The Federalist Era, 1789-1801
Sectionalism, and Reform, 1801-1820
Expansion, Sectionalism, and Reform, 1820-1841
Expansion, Sectionalism, and Reform,
The End of Compromise, 1850-1865
The Gilded Age,
"You cannot bring prosperity by discouraging
thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You
cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.
You cannot further brotherhood of men by inciting class hatred.
You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You
cannot build character and courage by taking away man's
initiative and independence. You cannot help men
permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for
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