History of the United States eBook

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           Nicaragua (593-594). 
     II.  Development of colonial self-government.
       1.  Hawaii (485).
       2.  Philippines (516-518).
       3.  Porto Rico (515-516). 
     III.  Sea power.
       1.  In American Revolution (118).
       2.  In the War of 1812 (193-201).
       3.  In the Civil War (353-354).
       4.  In the Spanish-American War (492).
       5.  In the Caribbean region (512-519).
       6.  In the Pacific (447-448, 481).
       7.  The role of the American navy (515).

=The Westward Advance of the People=

     I. Beyond the Appalachians.
       1.  Government and land system (217-231).
       2.  The routes (222-224).
       3.  The settlers (221-223, 228-230).
       4.  Relations with the East (230-236). 
     II.  Beyond the Mississippi.
       1.  The lower valley (271-273).
       2.  The upper valley (275-276). 
     III.  Prairies, plains, and desert.
       1.  Cattle ranges and cowboys (276-278, 431-432).
       2.  The free homesteads (432-433).
       3.  Irrigation (434-436, 523-525). 
     IV.  The Far West.
       1.  Peculiarities of the West (433-440).
       2.  The railways (425-431).
       3.  Relations to the East and Europe (443-447).
       4.  American power in the Pacific (447-449).

=The Wars of American History=

I. Indian wars (57-59). 
II.  Early colonial wars:  King William’s, Queen Anne’s, and King
George’s (59). 
III.  French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War), 1754-1763 (59-61). 
IV.  Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 (99-135). 
V. The War of 1812, 1812-1815 (193-201). 
VI.  The Mexican War, 1845-1848 (276-284). 
VII.  The Civil War, 1861-1865 (344-375). 
VIII.  The Spanish War, 1898 (485-497). 
IX.  The World War, 1914-1918 [American participation, 1917-1918]
(596-625).

=Government=

I. Development of the American system of government.
1.  Origin and growth of state government.
a. The trading corporation (2-4), religious congregation
(4-5), and proprietary system (5-6).
b. Government of the colonies (48-53).
c. Formation of the first state constitutions (108-110).
d. The admission of new states (see Index under each
state).
e. Influence of Jacksonian Democracy (238-247).
f. Growth of manhood suffrage (238-244).
g. Nullification and state sovereignty (180-182, 251-257).
h. The doctrine of secession (345-346).
i. Effects of the Civil War on position of states (366,
369-375).
j. Political reform—­direct government—­initiative,
referendum, and recall (540-544).
2.  Origin and growth of national government.
a. British imperial control over the colonies (64-72).
b. Attempts at intercolonial union—­New England
Confederation, Albany plan (61-62).

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