Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Documents in American History

ISBN-10: 0072839996
ISBN-13: 9780072839999
Edition: 2004
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Description: This is the first volume of a two-part anthology written for introductory courses in American history. It features a varied selection of 75 pieces including political treatises, diaries, orations, speeches, and journals, together with headnotes,  More...

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List price: $18.44
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 7/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

This is the first volume of a two-part anthology written for introductory courses in American history. It features a varied selection of 75 pieces including political treatises, diaries, orations, speeches, and journals, together with headnotes, chapter introductions, and chapter ending analytical problems.

Toward Distant Horizons
Thorvald Goes to Wineland
Articles of Agreement, April 17, 1492
Sunday, October 21, 1492
Literature of Discovery
Sir Francis Drake on the California Coast, 1579
Spanish Adventurers
Plantation Colonies
The Second Charter of Virginia; May 23, 1609
Capture of Olaudah Equiano
Information Relative to Taking up Land in New Netherland
'They Live Well in the Time of their Service'
The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina, March 1, 1669
George Washington and Tobacco
Religious Worlds and Encounters
Natives of New England
A Model of Christian Charity, 1630
The First Thanksgiving Proclamation, June 20, 1676
The Dangers Threatening Canada
The Selling of Joseph
De Anza into California
British North Americans
An Account of West Jersey and Pennsylvania, 1698
The Duties of Husbands and Wives
The North Carolina Biennal Act, 1715
Surviving a Spanish Invasion
Regulations at Yale College, 1745
Indentured Servants
A Lottery Scheme
Storm Clouds
Treasure by Foreign Trade
Bacon's Declaration in the Name of the People, 1676
Freedom of the Press
Letter to London Merchants
Pitt's Speech on the Stamp Act
John Adams Defends Captain Preston
Patriots
Statue of John Parker
George Washington on Raising an Army
Deserters
To The People of America
Recruiting Loyalist Troops
Retribution in War
Mary Jemison Remembers
Confederacy
Original Design of the Great Seal of the United States, 1782
The North West Ordinance, 1787
A Little Rebellion Now and Then
James Bowdoin on Shay's Rebellion
Promises to Native Americans
Defeating the Indians
Political Cartoons
A More Perfect Union
Federal Judiciary Act, 1789
The Treaty of Holston, July 1791
Pestilence in Philadelphia
The Education of Women
Patent for the Cotton Gin, 1794
The Sedition Act
Amendment XII
The Empire of Liberty and the Liberty for Empires
The Naturalization Act of 1795
Jefferson's Secret Message to Congress Regarding Exploration of the West
Jefferson's Recommendation to Native Americans
The Battle of New Orleans
The Missouri Compromise
The Monroe Doctrine
Pathways to Progress
Laws of Commerce: Gibbons v. Ogden
Rochester Population 1812-1865
Canal Reminiscences
Charles Dickens visits Lowell, Massachusetts
Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad
The Camel Corps
Popularizing Democracy
Land Law of 1820
Massachusetts High School Law, 1827
John Quincy Adams Wins the Presidency
Electors for Jackson
The Great Whig Meeting
President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress "On Indian Removal," 1830
South Carolina Nullification
Of Power and Pillars Southern Population, 1860
A Plantation Layout John Crawford
Remembers Frederick Douglass
Awakens John Floyd and Slavery in Virginia
The Amistad and Justice Teaching Slave Children to Read
Lone and Assembled Stars
Report on Fort Atkinson
Being Young in Frontier Iowa
Whaling the World
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848
Sarah Sprenger Remembers Oregon, 1852
The Wild West: Vigilantes in San Francisco
Purity
The Second Great Awakening
The Best Protector Any Woman Can Have
Resolutions at Seneca Falls
Anti-Colonization
The Brook-Farm Cons
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