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  • The Social Fabric: American Life from 1607 to 1877
    The Social Fabric: American Life from 1607 to 1877
  • The Social Fabric, Volume I
    The Social Fabric, Volume I
  • Social Fabric Vol. 1 : American Life from 1607 to 1877
    Social Fabric Vol. 1 : American Life from 1607 to 1877


This anthology of secondary sources portrays the lives of ordinary Americans and examines the diversity of the American people, from the earliest settlement of America to Reconstruction. The Social Fabricacquaints students with the ways in which important events in the nation's history were reflected in the everyday lives of ordinary people. A wide variety of essays deals with the experiences of men as well as women, Native Americans as well as African-Americans and immigrants, the poor as well as the wealthy. These readings highlight the diversity of Americans'experiencesbased on differences in race, ethnicity, and genderand the way in which those differences have at times led to conflict.

Table of Contents

Colonial Americans
New Ways: Indian and European
New Worlds for All
The Creation of a Slave Society in the Chesapeake
Many Thousands Gone: the First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America
Colonial Women
ldquo;Martha Ballard and Her Girls,rdquo; inWork and Labor in Early America; Stephen Innes,Ed
White Captives
"The White Indians of Colonial America"
The Witchcraft Scare
This New Man, the American
Revolutionary Peoples
Native American Women-from Princesses to Wenches
Women and Freedom in Early America
German Immigrant Survival Tactics
Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717-1775
Ordinary Colonists Become Revolutionaries
The Unknown American Revolution
Building an Army
A Wilderness of Miseries: War and Warriors in Early America
Revolutionary Women
To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790
THE Trials of The Early Republic
Neighborhood and Class in an Industrial Age
Industrializing America: The Nineteenth Century
Trail of Tears
Disinherited: The Lost Birthright of the American Indian
The Affectionate Family
Domestic Revolutions: A Social History of American Family Life
Getting Rid of Demon Alcohol
American Reformers, 1815-1860, Second Edition
Industrial North and Planter South
The Midwestern Farm
Women and Men on the Overland Trail
The Black Family
This Species of Property: Slave Life and Culture in the Old South
Canal Workers and Their World
Common Labour
Urban Problems
The Turbulent Era: Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America
Western Expansion and Civil War
The Way West
The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-1860
Early Texans-the Common Ground Between Anglos and Tejanos in Republican Texas
ldquo;Discovering the Tejano Community of 'Early' Texasrdquo;
Why Soldiers Went to War
What They Fought for
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