9780131935501

Red, White, and Black : The Peoples of Early North America

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    9780131935501

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    013193550X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Written by highly acclaimed historian Gary B. Nash, this book presents an interpretive account of the interactions between Native Americans, African Americans, and Euroamericans during the colonial and revolutionary eras.It reveals the crucial interconnections between North America's many peoples illustrating the ease of their interactions in the first two centuries of European and African presenceto develop a fuller, deeper understanding of the nation's underpinnings.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Introduction vii
Before Columbus
1(18)
Cultural Evolution
3(2)
Regional Cultures
5(5)
The Iroquois
10(5)
Precontact Population
15(1)
The Native American Worldview
16(3)
Europeans Reach North America
19(31)
Spanish and Portuguese Expansion into the Americas
20(7)
England Enters the Colonial Race
27(4)
Early Spanish Incursions in North America
31(5)
The French Penetration of North America
36(7)
English Images of the Native Americans
43(7)
Cultures Meet on the Chesapeake
50(23)
The Failed Colony at Roanoke
50(3)
The Reestablishment of Virginia
53(4)
Reorganization and Tobacco
57(3)
English-Indian Relations
60(6)
The War of 1622 and Its Aftermath
66(7)
Cultures Meet in the Northeast
73(26)
The Dutch in the Northeast
73(7)
Puritanism
80(3)
The Elusive Utopia
83(3)
Puritans and Indians
86(4)
The Question of Land
90(2)
The Pequot War
92(7)
The Coastal Societies: Resistance, Accommodation, and Defeat
99(35)
Metacom's War
100(5)
Bacon's Rebellion
105(5)
The Colonization of South Carolina
110(1)
Carolina-Indian Relations
111(5)
The Tuscarora and Yamasee Wars
116(6)
Quaker-Indian Relations in Penn's ``Holy Experiment''
122(12)
Europe, Africa, and the Americas
134(28)
The Atlantic Slave Trade
135(6)
Capture and Transport of Slaves
141(5)
The Development of Slavery in the North American Colonies
146(4)
Slavery in North and South America
150(12)
The African Ordeal Under Slavery
162(33)
Coping with Enslavement
163(2)
Regional Variations of North American Slavery
165(8)
Slave Resistance and Rebellion
173(7)
Black Culture in Colonial America
180(15)
The Transformation of Euro-American Society
195(23)
Eighteenth-Century European Immigrants
195(6)
Land, Growth, and Changing Values
201(4)
The Cities
205(3)
Changing Social Structure
208(5)
The Great Awakening
213(5)
Wars for Empire and Indian Strategies for Survival
218(24)
Iroquois Diplomacy
219(4)
Creek Diplomacy
223(4)
Cherokee Diplomacy
227(2)
Transformations in Indian Society
229(10)
Cultural Persistence
239(3)
The Seven Years' War and Its Aftermath
242(23)
Population Increase
243(1)
The Seven Years' War
243(4)
Indian Strategies in the Seven Years' War
247(8)
Indian-White Relations After 1763
255(7)
The Colonizers' Society After 1763
262(3)
The Tricolored American Revolution
265(23)
The Abolitionist Impulse
265(3)
Struggling for Liberty
268(4)
Exodus of Pro-British Slaves
272(2)
The War Comes to an End
274(1)
Leaders of the Free Blacks
275(4)
The Red Revolution
279(9)
The Mixing of Peoples
288(29)
Indian-European Contact
291(6)
White-Black Intermixture
297(5)
African-Indian Contact
302(6)
Cultural Interaction of Red, White, and Black
308(9)
Index 317

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