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A Hercules in the CradleWar, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867$
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Max M. Edling

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780226181578

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.001.0001

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War, Money, and American History

War, Money, and American History

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(p.1) Introduction War, Money, and American History
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A Hercules in the Cradle
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Max M. Edling

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.003.0001

The introduction locates the significance of the rapid development of federal government capacity in the context of American territorial expansion. As a result of this state capacity the United Statesacquired a hegemonic position on the North American Continent.

Keywords:   federal government, territorial expansion, United States

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