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Term paper resource guide to nineteenth-century U.S. history

Author: Kathleen W Craver
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
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Major help for those inevitable American History term paper projects has arrived to enrich and stimulate students in challenging and enjoyable ways. Students from high school age to undergraduate will be able to get a jumpstart on assignments with the hundreds of term paper projects and research information offered here in an easy-to-use format. Users can quickly choose from the 100 important events of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
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Craver, Kathleen W.
Term paper resource guide to nineteenth-century U.S. history.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
(OCoLC)755155951
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen W Craver
ISBN: 9780313348105 0313348103
OCLC Number: 191727455
Description: xiii, 407 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Election of 1800 --
2. Barbary pirate wars (1801-1815) --
3. Innovations and inventions (1801-1807) --
4. The Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson connection (1802) --
5. Robert Fulton and the steamboat (1803) --
6. The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1803-1806) --
7. Louisiana Purchase (1803) --
8. Marbury v. Madison (1803) --
9. Fall of Aaron Burr (1804-1807) --
10. Slave Trade Act (1807) --
11. War of 1812 catalysts (1807-1809) --
12. John Jacob Astor and the fur trade (1808) --
13. Tecumseh and "the Prophet" (1811) --
14. War of 1812 --
15. Hartford Convention (1814) --
16. Francis Cabot Lowell and early industrialization (1815) --
17. African Methodist Episcopal Church founded (1816) --
18. Erie Canal (1817) --
19. Seminole wars (1817-1858) --
20. McCulloch vs. Maryland (1819) --
21. Missouri Compromise (1820) --
22. Land Act of 1820 --
23. Survival on the Essex (1820) and mutiny on the Globe (1824) --
24. Santa Fe Trail (1821) --
25. American Colonization Society and the founding of Liberia (1822) --
26. Monroe Doctrine (1823) --
27. Presidential Election of 1824, "A corrupt bargain" --
28. New Harmony, Indiana, founded (1825) --
29. Jacksonian Democracy and the spoils system (1829-1837) --
30. Davy Crockett "Frontier Hero" --
31. Abolitionist Movement (1830s) --
32. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (1830) --
33. Indian Removal Act (1830) --
34. Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion (1831) --
35. Nullification crisis (1832-1833) --
36. Democracy in America (1835 & 1840) / Alexis de Tocqueville --
37. Texas Revolution (1835-1836) --
38. Samuel Colt and the revolver (1836) --
39. Trail of Tears (1838) --
40. The Amistad mutiny (1839) --
41. Immigration (1840s) --
42. Dorr's Rebellion (1842) --
43. Samuel F.B. Morse and the telegraph (1844) --
44. Henry David Thoreau and the Transcendentalists (1846) --
45. Mexican-American War (1846-1848) --
46. The Donner Party ordeal (1846-1847) --
47. The life and times of Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) --
48. Mormon Migration to Utah (1846-1847) --
49. Seneca Falls Convention (1848) --
50. California Gold Rush (1849) --
51. Compromise of 1850 --
52. The Underground Railroad (1850s-1860) --
53. Rise of P.T. Barnum, burlesque and vaudeville (1850s-1880s) --
54. Know Nothing Party (1854-1856) --
55. Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) --
56. William Walker and Nicaragua (1856-1857) --
57. Dred Scott case (1857) --
58. Lincoln-Douglas debates (1858) --
59. Black gold discovered in Pennsylvania (1859) --
60. John Brown and the raid on Harper's Ferry (1859) --
61. Abraham Lincoln's election and Succession (1860-1861) --
62. Battles of Bull Run (1861 and 1862) --
63. Emancipation Proclamation (1862) --
64. The battles of Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga (1863) --
65. End of the Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln (1865) --
66. Reconstruction amendments (1865-1870) --
67. Formation of the Ku Klux Klan (1866) --
68. Purchase of Alaska (1867) --
69. The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson (1868) --
70. Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad (1869) --
71. Rise of the Robber Barons (1870-1880s) --
72. Final Solution for the American Indian (1871-1879) --
73. Boss Tweed's Ring (1871-1872) --
74. Great Chicago Fire (1871) --
75. Creation of Yellowstone National Park (1872) --
76. Trial of Susan B. Anthony and the rights of women (1873) --
77. Red River War and Sioux wars (1875-1877) --
78. Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone (1876) --
79. Great Railroad Strike (1877) --
80. Inventions of Thomas Edison (1877-1879) --
81. Yellow journalism (1880s-1890s) --
82. Assassination of President James A. Garfield (1881) --
83. Wyatt Earp and the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881) --
84. Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) --
85. First skyscraper built (1883) --
86. Mark Twain and The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) --
87. Founding of the American Federation of Labor (1886) --
88. Haymarket Square Riot (1886) --
89. Oklahoma Land Rush (1889) --
90. Nellie Bly, journalist extraordinaire --
91. New immigration wave (1890's) --
92. How the other half lives (1890) --
93. "Yellow peril" campaign against the Japanese (1892) --
94. Frederick Jackson Turner's thesis of the American Frontier (1893) --
95. Pullman Strike (1894) --
96. Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Compromise speech (1895) --
97. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) --
98. United States v. Wong Kim Ark (1898) --
99. Spanish-American War (1898) --
100. Scott Joplin and ragtime music (1899).
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