Early Republic American History Reading List

Early American Republic Era Study Group Reading List

The 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 and some others)
  3. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg 
  4. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States by Timothy J. Henderson 
  5. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist
  6. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 by Charles Sellers 
  7. The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution by Charles R. Morris
  8. Contested Territories: Native Americans and Non-Natives in the Lower Great Lakes, 1700-1850 by Charles Beatty-Medina and Melissa Rinehart
  9. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor
  10.  Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy by Ronald Utt 
  11. The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government by Fergus M. Bordewich
  12. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby 
  13. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
  14. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow 
  15. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha 
  16. Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South by Adam Rothman 
  17. The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828 by Lynn Hudson Parsons 
  18. America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation by John Bicknell while we read this book)
  19. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary by Fred Kaplan
  20. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times by H.W. Brands
  21. Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence by H.W. Brands
  22. The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream by H. W. Brands 
  23. Securing the West: Politics, Public Lands, and the Fate of the Old Republic, 1785–1850 by John R. van Van Atta
  24. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming 
  25. John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court by R. Kent Newmyer 
  26. Empires, Nations, and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 by Anne F. Hyde 
  27. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
  28. Madison and Jefferson by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg 

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.

Big List of American Early Republic Books

  1. 1812 By David Nevin
  2. 1812: The Navy’s War By George C. Daughan
  3. A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love Story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson by Patricia Brady
  4. A Child of the Revolution: William Henry Harrison and His World , 1773-1798 by Hendrik Booraem
  5. A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent By Robert W. Merry
  6. A Crisis of Community: The Trials and Transformation of a New England Town, 1815-1848 by Mary Babson Fuhrer
  7. A Glorious Defeat: Mexico and Its War with the United States by Timothy J. Henderson
  8. A Home in the Woods: Pioneer Life in Indiana by Howard Johnson
  9. A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. Utley
  10. A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
  11. A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910 by Steven Hahn
  12. A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 by Claudio Saunt
  13. A Paradise of Blood: The Creek War of 1813–14 by Howard T. Weir
  14. A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation by Catherine Allgor
  15. A Rage for Glory: The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur by James Tertius de Kay
  16. A Savage Empire: Trappers, Traders, Tribes, and the Wars That Made America by Alan Axelrod
  17. A Whig Embattled: The Presidency Under John Tyler by Robert J. Morgan
  18. A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg
  19. A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America by Jon Kukla
  20. Abigail Adams by Woody Holton
  21. Across the Wide Missouri by Bernard DeVoto
  22. Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 by John Ferling
  23. Adventurism and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803 by David Narrett
  24. Agent Of Destiny: The Life And Times Of General Winfield Scott by John Eisenhower
  25. Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers by Matthew J. Clavin
  26. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  27. America 1844: Religious Fervor, Westward Expansion, and the Presidential Election That Transformed the Nation by John Bicknell while we read this book)
  28. America on the Brink: How the Struggle Over the War of 1812 Almost Destroyed the Young Republic by Richard Buel
  29. America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops by Christine Sismondo
  30. America’s First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837 by Alasdair Roberts
  31. America’s God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln by Mark A. Noll
  32. American Agriculture: A Brief History by R Douglas Hurt
  33. American Confluence: The Missouri Frontier from Borderland to Border State by Stephen Aron
  34. American Emperor: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America by David O. Stewart
  35. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House By Jon Meacham
  36. American Methodism: A Compact History by Russell E. Richey and Kenneth E. Rowe
  37. American Phoenix: John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the Exile that Saved American Independence by Jane Hampton Cook
  38. American Reformers, 1815-1860 by Ronald G. Walters
