History of the United States eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 731 pages of information about History of the United States.

PART I. THE COLONIAL PERIOD

CHAPTER PAGE
    I. THE GREAT MIGRATION TO AMERICA 1
          The Agencies of American Colonization 2
          The Colonial Peoples 6
          The Process of Colonization 12

II.   COLONIAL AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRY, AND COMMERCE                20
The Land and the Westward Movement                        20
Industrial and Commercial Development                     28
III.   SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROGRESS                               38
The Leadership of the Churches                            39
Schools and Colleges                                      43
The Colonial Press                                        46
The Evolution in Political Institutions                   48
IV.   THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLONIAL NATIONALISM                     56
Relations with the Indians and the French                 57
The Effects of Warfare on the Colonies                    61
Colonial Relations with the British Government            64
Summary of Colonial Period                                73

PART II.  CONFLICT AND INDEPENDENCE

V.  THE NEW COURSE IN BRITISH IMPERIAL POLICY                   77
George III and His System                                 77
George III’s Ministers and Their Colonial Policies        79
Colonial Resistance Forces Repeal                         83
Resumption of British Revenue and Commercial Policies     87
Renewed Resistance in America                             90
Retaliation by the British Government                     93
From Reform to Revolution in America                      95
VI.   THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION                                     99
Resistance and Retaliation                                99
American Independence                                    101
The Establishment of Government and the New Allegiance   108
Military Affairs                                         116
The Finances of the Revolution                           125
The Diplomacy of the Revolution                          127
Peace at Last                                            132
Summary of the Revolutionary Period                      135

PART III.  FOUNDATIONS OF THE UNION AND NATIONAL POLITICS

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