American Realities Historical Episodes from First Settlements to the Civil War, Volume 1

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  • Edition: 8th
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  • Copyright: 2/23/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Author Biography

J. William T. Youngs, award-winning historian and editor of Pacific Northwest Forum, has been teaching American history at Eastern Washington University since 1972. He has also written many book reviews for the Seattle Times and is the author of Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
The Native Americans
October 11, 1492p. 1
The English Background
A Puritan Death: John and Thomasine Winthropp. 15
The British American
William Byrd in Two Worldsp. 29
Reform in Colonial America
John Woolman on Goodness and Greedp. 45
Divided Loyalties
Jonathan Boucher and the Pre-Revolutionary Crisisp. 61
The American Revolution
1776: The Continental Army in the Year of Independencep. 77
Testing the Constitution
The Alien and Sedition Actsp. 97
Republican Nationalism
The Lewis and Clark Expeditionp. 113
The Limits of Jacksonian Democracy
The Cherokee Removalp. 131
Abolitionists and Antiabolitionists
William Lloyd Garrison and the Broadcloth Mobp. 149
The Texas Revolution
Lorenzo de Zavala and Sam Houstonp. 165
Reform in the Early Republic
The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848p. 189
Manifest Destiny
Down the Santa Fe Trail with Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847p. 203
A Slave's Story
Abd Rahman Ibrahima's Journey from Slavery to Freedomp. 227
The Civil War
Two Soldiers and Their Worldsp. 247
Creditsp. 263
Indexp. 265
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