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10. Republicans in Power, 1800-1824Jefferson's Presidency Turbulent Times: Election and Rebellion The Jeffersonian Vision of Republican Simplicity Dangers Overseas: The Barbary WarsOpportunities and Challenges in the West The Louisiana Purchase The Lewis and Clark Expedition Osage and Comanche Indians VISUALIZING HISTORY: "Cultural Exchange on the Lewis and Clark Trail" Jefferson, the Madisons, and the War of 1812 Impressment and Embargo Dolley Madison and Social Politics Tecumseh and Tippecanoe The War of 1812 Washington City Burns: The British OffensiveWomen's Status in the Early Republic Women and the Law Women and Church Governance Female EducationSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "One Woman's Quest to Provide Higher Education for Women"Monroe and Adams From Property to Democracy The Missouri Compromise The Monroe Doctrine The Election of 1824 The Adams AdministrationConclusion: Republican Simplicity Becomes Complex 11. The Expanding Republic, 1815-1840The Market Revolution Improvements in Transportation Factories, Workingwomen, and Wage Labor Bankers and Lawyers Booms and BustsDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Mill Girls Stand Up to Factory Owners, 1834"The Spread of Democracy Popular Politics and Partisan Identity The Election of 1828 and the Character Issue Jackson's Democratic AgendaJackson Defines the Democratic Party Indian Policy and the Trail of Tears The Tariff of Abominations and Nullification The Bank War and Economic BoomCultural Shifts, Religion, and Reform The Family and Separate Spheres The Education and Training of Youths The Second Great Awakening The Temperance Movement and the Campaign for Moral Reform Organizing against SlaveryBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Transatlantic Abolition"Van Buren's One-Term Presidency The Politics of Slavery Elections and PanicsSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Going Ahead or Gone to Smash: An Entrepreneur Struggles in the 1830s"Conclusion: The Age of Jackson or the Era of Reform? 12. The New West and the Free North, 1840-1860Economic and Industrial Evolution Agriculture and Land Policy Manufacturing and Mechanization Railroads: Breaking the Bonds of NatureFree Labor: Promise and Reality The Free-Labor Ideal Economic Inequality Immigrants and the Free-Labor LadderVISUALIZING HISTORY: "The Path of Progress"BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Global Prosperity in the 1850s"The Westward Movement Manifest Destiny Oregon and the Overland Trail The Mormon Exodus The Mexican Borderlands Expansion and the Mexican-American War The Politics of Expansion The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848 Victory in Mexico Golden CaliforniaReforming Self and Society The Pursuit of Perfection: Transcendentalists and Utopians Woman's Rights Activists Abolitionists and the American IdealConclusion: Free Labor, Free Men 13. The Slave South, 1820-1860The Growing Distinctiveness of the South Cotton Kingdom, Slave Empire The South in Black and White The Plantation EconomyDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Defending Slavery"Masters and Mistresses in the Big House Paternalism and Male Honor The Southern Lady and Feminine VirtuesHISTORICAL QUESTION: "How Often Were Slaves Whipped?"Slaves in the Quarter Work Family and Religion Resistance and RebellionThe Plain Folk Plantation Belt Yeomen Upcountry Yeomen Poor Whites The Culture of the Plain FolkBlack and Free: On the Middle Ground Precarious Freedom Achievement despite Restrictions The Politics of Slavery The Democratization of the Political Arena Planter PowerConclusion: A Slave Society 14. The House Divided, 1846-1861The Bitter Fruits of War The Wilmot Proviso and the Expansion of Slavery The Election of 1848 Debate and CompromiseThe Sectional Balance Undone The Fugitive Slave Act Uncle Tom's Cabin The Kansas-Nebraska ActRealignment of the Party System The Old Parties: Whigs and Democrats The New Parties: Know-Nothings and Republicans The Election of 1856BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Filibusters: The Underside of Manifest Destiny"Freedom under Siege "Bleeding Kansas" The Dred Scott Decision Prairie Republican: Abraham Lincoln The Lincoln-Douglas DebatesSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "A Purse of Her Own: Petitioning for the Right to Own Propert"The Union Collapses The Aftermath of John Brown's Raid Republican Victory in 1860 Secession WinterConclusion: Slavery, Free Labor, and the Failure of Political Compromise 15. The Crucible of War, 1861-1865"And the War Came" Attack on Fort Sumter The Upper South Chooses SidesThe Combatants How They Expected to Win Lincoln and Davis MobilizeBattling It Out, 1861-1862 Stalemate in the Eastern Theater Union Victories in the Western Theater The Atlantic Theater International DiplomacyUnion and Freedom From Slaves to Contraband From Contraband to Free People The War of Black LiberationSEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Right to Fight: Black Soldiers in the Civil War"The South at War Revolution