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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

COPYRIGHT 1916

BY

IRVING E. RINES

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Editors and Contributors

EDWIN WILEY, M. A., Ph. D. Formerly of the Library of Congress; Author of Early Presses of Tennessee, Libraries in the South, etc.; Associate Editor The Foundation Library, etc.

IRVING E. RINES Formerly Assistant Editor of the Encyclopedia Americana, The South in the Building of the Nation, etc.

ALBERT BUSHNELL HART, Ph. D., LL.D., Litt. D. Professor of Government in Harvard University; Formerly Editor American History Review; Past President American Historical Association; Author of Foundations of American Foreign Policy, Samuel Portland Chase, Manual of American History, Diplomacy and Government, etc.; Editor American History Told by Contemporaries, The American Nation, American History Leaflets, Cyclopædia of American Government, etc.

OSCAR P. AUSTIN Formerly Chief of the Bureau of Statistics, Department of Commerce and Labor, Washington, D. C.; Professor of Commerce and Statistics, George Washington University; Author of Manufacturing Systems of the World, Steps in our Territorial Expansion, etc.

WILLIAM MACDONALD, Ph. D., LL. D. Professor of History, Brown University; Author of Jacksonian Democracy, From Jefferson to Lincoln, History and Government of Maine, etc.; Editor Select Documents Illustrative of the History of the United States, Documentary Source Book of American History, etc.

ISAAC M. RUBINOW, A. B.
Formerly Statistician, Department of Commerce and Labor, Washington, D. C.

HENRY CLEWS, Ph. D., LL. D. Banker, New York City; Author of Fifty Years in Wall Street, The Wall Street Point of View.

WILLET M. HAYS, M. Agr. Formerly Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.; Formerly Professor of Agriculture in the Agricultural College, and Agriculturist in the Experiment Station, University of Minnesota; Secretary American Breeders' Association; Editor American Breeders' Magazine, etc.

FREDERIC AUSTIN OGG, A. M., Ph. D. Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin; Author of The Opening of the Mississippi: A Struggle for Supremacy in the American Interior, Life of Daniel Webster, Fordham's Personal Narrative of Travels in the West, etc.

CHARLES F. THWING, LL. D. President of Western Reserve University; Author of History of Education in the United States since 1865, History of Higher Education in America, etc.; Associate Editor Bibliotheca Sacra.

WILLIAM P. TRENT, A, M., LL. D., D. C. L. Professor of English Literature, Columbia University; Author of History of American Literature, Southern Statesmen of the Old Regime, etc.; Formerly Editor Sewanee Review.

Editors and Contributors-(Continued)

DAVID Y. THOMAS, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of History and Political Science, University of Arkansas.

WILLIAM E. DODD, Ph. D. Professor of American History, University of Chicago; Author of Life of Nathaniel Macon, Life of Jefferson Davis, Statesmen of the Old South, etc.

WILLIAM G. JORDAN Formerly Secretary of the Governors' Conference, Washington, D. C.; Formerly Editor Ladies' Home Journal and Saturday Evening Post; Author of The Kingship of Self Control, The Crown of Individuality, etc.

JAMES WILFORD GARNER, Ph. D. Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois; Author of Reconstruction in Mississippi, American Government, etc.

JAMES MORTON CALLAHAN, A. M., Ph. D. Professor of History and Political Science, University of West Virginia; Author of Confederate Diplomacy, Evolution of Seward's Mexican Policy, American Relations in the Pacific and the Far East, etc.; Editor West Virginia University Studies in American History.

WALTER L. FLEMING, A. M., Ph. D., LL. D. Professor of History, Louisiana State University; Author of Documents Relating to Reconstruction, Reconstruction of the Seceded States, Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama, Documentary History of Reconstruction, etc.

SOLOMON S. HUEBNER, M. S., Ph. D. Professor of Insurance and Commerce, Wharton School of Commerce and Finance, University of Pennsylvania; Associate Editor Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

ALEXANDER F. CHAMBERLAIN, A. M., Ph. D. Late Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Clark University; Editor Journal of American Folk-Lore; Department Editor American Anthropologist.

WILLIAM H. GLASSON, Ph. D. Professor of Political Economy and Social Science, Trinity College; Associate Editor South Allantic Quarterly.

MARION M. MILLER, Litt. D. Formerly Assistant Professor of English, Princeton University; Editor The Nineteenth Century and After, etc.

HERBERT N. CASSON Author of American Telegraph and Telephone Systems, The Romance of Steel, The Romance of the Reaper, etc.

JOHN MOODY Author of The Truth About the Trusts, Masters of Capital in America, etc.; Editor Moody's Magazine, Moody's Analyses of Railroad Investments, etc.

LYMAN HORACE WEEKS Historian and genealogist; Author of Development of Industrial Organization in the United States; Volume I of the Legal and Judicial History of New York; Joint Compiler and Editor with Edwin M. Bacon of An Historical Digest of the Provincial Press.

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