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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power by Robert V. Remini1967
Eisenhower and Berlin, 1945: The Decision to Halt at the Elbe by Stephen E. Ambrose1967
The Money Question During Reconstruction by Walter T. K. Nugent1967
The great bull market; Wall Street in the 1920s by Robert Sobel1968
The Jacksonian Economy (Norton Essays in American History) by Peter Temin1969
A New England Town : The First Hundred Years : Dedham, Massachusetts, 1636-1736 by Kenneth A. Lockridge1970
Diplomacy for Victory: FDR and Unconditional Surrender by Raymond G. O'Connor1971
The Origins of American Intervention in the First World War by Ross Gregory1971
The Genet Mission by Harry Ammon1973
The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson by Michael Les Benedict1973
The Politics of Normalcy: Governmental Theory and Practice in the Harding-Coolidge Era (Revolutions in the Modern World) by Robert K. Murray1973
The failure of the NRA by Bernard Bellush1975
Black images of America, 1784-1870 (The Norton essays in American history) by Leonard I. Sweet1976
Deliver Us from Evil: An Interpretation of American Prohibition by Norman H. Clark1976
A history of the ICC : from panacea to palliative by Ari Arthur Hoogenboom1976
A respectable minority : the Democratic Party in the Civil War era, 1860-1868 by Joel H. Silbey1977
Emancipation and equal rights: Politics and constitutionalism in the Civil War era (The Norton essays in American history) by Herman Belz1978
On Every Front: The Making and Unmaking of the Cold War by Thomas G. Paterson1979
World War I and the Origin of Civil Liberties in the United States by Paul L. Murphy1979

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