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Author Name    March of Democracy by James Truslow Adams

Title   March of Democracy - A History of the United States Books Set, Volumes I -VI, 1933 thru 1950 MINT, LIKE NEW *****MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

Binding/Type   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Mint - refer to description for detailed information

Dust Jacket Type/Condition   N/A

Edition/Printing   1st/First

Size   6 & ½”W x 9 & ½”H

Publisher, Location, Year Published   New York Charles Scribner’s Sons ca 1951

Seller ID   March of Democracy Books Set

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Main Title of Vintage History Books:   The March of Democracy - A History of the United States

***This listing is comprised of the first six (6) volumes of this ongoing “set”, with individual titles as follows:

*Volume I/Volume 1/Volume One - The Rise of the Union

*Volume II/Volume 2/Volume Two - A Half Century of Expansion

*Volume III/Volume 3/Volume Three - Civil War and Aftermath

*Volume IV/Volume 4/Volume Four - America and World Power

*Volume V/Volume 5/Volume Five - First Part of Annual Chronicle - The Record of 1933-1941

*Volume VI/Volume 6/Volume Six - Second Part of Annual Chronicle - The Record of 1942-1948

 

***EACH VOLUME IS LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT!  

 

Author(s): James Truslow Adams

 

Publisher:   Charles Scribner’s Sons - New York

 

Years of Publication (Copyright Dates): ca. 1951 (per reference in Volume VI to a Volume VII in Set, which is NOT a part of this Set) -

*Volume I/Volume 1/Volume One - 1933

*Volume II/Volume 2/Volume Two - 1933

*Volume III/Volume 3/Volume Three - 1933

*Volume IV/Volume 4/Volume Four - 1940

*Volume V/Volume 5/Volume Five - 1942

*Volume VI/Volume 6/Volume Six - 1950

 

Edition: Each volume is a 1st/First Edition

 

Ex-Library Volumes: NO

 

Size: 6 & ½”W x 9 & ½”H

 

Format: Hard Cover

 

Dust Jacket: N/A

 

Condition:   Mint/Like New (they even feel amazingly like new to the touch, with covers and bindings remaining as tight and crisp as if they’d never been opened before)

*Covers/Exteriors - evinces no shelf/edge wear or surface handling

*Bindings/Spines - Exceptionally tightly intact

*Interior Contents - crisply clean pages evince no noted writings, foxing, markings, water damage, staining, or odors of any kind

 

VOLUME I - CONTENTS & ILLUSTRATIONS: 

I - DISCOVERY & SETTLEMENT: Columbus Discovers America. The Puritans. The Virginia Charters. The Pilgrims Land and Found Plymouth. John Winthrop Is Elected First Governor

II - THE COLONIAL SYSTEM TAKES FORM: New England Makes Progress. The Dutch and the Quakers. The New Country Becomes the Hope of Many Races. Administration in New England

III - THE DUEL WITH FRANCE: The Three Main Currents of Events. War Between France and England in America. The Beginnings of Conflict with England

IV - AMERICAN LIFE IN 1763: Our Early Social and Economic Life. Our Early Houses and the Arts. Education and Religion. Other Forces at Work

V - THE INSOLUBLE PROBLEM OF THE NEW EMPIRE: The Indian Problem. The Storm Breaks. The Difference in Political Ideas. Ferment in New England. The First Continental Congress and the First Conflict at Lexington

VI - THE REVOLUTION: The First Battles of the Revolution. Washington Takes Command. Some of Washington’s Difficulties. A Book Is Published. The Declaration of Independence. Washington’s Movements. Burgoyne Is Defeated. The Plot of Benedict Arnold. Cornwallis Surrenders.

