American History Firsthand to 1877 Working with Primary Sources

ISBN-10: 0205559921
ISBN-13: 9780205559923
Edition: 2nd 2008
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List price: $65.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/17/2007
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 496
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

American History First Hand: Working with Primary Sourcesoffers readers the opportunity to experience written documents, visual materials, material culture artifacts, and mapsthe materials historians actually work with to decipher the past.

European-Indian Encounters
Iroquois Indian origin story, no date
Arikara Indian origin story
Creation of the Yakama World, told in 1884-1885
The Journal of Christopher Columbus (October, 1492
Engravings of a French encounter with the Calusa Indians in Florida in the 1550s
Print of Chief Athore and French explorer Laudonni�re in North Florida
Journal extract by Jacques Cartier on meeting the Micmac Indians in 1534
Micmac chief 's observations of the French, reported
Engraving by Samuel De Champlain, Deffaite des Yroquoi (Defeat of the Iroquois)
Letter by Capt. John Smith to Queen Anne, 1617
Remarks by Chief Powhatan to John Smith, c.1609
Engraving of John Smith taking Chief Opechancanough (King of Pamaunke;) prisoner in 1608
Letter by William Penn to the Committee of the Free Society of Traders
Painting of William Penn's Treaty with the Lenape Indians
Diversity in Colonial America
List of necessarie in migrating to Virginia, General Historie
Diagram of a slave ship, filled for the middle passage
A Mapp of Virginia discovered to ye Hills 1651
Description of New York by Father
Private journal by Madam Knight on a journey from Boston to New-York, 1704
Description of Pennsylvania by William Penn, 1681
Legal statement by Pedro Hidalgo, soldier, Santa Fe, August 10, 1680
Testimony by Pedro Naranjo, Pueblo Indian, to Spanish authorities, 1681
Modern painting (1976) by Fred Kabotie, of the Pueblo Revolt in 1680
Mission of San Estevan at Acoma
Conversion narrative of Robert Browne
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson 1682
Jonathan Edwards, selection from his sermon, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God 1741
Benjamin Franklin on religion, 1771
Church record of a marriage conflflict, Brooklyn, 1663
Trial of Elizabeth Clawson, Stamford, Connecticut, 1692
The laws of Virginia on interracial marriage and offspring, 1662 and 1691
Trial testimony, Accomack, Virginia, 1679
The Rhythms of Early Family Life
Map of Boston, 1770
Portrait of Paul Revere, 1773
Portrait of Paul Revere, 1815
Portrait of Rachel Revere, 1815
Revere family genealogical chart, prepared by Leslie Lindenauer for the Paul Revere House
Poem by Paul Revere for Rachel Walker, 1773
Two poems by Anne Bradstreet
Newspaper article about the expenses of a married life, aryland Gazette, July 4, 1754
Legal indenture papers of Isaiah Thomas, June 25, 1756
Letter from Maria Revere to her mother, May 25, 1801
Receipt for John Revere's medical school expenses, May 2, 1812
Legal inventory of Benjamin Curtis's household, March 19, 1773
A child's chair belonging to the Revere family, undated
A sewing desk, supposedly belonging to Rachel Revere, undated
A cradle made from a molasses keg, belonging to the Revere family, undated
A sampler made by Maria Revere Curtis, January 25, 1819
Pen and ink drawing of the Revere property, undated, attributed to Paul Revere
Causes of the American Revolution?
