Economic History of the United States

Economic History of the United States

by Francis G. Walett

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Overview

Economic History of the United States by Francis G. Walett

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138865303
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/05/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The physical basis of United States Economic History

2. The European Background of American Economic History

3. The Colonization of North America

4. Production in Colonial America

5. Colonial commerce

6. Economic aspects of the revolutionary period

7. Public finance and Fiscal policy, 1789 to 1860

8. Agriculture before 1860

9. Population and labor before the Civil War

10. Transportation developments before the Civil war

11. Westward expansion before the Civil war

12. Beginnings of American industrialism

13. Foreign trade and maritime industries, 1789-1860

14. Money and Banking, 1789-1860

15. Performance of the American Economy, 1789-1860

16. Economic aspects of the Civil war

17. Passing of the frontier

18. Changing agriculture, 1860-1914

19. History of transportation and Communication to 1914

20. The Industrial Revolution

21. Industrial consolidation and the Antitrust Movement

22. The Labor Movement, 1860-1914

23. Domestic and foreign commerce

24. Financial history, 1865-1914

25. The performance of the American Economy, 1865-1914

26. Economic Imperialism

27. World War I and the American Economy

28. The Prosperous Twenties

29. The Great Depression

30. The New Deal

31. America and world economies

32. Economic problems of World War II and Postwar developments

Final Examination

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