Documents to Accompany America's History to 1877

ISBN-10: 0312454422
ISBN-13: 9780312454425
Edition: 6th 2008
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List price: $30.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 4/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

This primary source reader is designed to accompany "America's History," Sixth Edition, and offers a chorus of voices from the past to enrich the study of U.S. history. Both celebrated figures and ordinary people, from Frederick Douglass to mill workers, demonstrate the diversity of America's history while putting a human face on historical experience. A wealth of speeches, petitions, advertisements, and posters paint a vivid picture of the social and political life of the time, providing depth and breadth to the textbook discussion. Brief introductions set each document in context, while questions for analysis help link the individual source to larger historical themes.

Preface
The Creation of American Society, 1450-1763
Worlds Collide: Europe, Africa, and America 1450-1620
Native American Societies
Indian and Non-Indian Population Charts, 1492-1980
The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico (1517-1521)
Cortes and the Requerimiento (1519-1521)
The Role of Women in Huron Society (1721)
Europe Encounters Africa and the Americas, 1450-1550
Indian Populations of New France (1611)
Prince Henry and the Slave Trade (1444)
Columbus's Landfall (1552)
The Protestant Reformation and the Rise of England
Objections against Enclosure (1548)
A Discourse to Promote Colonization (1584)
A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (1588)
Images of Native Americans from Roanoke Island (1585, 1590)
The Invasion and Settlement of North America 1550-1700
The Rival Imperial Models of Spain, France, and Holland
History of the Indies (1552)
A True Relation of Virginia (1608)
Pocahontas and John Smith (1624)
Checklist for Virginia-Bound Colonists (1624)
The English Arrive: The Chesapeake Experience
Notes on Indentured Servitude in Virginia (1640)
Two Fruitfull Sisters (1656)
Puritan New England
A Modell of Christian Charity (1630)
Puritan Family Law: The Case of John Porter Jr. (1646, 1664)
The Ordeal of Cotton Mather's Family (1713)
The Eastern Indians' New World
But What Warrant Have We to Take That Land? (1629)
Puritan Attack on the Pequots at Mystic River (1637)
Persecutions Excited Among Us (1640)
The British Empire in America 1660-1750
The Politics of Empire, 1660-1713
The Groans of the Plantations (1689)
The Glorious Revolution in Massachusetts (1689)
The Imperial Slave Economy
A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal (1693-1694)
Slavery and Prejudice: An Act for the Better Order and Government of Negroes and Slaves, South Carolina (1712)
Conflicts between Masters and Slaves: Maryland in the Mid-Seventeenth Century (1658)
An Early Slave Narrative: Ayubah Suleiman Diallo, or "Job" (1734)
The Secret Diary of William Byrd II (1709-1711)
Plantation Life in the Eighteenth Century
The New Politics of Empire, 1713-1750
A Plantation Parliament (1739)
Stono Rebellion in South Carolina (1739)
Growth and Crisis in Colonial Society 1720-1765
Freehold Society in New England
A New Hampshire Will (1763)
The Obligations of a Wife (1712)
The Middle Atlantic: Toward a New Society, 1720-1765
What is an American? (1782)
A Description of Philadelphia (1748)
Letter from a Scots-Irish Immigrant (1767)
An Abolitionist in Pennsylvania in the 1730's
The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening, 1740-1765
On Education during the American Enlightenment (1749)
An Evangelical Preacher's Trials (1760s)
Fighting Revivalism in the Carolina Backcountry (1768)
The Midcentury Challenge: War, Trade, and Social Conflict, 1750-1765
Negotiating Peace with the Ohio Indians (1758)
Protests on the Frontier: The Paxton Riots (1764)
Middle Passage (c. 1754)
The New Republic, 1763-1820
Toward Independence: Years of Decision 1763-1776
Imperial Reform, 1763-1765
Jr., Rights of the Colonies Asserted and Proved (1764)
Report on the Debates in Parliament (1765)
