Synopses & Reviews
A sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Banks and Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War
, this book by Bray Hammond focuses on how Washington struggled financially to settle the Civil War and how its measures spurred the growth of federal government.
Originally published in 1970.
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About the Author
Bray Hammond (1886-1968) was Assistant Secretary of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1944 to 1950.