xix, 778 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
9780195039146 hardcover alkaline paper 0195039149 hardcover alkaline paper
Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Integrating all aspects of life, from politics and law to the economy and culture, "Empire of Liberty" offers a marvelous account of this pivotal era when America took its first unsteady steps as a new and rapidly expanding nation.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -752) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Rip Van Winkle's America Experiment in republicanism A monarchical republic The Federalist program The emergence of the Jeffersonian Republican party The French Revolution in America John Adams and the few and the many The crisis of 1798-1799 The Jeffersonian revolution of 1800 Republican society The Jeffersonian West Law and an independent judiciary Chief Justice John Marshall and the origins of judicial review Republican reforms Between slavery and freedom The rising glory of America Republican religion Republican diplomacy The War of 1812 A world within themselves.