9781319042318

Understanding the American Promise, Volume 1 A History: to 1877

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 12/9/2016
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Understanding the American Promise, Third Edition, features a brief, question-driven narrative that models for students the inquiry-based methods used by historians and features an innovative active learning pedagogy designed to foster greater comprehension of the reading. This book includes a full-color map and art program, new primary documents, and comprehensive supplement options including LaunchPad. It is also enhanced by LearningCurve, our easy-to-assign adaptive learning system that will ensure students come to class prepared. 

Author Biography

James L. Roark (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of American History at Emory University. In 1993, he received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, and in 2001–2002 he was Pitt Professor of American Institutions at Cambridge University. He has written Masters without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction and coauthored Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South with Michael P. Johnson. Michael P. Johnson (Ph.D., Stanford University) is professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. His publications include Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia; Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Selected Speeches and Writings; and Reading the American Past: Selected Historical Documents, the documents reader for The American Promise. He has also coedited No Chariot Let Down: Charleston’s Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War with James L. Roark.

Patricia Cline Cohen (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005–2006. She has written A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America and The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York, and she has coauthored The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York. Sarah Stage (Ph.D., Yale University) has taught U.S. history at Williams College and the University of California, Riverside, and she was visiting professor at Beijing University and Szechuan University. Currently she is professor of Women’s Studies at Arizona State University. Her books include Female Complaints: Lydia Pinkham and the Business of Women’s Medicine and Rethinking Home Economics: Women and the History of a Profession.

Susan M. Hartmann (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio State University. In 1995 she won the university's Exemplary Faculty Award in the College of Humanities. Her publications include Truman and the 80th Congress; The Home Front and Beyond: American Women in the 1940s; From Margin to Mainstream: American Women and Politics since 1960; and The Other Feminists: Activists in the Liberal Establishment.

Table of Contents

Please Note: The Combined Volume includes all chapters. Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-16 and Volume 2 includes Chapters 16-31.

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, and all of the documents from the companion reader Reading the American Past – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, timeline activities, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

Preface
Versions and Supplements
Maps, Figures, and Tables
Special Features

1. ANCIENT AMERICA, BEFORE 1492
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: An archaeological dig helps uncover ancient North American traditions
Archaeology and History
The First Americans
African and Asian Origins
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Who Were the First Americans?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
Paleo-Indian Hunters
Archaic Hunters and Gatherers 
Great Plains Bison Hunters 
Great Basin Cultures
Pacific Coast Cultures
Eastern Woodland Cultures
Agricultural Settlements and Chiefdoms
Southwestern Cultures
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “Corn: An Ancient American Legacy”
Quiz for Beyond America’s Borders     LaunchPad 
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Artifacts of Daily Life in Chaco Canyon”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Woodland Burial Mounds and Chiefdoms
Native Americans in the 1490s
Eastern and Great Plains Peoples
Southwestern and Western Peoples
Cultural Similarities
The Mexica: A Mesoamerican Culture
Conclusion: The World of Ancient Americans
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 1 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 1
Document 1-1:
A Taino Origin Story: Ramón Pané, On Taino Religious Practices
Quiz for Document 1-1: A Taino Origin Story: Ramón Pané, On Taino Religious Practices LaunchPad
Document 1-2: A Penobscot Origin Narrative: Joseph Nicolar, The Life and Traditions of the Red Men, 1893
Quiz for Document 1-2: A Penobscot Origin Narrative: Joseph Nicolar, The Life and Traditions of the Red Men, 1893 LaunchPad
Document 1-3: Genesis: The Christian Origin Narrative: "In the Beginning"
Quiz for Document 1-3: Genesis: The Christian Origin Narrative: "In the Beginning" LaunchPad
Document 1-4: Aristotle on Masters and Slaves: The Politics, ca. 300 B.C.
Quiz for Document 1-4: Aristotle on Masters and Slaves: The Politics, ca. 300 B.C. LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

