Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783-1812, The: A Political, Social, and Military History

Editor: Tucker, Spencer C.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $310.00
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ISBN: 978-1-59-884156-5
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 167
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This encyclopedia offers a comprehensive examination of U.S. military history from the beginning of the republic in 1783 up to the eve of war with Great Britain in 1812. It enables a detailed study of the Early Republic, during which ideological and political divisions occurred over the fledgling U.S. military. The entries cover all the important battles, key individuals, weapons, Indian nations, and treaties, as well as numerous social, political, cultural, and economic developments during this period.

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  • List of Maps
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Overview, 1783–1812
  • VOLUME I: A–K
  • A
  • Abdrahaman, Sidi Haji
  • Adams, Abigail
  • Adams, John
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Admiralty, High Court of
  • Algiers
  • Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
  • Allen, William Henry
  • American Fur Company
  • American Philosophical Society
  • Amiens, Peace of
  • Annapolis Convention
  • Anti-Federalists
  • Argus, USS
  • Armories
  • Armstrong, John, Jr.
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Arsenals, Armories, and Munitions Factories
  • Art
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Artillery, Land
  • Artillery, Sea
  • Astor, John Jacob
  • Auglaize
  • Augusta, Treaty of
  • B
  • Bainbridge, William
  • Ball, Alexander
  • Baltimore Incident
  • Bank of the United States
  • Baratarian Pirates
  • Barbary Corsairs
  • Barbary Pirates
  • Barbour, James
  • Bark
  • Barlow, Joel
  • Barney, Joshua
  • Barque
  • Barron, James
  • Barron, Samuel
  • Barry, John
  • Berceau, French Navy Corvette
  • Berkeley, George Cranfield
  • Betsey, U.S. Merchantman
  • Bill of Rights
  • Blackhoof
  • Black Swamp
  • Blount, William
  • Blount Treaty
  • Blue Jacket
  • Bomb Vessel
  • Bonaparte, Napoleon
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boston, USS
  • Boston Navy Yard
  • Bowdoin, James, II
  • Bower Hill, Skirmish at
  • Brackenridge, Hugh Henry
  • Brant, Joseph
  • Brig
  • Brigantine
  • Britain
  • Britain, Native Peoples Policy of
  • British Army
  • British Incitement of Native American Uprisings
  • British West Indies
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Brown, Jacob Jennings
  • Buckongahelas
  • Burr, Aaron, Jr.
  • Burr Conspiracy and Trial
  • Burr-Hamilton Duel
  • Burrows, William
  • Burrows, William Ward
  • C
  • Cadore Letter
  • Caldwell, William
  • Calling Forth Act
  • Canada
  • Canandaigua, Treaty of
  • Canning, George
  • Cannon Founders
  • Cannon Founding
  • Carleton, Sir Guy
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Carmick, Daniel
  • Carronade
  • Cartwright, Peter
  • Castlereagh, Viscount
  • Catecahassa
  • Cathcart, James Leander
  • Causes of the War of 1812
  • Charlestown Navy Yard
  • Charleville Musket
  • Chase, Samuel
  • Cherokees
  • Chesapeake, USS
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
  • Chickamaugas
  • Chickamauga Wars
  • Chickasaws
  • Chippewas
  • Chittenden, Thomas
  • Choctaws
  • Citizen Genêt Affair
  • Citizen-Soldiers
  • Claghorn, George
  • Claiborne, William Charles Cole
  • Clark, George Rogers
  • Clark, William
  • Clarke, Elijah
  • Clark's First Ohio Campaign
  • Clark's Second Ohio Campaign
  • Claus, William
  • Clay, Henry
  • Clermont, Steamboat
  • Clinton, DeWitt
  • Clinton, George
  • Clintonians
  • Coastal Defenses, U.S.
  • Columbiad
  • Columbian Foundry
  • Communications
  • Congress, U.S.
  • Congress, USS
  • Connecticut
  • Constellation vs. Insurgente
  • Constitution, U.S.
