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1 The Collision Of Cultures
2 Britain And Its Colonies
3 Colonial Ways Of Life
4 The Imperial Perspective
5 From Empire To Independence
6 The American Revolution
7 Shaping A Federal Union
8 The Federalist Era
9 The Early Republic
10 Nationalism And Sectionalism
11 The Jacksonian Impulse
12 The Dynamics Of Growth
13 An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform
14 Manifest Destiny
15 The Old South
16 The Crisis Of Union
17 The War Of The Union
18 Reconstruction: North And South
19 New Frontiers: South And West
20 Big Business And Organized Labor
21 The Emergence Of Urban America
22 Gilded-age Politics And Agrarian Revolt
23 An American Empire
24 The Progressive Era
25 America And The Great War
26 The Modern Temper
27 Republican Resurgence And Decline
28 New Deal America
29 From Isolation To Global War
30 The Second World War
31 The Fair Deal And Containment
32 Through The Picture Window: Society And Culture, 1945–1960
33 Conflict And Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years
34 New Frontiers: Politics And Social Change In The 1960s
35 Rebellion And Reaction In The 1960s And 1970s
36 A Conservative Insurgency
37 Triumph And Tragedy: America At The Turn Of The Century

  1. Development of nationalism
    1. Stages in growth of nationalism
    2. War of 1812 and nationalism
  2. Economic nationalism
    1. National Bank
      1. Results of expiration of the national bank in 1811
      2. New Bank of the United States chartered
      3. Debate over Second National Bank
    2. Protective tariff of 1816
    3. Internal improvements
      1. The National Road
      2. Calhoun’s proposal
      3. Madison’s veto of bill
      4. State and private responsibility
  3. “Era of Good Feelings”
    1. James Monroe
      1. His background
      2. Election of 1816
      3. His strict construction of the Constitution
      4. His cabinet
    2. Relative harmony of Monroe administration
    3. Election of 1820 ends first party system
    4. Rapprochement with Britain
      1. Significance of Rush-Bagot Agreement, 1817
      2. Issues settled in Convention of 1818
    5. Significance of the year 1819
    6. Acquisition of Florida
      1. Weakened Spanish control
      2. Jackson’s capture of Florida panhandle
      3. Terms of settlement with Spain
  4. Signs of growing political disharmony
    1. Panic of 1819
      1. Causes
      2. Duration
    2. The Missouri Compromise
      1. Slave-state–free-state balance
      2. Debate over Missouri’s statehood
      3. Terms of the compromise
  5. Supreme Court and judicial nationalism
    1. Assertion of judicial review
      1. Marbury v. Madison (1803)
      2. Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
    2. Protection of contract rights in Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
    3. Curb on state powers in McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
    4. National supremacy in commerce, Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
  6. Nationalist diplomacy
    1. Negotiating Russia out of Oregon
    2. The Monroe Doctrine
      1. Latin American liberation wars
      2. British efforts in Latin America
      3. Assertion of Monroe Doctrine
      4. Effects of doctrine
  7. One-party politics
    1. Election of 1824
      1. Candidates and issues
      2. The election is decided in the House
      3. Charges of “corrupt bargain”
    2. Presidency of John Quincy Adams
      1. Strong nationalism
      2. Blueprint for development
      3. Mistakes and frustrations
      4. Tariff of 1828
    3. Election of 1828
      1. Opposition to Jackson
      2. Jackson’s appeal
      3. Extension of suffrage in the states
      4. Jackson’s background
      5. Outcome of election

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