2. EUROPEANS ENCOUNTER THE NEW WORLD, 1492–1600
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Queen Isabella of Spain supports Christopher Columbus’s risky plan to sail west across the Atlantic
Europe in the Age of Exploration
Mediterranean Trade and European Expansion
A Century of Portuguese Exploration
A Surprising New World in the Western Atlantic
The Explorations of Columbus
The Geographic Revolution and the Columbian Exchange
Spanish Exploration and Conquest
The Conquest of Mexico
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Why Did Cortés Win?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
The Search for Other Mexicos
Spanish Outposts in Florida and New Mexico
New Spain in the Sixteenth Century
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Justifying Conquest”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: "Spreading Christianity in New Spain"
Quiz for Experiencing the American Promise     LaunchPad
The Toll of Spanish Conquest and Colonization
The New World and Sixteenth-Century Europe
The Protestant Reformation and the Spanish Response
Europe and The Spanish Example
Conclusion: The promise of the new world for Europeans
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 2 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 2
Document 2-1:
The King of the Congo Writes to the King of Portugal: King Afonso and King João III, Correspondence, 1526
Quiz for Document 2-1: The King of the Congo Writes to the King of Portugal: King Afonso and King João III, Correspondence, 1526 LaunchPad
Document 2-2: Columbus Describes His First Encounter with "Indians": The Diario of Christopher Columbus's First Voyage to America, 1492-1493
Quiz for Document 2-2: Columbus Describes His First Encounter with "Indians": The Diario of Christopher Columbus's First Voyage to America, 1492-1493 LaunchPad
Document 2-3: A Conquistador Arrives in Mexico, 1519-1520: Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The Conquest of New Spain, 1632
Quiz for Document 2-3: A Conquistador Arrives in Mexico, 1519-1520: Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The Conquest of New Spain, 1632 LaunchPad
Document 2-4: A Mexican Description of the Conquest of Mexico: Mexican Accounts of Conquest from the Florentine Codex
Quiz for Document 2-4: A Mexican Description of the Conquest of Mexico: Mexican Accounts of Conquest from the Florentine Codex LaunchPad
Document 2-5: Cabeza de Vaca Describes His Captivity Among Native Americans in Texas and the Southwest, 1528-1536: Narrative, 1542
Quiz for Document 2-5: Cabeza de Vaca Describes His Captivity Among Native Americans in Texas and the Southwest, 1528-1536: Narrative, 1542 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

3. THE SOUTHERN COLONIES IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 1601–1700
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Pocahontas “rescues” John Smith
An English Colony on Chesapeake Bay
The Fragile Jamestown Settlement
Cooperation and Conflict between Natives and Newcomers
From Private Company to Royal Government
A Tobacco Society
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS:
“American Tobacco and European Consumers”
Quiz for Beyond America’s Borders     LaunchPad  
Tobacco Agriculture
A Servant Labor System
The Rigors of Servitude
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Enslavement by Marriage”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Cultivating Land and Faith
Hierarchy and Inequality in the Chesapeake
Social and Economic Polarization
Government Policies and Political Conflict
Bacon’s Rebellion
MAKING AN HISTORICAL ARGUMENT: “Why Did English Colonists Consider Themselves Superior to Indians and Africans?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
Toward a Slave Labor System
Religion and Revolt in the Spanish Borderland
The West Indies: Sugar and Slavery
Carolina: A West Indian Frontier
Slave Labor Emerges in the Chesapeake
Conclusion: The Growth of English Colonies Based on Export Crops and Slave Labor
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 3 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 3
Document 3-1:
Richard Frethorne Describes Indentured Servitude in Virginia: Letter to Father and Mother, March 20, April 2, 3, 1623
Quiz for Document 3-1: Richard Frethorne Describes Indentured Servitude in Virginia: Letter to Father and Mother, March 20, April 2, 3, 1623 LaunchPad
Document 3-2: Opechancanough's 1622 Uprising in Virginia: Edward Waterhouse, Declaration, 1622
Quiz for Document 3-2: Opechancanough's 1622 Uprising in Virginia: Edward Waterhouse, Declaration, 1622 LaunchPad
Document 3-3: Sex and Race Relations: Testimony from Virginia Court Records, 1681
Quiz for Document 3-3: Sex and Race Relations: Testimony from Virginia Court Records, 1681 LaunchPad
Document 3-4: Bacon's Rebellion: Nathaniel Bacon, Declaration, 1676
Quiz for Document 3-4: Bacon's Rebellion: Nathaniel Bacon, Declaration, 1676 LaunchPad
Document 3-5: Pedro Naranjo Describes Pueblo Revolt: Declaration of Pedro Naranjo of the Queres Nation, December 19, 1681
Quiz for Document 3-5: Pedro Naranjo Describes Pueblo Revolt: Declaration of Pedro Naranjo of the Queres Nation, December 19, 1681 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

