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The Happiest People Upon the Earth

At the beginning of the 1800s, the American economy was becoming an unconventionally successful economy. Domestic commerce was “incalculably more valuable” than foreign commerce and “the home market for productions of the earth and manufactures is of more importance than all foreign ones.” Gordon Wood,  378 more words

Early Republic

The Most Sublime Gift of Heaven

In the early 1800s, America underwent a campaign of infrastructure building. The building of new roads, bridges, and canals were done in a spirit of “national grandeur and individual convenience.” Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty, 730 quoting Charles G. 397 more words

Early Republic

The Emerging Middle Class and Entrepreneurial Spirit

Albert Gallatin knew as early as 1799 that the United States “had become commercially and socially different from the former mother country” England. Gordon Wood,  358 more words

Early Republic

Quiet U.S. Ports Spark Slowdown Fears - WSJ

America’s busiest ports reported a decline in imports during the key peak shipping season for the first time in at least a decade, sparking fears of a broader economic slowdown in the U.S. 31 more words

Financial Markets

Restoration of America: The Wealth of a Nation

Americans have become the government’s greatest supporters. Conservatives portend to want the government to do something about the economy as much as liberals do. Perhaps when we see the government as the problem, it has become easier to see it as the solution. 1,726 more words


Bring economical and business growth back into the United States

Small business builds economy growth, creates jobs, and makes profit to repeat from the beginning. That is the benefit of being a small business owner. A very professional website can now service small business owners who want higher ranking on search engines and a better image of their website. 161 more words


Setting the Stage for the War of 1812

In the early Republic, trading became a staple of the American economy, which affected American relations with other countries in drastic ways.

American merchants “brought home products from Canton, China, and ports in the Indian Ocean, including teas, coffee, chinaware, spices, and silks, before shipping them on to Europe . 425 more words

Early Republic