  • Constitution, USS
  • Constitutional Convention
  • Continental System
  • Convention of 1800
  • Cooper, James Fenimore
  • Copley, John Singleton
  • Cornplanter
  • Corps of Artillerists and Engineers
  • Corps of Discovery
  • Corps of Engineers
  • Corsairs
  • Corvette
  • Cotton Gin
  • Covington, Leonard
  • Creeks
  • Creek War
  • Crescent, Tribute Frigate
  • Crompton, Samuel
  • Croyable
  • Croyable, French Privateer
  • Cutter
  • D
  • Dale, Richard
  • Dale, Samuel
  • Dane, Nathan
  • Darnah, Battle of
  • Dauphin, Capture of
  • Davenport, Salusbury Pryce
  • Davie, William Richardson
  • Day, Luke
  • Dearborn, Henry
  • Debtors’ Prisons
  • Decatur, Stephen, Jr.
  • Decatur, Stephen, Sr.
  • Delaware
  • Delaware, USS, Capture of the Croyable
  • Delawares
  • Democratic-Republican Party
  • Derna, Battle of
  • Deux Amis, French Privateer
  • Developments, Technological
  • Dexter, Samuel
  • Dey of Algiers
  • Diane, French Privateer
  • Dickinson, John
  • Diplomacy, U.S.
  • District of Columbia
  • Dorchester, Baron
  • Dragging Canoe
  • Duane, William
  • Duck River Massacre
  • Dumplin Creek, Treaty of
  • Du Pont, Éleuthère Irénée
  • Duvall, Gabriel
  • E
  • Eaton, William
  • Economy, U.S.
  • Edwards, Ninian
  • Egushawa
  • Egypt
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Election of 1800
  • Election of 1808
  • Eleventh Amendment
  • Elliott, Matthew
  • Embargo Act of 1807
  • Enforcement Act of 1809
  • Enterprise vs. Mastico
  • Enterprise vs. Tripoli
  • Essex, USS
  • Essex Junto
  • Eustis, William
  • Excise Tax
  • Experiment, USS
  • F
  • Fallen Timbers, Battle of
  • Fauchet, Jean-Antoine Joseph
  • Federalist Papers
  • Federalist Party
  • Film and the Wars of the Early Republic
  • Fireship
  • 1st American Regiment
  • First Bank of the United States
  • First Report on the Public Credit
  • Fitzsimons, Thomas
  • Five Civilized Tribes
  • Flintlock Musket
  • Florida, Spanish
  • Fort Astoria
  • Fort Dearborn
  • Fort Detroit
  • Fort Dunmore
  • Fort Finney, Treaty of
  • Fort Greenville
  • Fort Harmar
  • Fort Harmar, Treaty of
  • Fort Harrison
  • Fort Jackson, Treaty of
  • Fort Knox
  • Fort McIntosh, Treaty of
  • Fort Miami
  • Fort Niagara
  • Fort Oswego
  • Fort Pitt
  • Fort Recovery
  • Fort Stanwix, Treaty of
  • Fort Stoddert
  • Fort Washington
  • Fort Wayne
  • Fort Wayne, Treaty of
  • Forts, General Overview
  • Fox, Josiah
  • Foxall, Henry
  • Fox Indians
  • France
  • France, Navy
  • Frankland, State of
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, State of
  • French Revolutionary Wars
  • French West Indies
  • Freneau, Philip Morin
  • Fries, John
  • Fries’ Rebellion
  • Frigate
  • Fulton, Robert
  • Fur Trade
  • G
  • Gabriel's Rebellion
  • Gaines, Edmund Pendleton
  • Gallatin, Albert
  • Galleys
  • Galphinton, Treaty of
  • Ganges Incident
  • Gardoqui y Arriquibar, Diego María de
  • Genêt, Edmond-Charles
  • Genêt Affair
  • George III
  • George Washington, USS
  • Georgia
  • Gerry, Elbridge
  • Glaize, The
  • Gosport Navy Yard
  • Grand Glaize
  • Great Awakening, Second
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain, Army
  • Great Britain, Native Peoples Policy of
  • Great Britain, Navy
  • Greenville, Treaty of
  • Grundy, Felix
  • Gunboat
  • Gunboat No. 6 Incident
  • Gunboat Program, Jeffersonian
  • Gunner's Quadrant
  • H
  • Haitian Revolution
  • Hamilton Committee
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler
  • Hamilton, Paul
  • Hamilton-Burr Duel
  • Hamilton Plan
  • Hampshire County Convention
