American History: For Use in Secondary Schools

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Macmillan, 1921 - 631 Seiten
 

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Vespucius and the naming of America
29
The Pacific Ocean
30
The Southwest 05391543
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 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
57
The charter of Maryland 1632
59
The proprietor and the freeman 00
60
Summary
61
82
62
CHAPTER IV
63
England and the Colonies 16601685
64
New Netherland and its neighbors
67
The English in New York 16641685
68
65 New Jersey and the Quakers
69
66 Penn and his colony
70
OJ The government of Pennsylvania
71
Boundaries of Pennsylvania
72
Bacons rebellion 1676
74
7 The Carolina charters 16631665
75
74 King Philips war 16751676
77
75 Massachusetts and the Crown 16751684
78
The revolution of 1689 in England and New England
80
Revolutionary movements in the Middle and Southern Colonies
82
79 Results of the revolution in America
83
The colonies in 1700
84
108
108
secTion PAGE Io8 Crime o o o o o o
117
IO9 Education o e o e o
118
11o Newspapers o i2O I I I Travel o d I21 112 Colonial government o
122
Colonial law o
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
Later Restrictive Legislation 16961760
132
General effect of the commercial system
133
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
English and American ideas of representation
143
The reception of the Townshend Acts
145
Growing disorder 17681770
146
The committees of correspondence 17721773 I47 136 The tea tax
147
The repressive acts O774
148
The First Continental Congress 1774
149
The inevit able n ess of war
150
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 17771 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 lft
180
Yorktown 1781
182
17o Claims and negotiations 1782 J
184
Provisions of the Treaty of Peace 1783 c o
185
Summary
186
CHAPTER IX
189
The league of states
190
The amendment of the Articles of Confederation
191
Critical conditions 2 o O I92 178 The old soldiers o O o I92 179 Land claims of the states o o 4 o I93 180 Land cessions 17811802 e
194
Ordinances for the government of western territory
195
The West and foreign affairs
196
Relations with Great Britain o
197
Internal disorder o o
198
The Connecticut compromise o J 20I 187 Later history of the convention e o J o
202
Feeling of the people o C o
203
Ratification of the Constitution by the states O
204
The nation and the states o Q O
205
Congress o c o o c
206
The courts c o o o
207
The sources of the Constitution w o
208
Beginnings of the new congress o o 2 IO 199 The executive departments o o w
212
SECTION
214
The frontier
220
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES vii
223
Commerce
226
Assumption of state debts
234
SECTION FAGS 224 Trouble with France 17961800
243
The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions 17981799
245
The election of 1800
246
Jefferson and his party
247
Reversal of Federalist practices
249
The national courts
250
The purchase of Louisiana
253
Extent and importance of Louisiana
255
The Burr conspiracy 18051806
256
The impressment of American seamen
259
237 Orders and decrees 18061807
260
Indirect results of the Embargo
262
The NonIntercourse Act 1809
263
The Macon bill No 2 1810
264
242 Summary
265
CHAPTER XII
269
245 War in the North 18121813 2?
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 27
276
25 Downfall of the Federalist party
277
The tariff of 1816
278
253 The second national bank 27
279
The Supreme Court
280
255 The development of the West
281
SECTION fAGS 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
Summary
291
CHAPTER XIII
293
NATIONAL DEMOCRACY 18241843 295316
295
r 207
297
The election of Jackson 1828
298
New political methods 3
300
The spoils system
301
National Sovereignty versus State Sovereignty 1826
302
The WebsterHayne debate 1830 33
303
Changes in the tariff 18241832 34
304
Significance of improved means of transportation
320
The telegraph and other inventions e
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 o o
328
Social legislation
329
294 American cities
331
Foreign immigration
333
The admission of new states o
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
3Io Discussion of the compromise
351
Completion of the compromise of 1859
352
SECTION FAGS 312 The fugitive slave law
353
Attempts to gain more slave territory t
354
Passage of the KansasNebraska Act 1854
356
Reorganization of political parties
358
The struggle for Kansas 18551861
359
The case of Drcd 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 37
370
The election of i860
371
Attempted conciliation DecemberJanuary
374
The Confederate States of America
375
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
39
389
341 Foreign relations 18611865 39
390
Bonds and a national banking system
391
343 Greenbacks and taxes
392
section PAGE 344 Southern finances and government
393
Critical situation at the North e
394
Summary e
395
CHAPTER XVII
399
Grants campaign in the West to February 1862
401
Completion of the Western Tennessee campaign
403
5O New Orleans 1862
404
The theater of war in Virginia
405
AMonitor and Merrimac 4O7 353 McClellans peninsular campaign
407
354 The fall of 1862 4IO 355 Events leading to emancipation 41 I
411
Emancipation
412
Chancellorsville Lees second invasion
414
Gettysburg
415
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 e
426
Summary of the campaigns
427
Conclusion o
428
CHAPTER XVIII
431
The problem of reconstruction e e
432
SECTION FAGB 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
Carpetbag government in the South
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 45
450
PART V
453
The greenbacks
455
Laws relating to silver
456
Business after the war
457
393 Agriculture and the West
458
Railway abuses
461
The granger movement and railway legislation 402
462
The election of Cleveland 1884 PAGE
465
4oo The spoils system and reform
467
Progress of civil service reform since 1883
468
Reform of elections
469
Changes affecting the presidency
470
4O4 Summary
471
CHAPTER XX
474
The election of 1888
475
The McKinley tariff 1890
476
The GormanWilson tariff the income tax 1894
477
Recent tariffs
478
The Sherman silver act 1890 and the treasury
480
Election of 1896 t
481
Republican policies
482
Samoa o
485
Hawaii
486
PanAmerican Congresses
487
The Monroe Doctrine and Mexico after the Civil War
488
The settlement of the Venezuela controversy
489
The Monroe Doctrine since 1895
490
Summary
491
CHAPTER XXI
493
424 Our relations with Cuba before 1895
494
The United States and Cuban Insurrection 18951896
495
Dangers to American interests in Cuba 18971898
496
SECTION PAGE 427 The spring of 1898 o
497
The beginning of war s
498
War on the Atlantic s
500
War finance
502
Army administration and reform
503
The problem of the Pacific
504
The treaty of Paris 18981899
505
Philippine insurrection and election of 1900
506
The development of a colonial policy
507
The Philippines since 1900
508
Alaska
509
Attempts to secure an Isthmian Canal before 1902
510
Securing a satisfactory route for the canal
511
Construction of the canal
512
Importance of the canal
514
442 The United States as a world power o
515
Relations with Cuba since 1898
516
Relations with Mexico
517
Relations with China e e
519
Relations with Japan O o o
520
Summary
522
CHAPTER XXII
526
Roosevelts first term
527
Foreign affairs under Roosevelt
528
Panic Election of 1908
530
The insurgent movement o
531
Reform of political party methods
532
The initiative the referendum and the recall
533
CHAPTER XXIII
550
The interstate commerce commission 1887 43
556
Recent labor problems
562
Growth of cities
570
The distribution of wealth
577
Garfield and Arthur
4
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