Modern history

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815

The early American Republic, ranging from 1789 and the beginning of the national government to the end of the War of 1812.

Introduction: Rip Van Winkle’s America

Chapter 1. Experiment in Republicanism

Chapter 2. A Monarchical Republic

Chapter 3. The Federalist Program

Chapter 4. The Emergence of the Jeffersonian Republican Party

Chapter 5. The French Revolution in America

Chapter 6. John Adams and the Few and the Many

Chapter 7. The Crisis of 1798–1799

Chapter 8. The Jeffersonian Revolution of 1800

Chapter 9. Republican Society

Chapter 10. The Jeffersonian West

Chapter 11. Law and an Independent Judiciary

Chapter 12. Chief Justice John Marshall and the Origins of Judicial Review

Chapter 13. Republican Reforms

Chapter 14. Between Slavery and Freedom

Chapter 15. The Rising Glory of America

Chapter 16. Republican Religion

Chapter 17. Republican Diplomacy

Chapter 18. The War of 1812

Chapter 19. A World Within Themselves

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