Colonial America A History to 1763

ISBN-10: 1405190043

ISBN-13: 9781405190046

Edition: 4th 2011

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List price: $53.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Maps
List of Documents
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgments
Old and New Worlds Meet
The Peoples of Eastern North America: Societies in Transition
America Before Columbus and the Problem of History
The Americas in Ancient Times
The Eastern Woodlands, 1000-1300
Eastern Woodlands Societies in Transition, 1300-1500
Earliest Contacts with Europeans
The Age of European Exploration
Western Europe, 1300-1450
The Portuguese in Africa
Spain Encounters the New World
Sixteenth-Century European Competitors
England: The Elizabethan Prelude
The Seventeenth-Century Settlements
The English Conquer Virginia, 1607-1660
Virginia Before the English
The Virginia Company: Early Settlement
The Charter of Liberties
The Massacre of 1622 and Fall of the Company
Growth and Consolidation, 1625-1660
The Conquest Continues: New England, 1620-1660
New England Before the English
The Pilgrims
Massachusetts: A City on the Hill
Establishing and Defending Order
Challenges from England
Stable Societies
Diverse Colonies: New France, New Netherland, Maryland, and the West Indies
New France
New Netherland and Delaware: The Dutch and Swedish Beginnings
Maryland: A Catholic Proprietary
English Colonies in die West Indies
The Restoration Era
The Return of Charles II
Mercantilism: The Navigation Laws
New York Becomes an English Colony
The Carolinas: Early Settlement
The Later Years of Charles II
Virginia: Bacon's Rebellion and Its Aftermath
Massachusetts: The Struggle to Remain Self-Governing
New Jersey and Pennsylvania: The Beginnings
James II and the Glorious Revolution
The Dominion of New England
Massachusetts Reclaims Control
New York: Leisler's Rebellion
Maryland
Aftermath
The Eras of William and Mary, and Queen Anne
William and Mary's Colonial Policy
The Salem Witchcraft Trials
War on the Northern Frontier, 1689-1713
War and Political Change in the Carolinas
Proprietary Problems in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
The Eighteenth-Century Provinces in a Changing Continent
The Economy and Labor System in British North America
The British Atlantic Economy
The Southern Plantation System
Northern Farming and Commerce
The Mercantilist System
Money and Taxation
The Standard of Living: Poverty and Prosperity
Settler Families and Society
New World Families
Children
Patriarchal Authority
Social Structure: Rank and Class
White Women and Gender
Gender and the Settler Experience in the Seventeenth Century
Regional Variations
Gender in a Commercializing Culture: The Eighteenth-Century Refined Lady
Gender in a Commercializing Culture: Middling and Working White Women
British North American Religion, Education, and Culture, 1689-1760
Religion
Education
The Anglicization of Taste
Libraries, Literature, and the Press
Science and the Arts
Popular Culture
Slavery and the African American Experience, 1689-1760
Slavery: An Evolving Institution
Slaves' Experiences
The African American Family
African American Culture
Free African Americans
Resistance to Slavery
Expanding Spanish and French Empires in North America
Florida
New Mexico
The Growth of New France
The French Upper Country, or Pays d'en Haut
Louisiana
Texas
Significance for the British Colonics
Native American Societies and Cultures, 1689-1760
Native American Societies in the Eighteenth Century
The Nations of the Northern Frontier
The Nations of the Southern Frontier
Adaptation or Decline?
Immigration and Expansion in British North America, 1714-1750
The Germans and Scots-Irish
The Founding of Georgia
The Urban Frontier
British North American Institutions of Government
The Royal Framework
Local Government: Town Meeting and County Court
The Provincial Assembly: Crown versus People
Parties and Factions in the Age of Walpole
Toward a Republican Ideology
Britain, France, and Spain: The Imperial Contest, 1739-1763
The War of Jenkins' Ear
The Struggle for the Ohio
The Conquest of Canada
The War's Consequences
Selected Bibliography
Index
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