  • Hampton, Wade
  • Hancock, John
  • Handsome Lake
  • Hardin, John
  • Hardin's Defeat
  • Harmar, Josiah
  • Harmar Expedition
  • Harrison, William Henry
  • Hartford Convention
  • Hawkins, Benjamin
  • Henry, Patrick
  • Hillabee Massacre
  • Hodgdon, Samuel
  • Holston, Treaty of
  • Home Tax Rebellion
  • Hopewell, Treaty of
  • Howard, Benjamin
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Hulk
  • Hull, Isaac
  • Hull, William
  • Humphreys, David
  • Humphreys, Joshua
  • Humphreys, Salusbury Pryce
  • Hurons
  • I
  • Illinois Territory
  • Impressment
  • Indiana Territory
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ingersoll, Jared
  • Insurgente vs. Constellation
  • Insurgente vs. Retaliation
  • Interchangeable Parts
  • Intrepid, USS
  • Iredell, James
  • Iroquois
  • Irving, Washington
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, Henry
  • Jacobins
  • James, Reuben
  • Jarvis, John Wesley
  • Jay, John
  • Jay-Gardoqui Treaty
  • Jay's Treaty
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jeffersonian Gunboat Program
  • Jenkinson, Robert Banks
  • Jones, John Paul
  • Junaluska
  • K
  • Karamanli, Hassan
  • Karamanli, Yusuf
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
  • Kentucky Rifle
  • Ketch
  • Kickapoos
  • King, Rufus
  • Knox, Henry
  • VOLUME II: L–Y
  • L
  • Laffite, Jean
  • Laffite, Pierre
  • Land Artillery
  • Lansing, John, Jr.
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
  • Lawrence, James
  • Lee, Henry
  • Lee, Richard Henry
  • Legion of the United States
  • L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
  • Lenni Lenapes
  • Leopard, HMS
  • Letters of Marque and Reprisal
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • Lewis, Morgan
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Library of Congress
  • Lincoln, Benjamin
  • Liquor Sales to Indians
  • Lisle, Peter
  • Literature
  • Little Turtle
  • Little Turtle's War
  • Little Warrior
  • Live Oaking
  • Livingston, Robert R.
  • Livingston, William
  • Logan, Benjamin
  • Logan's Raid
  • Logistics
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Louisiana Territory
  • Louis XVI
  • Lowell, Francis Cabot
  • Lowell System
  • Loyalists
  • Lyle, Peter
  • Lyon, Matthew
  • M
  • Macdonough, Thomas
  • Macon, Nathaniel
  • Macon's Bill No. 2
  • Madison, Dolley
  • Madison, James
  • Maine, District of
  • Main Poc
  • Mameluke Sword
  • Maria, Capture of
  • Marshall, John
  • Maryland
  • Mason, George
  • Massachusetts
  • Mastico
  • Mathews, George
  • McGillivray, Alexander
  • McHenry, James
  • McIntosh, William
  • McQueen, Peter
  • Medicine, Military
  • Meigs, Return Jonathan, Jr.
  • Mercantilism
  • Merchant Ships
  • Merrimack, USS
  • Miamis
  • Michigan Territory
  • Mifflin, Thomas
  • Military Peace Establishment Act
  • Militia
  • Militia Acts
  • Mingos
  • Mishikinakwa
  • Mississippi River
  • Monroe, James
  • Monroe-Pinkney Treaty
  • Montezuma, USS
  • Morocco
  • Morris, Gouverneur
  • Morris, Richard Valentine
  • Morris, Robert
  • Mortefontaine, Treaty of
  • Mount Vernon Conference
  • Munitions Factories
  • Murad Reis
  • Murray, Alexander
  • Muskets
  • N
  • Napoleon I
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • Natchez Trace
  • National Intelligencer
  • Native Americans
  • Native American Spiritualist Movements
  • Native Americans, Policies toward
  • Native American Uprisings, British Incitement of
  • Native American Warfare
  • Native Peoples Policy, British
  • Native Peoples Policy, U.S.
