The Value of a Dollar: 1600-1865

Editor: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-59237-094-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 79
Book Status: Available
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The Value of a Dollar 1600-1865 is for both the user who simply wants to know what life was like for early Americans to the serious historical researcher. This fascinating survey will serve a wide range of research needs and will be useful in all high school, public and academic library reference collections.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 1600-1749: The Development of the Colonies
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Slave Trades
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Chapter 2 1750-1774: The Run up to the War of American Independence
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Slave Trades
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Chapter 3 1775-1799: The Revolution Births a Debt-Plagued Nation
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Slave Trades
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Chapter 4 1800-1824: Another War, Manufacturing, Self-Sufficiency and Prosperity
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Slave Trades
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Chapter 5 1825-1849: Western Expansion, Canal Transportation and American Confidence
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Chapter 6 1850-1865: Railroads, Slavery and a Nation at War with Itself
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Currency
  • Selected Incomes
  • Services & Fees
  • Financial Rates & Exchanges
  • Commodities
  • Selected Prices
  • Miscellany
  • Bibliography