Financial History of the United States

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Beard Books, Feb 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 544 pages
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An examination of how political issues influence public finance.
  

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Contents

THE MEANING AND BASIC TRENDS OF FINANCIAL HISTORY
1
FROM THE COLONIAL PERIOD TO THE CIVIL WAR
11
COLONIAL FINANCE
12
FINANCING THE REVOLUTION
25
FROM COLONIAL ORGANIZATION TO STATEHOOD AND FEDERALISM
33
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM
45
JEFFERSONIAN FINANCE
65
FINANCING THE WAR OF 1812
75
FINANCES OF THE GILDED AGE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE SURPLUS
212
FINANCES OF THE GILDED AGE THE TRIUMPH OF INDUSTRIALISM
226
THE PROGRESSIVE ERA MONETARY AND BANKING REFORMS
241
THE PROGRESSIVE ERA FISCAL POLICY
263
SINCE WORLD WAR I
279
FINANCING WORLD WAR I
280
THE PROSPEROUS TWENTIES FISCAL PROBLEMS
302
THE PROSPEROUS TWENTIES MONETARY AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL POLICIES
327

THE SEARCH FOR NEW GUIDEPOSTS 1816 TO 1828
82
FINANCES OF AN EMERGING DEMOCRACY 1828 TO 1836
97
FINANCING THROUGH THE DEPRESSION 1837 TO 1843
111
FINANCES OF THE LAST AGRARIAN ADMINISTRATIONS
119
STATE AND LOCAL FINANCE 1800 TO 1860
128
Part II FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO WORLD WAR I
136
CIVIL WAR FINANCING THE FIRST MISTAKES
137
CIVIL WAR FINANCING THE MORE EFFECTIVE STAGE
147
FISCAL READJUSTMENTS AFTER THE CIVIL WAR
161
POSTCIVIL WAR MONETARY AND BANKING READJUSTMENTS
176
STATE AND LOCAL FINANCE 1860 TO 1900
192
FAILURES OF A REFORM ADMINISTRATION
201
STATE AND LOCAL FINANCE 1900 TO 1930
344
THE GLOOMY YEARS
353
THE NEW DEAL MONETARY BANKING AND TARIFF POLICIES
382
THE NEW DEAL FISCAL POLICIES
403
FINANCING WORLD WAR II
436
DEFLATION OR INFLATION PEACE OR WAR
459
BIBLIOGRAPHY
489
Historical Series of Federal Receipts Expenditures Surplus or Deficit and Debt Fiscal Years 17891950
504
Historical List of Heads of the United States Treasury the Federal Reserve Board and the General Accounting Office
508
INDEX
511
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