American History: For Use in Secondary Schools

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Macmillan, 1912 - 557 Seiten
 

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The Cabots
28
Vespucius and the naming of America
29
The Pacific Ocean
30
The Southwest 15391543
31
De Soto
32
29 The situation in Europe
33
The French in Florida 15621565
34
The English in the New World 15621583
35
The Ralegh colonies 15841590
36
The results of the first century
37
CHAPTER III
40
The settlement at Jamestown
41
The influence of tobacco culture
42
The first Virginia assembly 1619
43
The English Puritans
46
The Puritans and the English monarchs
47
The Pilgrim migrations
48
King Charles and the Puritans
50
Character of the Massachusetts Bay colony
51
Political problems and dangers
52
Religious difficulties
53
The Connecticut Valley
55
Northern New England 53 The New England confederation 1643
57
The charter of Maryland 1632
59
The proprietor and the freeman 56 Religious toleration
60
Summary
61
CHAPTER IV
63
England and the Colonies 16601685
64
New Netherland and its neighbors 63 Conquest of New Netherland 1664
67
The English in New York 16641685
68
65 New Jersey and the Quakers
69
Penn and his colony
70
The government of Pennsylvania
71
Boundaries of Pennsylvania
72
Bacons rebellion 1676
74
The Carolina charters 16631665
75
King Philips war 16751676
77
Massachusetts and the Crown 16751684
78
76 The Dominion of New England
79
The revolution of 1689 in England and New England
80
Revolutionary movements in the Middle and Southern Colonies
82
Results of the revolution in America
83
The colonies in 1700
84
Exploration of the West
88
The English colonists and their governors
92
The second period of the war 17581760
98
CHAPTER VI
104
461
108
Superstition I 16
116
SECTION PAGE Io8 Crime
117
PAGE
118
Io Newspapers I2O III Travel
121
Colonial government
122
57
123
PART II
127
115 General methods of colonial control
128
Englands control through colonial officials
129
Control of colonial legislation I 30
130
Early acts of trade 16601696
131
12o Later Restrictive Legislation 16961760
132
General effect of the commercial system
133
I22 The writs of assistance
134
George III and his ministers 17601782
136
The establishment of a colonial army 1763
137
The Sugar Act of 1764
138
The Stamp Act
139
Reception of the Stamp Act
140
The Stamp Act congress
141
The repeal of the Stamp Act
142
I31 English and American ideas of representation
143
The Townshend Acts 1767
144
Growing disorder 17681770
146
The committees of correspondence 17721773
147
sECTION PAGE 137 The repressive acts 1774
148
The First Continental Congress 1774
149
The inevitableness of war
150
I4O Summary
151
CHAPTER VIII
154
The war on the northern border 17751776
155
Change in the theater of war 1776
156
The Second Continental Congress 17751776
157
The character of the Declaration
159
The first state governments
160
148 The theater of war
161
British military organization and policy
162
The loyalists
164
Continental currency
165
The TrentonPrinceton campaign
168
The plan of campaign 1777 Philadelphia
169
Burgoynes advance 1777
171
The surrender of Burgoyne 1777
172
The French alliance 1778
174
Attempted conciliation by the British 1778
175
Intrigue and neglect 1778
176
The war in the North and West 17781779
177
The treason of Arnold 1780
179
Campaigns in the South 17801781
180
Yorktown 1781
182
Claims and negotiations 1782
184
Provisions of the Treaty of Peace 1783
185
Summary
186
462
187
CHAPTER IX
189
The league of states
190
The amendment of the Articles of Confederation
191
Land claims of the states
193
Land cessions 17811802
194
Ordinances for the government of western territory
195
The West and foreign affairs
196
Relations with Great Britain
197
Internal disorder
198
The Connecticut compromise
201
Later history of the convention
202
Feeling of the people
203
Ratification of the Constitution by the states
204
The nation and the states
205
Congress
206
The courts
207
The sources of the Constitution
208
Beginnings of the new congress 2 IO 199 The executive departments
212
DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATION 17891843
214
69
223
PART III
231
John Adams
242
sECTion PAGE 224 Trouble with France 17961800
243
The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions 17981799
245
The election of 18oo
246
Jefferson and his party
247
Reversal of Federalist practices
249
23O The national courts
250
The purchase of Louisiana
253
233
255
The Burr conspiracy 18051806
256
The impressment of American seamen
259
Orders and decrees 18061807 26o 238 The Embargo 1807
260
239
262
24O The NonIntercourse Act 1809
263
The Macon bill No 2 1810
264
Summary
265
CHAPTER XII
269
War in the North 18121813
270
The war on the ocean 18121814
272
247 The last year of the war
273
The Treaty of Ghent 1814
274
Our altered international standing
276
Downfall of the Federalist party
277
The tariff of 1816
278
The second national bank
279
The Supreme Court
280
