Major Problems in Texas History

ISBN-10: 039585833X

ISBN-13: 9780395858332

Edition: 2002

List price: $127.95
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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, theMajor Problems in American HistorySeries introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in US history. This collection, designed for courses on Texas history or the history of southwest, covers the subject's entire chronological span.
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List price: $127.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/31/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

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.

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Luis de Moscoso Explores East Texas
A Caddo War Party Returns Home
Spain Reacts to the French Presence in Texas
A Franciscan Reports on Prospects for Converting the Caddo Indians
The Impact of European Diseases on Texas Indians
The Caddo Confederacy
The Challenges of Spanish Colonization: Struggles and Accommodation in the Eighteenth Century Documents
The Canary Islanders State Their Grievances to the Viceroy
Father Benito Fernandez Refutes the Canary Islanders' Complaints
Father Gaspar Jose de Solis Praises the Productivity of Indians at the San Jose Mission
Father Miguel de Molina Describes the Attack on the San Saba Mission
Retrenchment in the Borderlands: The Rubi Dictamen, April 10
Father Jose Francisco Lopez Advocates Secularizing the Missions in San Antonio, 1792 ESSAYS
Self-Sufficiency and the San Antonio Missions Jesus F. de la Teja
The Making of a Tejano Community
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Mexican Revolutionary Bernardo Gutierrez Promises Spoils of War to Army Volunteers at Nacogdoches
Stephen F. Austin Seeks Settlers of "Unblemished Character,"
The Coahuila y Texas Immigration Law of
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Mier y Teran Fears Mexico May Lose Texas
Mexico Seeks to Block Anglo-American Immigration: The April 6, 1830 Law
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Early Anglo Settlers View Mexicans with Hostility Gregg Cantrell
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Declares His Support for Independence, 1835
Map of Texas on the Eve of Revolution, 1835
Texas Declaration of Independence, March 2, 1836
Mexico's Secretary of War Jose Maria Tornel Rebuts the Texan Reasons for Independence, 1836
Appeals for Aid, March 3, 1836
Describes the Fall of the Alamo, 1836
Recounts the "Runaway Scrape," 1836
Complains of Insubordination in the Ranks of the Texas Army, 1836
American Abolitionist Benjamin Lundy Sees a Southern Slave Conspiracy, 1836 Essays
Mexico and Texas
A Collision of Two Cultures
Refighting the Alamo
Mythmaking and the Texas Revolution
Slavery and the Texas Revolution
The Fragile Republic: Building New Communities, 18361845 Documents
An Anonymous Visitor Describes Land Speculation in Houston City, 1837
Appeals to Texas Nationalism, November 10, 1838
The Homestead Exemption Act Protects Debtors, January 26, 1839
A Treaty with the Comanche Indians, 1838
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