United States from the Discovery of the North American Continent Up to the Present Time, Volumen4

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Cooperative Publication Society, 1904
 

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Politics quiet in other States Republican ideas predominate PAGE 2465
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Andrew Jackson his character and quarrels Scott Adair etc
62
The mislaid January letter Jackson wishes to capture Florida
68
Seminole discussion in the cabinet Jacksons conquest disa
75
Jacksons course and correspondence in Seminole war
82
Failure of attempt to censure Jackson his tour to northern
90
Treaty with Spain for the cession of the Floridas
96
to 1861 will appear in due course of time and the author
101
Equilibrium disturbed Missouri asks admission Arkansas
102
SECTION II
109
Bank of the United States distrusted
111
Run upon State banks fall of prices stagnation and distress
118
Minister Rush at London British negotiations
124
The Florida treaty Ferdinand fails to ratify
131
American Colonization Society its objects illicit slave trade
139
Demand for slave labor in new slave States new proslavery
145
Agitation at the north protest against the territorial extension
152
Compromise tendencies Maine and Missouri an offset
161
Missouri bill considered in cabinet opinions Calhoun
167
Spanish question Ferdinand seeks explanations
176
Counting of electoral vote as to Missouri
184
Florida treaty ratified South American question
190
CHAPTER XI
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Monroes second inauguration
215
Massachusetts Convention of 1820 Boston charter etc
225
New York Pennsylvania Ohio
231
John Quincy Adams Clinton etc
238
Seventeenth Congress assembles speakership of House etc
245
Congress and internal projects the Presidents veto
252
A meddlesome Congress political cabals
258
Crawford opposed by Calhoun Adams attacked
265
Numerous competitors Jeffersons view of parties
271
Ambition for new southern conquests
278
Retirement of Monroe an ideal administration
335
CHAPTER XIII
337
Relations of Adams Clay a false step taken
341
President and VicePresident diverge Calhouns ambition
347
Close of Lafayettes tour Bunker Hill celebration Lafayettes
353
The Panama Congress project opposed in the Senate
359
Panáma mission sanctioned but proves a failure
366
Randolphs influence upon Calhoun efforts to consolidate
372
Indian communities in States the Cherokees
379
South Carolina Georgia and Virginia Jefferson and Madison
385
Foreign relations Gallatins mission to England
392
SECTION II
399
His habits and routine religion and literary tastes
409
Clays efforts administration party without concert Adams
415
Financial distress specie suspension sudden monetary press
423
Calhoun and the Jackson party death of Clinton counter
429
The hickory and oak scurrilous campaign of 1828
438
Georgia and Virginia Calhoun the master spirit
444
Adams retires from leadership Clays aspirations
450
PERIOD OF TWENTYFIRST CONGRESS
454
Jackson reaches Washington no personal intercourse with
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General legislation of session debates on tariff tenure
463
The Virginia convention State reforms
469
Congress and the bank Benton supports the President
477
Internal improvements Jacksons first vetoes the tariff ques
485
Nullifiers celebrate Jeffersons birthday the Presidents toast
492
Jacksons kitchen cabinet Lewis Kendall etc
498
New official organ Blair and the Globe Foreign relations prosper West India trade French spolia
505
THE UNITED STATES IN 1831
511
Faith in the sovereignty of the people and rule of the majority
517
Business failures insolvent laws and imprisonment for debt
523
Religion in the United States
529
APPENDIX
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