Samiksha Jaiswal

The March of Democracy

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Originally published  1932
Author  James Truslow Adams
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The March of Democracy is a two-volume book by James Truslow Adams, published in 1932 and 1933 by C. Scribner's Sons. It is a chronicle with full title The March of Democracy: A History of the United States.

The first volume covers America from discovery and settlement, the revolution of 1776, to 1800.

The second volume begins with the election of Jefferson in 1801, the War of 1812, the election of Jackson, the Mexican War through to the period before the Civil War.

The third volume begins with the election of Lincoln, the states seceding, the Civil War and its aftermath, the industrial revolution, railroad growth and cattle kingdoms on through Cleveland's term.

The fourth volume begins with the election of Harrison, the Spanish-American War, building of the Panama Canal, World War I, the era of great prosperity and then Great Depression and election of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The fifth volume picks up with Roosevelt's New Deal, financial changes and manipulations, the great Dust Bowl, Social Security Act, the "G" men, attempt to take over the Supreme Court, the Neutrality Bill, the recession to depression era, build-up of defense and involvement with foreign issues and entry into World War II.


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