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The age of federalism

Author: Stanley M Elkins; Eric L McKitrick
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two esteemed American historians provide a reflective analytical survey of one of the most crucial periods in American history. They describe the events immediately following the American War of Independence when statesmen formed the new nation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elkins, Stanley M.
Age of federalism.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92033660
(OCoLC)26720733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley M Elkins; Eric L McKitrick
ISBN: 0585344353 9780585344355 9780195068900 0195068904 0199770565 9780199770564
OCLC Number: 47011572
Description: 1 online resource (925 pages)
Contents: Modes of thought and feeling in the founding generation --
Legitiimacy --
Finance and ideology --
The divided mind of James Madison, 1790 : nationalist versus ideologue --
The republic's capital city --
Jefferson and the yeoman republic --
Jefferson as Secretary of State --
The emergence of partisan politics : the "Republican interest" --
The French Revolution in America --
America and Great Britain --
The populist impulse --
The retirement of Washington --
John Adams and the dogma of "balance" --
Adams and Hamilton --
The settlement --
The mentality of Federalism in 1800.
Responsibility: Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick.
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Two esteemed American historians provide a reflective analytical survey of one of the most crucial periods in American history. They describe the events immediately following the American War of Independence when statesmen formed the new nation.

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