Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what it Will Do

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D. Appleton, 1868 - 414页
 

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Jeffersons Political Principles
18
Jeffersons First Term as President
23
Jeffersons Acquisition of Louisiana
25
Pirates and the Freedom of the Sea
26
New England Clergymen preaching AntiDemocratic Principles
27
Secession proposed by the AntiDemocrats of New England
29
One of Natures Noblemen
34
Proposition to impeach Mr Jefferson
36
Why the Embargo was abandoned
38
Free Trade and SailorsRights
43
James Madison and his Political Principles
45
The Declaration of War
47
The AntiDemocrats endeavored to prevent Loans and Enlistments
50
The Navy and Naval Heroes
51
William Bainhridge
54
Stephen Decatur
55
Isaac Hull
56
Oliver Hazard Perry
57
Thomas MacDonough
59
James Lawrence
60
David Porter 01
61
The Army and its Officers
63
Zebulon Montgomery Pike 04
64
Alexander Macomb 05
65
Jacob Brown 06
66
Andrew Jackson 07
67
John Eodgers
68
Eleazar W Ripley 09
69
William J Worth
70
The Principles and Intentions of the AntiDemocratic Party during the War of 1812
71
Daniel D Tompkins
75
Burning BlueLights
79
Disunion proposed by the Federalists
80
The Hartford Convention of 1814
85
John Holmess Description of the Hartford Convention and its Authors
92
Mr Madisons Second Term
94
The Invasion Sacking and Burning of Washington
95
The Battle of New Orleans
97
The Bank Bills of 1815 and 1816
100
James Monroe and his Election to the Presidency
102
The Era of Good Feeling
104
The Monroe Doctrine
107
Banks and Banking in New York
108
The Acquisition of Florida
110
Remarks on Mr Monroes Administration
111
The New York State Constitutions of 1821 and 1846
112
The New York Electoral Law of 1824
116
Administration of John Quiney Adams
118
Equality the only Honest Basis of Legislation
121
William L Marcy
126
Political AntiMasonry
128
Internal Improvements by the Government
132
Veto of the United States Bank
136
The Removal of the Deposits
140
Senatorial Condemnation of General Jackson
143
Michael Hoffman
145
Removals from Office
147
Terrible Distress of the Country 119
149
Sales
156
Distribution of the Public Revenue
159
The Specie Circular
163
The Presidential Election of 1840
199
Tariff Duties on Foreign Importations
202
John A Dix
207
Internal Revenue Taxes
212
The Force of Bad Precedents in Legislation
215
Heman J Redfield
218
Congress responsible for the Extravagance of the National Govern ment
221
Administration of John Tyler
228
James K Polk his Election and Political Principles
231
Mr Polks Administration
233
Zachary Taylor and his Administration
235
Millard Fillmore and his Administration
237
John Brown at Harpers Ferry
240
Azariah C Flagg
242
Franklin Pierce and his Administration
246
James Buchanan
248
Mr Buchanans Administration
251
The Tyranny of Majorities in Congress
257
Abraham Lincoln
259
Mr Lincoln on his Way to Washington
261
Mr Lincolns Inaugural Address and its Consequences
264
Firing the First Gun
266
The Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus
270
Spies and SecretService Agents
273
The Trial of Civilians by Military Commissions
276
The Early Avowed Objects of the War
279
Later Avowed Objects of the War
282
Mr Chases Financial Plans and their Consequences
283
Mr Chases Banking System
288
Why the War lasted so long
291
Congressional FishingCommittees
294
Mr Lincolns Plan of Reconstruction
297
The Injury inflicted upon the Negroes by the Republican Mode of Manumission
299
Republican Struggle for Power and the Spoils
301
The Reorganization of Louisiana and Arkansas and what came of it 804
304
Congressional Caucuses 807
307
The Freedmens Bureau
309
Mistakes of the American Clergy
313
The proposed Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution
318
Later Phases of Congressional Reconstruction
320
The American Press and the Telegraph
323
The Secession States were never in Law out of the Union
327
Andrew Johnson
333
Impeachment of President Johnson
337
Congress and the Supreme Court
344
Destruction of the Highest Court in the District of Columbia
348
Exchange of Prisoners during the War
349
What our Country was is and may be
353
Dean Richmond
357
Negro WarServices and Negro Loyalty
360
President Johnson and Edwin M Stanton 302
362
Slander as Political Capital
366
What has the Country gained by Republican Rule? 309
369
Are not all the States in Danger?
372
Issues to be tried by the People
376
Expenses of the National Government
384
Our Public Debt
389
A New Department of the Government
392
The Sedition Laws of 1798 revived
395
Conclusion 390
415
Appendix Constitution of the United States 400
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