The Early Republic: Primary Documents on Events from 1799 to 1820, 1st Edition

  • Patricia L. Dooley
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058342
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058349
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 375 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Focuses on 26 pressing issues of the early republic. Each issue is presented with an introductory essay and multiple primary documents from the newspapers of the day, illustrating both sides of the debate.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Introduction: Newspapers in America's Early National Period.
Chronology of Events.
1: The Aftermath of George Washington's Death, 1799–1801.
2: The United States Capital Moves to the Potomac, 1800.
3: Thomas Jefferson's Election to the Presidency, 1800–1801.
4: Medical Treatment and the Rush-Light, 1800.
5: Gabriel's Slave Rebellion, 1800.
6: Jefferson's Patronage and the New Haven Remonstrance, 1801.
7: Thomas Jefferson's Mammoth Cheese and "Wall of Separation," 1802.
8: Nativism in the Age of Jefferson.
9: The Tripolitan War, 1801–1805.
10: The Louisiana Purchase, 1803.
11: Marbury v. Madison, 1801–1803.
12: Aaron Burr's Conspiracy and Arrest for Treason, 1805–1807.
13: The Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, 1807.
14: New Jersey's Repeal of Women's Suffrage, 1807.
15: The Embargo Act, 1807–1809.
16: The Launching of the Steamboat Clermont, 1807.
17: The Battle of Tippecanoe, November 7–8, 1811.
18: The Declaration of the War of 1812.
19: The Burning of Washington, D.C., August 24, 1814.
20: "Marats, Dantons, and Robespierres": The Hartford Convention, 1814–1815.
21: The Era of Good Feelings, 1817.
22: New York City's Wild Dogs, Mad Hogs, and Petty Criminals, 1816–1818.
23: The Establishment of the Second Bank of the United States, 1816.
24: The Financial Panic and Depression of 1819.
25: Poverty and Pauperism in the Early National Period, 1805–1819.
26: The Missouri Compromise, 1819–1820.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.