  39. American Saint: Francis Asbury and the Methodists by John Wigger
  40. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson by Joseph J. Ellis
  41. American Transcendentalism: A History by Philip F. Gura
  42. Amid a Warring World: American Foreign Relations, 1775–1815 by Robert Smith
  43. Amish Society by John A. Hostetler
  44. An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America By Henry Wiencek
  45. An Introduction to Mennonite History: A Popular History of the Anabaptists and the Mennonites by C J Dyck
  46. Anabaptism In Outline: Selected Primary Sources by Walter Klaassen
  47. Andrew Jackson and the Creek War: Victory at the Horseshoe by James Wendell Holland
  48. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times by H.W. Brands
  49. Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark
  50. Atlantic Loyalties: Americans in Spanish West Florida, 1785-1810 by Andrew McMichael
  51. Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation by J.M. Opal
  52. Baptists in America: A History by Thomas S. Kidd and Barry Hankins
  53. Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville by David S. Reynolds
  54. Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America by Kerry A. Trask
  55. Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail by W. Jeffrey Bolster
  56. Blood and Thunder The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides
  57. Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World by Christian Wolmar
  58. Brethren Society: The Cultural Transformation of a “Peculiar People” by Carl F. Bowman
  59. Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America by Michael Zakim
  60. Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands by James F. Brooks
  61. Changing National Identities at the Frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800–1850 by Andrés Reséndez
  62. Church of the Brethren Yesterday and Today by Donald F. Durnbaugh and Carl Desportes Bowman
  63. Citizen Explorer: The Life of Zebulon Pike by Jared Orsi
  64. Civil Rights Since 1787 by Jonathan Birnbaum (Editor), Clarence Taylor (Editor)
  65. Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies By Alan Taylor
  66. Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life by Roger Daniels
  67. Contested Territories: Native Americans and Non-Natives in the Lower Great Lakes, 1700-1850 by Charles Beatty-Medina (Editor), Melissa Rinehart (Editor)
  68. Creating an Old South: Middle Florida’s Plantation Frontier before the Civil War by Edward E. Baptist
  69. Creek Country: The Creek Indians and Their World by Robbie Ethridge
  70. Creek Indian History: A Historical Narrative by George Stiggins and Virginia Pounds Brown
  71. Daniel Boone by John Mack Faragher
  72. Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time by Robert V. Remini
  73. Don’t Give Up the Ship!: Myths of the War of 1812 by Donald R. Hickey
  74. Driven West: Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears to the Civil War by A. J. Langguth
  75. Edmund Randolph by John J Reardon
  76. Eighteen Minutes: The Battle of San Jacinto and the Texas Independence Campaign by Stephen L. Moore
  77. Emerson by Lawrence Buell
  78. Emerson: The Mind on Fire by Robert D. Richardson
  79. Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert
  80. Empire of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific’s Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867 by Ryan Tucker Jones
  81. Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic By Gordon S. Wood
  82. Empires, Nations, and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 by Anne F. Hyde
  83. Exiles in a Land of Liberty: Mormons in America, 1830-1846 by Kenneth H. Winn
  84. Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City by Craig D. Townsend
  85. Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr by Nancy Isenberg
  86. Financial Founding Fathers: The Men Who Made America Rich by Robert E. Wright and David J. Cowen
  87. First Family: Abigail and John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
  88. For Honour’s Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace By Mark Zuehlke
  89. For the People: American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s by Ronald P. Formisano
  90. Foreigners in Their Own Land: Pennsylvania Germans in the Early Republic by Steven M. Nolt
  91. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
  92. Frontier Illinois by James E. Davis
  93. Frontier Indiana by Reverend Andrew R. L. Cayton
  94. Frontier Republic: Ideology and Politics in the Ohio Country, 1780-1825 by Andrew R. L. Cayton
  95. Frontier Texas: History of a Borderland to 1880 by Robert F. Pace and Donald S. Frazier
  96. Frontiers: A Short History of the American West by Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher
  97. Frontiersman: Daniel Boone and the Making of America by Meredith Mason Brown
  98. Fruit of the Vine: A History of the Brethren, 1708-1995 by Donald F. Durnbaugh
  99. Furs and Frontiers in the Far North: The Contest among Native and Foreign Nations for the Bering Strait Fur Trade by John R. Bockstoce
  100. Gallatin: America’s Swiss Founding Father by Nicholas Dungan
  101. General George Washington: A Military Life By Edward G. Lengel
  102. George Clinton: Master Builder of the Empire State by John Lee
  103. George Mifflin Dallas: Jacksonian Patrician by John M. Belohlavek
  104. George Washington: 4 Volume Set by James Thomas Flexner
  105. Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 by Max Grivno
  106. Gone for Soldiers By Jeff Shaara
