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Rakove, Jack N. 2010. Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America . Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Raphael, Ray. 2001. A People’s History of the American Revolution: How Common People Shaped the Fight for Independence . New York: New Press.

Stout, Harry S. 1991. The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism . Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Webb, Stephen Saunders. 1995. Lord Churchill’s Coup: The Anglo-American Empire and the Glorious Revolution Reconsidered . New York: Knopf.

Wood, Gordon S. 1992. The Radicalism of the American Revolution . New York: Knopf.

Young, Alfred Fabian. 1999. The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution . Boston: Beacon Press.

The early republic

Appleby, Joyce Oldham. 2000. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans . Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Dubois, Laurent. 2004. Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution . Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Ellis, Joseph J. 1997. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson . New York: Knopf.

Ferling, John. 2004. Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 . New York: Oxford University Press.

Hickey, Donald R. 1989. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict . Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Kamensky, Jane. 2008. The Exchange Artist: A Tale of High-Flying Speculation and America’s First Banking Collapse . New York: Viking Books.

Langguth, A. J. 2006. Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence . New York: Simon&Schuster.

Litwack, Leon F. 1961. North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790–1860 . Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Maier, Pauline. 1997. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence . New York: Knopf.

Smith, Jean Edward. 1996. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation . New York: Holt.

Taylor, Alan. 2010. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels,&Indian Allies . New York: Vintage Books.

Industrialization and transformation

Blackmar, Elizabeth. 1989. Manhattan for Rent, 1785–1850 . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Howe, Daniel Walker. 2007. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 . New York: Oxford University Press.

Igler, David. 2013. The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush . Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Johnson, Paul E. 1978. A Shopkeeper’s Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815–1837 . New York: Hill and Wang.

Johnson, Walter. 1999. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Marx, Leo. 1964. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America . New York: Oxford University Press.

Rees, Jonathan. 2013. Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction . Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

Sandage, Scott A. 2005. Born Losers: A History of Failure in America . Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Jacksonian democracy

Allgor, Catherine. 2000. Parlor Politics: In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government . Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Questions & Answers

Isnt there any laws in place for gun control?
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How would you characterize the former president’s reaction? What do you think he means by writing that the Missouri Compromise line “is a reprieve only, not a final sentence”?
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Compare and contrast the steamboats of the antebellum years with technologies today. In your estimation, what modern technology compares to steamboats in its transformative power?
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airplanes to jets. Another would be electric trains.
I would say the Internal Combustion engine was as if not more transformative the the Steam power which it replaced. The ability of the Steamboat to rapidly move large amounts of goods through the water ways that weave there way from town to town increased our fledgling country's economy. I can draw direct coraleris with the National highway system built during the 1950's that were soon clogged with Transport trucks using I.C.E.
what are the impact of the missionaries on indigenous knowledge of black communities
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What were the initial issues that lead to the introduction of legislation
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what is the main title of franklin D roosevelt
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the president of the USA
who abolish slavery
Abraham Lincoln
who was the fists empire in americans
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who organized the most massive attack in American History, which caused the Germans to begin to retreat in September 1918?
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"Black Jack" Pershing
Is there answers anywhere to all of the critical thinking questions?
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What were the direct causes of the civil war
Trinity Reply
How did slavery issues effect the war
How were politics involved
north wanted to unify the south
south wanted independence
freeing slaves was just a way to recruit black soldiers to fight for north
Lincoln couldn't let the south separate from the union , agriculture was way to valuable
South felt North was opposing their interests and would be better off as a separate nation
progressive reforms under Theodore Roosevelt
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TR was determined to pursue the public interest
what was the main thing suposed to happen when the tea party
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Which plan resolved the issue of representation for the U.S. Constitution?
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The plan which became known as the seventeenth amendmet.
amendmet because not an article of bill of rights.
Which of the primary features of grassroots Progressivism was the most essential to the continued growth
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The institution of a steady currency.

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