Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first 19 years of the 19th century. It also includes published reports and the works of many European authors reprinted for the American public.
Through this database, students and scholars can research westward expansion, the development of American arts (literature, music, painting, etc.), and the progression of American political thought.
Subjects include the following: 12th Amendment, abolitionism, canals, Embargo Act, Hartford Convention, Lewis & Clark Expedition, Louisiana Purchase, nationalism, Panic of 1819, Tippecanoe, Treaty of Ghent, and the War of 1812.