eBook The Early Republic and Antebellum America (1783-1861): An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, 1st Edition

  • Christopher Bates
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  • ISBN-10: 076568263X
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682635
  • DDC: 973.403
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1488 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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More than 550 authoritative signed articles, essays, and sidebars provide accessible, in-depth coverage of the struggles of the fledgling nation, including the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, the War of 1812 and burning of Washington, the Indian Wars and Trail of Tears, the California Gold Rush, the rise of abolitionists and the Underground Railroad, and much more. The Early Republic and Antebellum America enables students to consider multiple historical perspectives, compare and contrast differing sets of ideas, and explain historical continuity and change.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Early Republic and Antebellum America: Table of Contents.
Introduction: Interpreting the Early Republic and Antellum America, 1783–1861.
A-Z Entries.
1: Abolitionist and Antislavery Movements.
2: Adams, Abigail (1744–1818).
3: Adams, John (1735–1826).
4: Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848).
5: Adams-Onís Treaty (1819).
6: African Colonization.
7: African Methodist Episcopal Church.
8: African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
9: Aging and the Elderly.
10: Agriculture.
11: Alamo, Battle of the.
12: Alcohol and Temperance.
13: Alien and Sedition Acts (1798).
14: Amistad Incident.
15: Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906).
16: Anti-Federalists.
17: Anti-Masonic Party.
18: Architecture.
19: Army, U.S..
20: Army Corps of Engineers, U.S..
21: Aroostook War.
22: Art, Fine.
23: Art, Folk.
24: Asbury, Francis (1745–1816).
25: Ashley, William Henry (ca. 1778–1838).
26: Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848).
27: Astor Place Riot.
28: Atchison, David Rice (1807–1886).
29: Atlanta, Georgia.
30: Audubon, John James (1785–1851).
31: Austin, Stephen F. (1793–1836).
32: Baltimore, Maryland.
33: Bancroft, George (1800–1891).
34: Bank of the United States.
35: Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
36: Banks and Banking.
37: Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806).
38: Baptists.
39: Barbary Wars.
40: Barnum, P.T. (1810–1891).
41: Beecher, Catharine (1800–1878).
42: Beecher, Henry Ward (1813–1887).
43: Bennett, James Gordon (1795–1872).
44: Benton, Thomas Hart (1782–1858).
45: Bible.
46: Bill of Rights.
47: Birney, James Gillespie (1792–1857).
48: Birth and Childbearing.
49: Black Hawk War.
50: Blackwell, Elizabeth (1821–1910).
51: Bleeding Kansas.
52: Boone, Daniel (1734–1820).
53: Booth, Edwin (1833–1893).
54: Boston, Massachusetts.
55: Breckinridge, John C. (1821–1875).
56: British Americans.
57: Brook Farm.
58: Brown, Charles Brockden (1771–1810).
59: Brown, John (1800–1859).
60: Bryant, William Cullen (1794–1878).
61: Buchanan, James (1791–1868).
62: Buffalo, New York.
63: Bulfinch, Charles (1763–1844).
64: Buntline, Ned (1821–1886).
65: Burns, Anthony (1834–1862).
66: Burr, Aaron (1756–1836).
67: Cabinet, Presidential.
68: Calhoun, John C. (1782–1850).
69: California.
70: Canada, Relations with.
71: Canals.
72: Caroline Affair.
73: Carson, Kit (1809–1868).
74: Cass, Lewis (1782–1866).
75: Catholicism.
76: Channing, William Ellery (1780–1842).
77: Charity and Philanthropy.
78: Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge (1837).
79: Charleston, South Carolina.
80: Chase (Samuel), Impeachment of.
81: Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831).
82: Chicago, Illinois.
83: Children and Child Rearing.
84: China, Relations with.
85: Chinese Americans.
86: Chisholm v. Georgia (1793).
87: Christiana Riot.
88: Cincinnati, Ohio.
89: Cities and Urban Life.
90: Civil War, The Road to.
91: Clay, Henry (1777–1852).
92: Clayton-Bulwer Treaty (1850).
93: Clinton, George (1739–1812).
94: Clocks and Clock Manufacturing.
95: Clothing and Fashion.
96: Coal.
97: Cole, Thomas (1801–1848).
98: Colt, Samuel (1814–1862).
99: Columbia University.
100: Compromise of 1850.
101: Congregationalists.
102: Congress, U.S..
103: Constitution, U.S..
104: Constitutions, State.
105: Convention of 1818.
106: Cooper, James Fenimore (1789–1851).
107: Corn.
108: Corporations.
109: Cotton.
110: Creoles.
111: Crimean War, Impact of.
112: Crittenden Compromise (1860).
113: Crockett, Davy (1786–1836).
114: Cuba, Relations with.
115: Dance and Dancing.
116: Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819).
117: Davis, Jefferson (1808–1889).
118: Death and Dying.
119: Decatur, Stephen (1779–1820).
120: Deere, John (1804–1886).
121: Delany, Martin R. (1812–1885).
122: Democratic Party.
123: Democratic-Republican Party.
124: Disciples of Christ.
125: Dix, Dorothea (1802–1887).
126: Donner Party.
127: Dorr Rebellion.
128: Douglas, Stephen A. (1813–1861).
129: Douglass, Frederick (1818–1895).
130: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857).
131: Dueling.
132: Dwight, Timothy (1752–1817).
133: Eaton, Peggy (1799–1879).
134: Economy and Economic Policy.
135: Education and Schools.
136: Election of 1796.
137: Election of 1800.
138: Election of 1824.
139: Election of 1828.
140: Election of 1840.
141: Election of 1860.
142: Elliott, Jesse Duncan (1782–1845).
143: Embargo Act (1807).
144: Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803–1882).
145: Entrepreneurs.
146: Environment and Nature, Views of.
147: Epidemics.
148: Episcopalians.
149: Erie Canal.
150: Everett, Edward (1794–1865).
151: Federalist Party.
152: Female Reform Movement.
153: Filibustering.
154: Fillmore, Millard (1800–1874).
155: Finney, Charles Grandison (1792–1875).
156: Fishing.
157: Fletcher v. Peck (1810).
158: Food and Diet.
159: Foreign Affairs.
160: Forrest, Edwin (1806–1872).
161: Fort Sumter, Attack on.
162: Forty-Eighters.
163: Foster, Stephen (1826–1864).
164: Fourierism.
165: France, Relations with.
166: Franklin Institute.
167: Fraternal Societies.
168: Free Blacks, Business and Economy.
169: Free Blacks, Life and Culture.
170: Free Soil Movement and Party.
171: Freemasonry.
172: Freeport Doctrine.
173: Frémont, John C. (1813–1890).
174: French Americans.
175: French Revolution, Impact of.
176: Freneau, Philip (1752–1832).
177: Fries's Rebellion.
178: Fugitive Slave Laws (1793 and 1850).
179: Fuller, Margaret (1810–1850).
180: Fulton, Robert (1765–1815).
181: Fur Trade.
182: Furniture and Furnishings.
183: Gabriel's Rebellion.
184: Gadsden Purchase (1853).
185: Gag Rule.
186: Gallatin, Albert (1761–1849).
187: Gambling.
188: Games and Toys.
189: Garrison, William Lloyd (1805–1879).
190: Gender Roles.
191: Genet Affair.
192: German Americans.
193: Gibbons v. Ogden (1824).
194: Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (1829–1869).