Major Problems in American Indian History Documents and Essays

ISBN-10: 0618068546
ISBN-13: 9780618068548
Edition: 2nd 2001
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Description: This text presents a carefully selected group of readingson topics such as European encounters and contemporary Native American activismthat allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw  More...

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List price: $127.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 9/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

This text presents a carefully selected group of readingson topics such as European encounters and contemporary Native American activismthat allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

Thomas Paterson is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. In addition to being the General Editor of Houghton Mifflin'sMajor Problemsseries, he is co-author ofMajor Problems in American Foreign Relations,5/e, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) andA People and A Nation,6/e (Houghton Mifflin, 2001). In addition to authoring several books and editing collections of essays on the history of U.S. Foreign Relations, he served as senior editor of the four-volumeEncyclopedia of American Foreign Relations(1997). He is part president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Interpreting the Indian Past
Essays
Ethics and Responsibilities in Writing American Indian History
Indian Peoples and the Natural World: Asking the Right Questions
Indian History Before Columbus
Documents
A Pueblo Song of the Sky Loom, n.d.
Maidu Account of the Beginning of the World, n.d.
A Skagit Belief About the Origins of the World, n.d.
The Arikaras Describe Their Origins, n.d.
The Iroquois Depict the World on the Turtle's Back, n.d.
Essays
The Indians' Old World: Native Americans and the Coming of Europeans
Indians and Europeans Meet
Documents
Columbus on the Indians' "Discovery" of the Spanish, 1492
Spain Requires the Indians to Submit to Spanish Authority, 1513
Augustiacute;n Rodriacute;guez Describes the Rio Grande Pueblos, 15811582
Jacques Cartier on the Micmacs Meeting the French, 1534
Powhatan Speaks to Captain John Smith, 1609
William Bradford on Samoset, Squanto, Massasoit, and the Pilgrims, 1620
Essays
Early Native North American Responses to European Contact
The Indians' New World: The Catawba Experience
The Southern Borderlands
Documents
Pedro Naranjo's (Keresan Pueblo) Explanation of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, 1681
Juan (Tiwa Pueblo) Explains the Pueblo Revolt, 1681
A Luisentilde;o Recollection of Mission Life, 1835
A Costanoan Account of the Murder of a Missionary, 1812
Essays
The Staff of Leadership: Indian Authority in the Missions of Alta California
The Northern Borderlands
Documents
Joseph Fish Preaches to the Narragansett Indians, 1768
Samson Occom (Mohegan) Gives a Short Narrative of His Life, 1768
Christien LeClerq (Micmac) Responds to the French, 1677
J. B. Truteau's Description of Indian Women on the Upper Missouri, 1794
James Sutherland Notes Canadian Traders Who Wish to Buy an Indian Slave, 1797
Essays
The Role of Native American Women in the Fur Trade Society of Western Canada, 16701830
Changing Conditions of Life for Indian Women in Eighteenth-Century New England
New Nations, New Boundaries: American Revolution in Indian Country
Documents
Speech of Congress to Visiting Iroquois Delegation, 1776
Nathaniel Gist of Virginia Addresses Cherokee Chiefs, 1777
Dragging Canoe (Cherokee) Replies to Nathaniel Gist, 1777
Mary Jemison's (Seneca) Memory of the Revolution in Indian Country, 17751779
Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784
Essays
The Aftermath of the Revolution in Indian Country Ruth Wallis Herndon and Ella Wilcox Sekatau (Narragansett)
The Right to a Name: The Narragansett People and Rhode Island Officials in the Revolutionary Era
Domestic Dependent Nations: Tribes in the New Republic
Documents
Northwest Ordinance, 1787
Little Turtle (Miami) on the Treaty of Greenville, 1795
Tecumseh (Shawnee) Speaks Out Against Land Cessions, 1810
Indian Commissioner Thomas L. McKenney Explains Removal, 1828
Speckled Snake's (Cherokee) Reply to President Jackson, 1830
Cherokee Editor Elias Boudinot Opposes Removal, 1828
Pierre Chardon on Sex and Marriage with Indians on the Upper Missouri River, 18361839
Friederich Kurz Gives a Romantic View of Indian-

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