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Major Problems in American Colonial History : Documents and Essays

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Edition:
1st
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9780669199222

ISBN10:
0669199222
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1992
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Table of Contents

Two Worlds Discover Each Other
1(39)
Documents
Eric the Red's Saga, c. 1270
2(2)
Christopher Columbus Reports to Ferdinand and Isabella
4(5)
First Voyage, 1492--1493
4(3)
Fourth Voyage, 1503
7(2)
R. H. Major
Jacques Cartier Observes the St. Lawrence and Its People, 1535--1536
9(3)
H. P. Biggar
Maushop Leaves New England: An Indian Legend About Colonization
12(1)
Thomas Harriot Forecasts Indian-Colonist Relationships, 1588
12(4)
Arthur Barlowe Sees America as the Garden of Eden, 1584
16(2)
Essays
Colonization as a ``Swarming''
18(9)
Alfred Crosby
Indians, Colonists, and the Environment
27(12)
William Cronon
Richard White
The Colonizing Impulse: Promise and Reality
39(44)
Documents
An Account of Coronado's Exploration of the Southwest, 1540--1542
40(2)
George Parker Winship
Fray Alonso de Benavides Reports New Mexico Indians Eager for Conversion, 1634
42(3)
Frederick Webb Hodge
George P. Hammond
Agapito Rey
New Mexico's Indians Rebel Against Suppression of Their Native Religion, 1680: Four Accounts
45(2)
Alonso Garcia to Fray Francisco de Ayeta
45(1)
Fray Antonio de Sierra to Fray Francisco de Ayeta
45(1)
Statement of One of the Rebellious Christian Indians
46(1)
Statement of Pedro Garcia
46(1)
Charmion Clair Shelby
Richard Hakluyt's ``Discourse of Western Planting,'' 1584
47(2)
Governor Ralph Lane Describes the Roanoke Colony's Attack on the Roanoke Indians, 1586
49(2)
Essays
Spain and New Mexico: Conversion and Rebellion
51(21)
Elizabeth A. H. John
Roanoke: England's Lost Colony
72(11)
Karen Ordahl Kupperman
The Chesapeake: England's First Successful Colonization
83(34)
Documents
Captain John Smith on Early Jamestown (1607--1610)
84(5)
The Virginia Company's Declaration on Virginia, 1620
89(3)
Jamestown Estates: A Contemporary Parody, 1991
92(1)
Richard Frethorne Writes to His Mother and Father, 1623
93(2)
Blank Servant Indenture Form, 1635
95(1)
George Alsop on the Benefits of Servitude, 1666
96(2)
Robert Beverley on the Servants and Slaves in Virginia, 1705
98(2)
Essays
The Experience of White Women in the Chesapeake
100(8)
Lois Green Carr
Lorena S. Walsh
From Servitude to Slavery in the Chesapeake
108(9)
Russell Menard
New England: The Settlement of the Puritan Colonies
117(41)
Documents
Plymouth's Pilgrims on the Mayflower Compact and the First Thanksgiving, 1620, 1621
118(2)
Governor William Bradford on the Plymouth Colonists' Relations with the Indians, Early 1620s
120(4)
Governor John Winthrop of Massachusetts Bay Gives a Model of Christian Charity, 1630
124(2)
Colonist John Pond Writes His Mother and Father for Help, 1631
126(2)
The Reverend Thomas Welde Describes the Success of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1632
128(1)
``The Summons to New England,'' n. d.
