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Jefferson's America, 1760-1815

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ISBN-10: 0742521737

ISBN-13: 9780742521735

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Norman K. Risjord

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This text gives a narrative of America's revolutionary generation, taking the reader from the earliest rumblings of colonial dissent, through the crises of revolution and nation-making, to the heroic drama of the war of 1812.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Figures and Maps
Preface
Prelude: The American Landscape in 1760
A Tour of the Northern Colonies
A Tour of the South
The Atlantic Trading Community
The Atlantic Economy
The Staple Trade
The Urban Experience
The Atlantic Cultural Community
The Educational Exchange
The Scientific Exchange
The Artistic Community
The Literary Community
Dawn of Enlightenment
Religous Awakenings
British America in 1763
The Imperial Challenge, 1763-1770
Writs of Assistance
The Parson's Cause
Parliament Takes a Hand
The Stamp Act
Parliament Retreats
A New Challenge: Townshend Taxes
"The Bloody Business on King Street"
The Road to Revolution, 1770-1774
An Internal Distraction: The Regulators
Controversy over the Wilderness
Samuel Adams: Lonely Rebel
Orchestrated Violence: The Tea Parties
The Continental Congress
Economic Warfare
Struggle for Independence, 1775-1778
Gathering an Army
Common Sense
The Revolution as Civil War
An Island versus a Continent
From Long Island to Trenton
Contest for the Fourteenth Colony
The Hinge of Fate
A World War
A Nation Born
Winter at Valley Forge
Stalemate in the North
Conquering the Northwest
The War Shifts to the South
The Road to Yorktown
The Financial Crisis
The Peacemakers
The Revolution at Home
Thirteen Republics
A Bourgeois Society
African Americans, Slave and Free
Liberty's Daughters Become the Republic's Mothers
Reform with Caution
A Time of Trial
Articles of Confederation
Origins of National Politics
Organizing the West
Demobilization and Depression
The Fight over Paper Money
"A Little Rebellion..."
From Many, One
Toward a Stronger Union
The Federal Convention
Crafting the Constitution
The Great Debate
Ratification
The New Nation
Black Communities, Slave and Free
Republican Motherhood
Seeds of Industrial Capitalism
The Restless Frontier
Birth of the Cotton Kingdom
Transport and Trade
Launching the Ship of State, 1789-1794
Organizing a Government
The Bill of Rights
Public Finance: Hamilton versus Madison
The Politics of Neutrality
Western Lands and Border Warfare
The Whiskey Rebellion
Fall of the Federalists, 1794-1800
The Jay Treaty
Washington's Farewell
The XYZ Affair
Federalist Repression
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
The Politics of Peace
Gabriel's Conspiracy: The African-American "Revolution of 1800"
The Search for National Identity
An American Style in Literature and the Arts
An American Style of Building
Home Furnishings
The Search for National Symbols
Religion: The American Version of Protestantism
The Pursuit of Science
Jeffersonian Liberalism
Election of 1800
The Experiment Confirmed
A New Capital City
"A Wise and Frugal Government..."
Gallatin at the Treasury
Assault on the Courts
Jeffersonian Nationalism
The Barbary War
The Rising Empire
Exploration of Louisiana
The West Florida Controversy
The Conspiracy of Aaron Burr
The Road to War, 1805-1812
Impressment and the Orders-in-Council
The Embargo Experiment
Madison in Command
Jefferson and Western Lands
Tecumseh and Tippecanoe
The Declaration of War
"Mr. Madison's War"
1812: Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
Victories at Sea
Recovery of the West: 1813
Politics and War: The East in 1813
Jackson and Horseshoe Bend
The Campaign of 1814
From Lake Champlain to New Orleans
The Peace of Christmas Eve
The Hartford Convention
Changing of the Guard
Some Suggested Readings
Index
About the Author