  • Native Peoples’ Weapons
  • Nautilus, Submarine
  • Naval Act of 1794
  • Naval Construction Act of 1799
  • Naval Gunnery Practice
  • Naval Ordnance
  • Naval Peace Establishment Bill
  • Naval Tactics
  • Naval Weapons, Boarding
  • Neville, John
  • Newburgh Conspiracy
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Jersey Plan
  • New Orleans
  • Newspapers
  • New York
  • New York, Treaty of
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Niles’ Weekly Register
  • Non-Importation Acts of 1806 and 1811
  • Non-Intercourse Act
  • Nootka Crisis
  • Norfolk, USS
  • Norfolk Navy Yard
  • North Carolina
  • North River Steam Boat
  • North West Company
  • Northwest Indian War
  • Northwest Ordinances of 1785 and 1787
  • O
  • O'Bannon, Presley Neville
  • O'Hara, James
  • Ohio
  • Ojibwas
  • Old Northwest Territory
  • Oneidas
  • Onondagas
  • Orders in Council
  • Ordinance of 1784
  • Orleans, Territory of
  • Ottawas
  • Ottoman Empire
  • P
  • Paris, Treaty of
  • Partridge, Alden
  • Paterson, William
  • Patriot War
  • Patterson, Daniel Todd
  • Peace of Amiens
  • Peale, Charles Willson
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, Western
  • Pennsylvania Rifle
  • Perceval, Spencer
  • Philadelphia, USS, Capture of
  • Philadelphia, USS, Destruction of
  • Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Pickering, Timothy
  • Pickering, Treaty of
  • Pickering, USS
  • Pike
  • Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, Jr.
  • Pike's Mississippi Expedition
  • Pike's Southwest Expedition
  • Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth
  • Pinckney, Elizabeth Lucas
  • Pinckney, Thomas
  • Pinkney, William
  • Pinckney's Treaty
  • Pirates
  • Pistols
  • Pitt, William, the Younger
  • Planter Society
  • Polacca
  • Politics and the Emergence of Political Parties
  • Porter, David
  • Porter, Moses
  • Portsmouth Navy Yard
  • Posey, Thomas
  • Potawatomis
  • Potomac Company
  • Preble, Edward
  • Preble's Attacks on Tripoli
  • President, USS
  • President–Little Belt Affair
  • Privateering during the Quasi-War
  • Prize Courts
  • Propaganda
  • Prophetstown
  • Prosser, Gabriel
  • Puerto Plata Expedition
  • Pushmataha
  • Putnam, Rufus
  • Q
  • Quasi-War
  • Quasi-War, Privateering during
  • R
  • Randolph, Edmund
  • Randolph, John
  • Rates, Ship
  • Red Eagle
  • Red Jacket
  • Red Sticks
  • Regiment of Riflemen
  • Report on Manufactures
  • Report on the Public Credit
  • Retaliation, USS
  • Retaliation vs. Insurgente
  • Revenue, U.S. Government
  • Rhode Island
  • Riflemen, Regiment of
  • Rifles
  • Rodgers, John
  • Rodney, Caesar Augustus
  • Roundhead
  • Royal Navy
  • Rum Trade
  • Rush, Benjamin
  • Rush's Plan for a Peace Office
  • S
  • Sacagawea
  • San Lorenzo, Treaty of
  • Sauks and Foxes
  • Scalping
  • Schooner
  • Scott, Winfield
  • Seabury, Samuel
  • Second Amendment
  • Second Great Awakening
  • Seminoles
  • Senecas
  • Sequoyah
  • Settlement, Western Frontier
  • Sevier, John
  • Shattuck, Job
  • Shawnees
  • Shays, Daniel
  • Shays’ Rebellion
  • Shelby, Isaac
  • Shepard, William
  • Sherman, Roger
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ships
  • Ships of the Line
  • Sibley, John
  • Sidi Mohammed ben Abdullah
  • Silver Standard
  • Slater, Samuel
  • Slave Rebellion, Territory of Orleans
  • Slave Trade
  • Sloop of War
  • Smallpox
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Robert
  • Smith, Samuel
  • Snow
  • Society of the Cincinnati
  • Society of the Friends of the Constitution
  • Somers, Richard
  • South Carolina
  • Southwest Territory
  • Spain
  • Spanish Florida
  • Spanish in North America
  • Spiritualist Movements, Native American
  • St. Clair, Arthur
  • St. Clair's Campaign
  • Steamships
  • Stewart, Charles, Jr.