Virtual Representation, (1765)
Considerations on the Propriety of Imposing Taxes (1765)
Declarations of the Stamp Act Congress (1765)
The Dynamics of Rebellion, 1765-1770
The Stamp Act Riot (1765)
Letter VII from a Farmer (1768)
The Boycott Agreements of Women in Boston (1770)
Origin and Progress of the American Rebellion (1780s)
An Account of the Boston Massacre (1770)
The Road to Independence, 1771-1776
An Account of the Boston Tea Party of 1773
A British View of Rebellion in Boston (1774)
North Carolina, Boycott Agreement (1774)
A Summary View of the Rights of British America (1774)
The Nature and Extent of the Authority of Parliament (1774)
The Continental Congress Creates the Association (1774)
A Plan of Union (1774)
Making War and Republican Governments, 1776-1789
The Trials of War, 1776-1778
The Poor Reptiles (1774)
A Proclamation (1775)
On Liberty and Slavery (1775)
Rule for My Own Conduct (1776)
The American Crisis, Number I (December 1776)
Thomas Paine
The Path to Victory, 1778-1783
An Account of Life with the Army (1780-1783)
An African American Recounts His War Service (1775-1777)
An Account of War on the Frontier (1777-1782)
Civil War in the Southern Backcountry (1781)
British Perceptions of the War of Independence (1776, 1778)
Creating Republican Institutions, 1776-1787
The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776)
Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom (1786)
Boston Women Support Price Control (1777)
Pachgantschihilas Warns about the Long Knives (1781)
Proslavery Petitions in Virginia (1785)
The Constitution of 1787
Vices of the Political System of the United States (1787)
A Warning to the Delegates about Leveling (1787)
An Attack on the Proposed Federal Constitution (1787)
The Federalist, No. 10 (1787)
The Federalist, No. 54 (1787)
Politics and Society in the New Republic, 1787-1820
The Political Crisis of the 1790s
Report on Public Credit (1790)
Farewell Address (1796)
David Edwin, George Washington and Resisting Tyranny (1799, 1800)
The Sedition Act (1798)
The Kentucky Resolutions (1798)
First Inaugural Address (1801)
Westward Movement and the Jeffersonian Revolution
Congressional Resolution on Western Lands (1800)
Henry Knox, Proposed Indian Policy for the New Republic (1789)
Message to Congress (January 18, 1803)
A Pioneer Woman in Post-Revolutionary Kentucky (1840s)
The War of 1812 and the Transformation of Politics
Decision in Marbury v. Madison (1803)
The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
Peter Pencil, Jefferson and the Embargo (1808, 1809)
Speech to Tecumseh and the Prophet (1811), and Report to the Secretary of War (1814)
Hartford Convention Resolutions (1814)
Creating a Republican Culture, 1790-1820
The Capitalist Commonwealth
Decision in Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
Argument for the Plaintiff in Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1818)
Decision in McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Toward a Democratic Republican Culture
The Plan for the City of Washington (1791)
Modern Chivalry (1792)
Congressional Pugilists: Matthew Lyon and Roger Griswold (1798)
The Education of Republican Women (1798)
Aristocratic Republicanism and Slavery
Original Intent and Slavery (1819)
The Blight of Slavery (1819)
James Madison and the American Colonization Society (1819)
Protestant Christianity as a Social Force
Defending the Revival at Cane Ridge, Kentucky (1802)
What Makes Religion Powerful in America? (1831)
Economic Revolution and Sectional Strife, 1820-1877
Economic Transformation, 1820-1860
The American Industrial Revolution
Calculating the Value of Children's Labor (1816)
A Mill Worker Describes Her Work and Life (1844)
Morals of Manufactures (1837)
The "Factory Girls" (1844, 1845)
The American System of Manufactures (1854)
The Market Revolution
Western Railroads (1845)
A Satire on Western Boosterism (1845)
Changes in the Social Structure
The Laboring Classes (1840)
The Rise of an Industrial Aristocracy (1831)
The American Whig Review, Influence of the Trading Spirit on Social and Moral Life (1845)