129(2)
William Wood on the Indian's Response to the English Presence, 1634
131(4)
Miantonomo's Call for Indian Unity, 1642
135(1)
Essays
Squanto, the Last of the Patuxets
136(9)
Neal Salisbury
Religion, the Common Thread of Motivation
145(13)
Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Challenges to the New England Way: Sects and Witches
158(33)
Documents
Testimony from the Trial of Anne Hutchinson, 1637
159(3)
Quaker Testimony: The Execution of Mary Dyer, 1660
162(2)
Governor John Endecott Defends Religious Practice in Massachusetts, 1660
164(2)
John Josselyn Criticizes the Treatment of Dissenters, 1675
166(1)
Increase Mather on Proofs of Witchcrafts, 1684
166(3)
Testimony and Examination on Rebecca Nurse of Salem, 1692
169(6)
Essays
Quakerism in Massachusetts: Threat and Response
175(8)
Carla Gardina Pestana
The Role of Witchcraft in Social Discourse
183(8)
John Putnam Demos
The Chesapeake: Bacon's Rebellion and the Creation of a Creole Society
191(43)
Documents
John Hammond on Chesapeake Development, 1656
192(7)
Edward Williams Describes Necessaries for Planters, 1650
199(1)
Nathaniel Bacon's Manifesto Concerning the Troubles in Virginia, 1676
200(2)
Elizabeth Bacon Writes of Fear on the Virginia Frontier, 1676
202(1)
Mary Horsmanden Byrd on the Grievances of Frontier Settlers in Virginia, 1676
203(1)
William Sherwood Denounces Bacon and His Defiance of the Law, 1676
204(2)
Planter William Fitzhugh on Settled Life in Virginia, 1686
206(5)
Essays
Politics and Social Structure in Virginia
211(12)
Bernard Bailyn
Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox
223(11)
Edmund S. Morgan
New Directions in Family Life and Labor
234(41)
Documents
Edward Johnson on the Founding of New England Towns, 1654
235(2)
Anne Bradstreet on Parents and Children, c. 1635--1670
237(2)
Thomas Minor's Diary: A Farmer's Year, 1660
239(3)
William Penn on the Attractions of Pennsylvania, 1681
242(2)
William Penn's Advice on Parting from His Family, 1682
244(6)
Essays
Family Labor in New England
250(9)
Daniel Vickers
Wives as Deputy Husbands
259(6)
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
``Modern'' Quaker Families in Pennsylvania
265(10)
Barry Levy
The Middle Colonies: Ethnicity, Competition, and Economic Success
275(40)
Documents
Traveler Jasper Dankaerts Calls on New York Planter Maria van Rensselaer, 1680
276(1)
Henry C. Murphy
S. G. Nissensen
J. Franklin Jameson
Per Kalm Offers Impressions of New Jersey and New York, 1750
277(5)
John Reinhold Forster
Adolph B. Benson
Edith M. L. Carlborg
Reverend Andrew Burnaby's Thumbnail Sketch of New York, 1759--1760
282(1)
Quaker George Fox Describes His Travels Through America, 1672
283(3)
William Penn's Prospectus for Merchants, 1683
286(2)
Francis Daniel Pastorius Recalls the Founding of Germantown, 1685
288(3)
Gertrude Selwyn Kimball
M. D. Learned
Colonist Gabriel Thomas on High Wages and Great Opportunities in Pennsylvania, 1698
291(3)
Essays
Dutch Colonists Cope with English Control
294(9)
A. G. Roeber
The First Merchants of Pennsylvania: Generational Failure?
