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LECTURES

ON THE

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

OF THE

UNITED STATES

Illustrated

Editors
EDWIN WILEY, M.A., Ph.D.

Formerly of the Library of Congress
Librarian U. S. Naval War College, Newport, R. I.

and
IRVING E. RINES

Advisory Editor
(In the field of International Relations and Government)
ALBERT BUSHNELL HART, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D.

Professor of Government in Harvard University

ELEVEN VOLUMES
WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE

NEW YORK

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.

SECOND PERIOD.

THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE AND THE ATTAINMENT OF NATIONALITY.

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31-33

INDUSTRIES; AGRICULTURE; LABOR.

Grants in the West....

33

The question of disposing of the public Increase in population stimulates industries 40–41

domain ....

... 33-34 Shipbuilding and timber production.... 41-42

The Ordinances of 1784 and 1787.

34 Textile and other industries. ...

42-43

Public lands a source of revenue.

35 Introduction of machinery and the factory

Pecuniary condition of early pioneers..

35-36 system ..

43

Sources of wealth....

36–37 Harassing laws enacted by England.... 44

Value of real and personal property in 1770. 37 Tobacco the leading product in the South.... 45

Material development slow during Revolution. 38 Cotton, sugar, rice and other crops...

45-46

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THIRD PERIOD.

THE FEDERAL UNION UNDER THE CONSTITUTION.

1789_1865.

PART ONE.

THE FEDERALIST SYSTEM; DEVELOPMENT OF DEMOCRACY, 1789-1801.

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1764–1789.

SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROGRESS,

PAGE.

Colleges established

58-59

Secondary education

59-60

Land grants for educational purposes.

60

Education of women.....

60-61

Progress of the Episcopal Church.

61-62

Congregationalism in New England..

62

Denominational statistics

62

Separation of Church and State.

62-63

Scarcity of native literature.

63-64

Early literary productions chiefly historical. 64

Contributions of the South..

64-65

Libraries in New England.

65

Sermons and controversial tracts.

66

New England contributions.

66-68

Dutch literature

68

Printing introduced.

68-69

First newspapers....

69–70

Political essays, pamphlets, etc.

70-71

Output of the colonial press.

71

Early opposition to art...

72-73

Prominent painters of the colonial period. 73–76

CHAPTER II.

1789-1793.

85-86

Formation of the judiciary.

87

Washington's appointments

87-88

Amendments to the Constitution..

88-89

The problems confronting Wasbington.... 89-91

COMMERCE; FINANCE; BANKING.

Madison's plan for increasing revenues... 91-93

Debate on the tariff of 1789...

94-99

Effort to tax imported negroes.

99

Provisions of the act....

100-101

Debate on the tonnage duty..

101-102

Revision of the tariff in 1790.

102-103

Hamilton's first report on public credit.. 103–104

Speculation in certificates..

104-105

Debate on the funding system....

105-106

Debate on the assumption of State debts. 106-115

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