VII - THE FEDERAL UNION FORMED: The Rise in Prices. Difficulties for Our Commerce. Our New Frontier. Conflict Between Conservatives and Radicals. The Constitutional Convention. The Constitution. The Constitution Is Ratified. Washington Is Chosen President

VIII - THE NEW NATION GETS UNDER WAY: Washington Is Inaugurated. Hamilton and Jefferson. Our National Finances. Our Troubles with France and England. Washington Declines to Be a Candidate. Adams Is Chosen President

*The Signing of the Declaration of Independence

*The Kensington Stone

*The Arrival of the Englishmen in Virginia

*Champlain’s Map of Plymouth Harbor

*King James I Charter

*The Mayflower Compact

*Part of the First Page of the Manuscript of Bradford’s History of Plymouth Plantation

*The Old Ship Church, Hingham, Massachusetts, Begun in 1681

*Old Meeting-house, Sandown, New Hampshire, Built in 1774

*An Old Print of the College of William and Mary in Virginia Showint It as It Was About 1732

*The Wren Building as It IS Today

*Reprint of the Original Tract on the Conversion of Indians, Written by Roger Williams in 1643

*William Penn’s Meeting-house at Chester and a Letter from Penn to the Indians

*Harvard College, Cambridge

*Bowen’s View of Yale College, 1786

*New England Punishment

*Title-page of the First Edition of Anne Bradstreet’s Poems

*Map Showing Early Settlements in the English Colonies

*A Broadside of 1689 Calling Upon Andros to Surrender His Powers and Person

*Title-page of a Letter Denouncing Leisler and His Followers

*The Oath of Allegiance to King William and Queen Mary

*Map Showing French Settlements in North America

*Facsimile of a Map in Colden’s History of the Five Nations

*Indian Trade - A Facsimile of a Broadside

*Map Showing English and Spanish Possessions

*An Advertisement for a Runaway Slave, 1752

*An Advertisement of Cargoes in Vessels Out of Virginia

*The Gibbs House, Charleston, South Carolina, Built in 1752

*In the Vieux Carre, the Old French and Spanish Part of New Orleans

*Joseph Cabot House, Salem, Built in 1748

*Van Courtlandt Mansion, New York, Built in 1748

*An Advertisement of a Sale of a Shipment of Liquor, Capers and Anchovies, 1752

*Advertisement of the Brigantine Jane Carrying Passengers and Freight, 1748

*Two Interiors Preserved in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts

*Santa Barbara Mission, California, 1787-1800

*St. Michael’s Church, Charleston, South Carolina, Built in 1742

*San Xavier Del Bac, Tucson, Arizona

*Tavern Keeper’s Advertisement, 1752

*Isaac Royall and His Family

*Announcement of the First Appearance of the Hallams in America

*Mrs. Hallam as “Marianne” in “The Dramatist”

*Nassau Hall and the President’s House, Princeton, 1764

*George Whitefield Preaching

*A Protest of the Quakers of Philadelphia Against the Appearance of David Douglass and His Players in 1759

*The Earliest Building of the Boston Latin School

*Advertisement of an Opening for a “Tutor of Good Character” in the Symes’s Free School in Elizabeth City County

*A Page from Jonathan Edward’s Freedom of the Will

*Advertisement for Sale of Negroes on Board the Bance-Island at Charleston

*The Beginning and Ending of Two Letters from Dickinson’s Letters of a Farmer, Published in London in 1768

*British Troops Landing at Boston in 1768

*The Able Doctor or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught

*A Broadside Condemning Tea-Drinking Ladies

*Map Showing General Battleground of the Revolution and the Line Established by the Quebec Act, 1774

*The Selection of Delegates from New York to the First Continental Congress

*A Broadside of 1775 Denouncing Patrick Henry and His Followers

*How the News of Lexington and Concord Was Received by the Other Colonies

*The Fight on Lexington Common

*The Battle of Bunker Hill

*A Recruiting Poster

*Handbill Sent Among the British Troops on Bunker Hill

*The Evacuation of Charleston by the British, December, 1782

*Two Favorite Songs, Made on the Evacuation of the Town of Boston

*The Title-page of Paine’s Common Sense

*Title-page of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the States

*Facsimile of Washington’s Oath of Allegiance

*Map of the United States After the Treaty of 1783

*Map Showing Land Claims of the Thirteen States

*The Triumphal Arch Which Greeted Washington on His Entry into Trenton on April 21, 1789