  107. Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest by Stacey M. Robertson
  108. Henry Clay: The Essential American by David S. Heidler
  109. Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind by Robert D. Richardson Jr. and Barry Moser
  110. His Excellency: George Washington By Joseph J. Ellis
  111. Illinois: A History of the Land and Its People by Roger Biles
  112. Impatient Armies of the Poor: The Story of Collective Action of the Unemployed, 1808-1942 by Franklin Folsom
  113. Indian Removal: The Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians by Grant Foreman
  114. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans by Joyce Appleby
  115. Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World By David Brion Davis
  116. Jacksonian Antislavery and the Politics of Free Soil, 1824-1854 by Jonathan H. Earle
  117. Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep
  118. James K. Polk and the Expansionist Impulse by Sam W. Haynes
  119. James K. Polk: A Clear and Unquestionable Destiny by Thomas M. Leonard
  120. James Madison and the Making of America By Kevin R. C. Gutzman
  121. James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights By Richard Labunski
  122. James Madison By Richard Brookhiser
  123. James Madison, the South, and the Trans-Appalachian West, 1783–1803 by Jeffrey Allen Zemler
  124. James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity by Harry Ammon
  125. Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West by Dale L. Morgan
  126. Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man by Barton H. Barbour
  127. Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged a Nation by John Ferling
  128. Jefferson and His Time (Six Volumes) by Dumas Malone
  129. Jefferson’s Great Gamble: The Remarkable Story of Jefferson, Napoleon and the Men behind the Louisiana Purchase by Charles Cerami
  130. Jim Bridger: Mountain Man by Stanley Vestal
  131. John Adams (2vols) by Page Smith
  132. John Adams by David McCullough
  133. John Adams: A Life by John Ferling
  134. John C Calhoun: A Biography by Irving H. Bartlett
  135. John C. Calhoun: American Portrait By Margaret L. Coit
  136. John Jay: Founding Father by Walter Stahr
  137. John Marshall and the Heroic Age of the Supreme Court by R. Kent Newmyer 
  138. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation by Jean Edward Smith
  139. John Quincy Adams By Harlow Giles Unger
  140. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life By Paul C. Nagel
  141. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary By Fred Kaplan
  142. John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit by James Traub
  143. John Randolph of Roanoke by David Johnson
  144. John Tyler, the Accidental President by Edward P. Crapol
  145. John Tyler: Champion of the Old South by Oliver P. Chitwood
  146. Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman Bushman
  147. Kentucke’s Frontiers by Craig Thompson Friend
  148. Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War by James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins
  149. Lewis and Clark among the Indians by James P. Ronda
  150. Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America by Harry L. Watson
  151. Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier 1760-1820 by Alan Taylor
  152. Life in Prairie Land by Eliza Farnham
  153. Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War by Fred Kaplan
  154. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion by Robert Morgan
  155. Lone Star Nation by H.W. Brands
  156. Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence by H.W. Brands
  157. Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic By William C. Davis
  158. Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America by Thomas A. Foster (Editor)
  159. Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas
  160. Madison and Jefferson by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg 
  161. Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America by David O. Stewart
  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. Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America by Susan Schulten
  164. Marbury v. Madison : The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review by William E. Nelson
  165. Martha Washington: An American Life by Patricia Brady
  166. Martin Van Buren : The Romantic Age of American Politics by John Niven and Katherine Speirs
  167. Martin Van Buren and the American Political System by Donald B. Cole
  168. Martin Van Buren and the Emergence of American Popular Politics by Joel H. Silbey
  169. Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series by Ted Widmer
  170. Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America by Michael McDonnell
  171. Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War by John C. Pinheiro
  172. Mountain Man by Vardis Fisher
  173. Adams’s Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams’s Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress by Joseph Wheelan
  174. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy by Robert M. Owens
  175. Polk’s Army: The American Military Experience in the Mexican War by Richard Bruce Winders
  176. President’: George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office By Harlow Giles Unger
  177. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s Frontier by Lea VanderVelde
  178. Native Memoirs from the War of 1812 by Carl Benn
  179. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon
