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History of the United States

By Charles A. (Charles Austin) Beard, Mary Ritter Beard
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  • HISTORY
    • OF THE
  • UNITED STATES
    • BY
    • CHARLES A. BEARD
      • AND
    • AND
    • MARY R. BEARD
    • PREFACE
    • A SMALL LIBRARY IN AMERICAN HISTORY
    • CONTENTS
    • MAPS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • HISTORY OF
  • THE UNITED STATES
    • PART I. THE COLONIAL PERIOD
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE GREAT MIGRATION TO AMERICA
      • The Agencies of American Colonization
      • The Colonial Peoples
      • The Process of Colonization
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE GREAT MIGRATION TO AMERICA
    • The Agencies of American Colonization
    • The Colonial Peoples
    • The Process of Colonization
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER II
      • COLONIAL AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY, AND COMMERCE
      • The Land and the Westward Movement
      • Industrial and Commercial Development
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • COLONIAL AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY, AND COMMERCE
    • The Land and the Westward Movement
    • Industrial and Commercial Development
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Chapter III
      • SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROGRESS
      • The Leadership of the Churches
      • Schools and Colleges
      • The Colonial Press
      • The Evolution in Political Institutions
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROGRESS
    • The Leadership of the Churches
    • Schools and Colleges
    • The Colonial Press
    • The Evolution in Political Institutions
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLONIAL NATIONALISM
      • Relations with the Indians and the French
      • The Effects of Warfare on the Colonies
      • Colonial Relations with the British Government
      • Summary of the Colonial Period
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLONIAL NATIONALISM
    • Relations with the Indians and the French
    • The Effects of Warfare on the Colonies
    • Colonial Relations with the British Government
    • Summary of the Colonial Period
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART II. CONFLICT AND INDEPENDENCE
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE NEW COURSE IN BRITISH IMPERIAL POLICY
      • George III and His System
      • George III's Ministers and Their Colonial Policies
      • Colonial Resistance Forces Repeal
      • Resumption of British Revenue and Commercial Policies
      • Renewed Resistance in America
      • Retaliation by the British Government
      • From Reform to Revolution in America
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE NEW COURSE IN BRITISH IMPERIAL POLICY
    • George III and His System
    • George III's Ministers and Their Colonial Policies
    • Colonial Resistance Forces Repeal
    • Resumption of British Revenue and Commercial Policies
    • Renewed Resistance in America
    • Retaliation by the British Government
    • From Reform to Revolution in America
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
      • Resistance and Retaliation
      • American Independence
      • The Establishment of Government and the New Allegiance
      • Military Affairs
      • The Finances of the Revolution
      • The Diplomacy of the Revolution
      • Peace at Last
      • Summary of the Revolutionary Period
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
    • Resistance and Retaliation
    • American Independence
    • The Establishment of Government and the New Allegiance
    • Military Affairs
    • The Finances of the Revolution
    • The Diplomacy of the Revolution
    • Peace at Last
    • Summary of the Revolutionary Period
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART III. THE UNION AND NATIONAL POLITICS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE FORMATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
      • The Promise and the Difficulties of America
      • The Calling of a Constitutional Convention
      • The Framing of the Constitution
      • The Struggle over Ratification
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE FORMATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
    • The Promise and the Difficulties of America
    • The Calling of a Constitutional Convention
    • The Framing of the Constitution
    • The Struggle over Ratification
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • THE CLASH OF POLITICAL PARTIES
      • The Men and Measures of the New Government
      • The Rise of Political Parties
      • Foreign Influences and Domestic Politics
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE CLASH OF POLITICAL PARTIES
    • The Men and Measures of the New Government
    • The Rise of Political Parties
    • Foreign Influences and Domestic Politics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICANS IN POWER
      • The Republicans and the Great West
      • The Republican War for Commercial Independence
      • The Republicans Nationalized
      • The National Decisions of Chief Justice Marshall
      • Summary of the Union and National Politics
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICANS IN POWER
