Early Republic American History Reading List

Early American Republic Era Study Group Reading List

The next books we will read are:

AMERICAN EARLY REPUBLIC GROUP READING LIST

  1. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood (Completed)
  2. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe
    (We will also be reading Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville and American Notes by Charles Dickens while reading this book)
  3. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 by Charles Sellers (We will also be reading The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptistwhile reading this book)
  4. The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution by Charles R. Morris
    (We’ll be listening to The Great Courses lectures on the Industrial Revolution by Professor Patrick N. Allitt while reading this book)
  5. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg
    (We will be reading A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States by Timothy J. Henderson while reading this book)
  6. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor
    (We will be reading Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy by Ronald Utt while we read this book)
  7. American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard 
    (We will be reading Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America by Susan Schulten while reading this book)
  8. The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government by Fergus M. Bordewich
    (We will be reading Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby while reading this book)
  9. Trans-Appalachian Frontier, Third Edition: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775-1850 by Malcolm J. Rohrbough 
    (We will be reading The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720–1830 by R. Douglas Hurt while we read this book)
  10. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow 
    (We will be reading Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow while we read this book)
  11. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha 
    (We will also be reading Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South by Adam Rothman while reading this book)
  12. The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828 by Lynn Hudson Parsons 
    (We will be reading America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation by John Bicknell while we read this book)
  13. Kentucke’s Frontiers by Craig Thompson Friend
    (We will be reading Tennessee Frontiers: Three Regions in Transition by John R. Finger while reading this book)
  14. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan
    (We will be reading Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War by Fred Kaplan while we read this book)
  15. The Wisconsin Frontier by Mark Wyman 
    (We will be reading Creating an Old South: Middle Florida’s Plantation Frontier before the Civil War by Edward E. Baptist while reading this book)
  16. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times by H.W. Brands
    (We will be reading America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837 by Alasdair Roberts while we read this book)
  17. Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence by H.W. Brands
    (We will be reading The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream by H. W. Brands while reading this book)
  18. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming 
    (We will be reading John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court by R. Kent Newmyer while reading this book)
  19. Empires, Nations, and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 by Anne F. Hyde (We will also be reading Contested Territories: Native Americans and Non-Natives in the Lower Great Lakes, 1700-1850 by Charles Beatty-Medina and Melissa Rinehartwhile reading this book)
  20. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
    (We will be reading Madison and Jefferson by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg while reading this book

Some other books we will consider reading:

After we finish the first books on our reading list we will select a book from the list below.

