George Grenville's new measures -- The beginning of conlonial resistance -- Riots and resolves -- Repeal of the Stamp Act -- The Townshend Acts -- The resistance organizes -- The Boston massacre -- Resistance revived -- The empire strikes back -- Toward the revolution -- The first continental congress -- The last days of the British Empire in America -- The fighting begins -- Common sense -- Eyewitness to history : Thomas Hutchinson recounts the destruction of his Boston home during the Stamp Act riots -- ch. 6 The American people and the American revolution -- The decision for independence -- The second continental congress -- The declaration American loyalists -- The fighting in the North -- The two armies a bay -- Laying strategies -- The campaigns in New York and New Jersey -- Capturing Philadelphia disaster at Saratoga -- The turning point -- An alliance formed -- Winding down the war in the North -- War in the West -- The home front in the North -- The struggle in the South -- The siege of Charleston -- The partisan struggle in the South -- Greene takes command -- African Americans in the age of revolution -- The world turned upside down -- Surrender at Yorktown -- The significance of a revolution -- Eyewitness to history : a North Carolina soldier witnesses the Partisan war in the Southern backcountry -- ch. 7 Crisis and constitution"@en ;
    schema:description "Republican experiments -- The state constitutions -- From congress to confederation -- The temptations of peace -- The temptations of the West -- Foreign intrigues -- Disputes among th states -- The more democratic West -- The Northwest territory -- Slavery and sectionalism -- Wartime econimic disruption -- Republican society -- The new men of the revolution -- The new women of the revolution -- "Republican motherhood" and education -- The attack on aristocracy -- From confederation to constitution -- The Jay-Gardoqui treaty -- Shays' rebellion -- Framing a federal constitution -- The Virginia and New Jersey plans -- The deadlock broken -- Ratification -- Changing revolutionary ideals -- Eyewitness to history : a traveler from Virginia considers the ruins of an ancient Indian civilization in the Ohio Valley -- ch. 8 The republic launched -- 1789 : a social portrait -- The semisubsistence economy of Crevecoeur's American -- The commercial economy of Franklin's America -- The constitution and commerce -- The new government -- Organizing the government -- The bill of rights -- Hamilton's financial program -- Opposition to Hamilton's program -- The specter of aristocracy -- Expansion and turmoil in the West -- The resistance of the Miamis -- The Whiskey rebellion"@en ;
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