Contact the NJ Historical Commission
NJ Historical Commission
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
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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
http://mapmaker.rutgers.edu/MAPS.html
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)
www.nj-history.org
Click on "Enter"
Click on "Market Revolution"
Click on "Gibbons v. Ogden"
Click on "Video-Gibbons v. Ogden"
Online Lectures
David Steven Cohen, "Alexander Hamilton, the SUM and Patronage"
www.nj-history.org
Click on "Enter"
Click on "Market Revolution"
Click on "SUM"
Click on "Online Lecture-David Cohen"
Click on "The Bank and William Durer" and "Report on Manufactures and the SUM"
Peter O.Wacker, "Gibbons v. Ogden: A Landmark Supreme Court Decision"
www.nj-history.org
Click on "Enter"
Click on "Market Revolution"
Click on "Gibbons v. Ogden"
Click on "Online Lecture-Peter O. Wacker"
Harvey Strum, "The Embargo and the War of 1812 in New Jersey"
www.nj-history.org
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Click on "Market Revolution"
Click on "1st Party System"
Click on "Online Lecture-Harvey Strum"
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
Internet Sites
New Jersey History Partnership Project
www.nj-history.org
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Click on "Market Revolution"
Click on "First Party System"
The Great Falls National Historic District
http://www.patersongreatfalls.org