The development of the West
281
sECTION PAGE 256 Internal improvements
282
Importance of the westward movement
283
The Missouri problem
285
The Missouri Compromises 18201821
286
Florida
288
The Monroe Doctrine 1823
289
James Monroe
290
The WebsterHayne debate 1830
303
Changes in the tariff 18241832
304
The South and the tariff
305
Nullification and the compromise tariff
306
Overthrow of the bank
308
Government revenues and the panic of 1837
310
Administration of Van Buren 18371841 31 I
311
Tyler and Whigs 18411842
313
Summary
314
463
316
CHAPTER XIV
317
The era of canals
318
sECTion PAGE 284 Railways
319
Significance of improved means of transportation
320
The telegraph and other inventions
322
Industrial changes after 181o
323
The era of free trade 18461857
324
289 Opening of the government lands
325
Development of Democracy
326
Changes in the states
328
Social legislation
329
294 American cities
331
Foreign immigration
333
The admission of new states
334
Early abolitionists
335
Abolition and petition 18351840
336
PART IV
339
Oregon territory to 1846
343
War with Mexico 18461847
344
Conquest of California Peace
346
Oregon Territory election of 1848
348
California
349
The elements of a compromise 1850
350
31o Discussion of the compromise
351
Completion of the compromise of 1850
352
SECTion PAGE 312 The fugitive slave law
353
Attempts to gain more slave territor
354
Passage of the KansasNebraska Act 1854
356
Reorganization of political parties
358
The struggle for Kansas 18551861
359
The case of Dred Scott 1857
360
Summary
361
CHAPTER XVI
366
Political factions and parties
367
The LincolnDouglas debates 1858
368
Union and slavery
369
Influence of John Browns raid 1859 s
370
The election of 1860 37 I
371
Attempted conciliation DecemberJanuary
374
The Confederate States of America
375
Jefferson Davis
376
Close of Buchanans term
377
Fundamental causes of secession
378
Slavery and state sovereignty versus nationality
379
332 Lincolns policy
380
Sumter
381
Preparation for war
382
The border states
383
Bull Run
384
337 Resources of North and South
386
The southern armies
387
The navies the blockade
389
Foreign relations 18611865
390
Bonds and a national banking system
391
Greenbacks and taxes
392
sECTION PAGE 344 Southern finances and government
393
Critical situation at the North
394
Summary
395
CHAPTER XVII
399
Grants campaign in the West to February 1862
401
Ulysses S Grant
402
Completion of the Western Tennessee campaign 493
403
New Orleans 1862
404
The theater of war in Virginia
405
Monitor and Merrimac
407
Robert E Lee
409
Events leading to emancipation
411
Emancipation
412
Chancellorsville Lees second invasion
414
Vicksburg
416
Operations around Chattanooga 1863
418
Naval operations 1864
419
The advance on Atlanta 1864
421
Grant in Virginia MayJuly 1864
422
Sherman in Georgia and the Carolinas
424
The people and Lincolns government
426
Summary of the campaigns
427
Conclusion
428
CHAPTER XVIII
431
The problem of reconstruction
432
sECTION PAGE 372 Status of seceding states
433
Restoration under Johnson 1865
434
Freedmen legislation
436
Civil rights bill and amendment XIV 1866
437
Military reconstruction 18671870
438
Stanton
440
Carpetbag government in the South 44 I
441
City government and corruption
442
The administrations of Grant 18691877
443
National political scandals
444
The disputed election of 1876
445
Changes in the written Constitution
448
Changes in the unwritten constitution
449
New national industrial conditions
450
PART V
453
The greenbacks
455
Laws relating to silver
456
Business after the war
457
Agriculture and the West
458
Railway abuses
461
The granger movement and railway legislation
462
The interstate commerce commission 1887
463
THE END OF THE ERA 18861897 474496
474
CHAPTER XXI
497
sECTI on AGE 428 Dangers to American interests in Cuba 18971898
500
Situation during the spring of 1898
501
43O The beginning of war
502
War on the Atlantic
504
War finance
506
Army administration and reform
507
The treaty of Paris 18981899
509
Philippine insurrection and the election of 1900
510
The Philippines since 190o
511
Efforts to obtain an isthmian canal before 1901
514
44O Arrangements for constructing a canal
515
Securing a satisfactory route for the canal
516
Problems of construction importance of canal
518
Relations with Cuba
519
Alaska
520
Arbitration
521
Summary
522
CHAPTER XXII
525
448 Industrial progress since 188o
526
Antitrust legislation in the states
528
The Sherman AntiTrust Law of 1890
529
45I Recent antitrust activity
531
Railway rate regulation
532
Commerce and shipping
533
454 Prosperity and panics since 1865
534
Labor unions and strikes 18771886
535
The Pullman strike 1894
536
Recent labor controversies
537
458 Population 1900 Immigration
538
New states and new state constitutions
540
469
551
72
556
APPENDIX
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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
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