Excerpt From History Of The United States Of America, Under The Constitution, Vol 5 1847 1861Whether The Pleasant Labor Of These Many Years Be Well Or Ill Performed, I May Claim Without Inordinate Vanity That The First Era Of Our National And Independent Exist Ence Has Been Traced Out For The First Time, And The Long Intervening Chasm Bridged From The Revolution To The Civil War, With Historical Painstaking, In The Five Volumes Of The Present Work Others May Have Undertaken The Task, But They Have Not So Far As I Am Aware Performed It Nor Have I Profited In Any Way By Their Investigations, Whether Conducted Before Or After Me Something Of Careful, Consecutive Research For Fulk Three Quarters Of A Century Is Required To Bring The Two Grand Revolutions Of American Annals Into Their Fit Correlation.I Now Lay Down The Historical Pen, Not Meaning To Take It Up Again Though, If Full Vigor And Opportunity Were Spared, I Should Be Glad To Add One Volume So As To Bring The Narrative To 1865 But The Literature Of The Civil War Is Already Very Great, And I Am Admonished, At My Time Of Life, Not To Attempt To Add To It History Is A Tale Never Ended And The Narrator Is Wise Who Knows When He Has Reached His Resting Place.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
James Schouler March 20, 1839 1920 , American lawyer and historian, was best known for his historical work History of the United States under the Constitution, 1789 1865.Schouler was born in West Cambridge now Arlington , Massachusetts He was the son of William Schouler, who from 1847 to 1853 edited the Boston Atlas, one of the leading Whig journals of New England The son graduated at Harvard in 1859, studied law in Boston and was admitted to the bar there in 1862 In 1869 he removed to Washington, where for three years he published the United States Jurist.After his return to Boston, in 1874, he devoted himself to office practice and to literary pursuits He was a lecturer at Boston University School of Law between 1885 and 1903, a non resident professor and lecturer in the National University Law School, Washington, DC, in 1887 1909, and a lecturer on American history and constitutional law at Johns Hopkins University in 1908.Schouler is best known, however, as an historian In 1896 1897 he was president of the American Historical Association.
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- History of the United States of America, Under the Constitution, Vol. 5: 1847-1861 (Classic Reprint)
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