|Volume 1 Red Man's Continent is a chronicle
of aboriginal America and discusses the facts about the geographical environment
of American history. Special stress has been laid on certain broad phases
of geography which are comparatively unfamiliar, and the influence of geographical
conditions upon the life of the primitive Indians has been emphasized.
|Volume 2 Spanish
Conquerors is a chronicle of the dawn of empire overseas.
|Volume 3 Elizabethan
Sea- Dogs is a chronicle of Drake and his companions who, during
the reign of Elizabeth, won the command of the seas under the leadership
of Sir Francis Drake, the first of modern admirals.
|Volume 4 Crusaders
of New France is a chronicle of the fleur-de-lis in the wilderness.
|Volume 5 Pioneers
of the Old South is a chronicle of English colonial beginnings.
|Volume 6 Fathers
of New England contains a chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths.
|Volume 7 Dutch
and English on the Hudson is a chronicle of colonial New York from
the early traders and settlers to the colonial government in the 18th
|Volume 8 The
Quaker Colonies contains a chronicle of the proprietors of the
Delaware. This treatise discusses the birth of Pennsylvania, the beginnings
of New Jersey and little Delaware.
|Volume 9 Colonial
Folkways is a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges.
|Volume 10 Conquest
of New France contains a chronicle of the colonial wars from the
opening to the fall of Canada.
|Volume 11 The
Eve of the Revolution includes a chronicle of the breach with England.
This treatise conveys to the reader a sense of how the men felt about
what they did.
|Volume 12 In Washington
and His Comrades in Arms, the reader will find a chronicle of the
War of Independence, written by a Briton who states he alone is responsible
for the opinions found in this monograph.
|Volume 13 The
Fathers of the Constitution is a chronicle of the establishment
of the Union.
|Volume 14 Washington
and His Colleagues contains a chronicle of the rise and fall of
|Volume 15 Jefferson
and His Colleagues includes a chronicle of the Virginia dynasty,
discussing such topics as the corsairs of the Mediterranean, war hawks
and President Madison under fire.
|Volume 16 John Marshall and the Constitution is
a chronicle of the Supreme Court.
|Volume 17 In The Fight For A Free Sea the reader will find a chronicle of the War of 1812.
|Volume 18 Pioneers
of the Old Southwest, the reader will find a chronicle of the dark
and bloody ground, which is a narrative founded largely on original sources,
that being the writings and journals of pioneers and contemporary observers,
and on the public documents of the period as printed in the colonial records
and in the American archives.
|Volume 19 The
Old Northwest contains a chronicle of the Ohio Valley and beyond.
|Volume 20 The
Reign of Andrew Jackson contains a chronicle of the frontier in
|Volume 21 The
Paths of Inland Commerce is a chronicle of trail, road and waterway,
which revolves around the theme of American transportation, a vital factor
in the national development of the United States.
|Volume 22 In the
Of Oregon the reader will find
a chronicle of the fur trade.
|Volume 23 The Spanish
Borderlands is a chronicle of old Florida and the Southwest. It
tells of Spanish pathfinders and pioneers in the regions between Florida
and California over which Spain held sway for centuries.
|Volume 24 Texas
and the Mexican War contains a chronicle of the winning of the
|Volume 25 The
Forty-Niners lends the reader a chronicle of the California Trail
and El Dorado or the search for gold.
|Volume 26 The
Passing of the Frontier is a chronicle of the Old West, including
cattle trails, the range, mines, Indian wars and homesteaders.
|Volumes 27 The
Cotton Kingdom is a treatise of the Old South, including cotton
magnates, social philosophy of the cotton planter and religion and education.
|Volume 28 The
Anti-Slavery Crusade is a chronicle of the gathering storm with
regard to the anti-slavery movement, underground railroad and slavery in
|Volume 29 Abraham
Lincoln and the Union is a chronicle of the embattled North, discussing
the pertinent facts relative to why there was a war and was the Lincoln
government successful, and to make clear their relations in the historical
sequence of cause and effect.
|Volume 30 In
Day of the Confederacy the reader
will find a chronicle of the embattled south.
|Volume 31 Captains
of the Civil War is a chronicle of the Blue and the Gray, a book
of warriors, through and through.
|Volume 32 The
Sequel of Appomattox contains a chronicle of the reunion of the
|Volume 33 The American
Spirit in Education is a chronicle of great teachers, discussing
the beginnings of the school system and the great people who made education
an important part of the infant United States.
|Volume 34 In American Spirit in Literature the reader will find a chronicle dealing with great
|Volume 35 Our
Foreigners contains a chronicle of Americans in the making, discussing
|Volume 36 The
Old Merchant Marine, the reader
will find a chronicle of American ships and sailors, such as Yankee vikings,
packet ships and the stately clipper.
|Volume 37 The
Age of Invention contains
a chronicle of mechanical conquest, which is not intended to be a complete
record of inventive genius and mechanical progress in the United States.
This narrative outlines the personalities of some of the outstanding American
inventors and indicates the significance of their achievements.
|Volume 38 The
Railroad Builders, the reader
will find a chronicle of the welding of the States through the construction
of railroads across America.
|Volume 39 In The Age Of Big Business the reader will find a chronicle of the captains
of industry, including the telephone, epic of steel, development of public
utilities and the automobile.
|Volume 40 The Armies
of Labor is a chronicle of the organized wage earners.
|Volume 41 The Masters
of Capital contains a chronicle of Wall Street from the rise of
the House of Morgan to Wall Street and the World War.
|Volume 42 In The
New South the reader will find a chronicle discussing social and
industrial evolution in the South.
|Volume 43 The
Boss and the Machine contains
a chronicle of the politicians and party organization, discussing how
the party system is an essential instrument of democracy.
|Volume 44 The
Cleveland Era, the reader
will find a chronicle of the New Order in politics from a transition period
to law and order upheld.
|Volume 45 The
Agrarian Crusade is a chronicle
of the farmer in politics, which is an attempt to sketch the course and
to reproduce the spirit of the agrarian crusade from its inception with
the Granger movement, through the Greenback and Populist phases, to a climax
in the battle for free silver.
|Volume 46 In The Path Of Empire the reader will find a chronicle discussing the
United States as a world power in the Path of Empire.
|Volumes 47 Theodore
Roosevelt and His Times is a chronicle of the progressive movement,
discussing Roosevelt as a young fighter to the last four years.
|Volume 48 Woodrow
Wilson and the World War contains a chronicle of our own times
and the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.
|Volume 49 In The Canadian Dominion the reader will find a chronicle on our northern
neighbor in which the author arranges the historical matter in chronological
divisions of fifty year periods.
|Volume 50 Hispanic
Nations of the New World, the reader will find a chronicle of our
southern neighbors, including Mexico and South American Republics.