from Above Hardship Below The Disintegration of SlaveryThe North at War The Government and the Economy Women and Work at Home and at War Politics and DissentGrinding Out Victory, 1863-1865 Vicksburg and Gettysburg Grant Takes Command The Election of 1864 The Confederacy CollapsesHISTORICAL QUESTION: "Why Did So Many Soldiers Die?"Conclusion: The Second American Revolution 16. Reconstruction, 1863-1877Wartime Reconstruction "To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds" Land and Labor The African American Quest for AutonomyDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Meaning of Freedom"Presidential Reconstruction Johnson's Program of Reconciliation White Southern Resistance and Black Codes Expansion of Federal Authority and Black RightsCongressional Reconstruction The Fourteenth Amendment and Escalating Violence Radical Reconstruction and Military Rule Impeaching a President The Fifteenth Amendment and Women's DemandsThe Struggle in the South Freedmen, Yankees, and Yeomen Republican Rule White Landlords, Black SharecroppersHISTORICAL QUESTION: "What Did the Ku Klux Klan Really Want?"VISUALIZING HISTORY: "A Post-Slavery Encounter"Reconstruction Collapses Grant's Troubled Presidency Northern Resolve Withers White Supremacy Triumphs An Election and a CompromiseConclusion: "A Revolution But Half Accomplished" 17. The Contested West, 1865-1900Conquest and Empire in the West Indian Removal and the Reservation System The Decimation of the Great Bison Herds Indian Wars and the Collapse of Comancher’a The Fight for the Black HillsBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Imperialism, Colonialism, and the Treatment of the Sioux and the Zulu"Forced Assimilation and Resistance Strategies Indian Schools and the War against Indian Culture The Dawes Act and Indian Land Allotment Indian Resistance and SurvivalGold Fever and the Mining West Mining on the Comstock Lode The Diverse Peoples of the West Territorial GovernmentLand Fever Moving West: Homesteaders and Speculators Ranchers and Cowboys Tenants, Sharecroppers, and Migrants Commercial Farming and Industrial CowboysDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Young Women Homesteaders and the Promise of the West"Conclusion: The West in the Gilded Age 18. Business and Politics in the Gilded Age, 1865-1900Old Industries Transformed, New Industries Born Railroads: America's First Big Business Andrew Carnegie, Steel, and Vertical Integration John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, and the Trust New Inventions: The Telephone and ElectricityVISUALIZING HISTORY: "The Vanderbilts and the Gilded Age"From Competition to Consolidation J. P. Morgan and Finance Capitalism Social Darwinism, Laissez-Faire, and the Supreme CourtHISTORICAL QUESTION: "Social Darwinism: Did Wealthy Industrialists Practice What They Preached?"Politics and Culture Political Participation and Party Loyalty Sectionalism and the New South Gender, Race, and Politics Women's ActivismPresidential Politics Corruption and Party Strife Garfield's Assassination and Civil Service Reform Reform and Scandal: The Campaign of 1884Economic Issues and Party Realignment The Tariff and the Politics of Protection Railroads, Trusts, and the Federal Government The Fight for Free Silver Panic and DepressionConclusion: Business Dominates an Era 19. The City and Its Workers, 1870-1900The Rise of the City The Urban Explosion: A Global Migration Racism and the Cry for Immigration Restriction The Social Geography of the CitySEEKING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Seeking Refuge: Russian Jews Escape the Pogroms"At Work in Industrial America America's Diverse Workers The Family Economy: Women and Children White-Collar Workers: Managers, "Typewriters," and SalesclerksWorkers Organize The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 The Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor Haymarket and the Specter of Labor RadicalismAt Home and at Play Domesticity and "Domestics" Cheap AmusementsCity Growth and City Government Building Cities of Stone and Steel City Government and the "Bosses" White City or City of Sin?BEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "The World's Columbian Exposition and Nineteenth-Century World's Fairs"Conclusion: Who Built the Cities? 20. Dissent, Depression, and War, 1890-1900The Farmers' Revolt The Farmers' Alliance The Populist MovementThe Labor Wars The Homestead Lockout The Cripple Creek Miners' Strike of 1894 Eugene V. Debs and the Pullman StrikeDOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "The Press and the Pullman Strike: Framing Class Conflict"Women's Activism Frances Willard and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and the Movement for Woman SuffrageDepression Politics Coxey's Army The People's Party and the Election of 1896The United States and the World Markets and Missionaries The Monroe Doctrine and the Open Door Policy "A Splendid Little War" The Debate over American ImperialismBEYOND AMERICA'S BORDERS: "Regime Change in Hawai'i"HISTORICAL QUESTION: "Did Terrorists Sink the Maine?"Conclusion: Rallying around the Flag