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America Past and Present, Volume I (to 1877), Primary Source Edition

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Pub. Date:
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Summary

The Primary Sources Edition ofAmerica Past and Presentintegrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one rich chronological narrative and includes 2 to 3 primary sources per chapter with critical thinking questions for each source. Writing in a lively narrative style to tell the story of all Americans-elite and ordinary, women and men, rich and poor, white majority and minorities-the authors, six active, publishing, and award-winning historians, bring history to life for readers.

Table of Contents

Maps
xiii
Figures and Tables
xv
Features xvii
Preface xix
Supplements xxiii
Acknowledgments xxvii
About the Authors xxx
New World Encounters
2(28)
Clash of Cultures: The Interpreting of Murder in Early Maryland
3(1)
Native American Histories Before Conquest
4(5)
The Environmental Challenge: Food, Climate, and Culture
5(1)
Mysterious Disappearances
6(1)
Aztec Dominance
7(1)
Eastern Woodland Cultures
7(2)
A World Transformed
9(2)
Cultural Negotiations
9(1)
Threats to Survival: Trade and Disease
10(1)
West Africa: Ancient and Complex Societies
11(4)
Europe on the Eve of Conquest
15(2)
Building New Nation-States
15(2)
Imagining a New World
17(4)
Myths and Reality
17(1)
The Conquistadores: Faith and Greed
18(1)
From Plunder to Settlement
19(2)
The French Claim Canada
21(1)
The English Enter the Competition
22(3)
Birth of English Protestantism
22(1)
Militant Protestantism
23(1)
Woman in Power
24(1)
Religion, War, and Nationalism
25(1)
Irish Rehearsal for American Settlement
25(1)
English Conquest of Ireland
25(1)
English Brutality
26(1)
An Unpromising Beginning: Mystery at Roanoke
26(2)
Conclusion: Campaign to Sell America
28
Feature Essay: The Columbian Exchange: Ecological Revolution
12(18)
New World Experiments: England's Seventeenth-Century Colonies
30(30)
Profit and Piety: Competing Visions for English Settlement
31(1)
Breaking Away
32(1)
The Chesapeake: Dreams of Wealth
33(7)
Entrepreneurs in Virginia
33(2)
Spinning Out of Control
35(1)
``Stinking Weed''
36(1)
Time of Reckoning
37(1)
Corruption and Reform
38(1)
Maryland: A Troubled Refuge for Catholics
39(1)
Reforming England in America
40(9)
``The Great Migration''
41(1)
``A City on a Hill''
42(3)
Limits of Religious Dissent
45(3)
Mobility and Division
48(1)
Diversity in the Middle Colonies
49(2)
Anglo-Dutch Rivalry on the Hudson
49(2)
Confusion in New Jersey
51(1)
Quakers in America
51(3)
Quaker Beliefs and Practice
51(1)
Penn's ``Holy Experiment''
52(1)
Setting Pennsylvania
53(1)
Planting the Carolinas
54(2)
Proprietors of the Carolinas
54(1)
The Barbadian Connection
55(1)
The Founding of Georgia
56(2)
Conclusion: Living with Diversity
58
Feature Essay: Capital Punishment in Early America: A Kind of Moral Theater?
46(14)
Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society
60(32)
Families in an Atlantic Empire
61(1)
Sources of Stability: New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century
62(6)
Immigrant Families and New Social Order
62(1)
Commonwealth of Families
63(2)
Women's Lives in Puritan New England
65(1)
Social Hierarchy in New England
66(2)
The Challenge of the Chesapeake Environment
68(3)
Family Life at Risk
68(1)
The Structure of Planter Society
69(2)
Race and Freedom in British America
71(5)
Roots of Slavery
71(2)
Constructing African American Identities
73(3)
Rise of a Commercial Empire
76(1)
Response to Economic Competition
77(1)
Regulating Colonial Trade
77(2)
Colonial Factions Spark Political Revolt, 1676--1691
79(5)
Civil War in Virginia: Bacon's Rebellion
79(1)
The Glorious Revolution in the Bay Colony
80(2)
Contagion of Witchcraft
82(1)
The Glorious Revolution in New York and Maryland
83(1)
Conclusion: Local Aspirations within an Atlantic Empire
84
Feature Essay: Anthony Johnson: A Free Black Planter on Pungotegue Creek
74(12)
Law and Society: Witches and the Law: A Problem of Evidence in 1692
86(6)
Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America
92(32)
Constructing an Anglo-American Identity: The Journal of William Byrd
93(1)
Growth and Diversity
94(5)
Scots-Irish Flee English Oppression
95(1)
Germans Search for a Better Life
95(1)
Convict Settlers
96(1)
Native Americans Stake Out a Middle Ground
97(2)
Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century
99(4)
Conquering the Northern Frontier
102(1)
Peoples of the Spanish Borderlands
102(1)
The Impact of European Ideas on American Cultrue
103(5)
Provincial Cities
103(1)
American Enlightenment
104(2)
Benjamin Franklin
106(1)
Economic Transformation
107(1)
Birth of a Consumer Society
107(1)
Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies
108(3)
The Great Awakening
109(1)
The Voice of Popular Religion
109(2)
Clash of Political Cultures
111(3)
The English Constitution
111(1)
The Reality of British Politics
112(1)
Governing the Colonies: The American Experience
112(1)
Colonial Assemblies
113(1)
Century of Imperial War
114(7)
King William's and Queen Anne's Wars
115(1)
King George's War and Its Aftermath
116(1)
Albany Congress and Braddock's Defeat
117(1)
Seven Years' War
118(2)
Perceptions of War
120(1)
Conclusion: Rule Britannia?
121
Feature Essay: Learning to Live with Diversity in the Eighteenth Century: What Is an American?
100(24)
The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763--1783
124(32)
Rethinking the Meaning of Social Equality
125(1)
Structure of Colonial Society
126(4)
Breakdown of Political Trust
127(2)
No Taxation Without Representation: The American Perspective
129(1)
Ideas About Power and Virtue
129(1)
Eroding the Bonds of Empire
130(12)
Paying Off the National Debt
131(1)
Popular Protest
132(2)
Failed Attempts to Save the Empire
134(1)
Fueling the Crisis
134(1)
Fatal Show of Force
135(4)
Last Days of the Old Order, 1770--1773
139(1)
The Final Provocation: The Boston Tea Party
140(2)
Steps Toward Independence
142(3)
Shots Heard Around the World
142(1)
Beginning ``The World Over Again''
143(2)
Fighting for Independence
145(7)
Building a Professional Army
147(1)
Testing the American Will
147(1)
``Times That Try Men's Souls''
148(1)
Victory in a Year of Defeat
148(1)
The French Alliance
149(1)
The Final Campaign
150(2)
The Loyalist Dilemma
152(1)
Winning the Peace
153(1)
Conclusion: Preserving Independence
154
Feature Essay: Popular Resistance: Religion and Rebellion
136(20)
The Republican Experiment
156(34)
A New Political Morality
157(1)
Defining Republican Culture
158(1)
Living in the Shadow of Revolution
159(5)
Social and Political Reform
159(1)
African Americans in the New Republic
160(2)
The Challenge of Women's Rights
162(2)
Postponing Full Liberty
164(1)
The States: Experiments in Republicanism
164(2)
Blueprints for State Government
164(1)
Natural Rights and the State Constitutions
165(1)
Power to the People
165(1)
Stumbling Toward a New National Government
166(5)
Articles of Confederation
166(1)
Western Land: Key to the First Constitution
167(2)
Northwest Ordinance: The Confederation's Major Achievement
169(2)
Strengthening Federal Authority
171(2)
The Nationalist Critique
172(1)
Diplomatic Humiliation
172(1)
``Have We Fought for This?''
173(8)
The Genius of James Madison
173(1)
Constitutional Reform
174(1)
The Philadelphia Convention
175(1)
Inventing a Federal Republic
175(1)
Compromise Saves the Convention
176(1)
Compromising with Slavery
176(4)
The Last Details
180(1)
We, the People
180(1)
Whose Constitution? Struggle for Ratification
181(3)
Federalists and Antifederalists
181(2)
Adding the Bill of Rights
183(1)
Conclusion: Success Depends on the People
184
Feature Essay: The Elusive Constitution: Search for Original Intent
178(8)
Law and Society: The Strange Ordeal of Quok Walker: Slavery on Trial in Revolutionary Massachusetts
186(4)
Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788--1800
190(28)
Force of Public Opinion
191(1)
Principle and Pragmatism: Establishing a New Government
192(2)
Conflicting Visions: Jefferson and Hamilton
194(2)
Hamilton's Plan for Prosperity and Security
196(3)
Funding and Assumption
196(1)
Interpreting the Constitution: The Bank Controversy
197(1)
Setback for Hamilton
198(1)
Charges of Treason: The Battle over Foreign Affairs
199(6)
The Peril of Neutrality
199(4)
Jay's Treaty Sparks Domestic Unrest
203(1)
Pushing the Native Americans Aside
204(1)
Popular Political Culture
205(3)
Informing the Public: News and Politics
206(1)
Whiskey Rebellion: Charges of Republican Conspiracy
206(1)
Washington's Farewell
207(1)
The Adams Presidency
208(5)
The XYZ Affair and Domestic Politics
209(1)
Crushing Political Dissent
210(1)
Silencing Political Opposition: The Alien and Sedition Acts
210(2)
Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
212(1)
Adams's Finest Hour
212(1)
The Peaceful Revolution: The Election of 1800
213(2)
Conclusion: Danger of Political Extremism
215
Feature Essay: Defense of Superiority: Science in the Service of Nationalism in the Early Republic
200(18)
Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision
218(28)
Limits of Equality
219(1)
Regional Identities in a New Republic
220(4)
Westward the Course of Empire
221(1)
Native American Resistance
222(1)
Commercial Life in the Cities
222(2)
Jefferson as President
224(5)
Jeffersonian Reforms
225(1)
The Louisiana Purchase
226(1)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
227(1)
Conflict with the Barbary States
228(1)
Jefferson's Critics
229(7)
Attack on the Judges
229(4)
Politics of Desperation
233(1)
Murder and Conspiracy: The Curious Career of Aaron Burr
234(1)
The Slave Trade
235(1)
Embarrassments Overseas
236(4)
Embargo Divides the Nation
237(1)
A New Administration Goes to War
238(1)
Fumbling Toward Conflict
239(1)
The Strange War of 1812
240(4)
Hartford Convention: The Demise of the Federalists
242(1)
Treaty of Ghent Ends the War
243(1)
Conclusion: Republican Legacy
244
Feature Essay: Barbary Pirates and American Captives: The Nation's First Hostage Crisis
230(16)
Nation Building and Nationalism
246(26)
A Revolutionary War Hero Revisits America in 1824
247(1)
Expansion and Migration
248(8)
Extending the Boundaries
248(2)
Settlement to the Mississippi
250(4)
The People and Culture of the Frontier
254(2)
A Revolution in Transportation
256(3)
Roads and Steamboats
256(1)
The Canal Boom
257(2)
Emergence of a Market Economy
259(3)
The Beginning of Commercial Agriculture
259(1)
Commerce and Banking
260(1)
Early Industrialism
261(1)
The Politics of Nation Building after the War of 1812
262(7)
The Republicans in Power
263(1)
Monroe as President
264(1)
The Missouri Compromise
264(2)
Postwar Nationalism and the Supreme Court
266(1)
Nationalism in Foreign Policy: The Monroe Doctrine
267(1)
The Troubled Presidency of John Quincy Adams
268(1)
Conclusion: The End of the ``Era of Good Feeling''
269
Feature Essay: Confronting New Land
252(20)
The Triumph of White Men's Democracy
272(28)
Democratic Space: The New Hotels
273(1)
Democracy in Theory and Practice
274(6)
Democracy and Society
275(1)
Democratic Culture
276(2)
Democratic Political Institutions
278(1)
Economic Issues
279(1)
Labor Radicalism and Equal Rights
279(1)
Jackson and the Politics of Democracy
280(8)
The Election of 1824 and J. Q. Adams's Administration
280(1)
Jackson Comes to Power
281(3)
Indian Removal
284(2)
The Nullification Crisis
286(2)
The Bank War and the Second Party System
288(8)
Mr. Biddle's Bank
288(1)
The Bank Veto and the Election of 1832
289(1)
Killing the Bank
289(2)
The Emergence of the Whigs
291(1)
The Rise and Fall of Van Buren
291(5)
Heyday of the Second Party System
296(1)
Conclusion: Tocqueville's Wisdom
297
Feature Essay: Grassroots Democracy in Michigan
294(6)
Slaves and Masters
300(28)
Nat Turner's Rebellion: A Turning Point in the Slave South
301(1)
The Divided Society of the Old South
302(1)
The World of Southern Blacks
303(9)
Slaves' Daily Life and Labor
304(1)
Slave Families, Kinship, and Community
305(2)
African American Religion
307(2)
Resistance and Rebellion
309(2)
Free Blacks in the Old South
311(1)
White Society in the Antebellum South
312(9)
The Planters' World
312(1)
Planters and Paternalism
313(4)
Small Slaveholders
317(1)
Yeoman Farmers
317(2)
A Closed Mind and a Closed Society
319(2)
Slavery and the Southern Economy
321(5)
The Internal Slave Trade
321(1)
The Rise of the Cotton Kingdom
322(2)
Slavery and Industrialization
324(1)
The ``Profitability'' Issue
324(2)
Conclusion: Worlds in Conflict
326
Feature Essay: Harriet Jacobs and Maria Norcom: Women of Southern Households
314(14)
The Pursuit of Perfection
328(30)
Redeeming the Middle Class
329(1)
The Rise of Evangelicalism
330(4)
The Second Great Awakening: The Frontier Phase
330(1)
The Second Great Awakening in the North
331(2)
From Revivalism to Reform
333(1)
Domesticity and Changes in the American Family
334(4)
Marriage for Love
334(1)
The Cult of Domesticity
335(2)
The Discovery of Childhood
337(1)
Institutional Reform
338(3)
The Extension of Education
338(2)
Discovering the Asylum
340(1)
Reform Turns Radical
341(10)
Divisions in the Benevolent Empire
341(1)
The Abolitionist Enterprise
342(1)
Black Abolitionists
343(2)
From Abolitionism to Women's Rights
345(1)
Radical Ideas and Experiments
346(5)
Conclusion: Counterpoint on Reform
351
Feature Essay: Spiritualism: Religion or Entertainment?
348(6)
Law and Society: The Legal Rights of Married Women: Reforming the Law of Coverture
354(4)
An Age of Expansionism
358(28)
The Spirit of Young America
359(1)
Movement to the Far West
360(7)
Borderlands of the 1830s
360(2)
The Texas Revolution
362(1)
The Republic of Texas
363(2)
Trails of Trade and Settlement
365(1)
The Mormon Trek
365(2)
Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War
367(7)
Tyler and Texas
367(1)
The Triumph of Polk and Annexation
368(1)
The Doctrine of Manifest Destiny
369(1)
Polk and the Oregon Question
369(1)
War with Mexico
370(2)
Settlement of the Mexican-American War
372(2)
Internal Expansionism
374(9)
The Triumph of the Railroad
374(1)
The Industrial Revolution Takes Off
375(5)
Mass Immigration Begins
380(1)
The New Working Class
381(2)
Conclusion: The Costs of Expansion
383
Feature Essay: Hispanic America After 1848: A Case Study in Majority Rule
376(10)
The Sectional Crisis
386(32)
Brooks Assaults Sumner in Congress
387(1)
The Compromise of 1850
388(5)
The Problem of Slavery in the Mexican Cession
388(1)
The Wilmot Proviso Launches the Free-Soil Movement
388(1)
Squatter Sovereignty and the Election of 1848
389(1)
Taylor Takes Charge
390(1)
Forging a Compromise
391(2)
Political Upheaval, 1852--1856
393(7)
The Party System in Crisis
393(1)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act Raises a Storm
393(2)
An Appeal to Nativism: The Know-Nothing Episode
395(2)
Kansas and the Rise of the Republicans
397(2)
Sectional Division in the Election of 1856
399(1)
The House Divided, 1857--1860
400(9)
Cultural Sectionalism
400(1)
The Dred Scott Case
401(1)
The Lecompton Controversy
402(1)
Debating the Morality of Slavery
403(1)
The South's Crisis of Fear
404(4)
The Election of 1860
408(1)
Conclusion: Explaining the Crisis
409
Feature Essay: The Enigma of John Brown
406(6)
Law and Society: The Case of Dred and Harriet Scott: Blurring the Borders of Politics and Justice
412(6)
Secession and the Civil War
418(32)
The Emergence of Lincoln
419(2)
The Storm Gathers
421(5)
The Deep South Secedes
421(2)
The Failure of Compromise
423(1)
And the War Came
424(2)
Adjusting to Total War
426(11)
Prospects, Plans, and Expectations
426(1)
Mobilizing the Home Fronts
427(4)
Political Leadership: Northern Success and Southern Failure
431(1)
Early Campaigns and Battles
432(4)
The Diplomatic Struggle
436(1)
Fight to the Finish
437(7)
The Coming of Emancipation
437(1)
African Americans and the War
438(1)
The Tide Turns
439(2)
Last Stages of the Conflict
441(3)
Effects of the War
444(2)
Conclusion: An Organizational Revolution
446
Feature Essay: Soldiering in the Civil War
428(22)
The Agony of Reconstruction
450
Robert Smalls and Black Politicians during Reconstruction
451(1)
The President versus Congress
452(8)
Wartime Reconstruction
453(1)
Andrew Johnson at the Helm
453(3)
Congress Takes the Initiative
456(1)
Congressional Reconstruction Plan Enacted
457(1)
The Impeachment Crisis
458(2)
Reconstructing Southern Society
460(6)
Reorganizing Land and Labor
460(2)
Black Codes: A New Name for Slavery?
462(1)
Republican Rule in the South
462(2)
Claiming Public and Private Rights
464(2)
Retreat from Reconstruction
466(5)
Rise of the Money Question
466(1)
Final Efforts of Reconstruction
466(1)
A Reign of Terror Against Blacks
467(2)
Spoilsmen versus Reformers
469(2)
Reunion and the New South
471(4)
The Compromise of 1877
471(1)
``Redeeming'' a New South
472(1)
The Rise of Jim Crow
473(2)
Conclusion: Henry McNeal Turner and the ``Unfinished Revolution''
475(1)
Feature Essay: Changing Views of Reconstruction
476
APPENDIX
1(1)
The Declaration of Independence
2(2)
The Articles of Confederation
4(4)
The Constitution of the United States of America
8(5)
Amendments to the Constitution
13(4)
Presidential Elections
17(5)
Political and Physical Map of the United States
22(2)
Political Map of the World
24
Glossary 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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