Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Emerging Middle Class and Entrepreneurial Spirit

Albert Gallatin knew as early as 1799 that the United States “had become commercially and socially different from the former mother country” England. Gordon Wood,¬†Empire of Liberty, 704. At that time, Gallatin was a Congressman, but he would later serve as Secretary of the Treasury from 1801 to 1814. In realizing that America was different, […]