  • Stewart, Robert
  • Stoddert, Benjamin
  • Stone, Barton Warren
  • Stuart, Gilbert
  • Swift, Joseph Gardner
  • Swords
  • Syren, USS
  • T
  • Tactics, Naval
  • Talbot, Silas
  • Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de
  • Tallmadge, Benjamin
  • Tarablus al-Garb
  • Tariff of 1789
  • Tax, Excise
  • Technological Developments
  • Tecumseh
  • Tecumseh's War
  • Tennessee
  • Tennessee Rifle
  • Tenskwatawa
  • Terre aux Boeufs Affair
  • Territory South of the Ohio River
  • Textiles
  • Thayendanega
  • Tidewater Society
  • Tilton, James
  • Tingey, Thomas
  • Tippecanoe, Battle of
  • Tobacco
  • Tomahawk
  • Tompkins, Daniel D.
  • Torpedoes
  • Tousard, Anne-Louis de
  • Toussaint L'Ouverture, François Dominique
  • Trade
  • Treasury Board
  • Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation
  • Tribute Payments
  • Tripoli
  • Tripoli
  • Tripoli, Preble's Attacks on
  • Tripolitan War
  • Trumbull, John
  • Truxtun, Thomas
  • Tunis
  • Tupper, Benjamin
  • Tustanuggachee
  • Twelfth Amendment
  • U
  • Uniform Militia Act
  • United Kingdom
  • United States, USS
  • United States Army
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers
  • United States Constitution
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Military Academy, West Point
  • United States Navy
  • United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • United States Revenue Cutter Service Cutters
  • United States War Department
  • V
  • Van Rensselaer, Solomon
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Virginia Plan
  • Virginia Resolution
  • W
  • Wabash, Battle of the
  • Ward, Nancy
  • War Department, U.S.
  • Warfare, Native American
  • War Hawks
  • War of 1812, Causes
  • War of 1812, Overview
  • Warren, Mercy Otis
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Washington, George
  • Washington, Martha
  • Washington's Farewell Address
  • Washington Navy Yard
  • Washington's Neutrality Proclamation
  • Washington's Sentiments on a Peace Establishment
  • Wayne, Anthony
  • Wayne's Campaign
  • Weapons, Native Peoples’
  • Weatherford, William
  • Webster, Daniel
  • Webster, Noah
  • Wells, William
  • West, Benjamin
  • Western Frontier, Settlement of
  • Western Indian Confederacy
  • Western Pennsylvania
  • Western Reserve
  • Wharton, Franklin
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • Whiskey Tax
  • Whitney, Eli
  • Wilkins, John, Jr.
  • Wilkinson, James
  • Williams, Jonathan
  • Wilson, James
  • Wirt, William
  • Wolcott, Oliver, Jr.
  • Women
  • Wyandots
  • X
  • Xebec
  • XYZ Affair
  • Y
  • Yates, Robert
  • Yellow Fever
  • You, Dominique
  • Volume III: Documents
  • List of Documents
  • Documents
  • 1. Declaration of Independence (1776)
  • 2. Articles of Confederation (1777, 1781)
  • 3. Promises of Land Grants to Volunteers (1778, 1780)
  • 4. Kentucky Petition for Protection from Shawnees (March 13, 1780)
  • 5. The Renegade by Emerson Bennett: The Story of Simon Girty (1782)
  • 6. George Washington: Sentiments on a Peace Establishment (May 2, 1783)
  • 7. George Washington: Circular Letter to the States (June 8, 1783)
  • 8. The Treaty of Paris (September 3, 1783)
  • 9. Joseph Brant: Message to British Governor (1783)
  • 10. Resolution Disbanding the Continental Army (June 2, 1784)
  • 11. Fort Stanwix Treaty (October 22, 1784)
  • 12. Daniel Boone: Autobiography (1784)
  • 13. Chickasaw Treaty (1786)
  • 14. Petition from Shays’ Rebellion (1786)
  • 15. George Washington: Letter to Henry Knox on Shays’ Rebellion (1786)
  • 16. Benjamin Lincoln: Letter on Shays’ Rebellion (January 28, 1787)
  • 17. Thomas Jefferson: Letter Favoring Rebellion (January 30, 1787)
  • 18. Northwest Ordinance of 1787 (July 13, 1787)
  • 19. U.S. Constitution (1787)
  • 20. Treaty of Fort Harmar (January 9, 1789)
