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Jefferson's America, 1760-1815

ISBN-10: 0945612257

ISBN-13: 9780945612254

Edition: N/A

Authors: Norman K. Risjord

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.95" wide x 8.94" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

List of Figures and Mapsp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Prelude: The American Landscape in 1760p. 1
A Tour of the Northern Coloniesp. 2
A Tour of the Southp. 17
The Atlantic Trading Communityp. 35
The Atlantic Economyp. 36
The Staple Tradep. 39
The Urban Experiencep. 43
The Atlantic Cultural Communityp. 47
The Educational Exchangep. 47
The Scientific Exchangep. 49
The Artistic Communityp. 55
The Literary Communityp. 56
Dawn of Enlightenmentp. 58
Religous Awakeningsp. 62
British America in 1763p. 68
The Imperial Challenge, 1763-1770p. 71
Writs of Assistancep. 74
The Parson's Causep. 75
Parliament Takes a Handp. 77
The Stamp Actp. 79
Parliament Retreatsp. 86
A New Challenge: Townshend Taxesp. 89
"The Bloody Business on King Street"p. 93
The Road to Revolution, 1770-1774p. 97
An Internal Distraction: The Regulatorsp. 97
Controversy over the Wildernessp. 100
Samuel Adams: Lonely Rebelp. 103
Orchestrated Violence: The Tea Partiesp. 106
The Continental Congressp. 112
Economic Warfarep. 116
Struggle for Independence, 1775-1778p. 119
Gathering an Armyp. 121
Common Sensep. 124
The Revolution as Civil Warp. 128
An Island versus a Continentp. 132
From Long Island to Trentonp. 134
Contest for the Fourteenth Colonyp. 138
The Hinge of Fatep. 141
A World Warp. 147
A Nation Bornp. 153
Winter at Valley Forgep. 153
Stalemate in the Northp. 155
Conquering the Northwestp. 159
The War Shifts to the Southp. 159
The Road to Yorktownp. 163
The Financial Crisisp. 165
The Peacemakersp. 167
The Revolution at Homep. 171
Thirteen Republicsp. 173
A Bourgeois Societyp. 177
African Americans, Slave and Freep. 179
Liberty's Daughters Become the Republic's Mothersp. 183
Reform with Cautionp. 186
A Time of Trialp. 193
Articles of Confederationp. 193
Origins of National Politicsp. 196
Organizing the Westp. 198
Demobilization and Depressionp. 203
The Fight over Paper Moneyp. 207
"A Little Rebellion..."p. 211
From Many, Onep. 215
Toward a Stronger Unionp. 217
The Federal Conventionp. 220
Crafting the Constitutionp. 223
The Great Debatep. 228
Ratificationp. 231
The New Nationp. 239
Black Communities, Slave and Freep. 240
Republican Motherhoodp. 243
Seeds of Industrial Capitalismp. 244
The Restless Frontierp. 247
Birth of the Cotton Kingdomp. 248
Transport and Tradep. 250
Launching the Ship of State, 1789-1794p. 255
Organizing a Governmentp. 256
The Bill of Rightsp. 258
Public Finance: Hamilton versus Madisonp. 259
The Politics of Neutralityp. 266
Western Lands and Border Warfarep. 270
The Whiskey Rebellionp. 276
Fall of the Federalists, 1794-1800p. 279
The Jay Treatyp. 280
Washington's Farewellp. 284
The XYZ Affairp. 287
Federalist Repressionp. 292
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutionsp. 293
The Politics of Peacep. 294
Gabriel's Conspiracy: The African-American "Revolution of 1800"p. 296
The Search for National Identityp. 301
An American Style in Literature and the Artsp. 301
An American Style of Buildingp. 307
Home Furnishingsp. 312
The Search for National Symbolsp. 314
Religion: The American Version of Protestantismp. 316
The Pursuit of Sciencep. 319
Jeffersonian Liberalismp. 323
Election of 1800p. 324
The Experiment Confirmedp. 328
A New Capital Cityp. 328
"A Wise and Frugal Government..."p. 331
Gallatin at the Treasuryp. 335
Assault on the Courtsp. 338
Jeffersonian Nationalismp. 345
The Barbary Warp. 345
The Rising Empirep. 347
Exploration of Louisianap. 351
The West Florida Controversyp. 353
The Conspiracy of Aaron Burrp. 356
The Road to War, 1805-1812p. 361
Impressment and the Orders-in-Councilp. 361
The Embargo Experimentp. 365
Madison in Commandp. 368
Jefferson and Western Landsp. 371
Tecumseh and Tippecanoep. 375
The Declaration of Warp. 381
"Mr. Madison's War"p. 385
1812: Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victoryp. 385
Victories at Seap. 388
Recovery of the West: 1813p. 390
Politics and War: The East in 1813p. 392
Jackson and Horseshoe Bendp. 393
The Campaign of 1814p. 394
From Lake Champlain to New Orleansp. 397
The Peace of Christmas Evep. 401
The Hartford Conventionp. 403
Changing of the Guardp. 404
Some Suggested Readingsp. 407
Indexp. 421
About the Authorp. 439
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