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History of the United States a Chronicle of Design, Construction, And Politics Capitol

By Bartley, William Alan

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Title: History of the United States a Chronicle of Design, Construction, And Politics Capitol  
Author: Bartley, William Alan
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Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Legislation., Economic & political studies
Collections: Government Library Collection, Government Printing Office
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Bartley, W. A. (n.d.). History of the United States a Chronicle of Design, Construction, And Politics Capitol. Retrieved from http://nationalpubliclibrary.info/


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Excerpt: List Of Illustrations;Foreword-Alan M. Hantman; Preface; Chapter 1. Grandeur On The Potomac; Jefferson And Latrobe; Destruction And Restoration, 1814-1817; The Bulfinch Years, 1818-1829; An Unsettled Time, 1830-1850; Thomas U. Walter And The Capitol Extension; Captain M. C. Meigs, Engineer In Charge; Pride And Strife; Calm And Calamity; The Clark Years, 1865-1902; Civic Improvements; Views Of History; Notes; Bibliography; Index ...

Table of Contents
List of Illustrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VII Foreword—Alan M. Hantman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XIII Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XV CHAPTER 1. GRANDEUR ON THE POTOMAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2. JEFFERSON AND LATROBE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 3. DESTRUCTION AND RESTORATION, 1814–1817 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 4. THE BULFINCH YEARS, 1818–1829 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 5. AN UNSETTLED TIME, 1830–1850 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169 6. THOMAS U. WALTER AND THE CAPITOL EXTENSION . . . . . . . 187 7. CAPTAIN M. C. MEIGS, ENGINEER IN CHARGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 8. PRIDE AND STRIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 9. CALM AND CALAMITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297 10. THE CLARK YEARS, 1865–1902 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337 11. CIVIC IMPROVEMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 375 12. VIEWS OF HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 417 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463 Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485

 

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