Economic History of the United States

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INDEX
A
Academies, 406, 729
Adams, Henry, quoted, 1036
Adams, J. Q., 243, 337, 493
Adams, John, 201, 1063
Adams, Samuel200
Adams Express Company, 355
Adamson Eight Hour Act, 592, 750
Advertising, 127, 607-608, 772, 916
Agricultural Adjustment Acts, 686, 638, 992
Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 636637, 682, 853
Agricultural bloc, 636
Agricultural credit, 663, 851-854, 995
Agricultural Credit Act, 852
Agricultural implements, 89, 360, 610
Agricultural Marketing Act, 635
Agricultural methods, 89, 359-362, 611-612
Agriculture, in colonies, 85-90
to 1860, 223, 235, 270-273, 365-372, 379
after 1860, 637, 545, 609-665, 809, 977, 980, 1063-1064
and labor, 90, 362, 627-628 (See also Slaves)
and the New Deal, 994-996
organization of, 89-90, 361-365, 612-615 risks of, 90, 362, 627-628 (See also Farm; Farmers)
Department of, 362, 611, 636
Secretary of, 635, 637, 639
Air brake, 584
Air Commerce Act, 604
Aircraft Board, 949
Airplane, 603
Alaska, 28, 563, 585, 826, 912
Aldrich, N. W., 832
Aldrich-Vreeland Act 831, 838, 878, 880
Alien Property Custodian, 941
Allen, Zechariah, 393
Alexander VI. Pope, 55
Allied countries, 866, 923, 950, 959, 960
Allied Maritime Transport Council, 944
Allied Purchasing Commission, 929, 932, 933
Aluminum, 663
American Farm Bureau Federation, 619
American Farmer, 357
American Federation of Labor, 736, 747-749, 752, 754, 947
American Fur Company, 355, 382
American Medical Association, 1031, 1045
American party (see Know-Nothing party)
American Public Health Association, 1045
American Railway Union, 748
American Society of Equity, 618
American specialties, 705, 711
American Stock Exchange, 428
American Tobacco Company, 681
Anarchism, 744
Anesthetics, 1031, 1044
Anglican Church, 80, 202
Annapolis Convention, 238
Anti-Monopoly party, 683
Antitrust laws, 683-687, 998, 1000-1001
Apprentices, Statute of, 47
Apprenticeship, in colonies, 101, 117, 129
to 1860, 404, 408
after 1860, 721, 743, 761
Arbitration, labor, 764-765, 947-948
Argentina, 653, 979, 987
Armed neutrality, 213
Army, in Civil War, 531-532, 589 supplies for, 533, 539
pay of soldiers, 222, 537
in the Revolution, 210-211 supplies for, 215-216, 222
in War of 1812, 798
in World War, 923, 951 supplies for, 951-954
Articles of Confederation, 215, 229, 240, 244, 284
Assiento, 134, 147
Astor, J. J., 326, 1034, 1037
Astor, J. J., II, 1052
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, 588
Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, 568
Auction system, 427, 490
Austin, Stephen, 322
Australia, development of, 297, 520, 653, 979, 987, 988 gold in, 331, 662
Austria, 302, 568, 554, 979, 987
Automobile, 602, 1050
exports of, 800
manufacture of, 708, 711
B
Bacon's Rebellion, 179
Baer, G. F., quoted, 892
Baker, N. D., quoted, 921
Balance of international payments, in colonies, 156- 158
1816-1860, 443-445
since 1850, 896-916, 963, 984, 986, 992, 1004
1860-1865, 547
principle involved, 155-156
Balance of trade, in colonies, 157-158
1816-1860, 443-445
since 1850, 547, 806-816
and mercantilism, 52
term defined, 154

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