*Obverse (turned) and Reverse of Twelve-Shilling Note of the Colony of New Jersey, March 25, 1776

*Paper Money Issued by Congress in 1779

*A Pennsylvania Loan Office Certificate

*A Third Bill of Exchange

*A Cartoon Comparing American and French Liberty in 1789

*The Burning of John Jay in Effigy

*Congressional Pugilists

*Announcement of Washington’s Death

*George Washington, our first President

*Benjamin Franklin, author, inventor, diplomat, and great American

*Alexander Hamilton, founder of our financial system

*James Madison, fourth President, an author, and a defender of the Constitution

*James Monroe, fifth President and last of the Virginia dynasty

*Andrew Jackson, “Old Hickory,” our first backwoodsman in the White House

*Abraham Lincoln, unequalled in his love for his people, unsurpassed in their esteem and idealization of him

*Grover Cleveland, the only President to be defeated, then re-elected

*Theodore Roosevelt, our most versatile President in accomplishments and in interests

*Woodrow Wilson, our great leader in the World War, expressing most forcibly the hopes and ideals of our country

*Stone Street Looking Toward Whitehall, New Amsterdam, 1659

*The Expulsion of the Quakers from Massachusetts, 1660

*A Model of the Overshot Water Wheel in the John Winthrop Mill, New London, Connecticut

*The Surrender of Fort William Henry to Montcalm in 1757

*The Burning of the Prudent and Capture of the Bienfaisant in Louisbourgh Harbour, 1758

*Abercrombie’s Army Embarking at the Head of Lake George in and Expedition Against Ticonderoga, July, 1758

*The College of Philadelphia Before the Revolution

*Bruton Parish Church, Virginia

*The Parlor of the Powell House in Philadelphia

*A Dining Room of the Early Republican Period of Washington and Baltimore

*The Evening Mail - Travel by Stagecoach on the Boston Post Road

*Otis Protesting the Writs of Assistance

*Paul Revere

*Winter at Valley Forge

*Hamilton Surrendering to George Rogers Clark at Vincennes

*Benjamin Franklin and Richard Oswald, British Representative, Discussing the Treaty of Peace at Paris

*The Signing of the Constitution in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, 1787

*Washington Arriving at the Battery, New York, Prior to His Inauguration

*Washington Taking the Oath of Office as First President of the United States

*Settlers from Connecticut Entering the Western Reserve

*Daniel Boone Leading a Group of Pioneers Through the Cumberland Gap

 

 

VOLUME II - CONTENTS & ILLUSTRATIONS: 

I - JEFFERSONIAN DEMOCRACY: Sectional Characteristics. Our Architecture, Roads and Education. Life in the West. The Issue Between Hamilton and Jefferson

II - THE PRESIDENCY OF JEFFERSON: Jefferson, an Able Administrator. We Come Into Possession of a Vast Territory. Complications Abroad

III - THE WAR OF 1812: The Northwest Territory and the Indians. We Declare War with England. The War at Sea. The War in the South

IV - THE ERA OF GOOD FEELING: Antagonism Develops Between North and South. The West Develops. Our Banking System. Relations with Our Neighbors. The Presidential Election

V - THE JACKSONIAN PERIOD: The Election of 1828. The New Era in Politics. Two Great Orators, Calhoun and Webster. The Banking Bill. The Election of 1836 and the Panic

VI - THE NATION IN MID-CENTURY: Beginnings of a Huge Development. Great Changes in the Country. Glorious Era of the Clipper Ships. Movements for Emancipation of the Spirit. Some of Our Writers in South and North. Education and the Arts

