The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 Quotes

Charles Sellers
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"Yet postwar boom ignited a general of conflict over the republic's destiny. History's most revolutionary force, the capitalist market, was wresting the American future from history's most conservative force, the land. As market revolution stressed Americans into unparalleled mobilization, both spiritual and political, the Hero of New Orleans found another commanding role." (Chapter 1, 4)

"Madison's affinity for the market muffled Jefferson's affinity for the land, as a besieged landed gentry accommodated to the commercial boom's expansive capital under the imperatives of two-party politics. Their friendship melded agrarian radicalism with enough market liberalism to maintain Republican hegemony." (Chapter 2, 39)

"Yet class euphoria blinded the National Republican gentry to a gathering crises that was about to shatter their dreams. Monroe, the last Revolutionary worthy, instead of being elevated to the American pantheon for skillfully easing a grateful republic's turn toward its capitalist destiny, would retire from office a forgotten has-been." (Chapter 3, 102)

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