John Bach McMaster Biography

John Bach McMaster (June 29, 1852–May 24, 1932) was professor of American history at the University of Pennsylvania.


Benjamin Franklin as a man of letters. By John Bach McMaster. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1887; Reprint, New York: Arno, 1970; Reprint, with an introduction by Larzer Ziff. New York: Chelsea House, 1980.

Pennsylvania and the federal Constitution, 1787-1788. Edited by John Bach
McMaster and Frederick D. Stone. Philadelphia: Pub. for the subscribers by the Historical society of Pennsylvania, 1888.

The origin, meaning and application of the Monroe doctrine. Philadelphia, H. Altemus, 1896.

With the fathers: studies in the history of the United States. By John Bach McMaster. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896; Reprint, New York, B. Blom, 1971.

Geography of Oregon. New York, American Book Co., 1897.

A primary history of the United States. By John Bach McMaster. New York: Cincinnati: American book company, 1901.

Daniel Webster. New York: Century, 1902.

Modern development of the New world. By John Fiske and John Bach McMaster. Philadelphia, New York, Lea brothers & company, 1905.

A history of the people of the United States: from the revolution to the civil war. By John Bach McMaster. New York: D. Appleton, 1911-14.

The life and times of Stephen Girard, mariner and merchant. Philadelphia, London: Lippincott, 1918.

The United States in the world war (1918-1920). By John Bach McMaster. New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1920.

Our house divided; a history of the people of the United States during Lincoln's administration. With an introduction by Philip Van Doren Stern. Greenwich, Conn., Fawcett Publications, 1961.