Full List of American Early Republic Books

  1. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic By Gordon S. Wood
  2. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming
  3. Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation by John Ferling
  4. Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies By Alan Taylor
  5. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe
  6. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 by Charles Sellers
  7. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market by Walter Johnson
  8. For the People: American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s by Ronald P. Formisano
  9. A Rage for Glory: The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur by James Tertius de Kay
  10. The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution by Charles R. Morris
  11. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
  12. Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 by Max Grivno
  13. Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America by Harry L. Watson
  14. The Early American Republic, 1789-1829 by Paul E. Johnson
  15. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century Jürgen Osterhammel
  16. The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
  17. Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America by Sean Patrick Adams
  18. 1812 By David Nevin
  19. The War of 1812 in the Old Northwest By Alec R. Gilpin
  20. Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Political History by Francis D. Cogliano
  21. Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy by Robert M. Owens
  22. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
  23. 1812: The Navy’s War By George C. Daughan
  24. The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830 by R. Douglas Hurt
  25. The Battle of New Orleans By Robert V. Remini
  26. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion by Robert Morgan
  27. The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440-1870 by Hugh Thomas
  28. Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom by Robert Gudmestad
  29. America on the Brink: How the Struggle Over the War of 1812 Almost Destroyed the Young Republic by Richard Buel
  30. The Republic in Peril: 1812 by Roger H. Brown
  31. Empires, Nations, and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 by Anne F. Hyde
  32. Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America by Thomas A. Foster (Editor)
  33. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison
  34. The Transformation of Political Culture: Massachusetts Parties, 1790s-1840s by Ronald P. Formisano
  35. The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788-1800 by Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick
  36. Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic By William C. Davis
  37. The Texas War of Independence 1835-1836: From Outbreak to the Alamo to San Jacinto by Alan Huffines
  38. Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War By Joel H. Silbey
  39. Exiles in a Land of Liberty: Mormons in America, 1830-1846 by Kenneth H. Winn
  40. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic By Gordon S. Wood
  41. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe
  42. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 by Charles Sellers
  43. The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln by Sean Wilentz
  44. One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church by Richard Abanes
  45. Baptists in America: A History by Thomas S. Kidd and Barry Hankins
  46. Civil Rights Since 1787 by Jonathan Birnbaum (Editor), Clarence Taylor (Editor)
  47. American Transcendentalism: A History by Philip F. Gura
  48. A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
  49. Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville by David S. Reynolds
  50. Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South by Adam Rothman
  51. Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic by Rosemarie Zagarri
  52. The Second American Party System: Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era by Richard P. McCormick
  53. The Turbulent Era: Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America by Michael Feldberg
  54. Women’s Rights Emerges within the Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830-1870: by Kathryn Kish Sklar
  55. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail by W. Jeffrey Bolster
  56. The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America by Robert Pierce Forbes
  57. William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest by William Heath
  58. Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World By David Brion Davis
  59. Race and Rights: Fighting Slavery and Prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830-1870 by Dana Elizabeth Weiner
  60. Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America by J. Brent Morris
  61. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty by William Hogeland
  62. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaughter
  63. The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South by Eugene D. Genovese
  64. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made by Eugene D. Genovese
  65. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming
  66. Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
  67. American Saint: Francis Asbury and the Methodists by John Wigger
  68. Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life by Roger Daniels
  69. American Methodism: A Compact History by Russell E. Richey and Kenneth E. Rowe
  70. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
  71. Church of the Brethren Yesterday and Today by Donald F. Durnbaugh and Carl Desportes Bowman
  72. Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a “Peculiar People” by Carl F. Bowman
  73. Fruit of the Vine: A History of the Brethren, 1708-1995 by Donald F. Durnbaugh
  74. Amish Society by John A. Hostetler
  75. An Introduction to Mennonite History: A Popular History of the Anabaptists and the Mennonites by C J Dyck
  76. The Anabaptist Story by William R. Estep
  77. Anabaptism In Outline: Selected Primary Sources by Walter Klaassen
  78. The Spirit of 1848: German Immigrants, Labor Conflict, and the Coming of the Civil War by Bruce Levine
  79. The Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860 by George R. Taylor
  80. Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark
  81. William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country by David Curtis Skaggs
  82. The Era of Good Feelings by George Dangerfield
  83. Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert
  84. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom by Walter Johnson
  85. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. Utley
  86. Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore by Seth Rockman
  87. The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929 by David A. Chang
  88. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon
  89. America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837 by Alasdair Roberts
  90. Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World by Christian Wolmar
  91. The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis by Jessica M. Lepler
  92. Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America by Michael Zakim
  93. The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy by Thomas K. McCraw
  94. Financial Founding Fathers: The Men Who Made America Rich by Robert E. Wright and David J. Cowen
