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Harvard Historical Studies 126

The Greatest Nation of the Earth

Republican Economic Policies during the Civil War

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ISBN 9780674362130

Publication Date: 06/01/1997

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. “The Cares of Your Country Are a Paramount Duty”: The Republicans in 1861
  • 2. “Now Is the Time for Making Money, by Honest Contracts, Out of the Government”: War Bonds
  • 3. “A Centralization of Power, Such as Hamilton Might Have Eulogised as Magnificent”: Monetary Legislation
  • 4. “Directing the Legislation of the Country to the Improvement of the Country”: Tariff and Tax Legislation
  • 5. “A Large Crop Is More Than a Great Victory”: Agricultural Legislation
  • 6. “It Was Statesmanship to Give Treeless Prairies Value”: The Transcontinental Railroad
  • 7. “See That All Their Blessings Are the Result of Their Own Labor”: Republicans and Slavery
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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