  180. No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith by Fawn M. Brodie
  181. Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot by Harlow Giles Unger
  182. Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America by J. Brent Morris
  183. Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America by Sean Patrick Adams
  184. Old Hickory’s War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire by David Stephen Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
  185. Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time by Freeman Cleaves
  186. One Nation Under Gods: A History of the Mormon Church by Richard Abanes
  187. Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom by Thom Hatch
  188. Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
  189. Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860 by Richard Newman and Patrick Rael
  190. Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
  191. Perilous Fight: America’s Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815 by Stephen Budiansky
  192. Phantom Terror: Political Paranoia and the Creation of the Modern State, 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski
  193. Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman
  194. Race and Rights: Fighting Slavery and Prejudice in the Old Northwest, 1830-1870 by Dana Elizabeth Weiner
  195. Revolution in Texas: How a Forgotten Rebellion and Its Bloody Suppression Turned Mexicans into Americans by Benjamin Heber Johnson
  196. Revolutionary America, 1763-1815: A Political History by Francis D. Cogliano
  197. Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic by Rosemarie Zagarri
  198. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom by Walter Johnson
  199. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made by Eugene D. Genovese
  200. Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867 by Ilya Vinkovetsky
  201. Russians in Alaska: 1732-1867 by Lydia Black
  202. Sacred revolt: The Muskogees’ Struggle for a New World by Joel W Martin
  203. Santa Anna of Mexico by Will Fowler
  204. Sarah Childress Polk: A Biography of the Remarkable First Lady by John Bumgarner
  205. Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas, 1835-1845 (4 volumes) by Stephen L. Moore
  206. Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore by Seth Rockman
  207. Seat of Empire: The Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas by Jeffrey Stuart Kerr
  208. Securing the West: Politics, Public Lands, and the Fate of the Old Republic, 1785–1850 by John R. van Van Atta
  209. Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron: The War of 1812 and the Forging of the American Navy by Ronald Utt
  210. Slaughter at Goliad: The Mexican Massacre of 400 Texas Volunteers by Jay A. Stout
  211. Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South by Adam Rothman
  212. Slave Religion: The “Invisible Institution” in the Antebellum South by Albert J. Raboteau
  213. Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk by William Dusinberre
  214. Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century by Barbara Jeanne Fields
  215. Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835 By David J. Libby
  216. Slavery and the Making of America by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton
  217. So Far from God: The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848 by John S.D. Eisenhower
  218. So Rugged and Mountainous: Blazing the Trails to Oregon and California, 1812–1848 by Will Bagley
  219. Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market by Walter Johnson
  220. South Pass: Gateway to a Continent by Will Bagley
  221. Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom by Robert Gudmestad
  222. Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas by Professor Gregg Cantrell
  223. Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War By Joel H. Silbey
  224. Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie by John Mack Faragher
  225. Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia by Daina Berry
  226. Tennesseans at War, 1812–1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans by Tom Kanon
  227. Tennessee Frontiers: Three Regions in Transition by John R. Finger
  228. Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio by Alwyn Barr
  229. Texas Revolutionary Experience: A Political and Social History, 1835-1836 by Paul D. Lack
  230. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution by Stephen L. Hardin
  231. The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788-1800 by Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick
  232. The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream by H. W. Brands
  233. The Alamo 1836: Santa Anna’s Texas Campaign by Stephen Hardin
  234. The Alamo By Frank Thompson
  235. The Alamo By John Myers Myers
  236. The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry by Ned Sublette and Constance Sublette
  237. The American West: A New Interpretive History by Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher
  238. The Anabaptist Story by William R. Estep
  239. The Artificial River: The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 by Carol Sheriff
  240. The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World by Frank Lambert
  241. The Battle of New Orleans By Robert V. Remini
  242. The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828 By Lynn Hudson Parson
  243. The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo–and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation by James Donovan