  • 21. George Washington: Letter to Arthur St. Clair (October 6, 1789)
  • 22. Alexander Hamilton: Excerpt from the First Report on the Public Credit (January 14, 1790)
  • 23. Benjamin Franklin: Petition from the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery (February 3, 1790)
  • 24. Francis Corbin: Broadside in Opposition to Abolishing Slavery (ca. 1790)
  • 25. Judith Sargent Murray: Excerpt from “On the Equality of the Sexes” (1790)
  • 26. Trade and Intercourse Act (July 22, 1790)
  • 27. George Washington: Letter to Henry Knox (November 19, 1790)
  • 28. William Maclay: Journal Excerpt on Taxation (February 8–9, 1791)
  • 29. William Maclay: Journal Excerpt on Taxation Debate (February 11, 1791)
  • 30. Act Repealing the Whiskey Excise Tax (March 3, 1791) [Excerpt]
  • 31. George Washington: Letter to David Humphreys (March 16, 1791)
  • 32. Arthur St. Clair: Report to the Department of War (November 9, 1791)
  • 33. Alexander Hamilton: Excerpts from Report on Manufactures (December 5, 1791)
  • 34. François-René de Chateaubriand: Excerpt from Travels in America (1791)
  • 35. George Washington: Opinion of the General Officers (March 9, 1792)
  • 36. Thomas Jefferson: Report on Cabinet Meeting (March 31, 1792)
  • 37. Thomas Jefferson: Meeting about Redeeming Captives Held in Algeria (April 9, 1792)
  • 38. George Washington: Letter to Thomas Jefferson (August 23, 1792)
  • 39. Henry Knox: Letter to Anthony Wayne (December 7, 1792)
  • 40. John Trumbull: Painting of George Washington at Trenton (1792)
  • 41. Thomas Jefferson: Letter to William Short (January 3, 1793)
  • 42. Proclamation of Neutrality (April 22, 1793)
  • 43. Anthony Wayne: Letter to Henry Knox (May 9, 1793)
  • 44. Alexander Hamilton: Letter regarding the French Revolution (May 1793)
  • 45. Alexander Hamilton: Notes on Cabinet Meeting (July 8, 1793)
  • 46. Recruitment Broadside (August 1793)
  • 47. Benjamin Rush: Letters to His Wife regarding the Yellow Fever Epidemic (August–November 1793)
  • 48. Alexander Hamilton: Letter to the College of Physicians (September 11, 1793)
  • 49. George Washington: Fifth Annual Address (December 3, 1793)
  • 50. Whiskey Rebellion Proclamation (1794)
  • 51. Jay Treaty (1794)
  • 52. Abigail Adams: Letter to John Adams (February 26, 1794)
  • 53. Naval Act (March 27, 1794)
  • 54. William Clark: Journal Excerpt Describing the Battle of Fallen Timbers (August 20, 1794)
  • 55. Anthony Wayne: Letter about the Victory in the Battle of Fallen Timbers (August 28, 1794)
  • 56. James Wilkinson: Account of the Battle of Fallen Timbers (August 28, 1794)
  • 57. Thomas Paine: Excerpt from The Age of Reason (1794)
  • 58. Treaty of Greenville (August 3, 1795)
  • 59. Treaty with Algeria (September 5, 1795)
  • 60. Thomas Jefferson: Letter to James Monroe on the Jay Treaty (September 6, 1795)
  • 61. George Washington: Farewell Address (September 17, 1796) [Excerpts]
  • 62. Table of U.S. Exports (February 6, 1797)
  • 63. Decree of the Executive Directory (March 2, 1797)
  • 64. Isaac Weld: American Attitudes toward the Indians (1797)
  • 65. Isaac Weld: Opposition to Jay's Treaty (1797)
  • 66. U.S. Envoys to France: “To the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic” (January 27, 1798)
  • 67. John Adams: Message to Congress (February 5, 1798)
  • 68. John Adams: Proclamation (March 23, 1798)
  • 69. “An Act to Provide an Additional Armament” (April 27, 1798)
  • 70. “An Act to Establish … the Department of the Navy” (April 30, 1798)
  • 71. John Adams: “Instructions to Commanders of Armed Vessels” (May 28, 1798)
  • 72. British Cartoon Satirizing the XYZ Affair (June 1, 1798)
  • 73. Newspaper Accounts of the Capture of the Croyable (1798)
  • 74. George Washington: Letter to John Adams on His Appointment as Army Commander (July 13, 1798)
  • 75. Benjamin Stoddert: Letter to John Adams (July 30, 1798)