  95. A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America by Jon Kukla
  96. Jefferson’s Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Men behind the Louisiana Purchase by Charles Cerami
  97. Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835 By David J. Libby
  98. Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation by John Ferling
  99. Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 by John Ferling
  100. Marbury v. Madison : The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review by William E. Nelson
  101. Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation by Peter L. Bernstein
  102. American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America by David O. Stewart
  103. The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 by Carol Sheriff
  104. American Reformers, 1815-1860 by Ronald G. Walters
  105. The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos
  106. To the Hartford Convention: The Federalists and the Origins of Party Politics in Massachusetts, 1789-1815 by James M., Banner
  107. The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America by Jay Sexton
  108. James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights By Richard Labunski
  109. James Madison and the Making of America By Kevin R. C. Gutzman
  110. The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828 By Lynn Hudson Parson
  111. Driven West: Andrew Jackson’s Trail of Tears to the Civil War By A. J. Langguth
  112. Old Hickory’s War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire by David Stephen Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
  113. The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians by Anthony F. C. Wallace
  114. America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops by Christine Sismondo
  115. The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World by Frank Lambert
  116. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
  117. The Political Culture of the American Whigs by Daniel Walker Howe
  118. The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch
  119. America’s God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln by Mark A. Noll
  120. Slave Religion: The “Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South by Albert J. Raboteau
  121. The South and the Politics of Slavery, 1828-1856 by William J. Cooper
  122. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming
  123. Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America by David O. Stewart
  124. A Whig Embattled: The Presidency Under John Tyler by Robert J. Morgan
  125. The Presidencies of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler by Norma Lois Peterson
  126. Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy by Robert M. Owens
  127. Martin Van Buren : The Romantic Age of American Politics by John Niven and Katherine Speirs
  128. Martin Van Buren and the American Political System by Donald B. Cole
  129. Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics by Joel H. Silbey
  130. William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country by David Curtis Skaggs
  131. Tennesseans at War, 1812–1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans by Tom Kanon
  132. Phantom Terror: Political Paranoia and the Creation of the Modern State, 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski
  133. The American West: A New Interpretive History by Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher
  134. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
  135. The Year of Dcision 1846 by Bernard DeVoto
  136. Across the Wide Missouri by Bernard DeVoto
  137. Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
  138. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States by Alexander Keyssar
  139. The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court by Cliff Sloan and David McKean
  140. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832 by Alan Taylor
  141. Frontier Republic: Ideology and Politics in the Ohio Country, 1780-1825 by Andrew R. L. Cayton
  142. The Center of a Great Empire: The Ohio Country in the Early Republic by Andrew R. L. Cayton
  143. Frontier Indiana by Reverend Andrew R. L. Cayton
  144. Frontier Illinois by James E. Davis
  145. A Home in the Woods: Pioneer Life in Indiana by Howard Johnson
  146. United States Foreign Relations 1820-1860 by Paul A. Varg
  147. Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest by Stacey M. Robertson
  148. Life in Prairie Land by Eliza Farnham
  149. Illinois: A History of the Land and Its People by Roger Biles
  150. American Confluence: The Missouri Frontier from Borderland to Border State by Stephen Aron
  151. Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands by James F. Brooks
  152. The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period, 1815-1840 (2 volumes) by R. Carlyle Buley
  153. Those who Stayed Behind: Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England by Hal S. Barron
  154. Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia by Daina Berry
  155. A Crisis of Community: The Trials and Transformation of a New England Town, 1815-1848 by Mary Babson Fuhrer
  156. Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West by Dale L. Morgan
  157. Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man by Barton H. Barbour
  158. Lewis and Clark among the Indians by James P. Ronda
  159. Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860 by Richard Newman and Patrick Rael
  160. Zebulon Pike, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Matthew L. Harris (Editor), Jay H. Buckley (Editor)
  161. Frontiers: A Short History of the American West by Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher
  162. Major Problems in the History of the American West by Clyde A. Milner II (Editor), Anne M. Butler (Editor), David Rich Lewis (Editor)
  163. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie by John Mack Faragher
  164. Jim Bridger: Mountain Man by Stanley Vestal
  165. Mountain Man by Vardis Fisher
  166. Empire of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific’s Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867 by Ryan Tucker Jones
  167. Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867 by Ilya Vinkovetsky
  168. Furs and Frontiers in the Far North: The Contest among Native and Foreign Nations for the Bering Strait Fur Trade by John R. Bockstoce
  169. Russians in Alaska: 1732-1867 by Lydia Black
  170. The Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands 1794-1912 by Viacheslav Vsevolodovich. Ivanov
  171. Impatient Armies of the Poor: The Story of Collective Action of the Unemployed, 1808-1942 by Franklin Folsom
  172. Amid a Warring World: American Foreign Relations, 1775–1815 by Robert Smith
  173. Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915 by Sandra L. Myres
  174. So Rugged and Mountainous: Blazing the Trails to Oregon and California, 1812–1848 by Will Bagley
  175. South Pass: Gateway to a Continent by Will Bagley
  176. Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City by Craig D. Townsend
  177. Foreigners in Their Own Land: Pennsylvania Germans in the Early Republic by Steven M. Nolt
  178. American Agriculture: A Brief History by R Douglas Hurt
  179. The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century by Clay McShane and Joel Tarr
  180. Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century by Barbara Jeanne Fields
  181. Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep
  182. Jacksonian Antislavery and the Politics of Free Soil, 1824-1854 by Jonathan H. Earle

