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De Witt Clinton and the American political economy

Steven E. Siry

De Witt Clinton and the American political economy

sectionalism, politics, and Republican ideology, 1787-1828

by Steven E. Siry

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828.,
    • Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.,
    • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-365) and index.

      StatementSteven E. Siry.
      SeriesAmerican university studies., v. 35
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF123.C645 S58 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 376 p. ;
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2051281M
      ISBN 100820410411
      LC Control Number88028971

      In DeWitt Clinton graduated at the head of his class from Columbia. A few years later he began a political career as private secretary to his uncle George Clinton. DeWitt's career progressed through a short term in the State Assembly, a state senatorship, and eventually to the mayoralty of New York City. Get this from a library! The birth of empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American experience, [Evan Cornog] -- DeWitt Clinton () was one of the nation's strongest political leaders in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, serving as mayor .

      6th Governor, - , - Febru De Witt Clinton (–) is known as the “Father of the Erie Canal” for his leadership in building one of the world’s engineering marvels of the time. Initially mocked as “Clinton’s Ditch,” the Canal proved to be a monumental success, connecting Lake Erie to the Hudson River and creating a profitable maritime route from New York Harbor to the . DeWitt Clinton was born on March 2, , in New Windsor, Orange County, New York, the son of James Clinton (), a veteran of the French and Indian War and a Continental Army General of the American Revolution, and Mary DeWitt (), a .

      collected by DeWitt Clinton. The library also holds two books on DeWitt Clinton, DeWitt Clinton and the American political economy: sectionalism, politics, and Republican ideology, by Steven Edwin Siry and The birth of empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American experience, by Evan Cornog. Additional material. David I. Spanagel explores the origins of American geology and the culture that promoted it in nineteenth-century New York. Focusing on Amos Eaton, the educator and amateur scientist who founded the Rensselaer School, and DeWitt Clinton, the masterful politician who led the movement for the Erie Canal, Spanagel shows how a cluster of assumptions about the peculiar landscape and .


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Read this book on Questia. DeWitt Clinton () was one of the nation's strongest political leaders in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, serving as mayor of New York City, governor of the state, and narrowly losing the Presidential race of to James Madison.

It was a project unlike anything the Empire State--or the United States--had seen before, and was only the most successful of Clinton's many efforts to implement his view that government should play an active role in the economic and intellectual development of American society.

The Birth of Empire chronicles not only the life of an important political leader but the accomplishments that underlay his. See all books authored by Dewitt Clinton, including An Account of Abimelech Coody: And Other Celebrated Writers of New-York in a Letter from a Traveller, to His Friend in South Carolina (Classic Reprint), and A Discourse Delivered Before the American Academy of the Arts: 23d October,and more on De Witt Clinton and the Rise of the People's Men Book Description: The authors not only provide an in-depth analysis of the interplay of interests and ideology behind the People's movement but also establish relationships between the emergent political culture that bolstered that movement and the Whig and Democratic parties of the later second.

DeWitt Clinton is most widely remembered (and here quite highly praised) for his zeal in supervising the construction of the Buffalo-to-Erie canal. United States Senator, Mayor of New York City, Governor of New York State, he retained his position with the Canal Commission until opponents forced him out.

I sold some copies of my book In DeWitt’s Footsteps and started sketching plans for the family to travel in the Buffalo Maritime Center’s soon-to-be-constructed replica of Gov.

Clinton’s. In Hillary’s America, D’Souza reveals the sordid truth about Hillary and the secret history of the Democratic Party, including: how Democrats transitioned from pro-slavery to pro-enslavement; the long-standing Democratic political war against women; how Hillary Clinton’s political mentor was, literally, a cold-blooded gangster; how the.

DeWitt Clinton, (born March 2,Little Britain, N.Y. [U.S.]—died Feb. 11,Albany, N.Y., U.S.), American political leader who promulgated the idea of the Erie Canal, which connects the Hudson River to the Great Lakes. DeWitt Clinton was the nephew of Governor George Clinton of New York.A Republican (Jeffersonian) attorney, he served as state senator (–, –11), U.S.

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He served the state of New York as its governor and New York City as its mayor, among other lofty offices held during his career.5/5(1). The DeWitt Clinton Chorus performed songs in the production, Finding Forrester. A book has been written about the school: Pelisson, Gerard J., and James A.

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Baldwin., Eleven Wisconsin Poets, Mr. De Witt Clinton and the Origin of the Spoils System in New York. Reprint. New York: AMS Press, Renwick, James. Life of De Witt Clinton. New York: Harper & Brothers, Siry, Steven E.

De Witt Clinton and the American Political Economy: Sectionalism, Politics, and Republican Ideology, New York: Peter Lang.

Address on Monitorial Education Governor DeWitt Clinton () In casting a view over the civilized world, we find an universal accordance in opinion on the benefits of education, but the practical exposition of this opinion exhibits a deplorable contrast.(–).

American political leader DeWitt Clinton was instrumental in the creation of the Erie Canal, which connects the Hudson River in New York to the Great Lakes. The first east-west water trade link, the Erie Canal encouraged westward expansion and enhanced New York’s economic growth.In this centennial year of the Bolshevik Revolution, here is intriguing reading on political and cultural facets of the revolutionary era ().

AN AMERICAN DIPLOMAT IN BOLSHEVIK RUSSIA DeWitt Clinton Poole Edited by Lorraine M. Lees and William S. Rodner.