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Rich in both quantitative techniques and economic theory,American Economic Historydemonstrates how an understanding of our past can illuminate economic issues that face society today and in the future. Overseas Empire; Colonial Development; America on the Eve of Revolution; Gaining Independence; Westward Expansion; Population and Labor Force; Law and the Rise of Classical American Capitalism; Transportation: Internal Improvements and Urbanization; Agricultural Expansion: The Conflict of Two Systems on the Land; The Debate Over Slavery; The Early Industrial Sector; The Financial System and the International Economy; Economic Effects of the Civil War; Railroads and Economic Development; Post-Civil War Agriculture; Population Growth and the Atlantic Migration; Industrialization, Entrepreneurship, and Urban Growth; Big Business and Government Intervention; Financial Developments 1863-1914; The Great Economy and Its International Relations; Labor and the Law; The Command Economy Emerges: World War I; "Normalcy": 1919-1929; The Great Depression; The New Deal; The "Prosperity" of Wartime; Before the New Frontier: The Postwar Economy; Population, Health and Labor; Postwar Industry and Agriculture; To the New Millennium and Beyond; Does Our Past Have a Future? For those interested in learning how our present economy works by exploring its past.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The Colonial Period, 1607-1783
Chapter 1: Overseas Empire Chapter 2: Colonial Development Chapter 3: America on the Eve of Revolution Chapter 4: Gaining Independence
Part 2: The National Period and Constitutional Crisis, 1783-1861
Chapter 5: Westward Expansion Chapter 6: Population and Labor Force Chapter 7: Law and the Rise of Classical American Capitalism Chapter 8: Transportation: Internal Improvements and Urbanization Chapter 9: Agricultural Expansion: The Conflict of Two Systems on the Land Chapter 10: The Debate Over Slavery Chapter 11: The Early Industrial Sector Chapter 12: The Financial System and the International Economy Part 3: The Rise of an Industrial Society, 1861-1914
Chapter 13: Economic Effects of the Civil War Chapter 14: Railroads and Economic Development Chapter 15: Post-Civil War Agriculture Chapter 16: Population Growth and the Atlantic Migration Chapter 17: Industrialization, Entrepreneurship, and Urban Growth Chapter 18: Big Business and Government Intervention Chapter 19: Financial Developments 1863-1914 Chapter 20: The Great Economy and Its International Relations Chapter 21: Labor and the Law
Part 4: The Expansion of Federal Power, 1914-1945
Chapter 22: The Command Economy Emerges: World War I Chapter 23: “Normalcy”: 1919-1929 Chapter 24: The Great Depression Chapter 25: The New Deal Chapter 26: The “Prosperity” of Wartime Part 5: Brave New World? 1945–Present
Chapter 27: Before the New Frontier: The Postwar Economy Chapter 28: Population, Health and Labor Chapter 29: Postwar Industry and Agriculture Chapter 30: To the New Millennium and Beyond Chapter 31: Does Our Past Have a Future?