Towards Modern Public Finance
The American War with Mexico, 1846-1848
Addresses the financing of the American-Mexican War of 1846-48. This study argues that the successful financing of the American-Mexican War had a long-term beneficial effect on American financial institutions and markets.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 Financial and Economic Background; Chapter 2 Ideology, Revenue and Financial System; Chapter 3 The Loan of 1846; Chapter 4 The Loan of 1847; Chapter 5 Mexico's Finances; Chapter 6 Making War Pay: The Mexican Assessments; Chapter 7 The Independent Treasury at War; Chapter 8 The Loan of 1848; Chapter 9 Mexican Indemnity and Bounty Land; conclusion Conclusion;
James W. Cummings