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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

The Federal Era in New Jersey

Grades 5 through 8

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“Fight to Survive”,
pp. 126-150, In New Jersey: A Mirror on America
John T. Cunningham. Andover, N.J.: Afton Publishing Co., 1976

Maps

Map of the Providence of New Jersey - 1795

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program Five, Monopolies and Mechanics
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Network, 1999

The Province of New Jersey (1777)
William Faden, p. 69, Map of New Jersey (1850), by Thomas F. Gordon, p. 70

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“Colonial Development”
(Proprietary Rule, Royal Colony, State, Ratification of U.S. Constitution)
pp. 9-29, In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

“Experiment in Independence”
(Readjustment and Reconstruction, New Jersey and the Confederation, New Jersey and the Federal Constitution)
pp. 158-175, In New JerseyFrom Colony to State, 1609-1789
Richard P. McCormick. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1964.

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program Five, Monopolies and Mechanics
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Network, 1999.

“William Paterson”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner.
John E. O'Connor, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 81-84.

“Joseph Bloomfield”, Prince, Carl E.
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays.
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 85-88

“Aaron Ogden”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner.
Victor A. Sapio,Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 88-91.

Audio and Video

Monopolies and Mechanics
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the early nineteenth century. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999

Gibbons V. Ogden(Online Video Clip)
New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “Gibbons v. Ogden
Select: “Video-Gibbons v. Ogden

Documents

Teachers Guide. New Jersey Legacy
Program Five, Monopolies and Mechanics
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission and New Jersey Network, 1999, A Remarkable Industrial Parade, pp. 65-66

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures (1791), pp. 75-80
A Traveler's Observations (1794), pp. 81-83

Online Lectures

David Steven Cohen, “Alexander Hamilton, the SUM and Patronage”
The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “SUM
Select: “Online Lecture-David Cohen
Select: “The Bank and William Durer” and “Report on Manufactures and the SUM

Peter O.Wacker, “Gibbons v. Ogden: A Landmark Supreme Court Decision”
The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “Gibbons v. Ogden
Select: “Online Lecture-Peter O. Wacker

Harvey Strum, “The Embargo and the War of 1812 in New Jersey”
The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “1st Party System
Select: “Online Lecture-Harvey Strum

Internet Sites

The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “Market Revolution
Select: “First Party System

The Great Falls National Historic District

 

 


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