VII - A DECADE OF EXPANSION, 1840-1850: The Slavery Question Becomes Acute. Some of Tyler’s Difficulties. The Burning Question of Texas. War with Mexico. The Election of 1848

VIII - THE INEVITABLE CONFLICT: Clay, Calhoun, and Webster. The Lull Before the Great Storm. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” The Republican Party Formed. The Slavery Question in Kansas. The Campaign of 1856. The Douglas-Lincoln Debates

*The Vision of Youth and the Full Strength of Manhood

*Baltimore in 1752

*Pittsburgh in 1796

*Mount Vernon

*Cincinatti in 1802

*Advertised Sale of an Estate in Connecticut to Anticipate Foreclosure

*An Advertisement of a Theatrical Performance of 1788

*An Advertisement in The Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, 1788

*George Frederick Cooke as Richard III

*Charles Wilson Peale in His Natural History Museum

*Old City Hall, New York

*Second Street, North from Market Street, with Christ Church, Philadelphia

*Charleston, South Carolina

*The City of Washington in 1800

*Girard’s Bank, Philadelphia, in 1831

*Copy of an Old Stage-coach Sign at the Turnpike Entering Winsted from New Hartford

*Church and Market Streets, Albany, 1805, Showing the Old Dutch Church Built in 1715

Gowns of the Presidents’ Wives

*A Facsimile of the Concluding Lines from the Third Page of Jefferson’s Inaugural Address

*A Cartoon Showing Jefferson, Assisted by Satan, Pulling Down a Column Representing the Federal Party

*Thomas Jefferson

*City Election at the State House, Philadelphia

*Part of a British Political Song on the Embargo

*Proclamation of April 19, 1809, Announcing the Withdrawal of the Orders in Oouncil to Take Effect in June, 1809

*An Announcement of the Celebration of the Victory of the Constitution Held at the Park Theatre

*The Capture of the Java by the Constitution

*The Death of Tecumseh in the Battle of the Thames

*A Cartoon of John Bull Preparing to Replace the Fleet Destroyed by MacDonough

*A Cartoon of the Hartford Convention

*Mills at Norwich Falls, Connecticut

*A Cotton Plantation in the South

*Le Marquis de Lafayette in 1824

*Map Showing Pioneer Roads

*Newspaper Announcement of the Celebration Attending the Opening of the Erie Canal

*Fairview Inn, Baltimore, Maryland

*View of the Erie Canal, 1830-1831

*Advertisement of the Mail Stage Running Twice a Week from Montgomery to Fort Mitchell, Where Connections Were Made for Milledgeville

*Wall Street in 1820

*Sanderson’s Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 1835

*Cleveland, from Corner of Bank and St. Clair Streets

*Grand Rapids in 1831

*The “Celeste-al” Cabinet

*A Cartoon Comparing Conditions Under Free Trade and Protective Tariff

*Cartoon of the Downfall of Mother Bank

*Hard Times in 1837

*Pittsburgh and Allegheny from Coal Hill, 1849

*Front Street, from Main to Broadway, Cincinnati, 1835

*Fourth Street, St. Louis, 1840

*Map Showing Trails to the West

*South Street Waterfront, New York, 1855

*The James Baines

*The Yankee Clipper

*In the Woods at Brook Farm

*Ralph Waldo Emerson

*Henry D. Thoreau

*A Camp Meeting at Sing Sing, New York

*Heading of The Liberator, Garrison’s Anti-Slavery Paper, April 23, 1831

*Stolen Kisses in the Fifties

*A Currier and Ives Print Reflecting One Phase of the Public’s Attitude Toward Women’s Rights