    • The Republicans and the Great West
    • The Republican War for Commercial Independence
    • The Republicans Nationalized
    • The National Decisions of Chief Justice Marshall
    • Summary of the Union and National Politics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART IV. THE WEST AND JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE FARMERS BEYOND THE APPALACHIANS
      • Preparation for Western Settlement
      • The Western Migration and New States
      • The Spirit of the Frontier
      • The West and the East Meet
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE FARMERS BEYOND THE APPALACHIANS
    • Preparation for Western Settlement
    • The Western Migration and New States
    • The Spirit of the Frontier
    • The West and the East Meet
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XI
      • JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY
      • The Democratic Movement in the East
      • The New Democracy Enters the Arena
      • The New Democracy at Washington
      • The Rise of the Whigs
      • The Interaction of American and European Opinion
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • JACKSONIAN DEMOCRACY
    • The Democratic Movement in the East
    • The New Democracy Enters the Arena
    • The New Democracy at Washington
    • The Rise of the Whigs
    • The Interaction of American and European Opinion
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE MIDDLE BORDER AND THE GREAT WEST
      • The Advance of the Middle Border
      • On to the Pacific—Texas and the Mexican War
      • The Pacific Coast and Utah
      • Summary of Western Development and National Politics
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE MIDDLE BORDER AND THE GREAT WEST
    • The Advance of the Middle Border
    • On to the Pacific—Texas and the Mexican War
    • The Pacific Coast and Utah
    • Summary of Western Development and National Politics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART V. SECTIONAL CONFLICT AND RECONSTRUCTION
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE RISE OF THE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM
      • The Industrial Revolution
      • The Industrial Revolution and National Politics
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE RISE OF THE INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM
    • The Industrial Revolution
    • The Industrial Revolution and National Politics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE PLANTING SYSTEM AND NATIONAL POLITICS
      • Slavery—North and South
      • Slavery in National Politics
      • The Drift of Events toward the Irrepressible Conflict
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE PLANTING SYSTEM AND NATIONAL POLITICS
    • Slavery—North and South
    • Slavery in National Politics
    • The Drift of Events toward the Irrepressible Conflict
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION
      • The Southern Confederacy
      • The War Measures of the Federal Government
      • The Results of the Civil War
      • Reconstruction in the South
      • Summary of the Sectional Conflict
        • References
      • References
      • Southern Accounts
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION
    • The Southern Confederacy
    • The War Measures of the Federal Government
    • The Results of the Civil War
    • Reconstruction in the South
    • Summary of the Sectional Conflict
      • References
    • References
    • Southern Accounts
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART VI. NATIONAL GROWTH AND WORLD POLITICS
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • THE POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC EVOLUTION OF THE SOUTH
      • The South at the Close of the War
      • The Restoration of White Supremacy
      • The Economic Advance of the South
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC EVOLUTION OF THE SOUTH
    • The South at the Close of the War
    • The Restoration of White Supremacy
    • The Economic Advance of the South
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
      • Railways and Industry
      • The Supremacy of the Republican Party (1861-85)
      • The Growth of Opposition to Republican Rule
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
    • Railways and Industry
    • The Supremacy of the Republican Party (1861-85)
    • The Growth of Opposition to Republican Rule
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GREAT WEST
      • The Railways As Trail Blazers
      • The Evolution of Grazing and Agriculture
      • Mining and Manufacturing in the West
      • The Admission of New States
      • The Influence of the Far West on National Life
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GREAT WEST
    • The Railways As Trail Blazers
    • The Evolution of Grazing and Agriculture
    • Mining and Manufacturing in the West
    • The Admission of New States
    • The Influence of the Far West on National Life
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • DOMESTIC ISSUES BEFORE THE COUNTRY (1865-1897)
      • The Currency Question
      • The Protective Tariff and Taxation
      • The Railways and Trusts
      • The Minor Parties and Unrest
      • The Sound Money Battle of 1896
      • Republican Measures and Results