Political cartoon on the Stamp Act, The Repeal. or the Funeral Procession of Miss Americ-Stamp London, 1766
Broadside on the Boston Massacre, A Monumental Inscription on the Fifth of March 1772
Broadside on theGaspeeincident, A Proclamation by the Honorable Joseph Wanton, 1772
Broadside on the Boston Tea Party, Tea Destroyed by Indians Boston, 1773
Political cartoon, The Bostonians Paying the Exciseman, or Tarring and Feathering Lithograph by Pendleton, 1830
Political cartoon, A New Method of Macarony Making as Practised at Boston in North America London, 1774
Letter by Benjamin Franklin to Thomas Cushing, April 2, 1774
Political cartoon of The Able Doctor, or America Swallowing the Bitter Draught May 1, 1774
Engravings by Amos Doolittle, The Battle of Lexingto and A View of the South Part of Lexington published December 13, 1775
Broadside, an American account of the battle of Lexington and Concord, Bloody Butchery by the British Troops Salem, Massachusetts, 1775
Broadside, a British account of the battle of Lexington and Concord, A Circumstantial Account of an Attack that happened on the 19th of April, 1775, on His Majesty's Troops Boston, 1775
Legal deposition, Paul Revere's Deposition c. 1775
Proclamation of Go
Thomas Gage, June 12, 1775
The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
Experiencing and Extending the American Revolutio
Letter from William Sands to his parents, July 20, 1776
Letter from William Sands to his parents, August 14, 1776
Letter from a Revolutionary War soldier 1822
Letter from General Nathanael Greene to Samuel Huntington, President of the Continental Congress, March 16, 1781
British broadside, By Authority March 26, 1781
Letter from Nathanael Greene to Catharine Greene, July 17, 1778
Letter from Nathanael Greene to Catharine Greene, October 15/16, 1780
Slave petition to the House of Representatives in Massachusetts Bay, January 13, 1777
Slave petition to the General Assembly in Connecticut, May 1779
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, March 31-April 5, 1776
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, May 7, 1776
Letter from Sarah Bache to her father, Benjamin Franklin, September 9, 1780
Broadside, The Sentiments of an American Woma Philadelphia, 1780
Woodcut, Daughter of Liberty broadside, 1779
Engraving, A Society of Patriotic Ladies at Edenton in North Carolina by Philip Dawe, London, 1775
Creating a New Nation
The Federalist No. 51, by James Madison, February 8, 1788
Letter to the Providence Gazette and Country Journal about the proposed constitution, October 18, 1788
Letter from John Adams to Mr. Brown and Mr. Francis, February 28, 1790
Copy of a letter describing the celebration at Rutland, Vermont, March 8, 1791
Engraving of John Adams, by Amos Doolittle, 1799
Glass painting commemorating Washington's death
Song on the death of Washington, 1810-1814
Noah Webster's textbook lessons on Reading and speaking, inAn American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking, Calculated to Improve the Minds and Refine the Taste of Youth(Newport: Peter Eddes, 1789
" L' Amerique', or Columbia as Indian Maiden France, 1810
Needlework of Miss Liberty undated, artist unknown
Letter from Dolley Payne Madison to Lucy Payne Todd, August 23, 1814
Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address, March 4, 1801
Expansion and Cultural Encounters in the West
President Jefferson's confidential message to Congress, January 18, 1803
Map of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1806
Map of Indian country, 1835
Lewis and Clark meet the Shoshone at the Continental Divide, August 17, 1805
Photograph of John Work, undated, photographer unknown
Photograph of Mrs. John Work with Suzette and David Work, undated, photographer unknown
Le Borgne, a Crow chief, talks about white traders, 1805
A Mexican official's view of Anglo migrants into Texas [Mexico], 1828
A Mexican official's view of the battle of the Alamo, 1836
George Catlin painting of an Assiniboine chief, 1832
Pastel drawing of clothing and animals, 1846-1847, Indian artist unknown
Letter from Marcus Whitman to Re V. David Greene, ABCFM missionary board, May 18, 1844
Letter from Mariah and Stephen King to their family, April 1, 1846
John Gast, merican Progress, 1872, chromolithograph by George Croffut, 1873
Changing American Socio-Economic Life, 1800-1860
A page from the newspaper Western Spy, December 28, 1811
Publisher's Preface to the Cincinnati Directory
Map of Cincinnati, 1842
Extract from the Cincinnati Directory, 1831
Extract from the Cincinnati Directory, 1840
Pictures of women and work in the metropolis, April 18, 1868
Commentary on sewing machines1859
Magazine article, Female Workers of Lowell 1836