*A Sale of Horses Announced in Verse Form

*A Mississippi River Showboat

*Prints by Currier and Ives of a Northern and Southern Home Before the War

*The White House in 1840

*The Capitol in 1848

*First Appearance of Jenny Lind in America, at Castle Garden

*Sontag, Salvi, and Badiali in “Lucia di Lammermoor,” at Castle Garden

*Charlotte and Susan Cushman as Romeo and Juliet

*Edwin Booth as Richard III

*A Ballad of 1853

*Facsimile of Programme of Edwin Booth’s First Appearance on the Stage at the Boston Museum, September 10, 1849

*Facsimile of a Grand-Opera Programme of 1847

*Heading and Publishers’ Notice of The Herald of June 17, 1835

*An 1840 Campaign Promise Which Was Recalled in the 1844 Campaign

*Cartoon of General Harrison’s Log Cabin March and Quick Step

*A “Barn Burner” Cartoon in the 1848 Campaign

*The Oregon Trail in South Pass, 1852

*Pend d’Oreille, a Jesuit Mission in the Rockies, 1862

*The Whitman Mission, “Waiilatpu,” in 1843

*A Cartoon from The Ohio Coon Catcher of October 5, 1844

*A Cartoon from The Ohio Coon Catcher After Polk’s Election

*The First Capitol Built by the Republic of Texas

*Funeral Obsequies of Free Trade

*Map Showing the Disputed Territory and Regions Acquired by the United Staets as a Result of the Mexican War

*A View of San Francisco

*Post-office at Pike and Clay Streets, San Francisco, at the Time of the Gold Rush

*View of Chicago as Seen from the Top of St. Mary’s College

*Facsimile of the “Biglow Papers”

*A cartoon of the Campaign of 1848, Representing Taylor’s Candidacy as a Result of His Mexican War Campaign

*Webster Addressing the Senate, March 7, 1850

*Funeral Procession of Daniel Webster, at Marshfield, Massachusetts

*Funeral Procession of Henry Clay in New York

*Announcement of an Address at Ashby, Massachusetts, in March, 1851, on the Fugitive Slave Bill

*Map showing How United Staets Grew from Coast to Coast

*Facsimile of a Programme of One of the Best-Known “Tom Shows”

*Handbill Advertising a Southern Version of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”

*Map Showing Railroads Before the Civil War

*Map Showing Nebraska and Kansas Territories

*One of the Ships in the Perry Expedition, March, 1854

*Commodore Matthew C. Perry

*Two Drawings Made by Japanese Soon After Perry’s Visit to Japan

*A Broadside of a Call for Delegates to a Free State Convention at Big Springs, Kansas, 1855

*An Abolitionist Cartoon

*A Banking Cartoon from Harper’s Weekly of October 17, 1857

*Pioneers - The Opening of the Prairies

*The Ceremonies at the Purchase of Louisiana by the United States

*The Bombardment of Tripoli, 1804

*The First Voyage of Fulton’s Clermont

*Sir George Cockburn, Rear Admiral of the Red, and One of His Majesty’s Lords of the Admiralty

*Tecumseh and Harrison at the Council at Vincennes in 1810

*The Constitution Escaping from a British Squadron off the Capes of the Chesapeake, 1812

*The Impressment of American Seamen

*Two Early Ohio Homes

*The Santa Fe Trail

*General Samuel Houston

*Stephen F. Austin

*Militia Drill of About 1832

*Old St. Louis Theare, Erected in 1837

*The City of Washington

*The Britannia, the First Cunard Liner to Cross the Ocean

*Star of the South

*Airplane View of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York

*Airplane Viwe of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland

*”Earth”: The Discovery of Gold in California, and the “Forty-niners”

*”Art,” the Handicraft of the Indians

*Negro Minstrels of the Powhatan

*First Japanese Treaty Commission Sent to the United States in 1860

*Virginia City, Nevada Territory, 1861

*New Orleans in 1840

*Route to California

*Two Banks and Insurance Office, Wall Street, New York, 1879

*John C. Calhoun

*Daniel Webster

*Henry Clay

 

 

VOLUME III - CONTENTS & ILLUSTRATIONS: 

