Term Paper Resource Guide to Nineteenth-Century U.S. History, 1st Edition

  • Kathleen W. Craver
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  • ISBN-10: 0313348111
  • ISBN-13: 9780313348112
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides term paper topics on events, people, inventions, cultural contributions, wars, and technological advances that reflect the country's nineteenth-century character and experience.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Presidential Election of 1800.
2: Barbary Pirate Wars (1801–1815).
3: Innovations and Inventions (1801–1807).
4: The Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson Connection (1802).
5: Robert Fulton and the Steamboat (1803).
6: The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1803–1806).
7: Louisiana Purchase (1803).
8: Marbury V. Madison (1803).
9: Fall of Aaron Burr (1804–1807).
10: Slave Trade Act (1807).
11: War of 1812 Catalysts (1807–1809).
12: John Jacob Astor and the Fur Trade (1808).
13: Tecumseh and ‘‘the Prophet’’ (1811).
14: War of 1812.
15: Hartford Convention (1814).
16: Francis Cabot Lowell and Early Industrialization (1815).
17: African Methodist Episcopal Church Founded (1816).
18: Erie Canal (1817).
19: Seminole Wars (1817–1858).
20: Mcculloch V. Maryland (1819).
21: Missouri Compromise (1820).
22: Land Act of 1820.
23: Survival on the Essex (1820)andmutiny on the Globe (1824).
24: Santa Fe Trail (1821).
25: American Colonization Society and the Founding of Liberia (1822).
26: Monroe Doctrine (1823).
27: Presidential Election of 1824, ‘‘a Corrupt Bargain’’.
28: New Harmony, indiana, Founded(1825).
29: Jacksonian Democracy and the Spoils System (1829–1837).
30: Davy Crockett ‘‘frontier Hero’’.
31: Abolitionist Movement (1830s).
32: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (1830).
33: Indian Removal Act (1830).
34: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion (1831).
35: Nullification Crisis (1832–1833).
36: Democracy in America (1835 and 1840) by Alexis De Tocqueville.
37: Texas Revolution (1835–1836).
38: Samuel Colt and the Revolver (1836).
39: Trail of Tears (1838).
40: The Amistad Mutiny (1839).
41: Immigration (1840s).
42: Dorr’s Rebellion (1842).
43: Samuel F. B. Morse and the Telegraph (1844).
44: Henry David Thoreau and the Transcendentalists (1846).
45: Mexican–american War (1846–1848).
46: The Donner Party Ordeal (1846–1847).
47: The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1818–1895).
48: Mormon Migration to Utah (1846–1847).
49: Seneca Falls Convention (1848).
50: California Gold Rush (1849).
51: Compromise of 1850.
52: Underground Railroad (1850s–1860).
53: Rise of P. T. Barnum, Burlesque, and Vaudeville (1850s–1880s).
54: Know–Nothing Party (1854–1856).
55: Kansas–Nebraska Act (1854).
56: William Walker and Nicaragua (1856–1857).
57: Dred Scott Case (1857).
58: Lincoln–douglas Debates (1858).
59: Black Gold Discovered in Pennsylvania (1859).
60: John Brown and the Raid on Harper’s Ferry (1859).
61: Abraham Lincoln’s Presidential Election and Secession (1860–1861).
62: Battles of Bull Run (1861 and 1862).
63: Emancipation Proclamation (1862).
64: The Battles of Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga (1863).
65: End of the Civil War and the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln (1865).
66: Reconstruction Amendments (1865–1870).
67: Formation of the Ku Klux Klan (1866).
68: Purchase of Alaska (1867).
69: The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson (1868).
70: Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad (1869).
71: Rise of the Robber Barons (1870–1880s).
72: Final Solution for the American Indian (1871–1879).
73: Boss Tweed’s Ring (1871–1872).
74: Great Chicago Fire (1871).
75: Creation of Yellowstone National Park (1872).
76: Trial of Susan B. Anthony and the Rights of Women (1873).
77: Red River War and Sioux Wars (1875–1877).
78: Alexander Graham Bell and the Invention of the Telephone (1876).
79: Great Railroad Strike (1877).
80: Inventions of Thomas Edison (1877–1879).
81: Yellow Journalism (1880s–1890s).
82: Assassination of President James A. Garfield (1881).
83: Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.k. Corral (1881).
84: Chinese Exclusion Act (1882).
85: First Skyscraper Built (1883).
86: Mark Twain and the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884).
87: Founding of the American Federation of Labor (1886).
88: Haymarket Square Riot (1886).
89: Oklahoma Land Rush (1889).
90: Nellie Bly, Journalist Extraordinaire.
91: New Immigration Wave (1890s).
92: How the Other Half Lives (1890).
93: ‘‘yellow Peril’’ Campaign Against the Japanese (1892).
94: Frederick Jackson Turner’s Thesis of the American Frontier (1893).
95: Pullman Strike (1894).
96: Booker T. Washington’s Atlanta Compromise Speech (1895).
97: Plessy V. Ferguson (1896).
98: United States V. Wong Kim Ark (1898).
99: Spanish–american War (1898).
100: Scott Joplin and Ragtime Music (1899).
Index.
About the Author.