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • DOMESTIC ISSUES BEFORE THE COUNTRY (1865-1897)
    • The Currency Question
    • The Protective Tariff and Taxation
    • The Railways and Trusts
    • The Minor Parties and Unrest
    • The Sound Money Battle of 1896
    • Republican Measures and Results
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • CHAPTER XX
      • AMERICA A WORLD POWER (1865-1900)
      • American Foreign Relations (1865-98)
      • Cuba and the Spanish War
      • American Policies in the Philippines and the Orient
      • Summary of National Growth and World Politics
        • References
        • Questions
        • Research Topics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • AMERICA A WORLD POWER (1865-1900)
    • American Foreign Relations (1865-98)
    • Cuba and the Spanish War
    • American Policies in the Philippines and the Orient
    • Summary of National Growth and World Politics
      • References
      • Questions
      • Research Topics
    • References
    • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • PART VII. PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRACY AND THE WORLD WAR
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE EVOLUTION OF REPUBLICAN POLICIES (1901-13)
      • Foreign Affairs
      • Colonial Administration
      • The Roosevelt Domestic Policies
      • Legislative and Executive Activities
      • The Administration of President Taft
      • Progressive Insurgency and the Election of 1912
        • Research Topics
        • Questions
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • THE EVOLUTION OF REPUBLICAN POLICIES (1901-13)
    • Foreign Affairs
    • Colonial Administration
    • The Roosevelt Domestic Policies
    • Legislative and Executive Activities
    • The Administration of President Taft
    • Progressive Insurgency and the Election of 1912
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • THE SPIRIT OF REFORM IN AMERICA
      • An Age of Criticism
      • Political Reforms
      • Measures of Economic Reform
        • Research Topics
        • Questions
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • THE SPIRIT OF REFORM IN AMERICA
    • An Age of Criticism
    • Political Reforms
    • Measures of Economic Reform
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE NEW POLITICAL DEMOCRACY
      • The Rise of the Woman Movement
      • The National Struggle for Woman Suffrage
        • Research Topics
        • Questions
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • THE NEW POLITICAL DEMOCRACY
    • The Rise of the Woman Movement
    • The National Struggle for Woman Suffrage
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY
      • Coöperation between Employers and Employees
      • The Rise and Growth of Organized Labor
      • The Wider Relations of Organized Labor
      • Immigration and Americanization
        • Research Topics
        • Questions
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY
    • Coöperation between Employers and Employees
    • The Rise and Growth of Organized Labor
    • The Wider Relations of Organized Labor
    • Immigration and Americanization
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • PRESIDENT WILSON AND THE WORLD WAR
      • Domestic Legislation
      • Colonial and Foreign Policies
      • The United States and the European War
      • The United States at War
      • The Settlement at Paris
      • Summary of Democracy and the World War
        • Research Topics
        • Questions
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • PRESIDENT WILSON AND THE WORLD WAR
    • Domestic Legislation
    • Colonial and Foreign Policies
    • The United States and the European War
    • The United States at War
    • The Settlement at Paris
    • Summary of Democracy and the World War
      • Research Topics
      • Questions
    • Research Topics
    • Questions
    • APPENDIX
      • CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
      • Article I
      • Article II
      • Article III
      • Article IV
      • Article V
      • Article VI
      • Article VII
      • Article I[10]
      • Article II
      • Article III
      • Article IV
      • Article V
      • Article VI
      • Article VII
      • Article VIII
      • Article IX
      • Article X
      • Article XI[11]
      • Article XII[12]
      • Article XIII[13]
      • Article XIV[14]
      • Article XV[15]
      • Article XVI[16]
      • Article XVII[17]
      • Article XVIII[18]
      • Article XIX[19]
    • CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
    • Article I
    • Article II
    • Article III
    • Article IV
    • Article V
    • Article VI
    • Article VII
    • Article I[10]
    • Article II
    • Article III
    • Article IV
    • Article V
    • Article VI
    • Article VII
    • Article VIII
    • Article IX
    • Article X
    • Article XI[11]
    • Article XII[12]
    • Article XIII[13]
    • Article XIV[14]
    • Article XV[15]
    • Article XVI[16]
    • Article XVII[17]
    • Article XVIII[18]
    • Article XIX[19]
    • POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES, BY STATES: 1920, 1910, 1900
    • APPENDIX
      • TABLE OF PRESIDENTS
    • TABLE OF PRESIDENTS
    • POPULATION OF THE OUTLYING POSSESSIONS: 1920 AND 1910
    • A TOPICAL SYLLABUS
    • INDEX
      • FOOTNOTES:
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