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The Pre-Civil War Era (1815–1850)

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Boydston, Jeanne, Nick Cullather, Jan Ellen Lewis, Michael McGerr, and James Oakes. Making a Nation: The United States and Its People. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2002.

Clark, Christopher. The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Western Massachusetts, 17801860 . Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1992.

Dangerfield, George. The Era of Good Feelings. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Inc., 1989.

Ehle, John. Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation. New York: Anchor Books, 1989.

Faragher, John Mack, Mari Jo Buhle, Daniel Czitrom, and Susan H. Armitage. Out of Many: A History of the American People. Volume I. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Holt, Michael F. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Johanssen, Robert W. To the Halls of the Montezumas: The Mexican War in the American Imagination. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Kennedy, David M., Lizabeth Cohen, and Thomas A. Bailey. The American Pageant. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.

Mintz, Steven. Moralists and Modernizers: America’s Pre-Civil War Reformers. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Oakes, James. The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders. New York: W.W. Norton, 1998.

Watson, Harry L. Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America. New York: Hill and Wang, 1990.

Wilentz, Sean. Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 17881850 . New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

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