Early American Republic Biographies 

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  1. John Jay: Founding Father by Walter Stahr
  2. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  3. Edmund Randolph by John J Reardon
  4. Daniel Boone by John Mack Faragher
  5. Emerson by Lawrence Buell
  6. Emerson: The Mind on Fire by Robert D. Richardson
  7. Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind by Robert D. Richardson Jr. and Barry Moser
  8. Gallatin: America’s Swiss Founding Father by Nicholas Dungan
  9. George Clinton: Master Builder of the Empire State by John Lee
  10. John C. Calhoun: American Portrait By Margaret L. Coit
  11. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation by Jean Edward Smith
  12. No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn M. Brodie
  13. John C Calhoun: A Biography by Irving H. Bartlett
  14. Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr by Nancy Isenberg
  15. The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr by H. W. Brands
  16. Henry Clay: The Essential American by David S. Heidler
  17. Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time by Robert V. Remini
  18. John Randolph of Roanoke by David Johnson
  19. George Mifflin Dallas: Jacksonian Patrician by John M. Belohlavek
  20. Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot by Harlow Giles Unger
  21. Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner
  22. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
  23. George Washington: 4 Volume Set by James Thomas Flexner
  24. General George Washington: A Military Life By Edward G. Lengel
  25. His Excellency: George Washington By Joseph J. Ellis
  26. An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America By Henry Wiencek
  27. Mr. President’: George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office By Harlow Giles Unger
  28. John Adams by David McCullough
  29. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
  30. Thomas Jefferson by R. B. Bernstein
  31. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis
  32. Jefferson and His Time (Six Volumes) by Dumas Malone
  33. James Madison By Richard Brookhiser
  34. The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness By Harlow Giles Unger
  35. James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity by Harry Ammon
  36. The Presidency of James Monroe by Noble Cunningham Jr.
  37. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary By Fred Kaplan
  38. John Quincy Adams By Harlow Giles Unger
  39. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life By Paul C. Nagel
  40. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times By H.W. Brands
  41. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House By Jon Meacham
  42. Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series by Ted Widmer
  43. William Henry Harrison: The American Presidents Series by Gail Collins
  44. Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time by Freeman Cleaves
  45. A Child of the Revolution: William Henry Harrison and His World , 1773-1798 by Hendrik Booraem
  46. John Tyler: Champion of the Old South by Oliver P. Chitwood
  47. John Tyler, the Accidental President by Edward P. Crapol
  48. James K. Polk and the Expansionist Impulse by Sam W. Haynes
  49. Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike by Jared Orsi
  50. James K. Polk: A Clear and Unquestionable Destiny by Thomas M. Leonard
  51. Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman Bushman

NATIVE AMERICAN EARLY REPUBLIC ERA SUGGESTED READING

  1. Andrew Jackson and the Creek War: Victory at the Horseshoe by James Wendell Holland
  2. The Indian Frontier, 1763-1846 by R. Douglas Hurt
  3. Sacred revolt: The Muskogees’ Struggle for a New World by Joel W Martin
  4. Creek Indian History: A Historical Narrative by George Stiggins and Virginia Pounds Brown
  5. The Massacre at Sand Creek: Narrative Voices by Bruce Cutler
  6. The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents by Theda Perdue (Editor), Michael D. Green (Editor)
  7. A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 by Claudio Saunt
  8. Creek Country: The Creek Indians and Their World by Robbie Ethridge
  9. The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians by Angie Debo
  10. Indian Removal: The Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians by Grant Foreman
  11. The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians by Anthony F. C. Wallace
  12. The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes by Mary Stockwell
  13. The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army by Colin G. Calloway
  14. Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom by Thom Hatch
  15. The Miami Indians by Bert Anson
  16. The Shawnees and the War for America by Colin Calloway
  17. Contested Territories: Native Americans and Non-Natives in the Lower Great Lakes, 1700-1850 by Charles Beatty-Medina (Editor), Melissa Rinehart (Editor)

OTHER READING LISTS AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES