Colonial America A History, 1565 - 1776

ISBN-10: 0631221417

ISBN-13: 9780631221418

Edition: 3rd 2002 (Revised)

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The 13 North American colonies established by Great Britain eventually formed the nucleus of the United States, and this book describes their history, both individually and collectively.
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List price: $68.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

List of Maps
Europeans Encounter Another World
The Age of European Exploration
Spain and Portugal
England: The Elizabethan Prelude
The Peoples of Eastern North America
The Precontact Background
The Columbian Impact
Eastern North America, Circa 1600
The Seventeenth-Century Settlements
The English Arrive: Virginia, 1607-60
The Virginia Company: Early Settlement
The Charter of Liberties
The Massacre of 1622 and Fall of the Company
Growth and Consolidation, 1625-60
The Conquest Continues: New England, 1620-60
The Pilgrim Fathers
Massachusetts: A City on the Hill
The Struggle for Orthodoxy
The Commonwealth Secured
Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire
Maryland and New York, 1624-60:
Maryland: A Catholic Proprietary
New York and Delaware: The Dutch and Swedish Beginnings
The Restoration Era:
The Return of Charles II
Mercantilism: The Navigation Years
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
The Era of William and Anne:
William III's Colonial Policy
The Salem Witchcraft Trials
Proprietary Problems in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
The End of Proprietary Government in the Carolinas
War and the American Colonies, 1689-1713
The Eighteenth-Century Provinces
The Provincial Economy and Labor System
The Southern Plantation System
Northern Farming and Commerce
The Mercantilist System
Money and Taxation
The Standard of Living: Poverty and Prosperity
European-American Family and Society
The Family Structure
Social Structure: Rank and Class
European-American Women:
Old World Legacies: New World Opportunities?
Life Cycles
Household Enterprises, Business, and the Professions
European-American Religion, Education, and Culture, 1689-1760
Libraries, Literature, and the Press
Science and the Arts
Popular Culture
Architecture: The Anglicization of Taste
African-American Society and Culture, 1689-1760
Coming to America: The Middle Passage
The African-American Family
Work and Culture
White Over Black: The Slave Codes
Free African-Americans
American Indian Society and Culture, 1689-1760
The Coastal Reservations
The Nations of the Northern Frontier
The Nations of the Southern Frontier
The Institutions of Government
The Royal Framework
Local Government: Town Meeting and Country Court
The Provincial Assembly: Crown Versus People
Parties and Factions in the Age of Walpole
Toward a Republican Ideology
Immigration and Expansion, 1714-50
The Germans and Scots-Irish
The Founding of Georgia
The Urban Frontier
Imperial Neighbors: Spain and France in Florida, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana
New Mexico
Britain, France, and Spain: The Imperial Contest, 1739-60
The War of Jenkins'Ear
The Struggle for the Ohio
The Conquest of Canada
The Path To Independence
The Rights of British America, 1760-66
The Empire in 1760
The Grenville Ministry and Imperial Reform
The American Response: The Rights of British Subjects
Internal Conflict
Revolution and Independence, 1767-76
The Struggle Renewed: The Townshend Duties
Interlude, 1770-73
The Intolerable Acts
War and Independence
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