Magazine article, A Week in the Mill Lowell Offering,1845
Advertisement for Seth Low and Co., 1841
New York city ordinance on trash, 1839
Magazine article, Woman-At Home in The Lady's Book, vol. 2 (1831), p. 97
Letter from Guy C. Ward to Joseph Boyd, October 14, 1857
Changing Views of Slavery: The Case of Enslaved Women
Print depicting the slave trade, frontispiece, Abb� Raynal, istoire philosophique et politique: Des �tablissemens and du commerce des Europ�ens dans les deux Indes(1774)
Photographs of slaves plowing rice and slaves picking cotton
Photograph of slaves on James Hopkinson's plantation, in John Blassingame
Advertisement for a slave sale, Charleston, South Carolina,1768
Announcement of a slave sale, Charleston, South Carolina,1860
Advertisements offering slaves for hire, from Paris Western Citizen, December 17, 1852
Overseer's report from Chicora Wood Plantation, July 18-24, 1858
Letter by overseer W. Sweet to Adele Petigru Allston, September 14, 1864
Painting, lave Market, artist unknown, about 1860
Two poems, The Slave Mothe and The Slave Auction by Frances E. W. Harper, 1854
Slave narrative, The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave related by herself, London, 1831
Slave Narrative, The Story of Mattie J. Jackson A True Story Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1866
Oral Testimony by an ex-slave, Ophelia Settle Egypt Archive Ten: Perfecting America
From Charles Finney's lecture to converts
Organizational records of the Dorcas Society of Cincinnati, 1816-1824
Painting showing a happy and abstemious family, around 1830
Painting showing the woes of liquor, around 1830
Temperance warnings on the effects of drunkenness, in Charles Jewett, he Youth's Temperance Lecturer of 1841
Engraving, Keep Within the Compass c. 1785-1805, artist unknown
Newspaper account of seduction and death, incinnati Daily Commercial, March 12, 1850
Organizational records of the Anti-Slavery Society of Leicester, Massachusetts
Membership certificate for the Lynn Female Anti-Slavery Society, September 20, 1836
Antislavery petition to the House of Representatives, September 18-19, 1837
Antislavery Petition, Blank Form, c. 1835
How to Agitate the Public Mind, 1841.The New England Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1841
Newspaper excerpts from the report of the Society's visiting committee, dvocate of Moral Reform and Family Guardian, January 1, 1838
Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments, 1848, prepared by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Archive Eleven: The Purposes and Meaning of the Civil War
Confederate Constitution, March 11, 1861
Letter by Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862
Letter from Guy C. Ward to Joseph B. Boyd, August 11, 1862
Letter from Charles Miller to Joseph B. Boyd, November 2, 1862
Letter from H. Ford Douglas to Frederick Douglass's Monthly, January 8, 1863
Slave narrative, The Story of Mattie J. Jackson: A True Story Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1866
Slave narrative of Annie L. Burton, Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days Boston, 1909
Letter from J. R. Underwood to Wm. H. Seward, October 24, 1863
Letter from Elizabeth Underwood to Thomas C. Cox, November 3, 1863
Sheet music for the song The Vacant Chair 1864
Sheet music for the song How Are You Conscript date unknown
Engraving, Burial of Latane
Painting, Prisoners from the Front, 1866, by Winslow Homer
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, First Draft, November 19, 1863
Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865
Reconstruction: Clashing Dreams and Realities, 1865-1868
Painting, he Armed Slave, William Spang, about 1865
Confederate song, I'm a Good Old Rebel by R. B. Buckley, 1866
Legal form for the restoration of confiscated property held by the Freedmen's Bureau, South Carolina Freedmen's Bureau records
Black Codes [Laws] of Mississippi, 1865
Legal contract between Alonzo T. Mial and 27 freed laborers, 1866
Affidavit of ex-slave Enoch Braston, enclosed in letter from Chaplain L. S. Livermore to Lt. Col. R. S. Donaldson, January 10, 1866
Freedmen's School, 1866, appearing inFrank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, September 22, 1866
Broadside, The Freedman's Bureau, 1866
Letter from James A. Payne to stepdaughter Katherine F. Sterrett, September 1, 1867
Letter from a Mississippi black soldier, Calvin Holly, to Major General O. O. Howard, December 16, 1865
Letter from ex-slave Hawkins Wilson to Jane Wilson, May 11, 1867
Cartoon, This Is a White Man's Government by Thomas Nast, arper's Weekly, vol. 12, September 5, 1868

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