Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt

Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt

by Gregory May


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621576457
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 106,048
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

An internationally known tax expert, Greg May has spent three years analyzing Gallatin's role in the finances of the Early Republic. Greg graduated from William and Mary with highest honors in history and from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the law review. After clerking for Justice Lewis Powell on the Supreme Court, he had a long career in tax and corporate finance. He and his wife live in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Illustrations xiii

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Becoming Republican 1

Chapter 2 Political Promise 23

Chapter 3 Gallatin's Insurrection 41

Chapter 4 Opposition Leader 61

Chapter 5 Republican Triumph 87

Chapter 6 Debt and Democracy 99

Chapter 7 Frugality's Price 141

Chapter 8 Republicans at War 179

Chapter 9 Redemption 221

Chapter 10 Republican Rebirth 259

Acknowledgments 309

Endnote Abbreviations 313

Notes 317

Index 505

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