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Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800 - Norman K. Risjord

Chesapeake Politics, 1781-1800


Published: 22nd November 1978
For Ages: 22+ years old
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Chronicles the political developments in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina immediately following the Revolution, and the rise of the Federalist and Republican parties.

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Chesapeake Landscapep. 1
The Landscape and the People, from the Susquehanna to the Rappahannockp. 3
The Landscape and the People, from the Rappahannock to Cape Fearp. 38
The Beginnings of Political Parties, 1781-1787p. 69
The Politics of Personalities, 1781-1783p. 71
Debtor Relief for Rich and Poorp. 96
Emergence of State Parties, 1784-1787p. 122
Depression Politics, 1784-1787p. 160
Tories, Anglicans, and Slavesp. 192
The Western Questionp. 219
The Constitution and National Parties, 1788-1792p. 249
The Movement for Federal Reformp. 251
Ratification with or without Amendmentsp. 276
Federalists Triumphantp. 320
The Death of Antifederalismp. 342
The Chesapeake Wins the Capitalp. 363
Rise of the Republicansp. 394
The Party System Matures, 1793-1800p. 417
p. 418
The Politics of Taxes and Treaties, 1794-1795p. 443
Prosperity Solves Many Problemsp. 468
Reform with Restraintp. 483
A Yankee Presidentp. 506
Mobilizing the Electorate: 1800p. 534
Appendix: Computerized Sorting Program for the Maryland House of Delegatesp. 573
Notesp. 575
A Note on Sourcesp. 687
Indexp. 697
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ISBN: 9780231043281
ISBN-10: 0231043287
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 715
Published: 22nd November 1978
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.22