A Financial History Of The United States, 1st Edition

  • Jerry W. Markham
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  • ISBN-10: 0765626640
  • ISBN-13: 9780765626646
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 3132 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

This set includes:

  • A Financial History of the United States: From Enron-Era Scandals to the Subprime Crisis (2004-2006) and From the Subprime Crisis to the Great Recession (2006-2009)
  • A Financial History of the United States: From Christopher Columbus to the Robber Barons (1492-1900), From J.P. Morgan to the Institutional Investor (1900-1970), From the Age of Derivatives into the New Millennium (1970-2001)
  • A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals From Enron to Reform

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
List of Illustrations.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: In the Beginning.
2: The Antecedents: World Trade Before the Discovery of America.
3: The Colonization of America.
4: Commerce with the Colonies.
5: Trade and Money.
6: Revolutionary Finance.
7: A Nation Is Born.
8: Independence.
9: The Development of Corporations.
10: The Rise of the American Stock Market.
11: The Bank of the United States.
12: Finance before the Civil War.
13: The Bank Fight.
14: Stock Exchanges and Railroads.
15: The State Banks.
16: Insurance in America.
17: The Panic of 1857.
18: The Civil War and Speculation.
19: Union Finance.
20: Confederate Finance.
21: Wartime Speculation.
22: The Robber Barons.
23: Commodity Markets and the Gold Corner.
24: The Panics.
25: Financial Growth and the Panic of 1873.
26: The Panic of 1884.
27: Commodity Markets and Bucket Shops.
28: Investment Trusts and the Panic of 1893.
29: Money and Wealth.
30: Monetary Issues.
31: The Gilded Age.
32: Money, Banks, and Trust Companies.
Conclusion.
Notes.
Selected Bibliography.