Early Western Pennsylvania Politics

Early Western Pennsylvania Politics

by Russell J. Ferguson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822983516

ISBN-13: 9780822983514

Pub. Date: 03/15/1938

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

The conflict between the Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian concepts of democracy was nowhere more vigorous or bitter than in Western Pennsylvania during the period when the region evolved from an agrarian to an industrial economy. This book traces the political aspects of this transformation step by step. The region's long allegiance to Jeffersonianism, was in part due

Overview

The conflict between the Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian concepts of democracy was nowhere more vigorous or bitter than in Western Pennsylvania during the period when the region evolved from an agrarian to an industrial economy. This book traces the political aspects of this transformation step by step. The region's long allegiance to Jeffersonianism, was in part due to a group of plodding but shrewd politicians who remained in power until well after the War of 1812, before they were succeded by Hamiltonians. Ferguson profiles the major politicians and political events in the region from Revolutionary War times until the 1820s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822983514
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
03/15/1938
Edition description:
1
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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