The Oxford History of the United States, 1783-1917

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THE OXFORD HISTORY OF
THE UNITED STATES
1783-1917

By S. E. MORISON, M.A.

Sometime Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Professor of American History in the University of Oxford; Professor of History in Harvard University

VOL. I

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD
1927

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • List of Maps *
  • The United States in 1790 1
  • The North 12
  • The South 24
  • The Beginning of Foreign Relations 44
  • Loyalists and the Western Problem 55
  • Confederation and Constitution 75
  • Washington and the New Government 99
  • Enter Hamilton 114
  • Rise of an Opposition 125
  • Washington's Foreign Policy 137
  • Federalists and Republicans 155
  • The Crisis in Anglo-American Relations 166
  • The Frontier Gates Swing Open 177
  • Colonial Policy and the Public Domain 185
  • The Breach with France 198
  • Adams Sows and Jefferson Reaps. 214
  • Jeffersonian Democracy 226
  • Tripoli and Louisiana 236
  • Plots and Conspiracies 244
  • The Four Lean Kine 255
  • Drifting into War 270
  • The War of 1812 284
  • Opposition and Peace 303
  • The Era of Good Feelings 313
  • Anglo-American Adjustments 328
  • The Monroe Doctrine 346
  • John Quincy Adams 365
  • Andrew Jackson 379
  • State Rights and Property Rights 398
  • The Northern States 413
  • Labour and Education 431
  • Emancipation 445
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