Major Problems in the Era of the American Revolution, 1760-1791 Documents and Essays

ISBN-10: 0395903440

ISBN-13: 9780395903445

Edition: 2nd 2000

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This text delves into the many facets of the colonial uprising and its aftermath, concluding with the ratification of the Bill of Rights. The volume combines primary sources, analytical essays, chapter introductions, and headnotes to encourage students to think critically about the revolutionary era.
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List price: $123.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 11/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Richard D. Brown is professor of history at the University of Connecticut. His books include Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865.

PETER IVERSON is Regents' Professor of History (Emeritus) at Arizona State University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Iverson has written many books in modern American Indian history, including The Navajo Nation (1981), Carlos Montezuma (1982), When Indians Became Cowboys (1994), "We Are Still Here" (1999), Dine: A History of the Navajos (2002), and, with former Navajo Nation president, Peterson Zah, We Will Secure Our Future (2012). His work has been supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment For the Humanities. At Arizona State University Iverson directed or co-directed 51 Ph.D. students to completion of their programs. He served as president of the Western History Association in 2004-2005.Thomas G. Paterson, professor emeritus of history at the University of Connecticut, graduated from the University of New Hampshire (B.A., 1963) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., 1968). He is the author of Soviet-American Confrontation (1973), Meeting the Communist Threat (1988), On Every Front (1992), Contesting Castro (1994), America Ascendant (with J. Garry Clifford, 1995), and A People and a Nation (with Mary Beth Norton et al., 2001). Tom is also the editor of Cold War Critics (1971), Kennedy's Quest for Victory (1989), Imperial Surge (with Stephen G. Rabe, 1992), The Origins of the Cold War (with Robert McMahon, 1999), Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations (with Michael J. Hogan, 2004), and Major Problems in American Foreign Relations (with Dennis Merrill, 2010). With Bruce Jentleson, he served as senior editor for the Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (1997). A microfilm edition of The United States and Castro's Cuba, 1950s-1970s: The Paterson Collection appeared in 1999. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of American History and Diplomatic History. A recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, he has directed National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars for College Teachers. In 2000 the New England History Teachers Association recognized his excellence in teaching and mentoring with the Kidger Award. Besides visits to many American campuses, Tom has lectured in Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, and Venezuela. He is a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, which in 2008 honored him with the Laura and Norman Graebner Award for "lifetime achievement" in scholarship, service, and teaching. A native of Oregon, Tom is now informally associated with Southern Oregon University.

Interpreting the American Revolution ESSAYS
The Revolution Preserved Social Inequality
The Revolution Destroyed Monarchy and Paved the Way for Democracy
Boycotts Made the Revolution Radical
Society and Politics on the Eve of the Revolution DOCUMENTS
Venture Smith, a Connecticut Slave, Earns His Freedom, 17291766
John Adams, a College Graduate, Views Rural Massachusetts, 1760
Anna Green Winslow, a Schoolgirl, Learns About Growing Up in Boston, 1771
Philip Vickers Fithian, a New Jersey Tutor, Admires the Tidewater Gentry, 1773 ESSAYS
The Preconditions of the American Revolution
The Emergence of Popular Politics
The British Empire and the War for America DOCUMENTS
Franklin et al. Devise Albany Plan of Colonial Union, 1754
Benjamin Franklin Predicts the Plan of Union Will Fail, 1754
Order in Council on the Reform of the Customs Service, 1763
Rev. Thomas Barnard Looks to Future Glories, 1763 ESSAYS
Friction Between Colonial Troops and British
Britain Defined by Its Empire
British Reforms and Colonial Resistance DOCUMENTS
Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions, 1765
Governor Francis Bernard Describes the Boston Riot, 1765
The Declarations of the Stamp Act Congress, 1765
"William Pym" Asserts Parliamentary Supremacy, 1765
The House of Commons Questions Benjamin Franklin, 1766
Lord Camden (Charles Pratt) Exhorts Parliament to Change Direction, 1766
Parliament Repeals the Stamp Act but Declares Its Authority, 1766
John Dickinson Exhorts the Colonists to Opposition, 17671768
Charleston Merchants Propose a Plan of Nonimportation, 1769 ESSAYS
The Assertion of Parliamentary Control and Its Significance
The Townshend Acts and the Consolidation of Colonial Resistance
The Imperial Crisis: From the Tea Act to the Declaration of Independence DOCUMENTS
John Adams Reflects on the Boston Tea Party, 1773
Parliament Debates the Coercive Acts, 1774
The Coercive Acts, 1774
Thomas Jefferson Asserts American Rights, 1774
Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress, 1774
King George Proclaims America in Rebellion, 1775
Thomas Paine Calls for Common Sense, 1776
The Declaration of Independence, 1776 ESSAYS
The Mixed Motives of Merchant Revolutionaries
Declaring Independence
Fighting for Independence DOCUMENTS
John Adams Discusses Military Preparations, 1776
General George Washington Asks Congress for an Effective Army, 1776
Congress Calls on States to Support the Continental Army, 1776
A Soldier Views Mutiny Among American Troops, 1780
General George Washington Explains Army Problems and Calls for Help, 1780
A Veteran Remembers the Battle of Saratoga, 1777
Two Views of the Battle of Yorktown, 1781 ESSAYS
Hearts and Minds: The Case of "Long Bill" Scott&
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