A Financial History Of The United States, 1st Edition

  • Jerry W. Markham
  • Published By:
  • 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

  • Price:  Sign in for price



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.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Illustrations.
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.
Selected Bibliography.