  244. The British Capture & Occupation of Downeast Maine 1814-1815/1818 by George F.W. Young
  245. The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814 By Anthony S. Pitch
  246. The Center of a Great Empire: The Ohio Country in the Early Republic by Andrew R. L. Cayton
  247. The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents by Theda Perdue (Editor), Michael D. Green (Editor)
  248. The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor
  249. The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929 by David A. Chang
  250. The Course of Empire by Bernard DeVoto
  251. The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution by Charles R. Morris
  252. The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch
  253. The Early American Republic, 1789-1829 by Paul E. Johnson
  254. The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens
  255. The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America by James Wilson
  256. The Era of Good Feelings by George Dangerfield
  257. The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
  258. The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government by Fergus M. Bordewich
  259. The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles
  260. The Forgotten Founding Father: Noah Webster’s Obsession and the Creation of an American Culture by Joshua Kendall
  261. The Founders and Finance: How Hamilton, Gallatin, and Other Immigrants Forged a New Economy by Thomas K. McCraw
  262. The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier by Adam Jortner
  263. The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court by Cliff Sloan and David McKean
  264. The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation by Thomas Fleming
  265. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist
  266. The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr by H. W. Brands
  267. The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos
  268. The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century by Clay McShane and Joel Tarr
  269. The Indian Frontier, 1763-1846 by R. Douglas Hurt
  270. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832 by Alan Taylor
  271. The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness By Harlow Giles Unger
  272. The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor by Henry Montgomery
  273. The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians by Anthony F. C. Wallace
  274. The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis by Jessica M. Lepler
  275. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison
  276. The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815-1846 by Charles Sellers
  277. The Massacre at Sand Creek: Narrative Voices by Bruce Cutler
  278. The Mexican Frontier, 1821-1846: The American Southwest Under Mexico by David J. Weber
  279. The Miami Indians by Bert Anson
  280. The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America by Robert Pierce Forbes
  281. The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America by Jay Sexton
  282. The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720–1830 by R. Douglas Hurt
  283. The Old Northwest: Pioneer Period, 1815-1840 (2 volumes) by R. Carlyle Buley
  284. The Old South Frontier: Cotton Plantations And The Formation Of Arkansas Society, 1819-1861 By Donald P. Mcneilly
  285. The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés Reséndez
  286. The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes by Mary Stockwell
  287. The Political Culture of the American Whigs by Daniel Walker Howe
  288. The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South by Eugene D. Genovese
  289. The Presidencies of William Henry Harrison and John Tyler by Norma Lois Peterson
  290. The Presidency of James K. Polk by Paul H. Bergeron
  291. The Presidency of James Monroe by Noble Cunningham Jr.
  292. The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston by Marquis James
  293. The Republic in Peril: 1812 by Roger H. Brown
  294. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States by Alexander Keyssar
  295. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt
  296. The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln by Sean Wilentz
  297. The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians by Angie Debo
  298. The Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands 1794-1912 by Viacheslav Vsevolodovich. Ivanov
  299. The Second American Party System: Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era by Richard P. McCormick
  300. The Secret War for Texas by Stuart Reid
  301. The Shawnees and the War for America by Colin Calloway
  302. The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812 By George C. Daughan
  303. The Slave Trade: The Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade: 1440-1870 by Hugh Thomas
  304. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha 
  305. The South and the Politics of Slavery, 1828-1856 by William J. Cooper
  306. The Spirit of 1848: German Immigrants, Labor Conflict, and the Coming of the Civil War by Bruce Levine
  307. The Texas War of Independence 1835-1836: From Outbreak to the Alamo to San Jacinto by Alan Huffines
  308. The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 by Martin Dugard
  309. The Transformation of Political Culture: Massachusetts Parties, 1790s-1840s by Ronald P. Formisano
  310. The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century Jürgen Osterhammel
  311. The Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860 by George R. Taylor
  312. The Turbulent Era: Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America by Michael Feldberg
  313. The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army by Colin G. Calloway
  314. The War of 1812 in the Old Northwest By Alec R. Gilpin
  315. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict By Donald R Hickey
  316. The War of 1812: Writings from America’s Second War of Independence by Donald R. Hickey (Editor)
  317. The War With Mexico: The Classic History of the Mexican-American War by Justin H. Smith
  318. The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812 By Troy Bickham
  319. The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaughter
  320. The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty by William Hogeland
  321. The Wisconsin Frontier by Mark Wyman
  322. The Year of Dcision 1846 by Bernard DeVoto
  323. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
  324. Thomas Jefferson by R. B. Bernstein
  325. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
  326. Those who Stayed Behind: Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England by Hal S. Barron
  327. Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis by William C. Davis
  328. Thrown Among Strangers: The Making of Mexican Culture in Frontier California by Douglas Monroy
  329. To the Hartford Convention: The Federalists and the Origins of Party Politics in Massachusetts, 1789-1815 by James M., Banner
  330. Trailing Clouds of Glory: Zachary Taylor’s Mexican War Campaign and His Emerging Civil War Leaders by Felice Flanery Lewis
  331. Trans-Appalachian Frontier, Third Edition: People, Societies, and Institutions, 1775-1850 3rd Edition by Malcolm J. Rohrbough
  332. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
  333. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
  334. Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence By A. J. Langguth
  335. United States Foreign Relations 1820-1860 by Paul A. Varg
  336. War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War by Brian DeLay
  337. Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
  338. Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
  339. Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation by Peter L. Bernstein
  340. Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915 by Sandra L. Myres
  341. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe
  342. William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country by David Curtis Skaggs
  343. William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812 by David Curtis Skaggs
  344. William Henry Harrison: The American Presidents Series by Gail Collins
  345. William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest by William Heath
  346. Winfield Scott: The Quest for Military Glory by Timothy D. Johnson
  347. With Santa Anna in Texas: A Personal Narrative of the Revolution by José Enrique de la Peña and Carmen Perry
  348. Women and the Texas Revolution by Mary L. Scheer (Editor)
  349. Women’s Rights Emerges within the Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830-1870: by Kathryn Kish Sklar
  350. Zebulon Pike, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Matthew L. Harris (Editor), Jay H. Buckley (Editor)

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