  • 76. Alien and Sedition Acts (1798)
  • 77. James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions (1798, 1799)
  • 78. Painting: Constellation vs. Insurgente
  • 79. John Adams: Letter to Timothy Pickering (July 2, 1799)
  • 80. France: Correspondence regarding the “Regulation Concerning the Navigation of Neutral Ships in Time of War” (December 31, 1799)
  • 81. Robert Fulton: Correspondence on the Development of Submarine Torpedoes (1799–1801)
  • 82. John Adams: Pardon of Fries’ Rebellion Participants (May 21, 1800)
  • 83. Benjamin Stoddert: Letter to Thomas Fitzsimons (July 24, 1800)
  • 84. Benjamin Stoddert: Report on Naval Establishment (January 15, 1801)
  • 85. “An Act for the Protection of the Commerce and Seamen of the United States, against the Tripolitan Cruisers” (February 6, 1802)
  • 86. William Eaton: Letter to Secretary of State James Madison (September 12, 1802)
  • 87. Louisiana Purchase (April 30, 1803)
  • 88. Benjamin Rush: Health Instructions for the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1803)
  • 89. Mustapha Pascha, Dey of Algiers: Letter to President Thomas Jefferson (October 14, 1803)
  • 90. Edward Preble: Letter to Secretary of the Navy Robert Smith (December 10, 1803)
  • 91. Edward Preble: Letter to the Men of the Captured Philadelphia (January 4, 1804)
  • 92. Stephen Decatur Jr.: Report to Captain Edward Preble (February 17, 1804)
  • 93. Letter from Monsieur Beaussier to Captain Edward Preble and Diary Entry by Preble (March 28, 1804)
  • 94. Resolution of Congress Acknowledging the Conduct of Captain Stephen Decatur Jr. and the Officers and Crew of the Intrepid in the Attack on Tripoli Harbor (November 27, 1804)
  • 95. Congressional Resolution Acknowledging the Conduct of Commodore Edward Preble and His Crew (March 3, 1805)
  • 96. U.S. Marine Corps Hymn
  • 97. John Kelsall: Essex Decision, Sentence of the British Vice Admiralty Court (May 1805)
  • 98. William Clark: Journal Excerpt from the Lewis and Clark Expedition (October 19, 1805)
  • 99. Lord Sheffield: Opinion of British Policy toward American Shipping (1806) [Excerpts]
  • 100. Noah Webster: Letters regarding His Dictionary (February 20 and July 30, 1806)
  • 101. Napoleon: Berlin Decree (November 21, 1806)
  • 102. British Orders in Council (January 7 and November 11, 1807) [Excerpts]
  • 103. Thomas Jefferson: Message to Congress on Gunboats (February 10, 1807)
  • 104. George Berkeley: British Order to Search for Deserters on the Chesapeake (June 1, 1807)
  • 105. Excerpt from Log of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake (June 22, 1807)
  • 106. John Marshall: Instructions to the Jury, Aaron Burr Trial (August 1807) [Excerpts]
  • 107. Blue Jacket: Message on Relations with the British (September 1807)
  • 108. Thomas Jefferson: Message to Congress on the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair (October 27, 1807) [Excerpts]
  • 109. Napoleon: Milan Decree (December 17, 1807)
  • 110. Embargo Act (December 22, 1807)
  • 111. Benjamin Latrobe: Drawings of the President's House (1807) and Floor Plan for the Capitol (1806–1807)
  • 112. William Cullen Bryant: Poem, The Embargo (1808)
  • 113. Tenskwatawa, the Prophet: Speech on Religion (August 1808)
  • 114. Non-Intercourse Act (March 1, 1809) [Excerpts]
  • 115. Treaty of Fort Wayne (September 30, 1809)
  • 116. Tecumseh: Speech to Governor William Henry Harrison (August 12, 1810)
  • 117. Arthur Bingham: Report of the President versus Little Belt Encounter (May 21, 1811)
  • 118. James Madison: Third Annual Message (November 5, 1811)
  • 119. Isaac Naylor and Shabonee: Eyewitness Accounts of the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811)
  • 120. Tecumseh: Speech to the Osages (1811)
  • Medals, Decorations, and Military Honors
  • Military Ranks
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Categorical Index