I - WAR COMES AT LAST: The Election of Lincoln. Southern States Secede. Lincoln’s Inauguration. The War Begins. The Advantages of the South. Disasters of the North

II - THE TRIAL BY COMBAT: The Three Major Operations. The Monitor and the Merrimac. Lee and McClellan. The Emancipation Proclamation. Gettysburg. Grant Assumes Command. Sherman’s March to the Sea. The Fall of the Confederacy

III - BEHIND THE LINES IN WAR TIME: Effect of War on North and South. The Riots in New York and Elsewhere. Financial Difficulties. Land and Agriculture. Prosperity in the North. Education and the Arts. The Gettysburg Address. Conditions in the South. Difficulties in the South. Influences from the Conflict

IV - THE AFTERMATH OF WAR: The Assassination of Lincoln and Its Effects. Johnson and Reconstruction. The Campaign of 1866. Congress and Reconstruction. Grant Nominated and Elected

V - WE BEGIN TO LOOK FORWARD AGAIN: Building of Railroads. Growth of the Cattle Kingdom. Financial Orgy in the East. Our Settlement with Great Britain. Grant’s Second Term. The Panic of 1873. The Fine Arts. Difficulties of the Farmers. The Campaign of 1876

VI - THE NATION AT DEAD CENTRE: Some of the Problems Before President Hayes. Hayes Does Not Play Politics. The Spoils Question. Effects of Business Depression. Crisis in Currency Question. The Campaign of 1880. Arthur as President. The Campaign of 1884. Some of Cleveland’s Difficulties

*The Pony Express

*Announcement of a Political Meeting Following South Carolina’s Withdrawal from the Democratic Convention

*The “Carolina Clothing Depot” Made Good Use of Daily Events in Advertising

*Extras of The Charleston Mercury and The Abbeville Banner Announcing Secession

*Little Bo-Peep’s Fears for Her Foolish Sheep as She Sees European Powers Ready to Devour the Seceding States - A Cartoon

*Excerpts from Horace Greeley’s Editorial Comments on President Lincoln’s Inaugural Address

*Parts of a Northern and a Southern Song on the Fall of Sumter

*”Uncle Sam” Making New Arrangements. After the 1860 Election

*Ford with Pontoon Bridge, Bull Run, Virginia

*Part of the 6yh Maine Infantry After the Battle of Fredericksburg

*Lee’s Resignation of His U.S. Army Commission

*Part of a London Times Editorial Reflecting English Sympathy with the South

*The Joy of Europe at Secession - A Cartoon

*A Petition from the Women of Maryland, July 4, 1861

*A Proclamation Issued by Major-General Sandford of the Union Forces in Virginia, May 25, 1861

*A Proclamation Issued by Governor Smith of Virginia, Probably in 1861

*Draft of the First Page of a Letter from Mason and Slidell to Captain Wilkes, After Their Capture

*Map Showing Where the Civil War Was Fought

*Grant’s Letter Tendering His Services to the Federal Government

*General Butler’s Order No. 28

*General Schenck’s Ohio Regiments Near Fairfax County Court House, Virginia

*The Bombardment of “Island Number 10" in the Mississippi

*Coming into the Lines

*Map Showing Battle-Fields in the Eastern Theatre of War

*A Washington Despatch in The Charleston Courier, September 11, 1862

*The Way Lincoln Will Be Lifted Out of Washington City by General Lee - A Cartoon

*Excerpts from Horace Greeley’s Letter in The Tribune, August 20, 1862

*President Lincoln’s Response to Greeley’s Letter in The Tribune

*Through the Wilderness

*Fall in for Soup - Company Mess

*Writing the Emancipation Proclamation

*Editorial Comment from The Southern Punch, Richmond, Virginia

*Part of a Report of Henry Ward Beecher’s London Visit as Given in The Southern Punch

*The Position at Cold Harbor, June 2, 1864

*General Howard’s Letter of Recommendation of A. R. Waud


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