Advice for Businessmen (1856)
A Democratic Revolution, 1820-1844
The Rise of Popular Politics, 1820-1829
An Argument Against Universal Suffrage (1821)
Speech on the Tariff (March 30-31, 1824)
The Tyranny of the Majority (1831)
Necessity of Education in a Republican Government (1837)
The Jacksonian Presidency, 1829-1837
Bank Veto Message (1832)
On Indian Removal (1829)
Decision in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia (1831)
South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification (1832)
Class, Culture, and the Second Party System
Address to the Working Men of New England (1832)
The Election of 1836
Protecting Domestic Industry (1842)
A Whig Discusses How to Appeal to the Workingman (1833)
Religion and Reform, 1820-1860
Individualism
Obedience (1831)
Walden (1854)
Rural Communalism and Urban Popular Culture
The Shakers (1850)
Male Continence (1872)
Satirizing Free Blacks (1829)
Abolitionism
Commencement of The Liberator (1831)
What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? (1852)
"Slavery As It Exists" (1850)
The Women's Rights Movement
Breaking Out of Women's Separate Sphere (1838)
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848)
The South Expands: Slavery and Society, 1820-1860
Creating the Cotton South
The Slaveholders' Frontier: Moving to Mississippi (1808-1809)
Forced Migration to the Cotton South: The Narrative of Charles Ball (1837)
Slave Auction in Richmond, Virginia (1854)
Slave Management on a Mississippi Plantation (1852)
Inventory of Slave Property (1849)
Edmund Ruffin Defends Slavery (1853)
The African American World
Memories of a Slave Childhood
The Plight of Female Slaves (1839)
Religion in the Quarters (1832)
A Slave Named Ben (c. 1826)
The Enslavement of Solomon Northup (1841)
The Crisis of the Union 1844-1860
Manifest Destiny: South and North
Texas, California, and Manifest Destiny (1845)
The Importance of California (1845)
The Great Prize Fight (1844)
War, Expansion, and Slavery, 1846-1850
The American Invasion of Mexico (1847)
Defining the Constitutional Limits of Slavery (1850)
A Discourse on the Constitution (1850)
The Right of Secession (1856)
The End of the Second Party System, 1850-1858
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Fulfilling a Constitutional Duty with Alacrity (1850)
Opposing Accounts of the Rescue of a Fugitive (1851)
The Crime Against Kansas (1856)
The Dred Scott Decision (1857)
Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Triumph, 1858-1860
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates (1858)
The Trial of John Brown (1859)
Letter to His Parents (1859)
Two Societies at War 1861-1865
Secession and Military Stalemate, 1861-1862, and Toward Total War
South Carolina Secedes from the Union (1860)
Constitution of the Confederate States (1861)
First Inaugural Address (1861)
The Crisis at Fort Sumter (April 1861)
The Work of the United States Sanitary Commission (1864)
The Turning Point: 1863
Slave Runaways in South Carolina (1861)
A Northern Black Woman Teaches Contrabands in South Carolina (1862)
J.F. Meeks, Lincoln and Emancipation (1864)
The New York City Draft Riots (July 1863)
The Gettysburg Address (1863)
The Union Victorious, 1864-1865
Confederates Debate Emancipation (1863-1864)
Weekly Anglo-American, Letters to the Editor (1864)
Second Inaugural Address (1865)
Reconstruction 1865-1877
Presidential Reconstruction
Plan of Reconstruction (1865)
Report on Conditions in the South (1865)
Reconstruction (1865)
The Mississippi Black Codes (1865)
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
Radical Reconstruction
Black Suffrage and Land Redistribution (1867)
The Fourteenth Amendment and Woman Suffrage (1873, 1875)
An Advocate of Federal Aid for Land Purchase (1868)
The Undoing of Reconstruction
The Rise and Fall of Northern Support for Reconstruction (1868, 1874)
President Grant Refuses to Aid Republicans in Mississippi (1875)
The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873)
Susan Myrick Interviews ex-Slave Catherine Beale (1929)

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