303(12)
Gary B. Nash
The Proprietary Colonies of the Lower South
315(44)
Documents
Indian Trader John Lawson's Journal of Carolina, 1709
316(2)
An Anonymous Letter from the Swiss Settlement Near New Bern, 1711
318(1)
Translated
319(1)
Vincent H. Todd
Julius Goebel
Eliza Lucas Pinckney on the Perfection of Indigo, 1785
319(1)
Edward Randolph Reports to the Board of Trade on Economic Prospects and the Spanish Threat, 1699
320(2)
James Oglethorpe, ``Persons Reduc'd to Poverty May Be Happy in Georgia,'' 1732
322(2)
William Byrd Praises the Plan for Georgia, 1736
324(2)
William Dunlop's Effort to Recover Runaway Slaves in St. Augustine, 1688
326(2)
Report to the South Carolina General Assembly on the Failed St. Augustine Expedition of 1740
328(2)
Essays
Dying in Paradise: Perception and Reality in Colonial South Carolina
330(7)
H. Roy Merrens
George D. Terry
A Free Black Community in Spanish Florida
337(11)
Jane Landers
Jonathan Bryan's Plantation Empire in Georgia
348(11)
Alan Gallay
The Great Awakening: Religious Upheaval Across the Colonies
359(37)
Documents
Benjamin Franklin on His Friend George Whitefield, 1739
360(3)
Nathan Cole on Going to Hear Whitefield at Middletown, 1740
363(1)
Gilbert Tennent on the Danger of an Unconverted Ministry, 1740
364(2)
Jonathan Edward's Sermon ``Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,'' 1741
366(3)
The Reverend Joseph Fish on Samuel Niles, Narragansett New Light Preacher, 1765
369(2)
A Newspaper Account of the Expulsion of James Davenport, 1742
371(2)
Letters Against Virginia New Lights, 1740s--1750s
373(4)
Essays
The Middle Colonies' Awakening
377(5)
Patricia U. Bonomi
Preaching and Revival in New England
382(6)
Harry S. Stout
The Baptists' Challenge in Virginia
388(8)
Rhys Isaac
Mature Societies in Colonial America
396(46)
Documents
Robert Beverley Describes the Established Life in Virginia, 1705
397(1)
Hugh Jones on Agriculture and Slave Life in Virginia, 1724
398(3)
Planter William Byrd's Diary of a Planter's Month, 1740
401(4)
Planter Landon Carter on the Demands of Tobacco, 1770
405(3)
Benjamin Franklin on How to Get On in Philadelphia (c. 1730--c. 1750), 1793
408(3)
John Adams on His Legal Education, 1758
411(5)
Essays
John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, and the Practice of Law
416(14)
Richard D. Brown
The Symbolic World of the Tobacco Planter
430(12)
Timothy H. Breen
Settling the Backcountry
442(41)
Documents
The Reverend Charles Woodmason Views the Backcountry in the 1760s
443(5)
Governor William Tryon Assesses the Prospects for Life in the North Carolina Backcountry, 1765
448(1)
Bishop August Gottlieb Spangenberg on Moravian Plans for the Settlement of Wachovia, 1752
449(1)
Adelaide L. Fries
An Advocate of Expansion to the Mississippi River, 1751
450(1)
Olaudah Equiano Recalls His Enslavement, 1750s
451(5)
Report on a Runaway Slave Community in the Virginia Mountains, 1729
456(1)
Essays
Slave Life in Virginia's Piedmont
457(15)
Philip D. Morgan
Moravian Ideals and North Carolina Backcountry Realities
472(11)
Daniel B. Thorp
The Impact of the European Wars for Empire on America
483(56)
Documents
Christopher Gist on Promises and Threats in Indian Diplomacy, 1751
484(4)
Per Kalm on Indian Perceptions and Goals on the Frontier, 1750
488(4)
Canassatego's Speech, 1742
492(2)
A Report on Imperial Conflict in the South, 1740
494(1)
Lord Loudoun Views Imperial Conflict in the North, 1756
495(2)
Mary Rowlandson Describes Her Captivity Among the Indians, 1682
497(9)
John Williams on His Captivity Among the French, 1707
506(3)
Essays
The Massacre at Fort William Henry: A Nineteenth-Century View
509(6)
Francis Parkman
The ``Massacre'' at Fort William Henry: A Modern View
515(12)
Ian K. Steele
The White Indians of Colonial America
527(12)
James Axtell
The Sum of the Colonial Experience
539(30)
Documents
Sarah Kemble Knight on Dutch and English in New York, 1704
540(2)
Dr. Alexander Hamilton Surveys the Variety of Pennsylvania, 1744
542(7)
Pelatiah Webster Describes the Uniqueness of Charleston, 1765
549(3)
Janet Schaw on Her Visit to Wilmington, North Carolina, 1774
552(2)
The Albany Plan of Union, 1754
554(3)
Essays
Convergence and the Creation of a Colonial Culture
557(12)
Jack P. Greene
Divergence in Four Colonial Cultures
569
David Hackett Fischer


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