Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, 1st Edition

  • Volume 3
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266422
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266429
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 499 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

With deeper coverage than any other source, Encyclopedia of the Political History of the United States identifies and illuminates patterns and interrelations that will expand the reader’s understanding of political institutions, culture, behavior, and change. Unlike most references, it focuses on both government and history, bringing exceptional breadth and depth to the topic with more than 100 essays for each critical time period. A comprehensive timeline, topical trees and a synoptic table of contents, as well as maps, photos, and tables support the entries and add structure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
Introduction.
1: Abolitionist and Antislavery Movements.
2: Adams, John Quincy.
3: African Americans, Free.
4: Amendment XIII.
5: Amendment XIV.
6: Amendment XV.
7: American Indians.
8: Anthony, Susan B..
9: Anti-Rent War.
10: Banking and Monetary Policy.
11: Benton, Thomas Hart.
12: Black Codes.
13: Bleeding Kansas.
14: Buchanan, James.
15: Calhoun, John C..
16: Carpetbaggers.
17: Chase, Salmon P..
18: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
19: Civil War.
20: Clay, Henry.
21: Compromise of 1850.
22: Confederate States of America.
23: Congress.
24: Copperheads.
25: Crittenden Compromise.
26: Davis, Jefferson.
27: Democratic Party.
28: Dorr War.
29: Douglas, Stephen A..
30: Douglass, Frederick.
31: Dred Scott Case.
32: Election of 1844.
33: Election of 1856.
34: Election of 1860.
35: Election of 1864.
36: Election of 1876.
37: Emancipation Proclamation.
38: Executive Branch.
39: Filibustering.
40: Fillmore, Millard.
41: Freedmen's Bureau.
42: Free-Soil Party.
43: Fugitive Slave Act.
44: Garrison, William Lloyd.
45: Granger Movement.
46: Grant, Ulysses S..
47: Harpers Ferry, John Brown's Raid on.
48: Harrison, William Henry.
49: Immigration.
50: Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
51: Internal Improvements.
52: Johnson, Andrew.
53: Kansas-Nebraska Act.
54: Know-Nothing (American) Party.
55: Ku Klux Klan.
56: Labor.
57: Land Policy.
58: Liberal Republicans.
59: Lincoln, Abraham.
60: Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
61: Manifest Destiny.
62: Mexican War.
63: Milligan, Ex Parte.
64: Nativism.
65: Panic of 1857.
66: Panic of 1873.
67: Personal Liberty Laws.
68: Pierce, Franklin.
69: Polk, James K..
70: Popular Sovereignty.
71: Presidency.
72: Press.
73: Pro-Slavery Argument.
74: Railroads.
75: Reconstruction.
76: Republican Party.
77: Scalawags.
78: Scandals During the Grant Administration.
79: Secession Crisis.
80: Seneca Falls Convention.
81: Seward, William H..
82: Slavery.
83: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady.
84: State-Federal Relations.
85: Stevens, Thaddeus.
86: Sumner, Charles.
87: Supreme Court and the Judiciary.
88: Taney, Roger B..
89: Tariffs.
90: Taylor, Zachary.
91: Territorial Expansion.
92: Texas Annexation.
93: Third Parties after the Civil War.
94: Tubman, Harriet.
95: Tweed, William “Boss”.
96: Tyler, John.
97: Uncle Tom's Cabin.
98: Utah War.
99: Van Buren, Martin.
100: Webster, Daniel.
101: Wilmot Proviso.
102: Woman Suffrage.
103: Women.
Cumulative Index.
Index.