4. THE NORTHERN COLONIES IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 1601–1700
Guided Reading Exercise
 LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Roger Williams is banished from Puritan Massachusetts
Puritans and the Settlement of New England
Puritan Origins: The English Reformation
The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony
The Founding of Massachusetts Bay Colony
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “How did Seventeenth-Century Colonists View Nature”     LaunchPad
The Evolution of New England Society
Church, Covenant, and Conformity
Government by Puritans for Puritanism
The Splintering of Puritanism
Religious Controversies and Economic Changes
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Hunting Witches in Salem, Massachusetts”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
The Founding of the Middle Colonies
From New Netherland to New York
New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Toleration and Diversity in Pennsylvania
The Colonies and the English Empire
Royal Regulation of Colonial Trade
King Philip’s War and the Consolidation of Royal Authority
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “New France and the Indians: The English Colonies’ Northern Borderlands”
Quiz for Beyond America’s Borders     LaunchPad
Conclusion: An English Model of Colonization in North America
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 4 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 4
Document 4-1:
The Arbella Sermon: John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity, 1630
Quiz for Document 4-1: The Arbella Sermon: John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity, 1630 LaunchPad
Document 4-2: Observations of New England Indians: Roger Williams, A Key into the Language of America, 1643
Quiz for Document 4-2: Observations of New England Indians: Roger Williams, A Key into the Language of America, 1643
Document 4-3: Wampanoag Grievances at the Outset of King Philip's War: John Easton, A Relation of the Indian War, 1675
Quiz for Document 4-3: Wampanoag Grievances at the Outset of King Philip's War: John Easton, A Relation of the Indian War, 1675 LaunchPad
Document 4-4: A Provincial Government Enacts Legislation: The Laws of Pennsylvania, 1682
Quiz for Document 4-4: A Provincial Government Enacts Legislation: The Laws of Pennsylvania, 1682 LaunchPad
Document 4-5: Words of the Bewitched: Testimony against Accused Witch Bridget Bishop, 1692
Quiz for Document 4-5: Words of the Bewitched: Testimony against Accused Witch Bridget Bishop, 1692 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

5. COLONIAL AMERICA IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1701–1770 
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: The Robin Johns experience horrific turns of fortune in the Atlantic slave trade
A Growing Population and Expanding Economy in British North America
New England: From Puritan Settlers to Yankee Traders
Natural Increase and Land Distribution
Farms, Fish, and Atlantic Trade
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “A Sailor’s Life in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World”
Quiz for Experiencing the American Promise     LaunchPad
The Middle Colonies: Immigrants, Wheat, and Work
German and Scots-Irish Immigrants
“God Gives All Things to Industry”: Urban and Rural Labor
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Why Did Few Colonists Oppose the African Slave Trade?”     LaunchPad
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments    LaunchPad
The Southern Colonies: Land of Slavery
The Atlantic Slave Trade and the Growth of Slavery
Slave Labor and African American Culture
Tobacco, Rice, and Prosperity
Unifying Experiences
Commerce and Consumption
Religion, Enlightenment, and Revival
Trade and Conflict in the North American Borderlands
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Spanish Priests Report on California Missions”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Colonial Politics in the British Empire
Conclusion: The Dual Identity of British North American Colonists
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 5 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 5
Document 5-1:
Elizabeth Ashbridge Becomes an Indentured Servant in New York: Elizabeth Ashbridge, Some Account of the Early Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge, Who Died in…1755 (1807)
Quiz for Document 5-1: Elizabeth Ashbridge Becomes an Indentured Servant in New York: Elizabeth Ashbridge, Some Account of the Early Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge, Who Died in…1755 (1807) LaunchPad
Document 5-2: Poor Richard's Advice: Benjamin Franklin, Father Abraham's Speech from Poor Richard's Almanac, 1757
Quiz for Document 5-2: Poor Richard's Advice: Benjamin Franklin, Father Abraham's Speech from Poor Richard's Almanac, 1757 LaunchPad
Document 5-3: An Anglican Criticizes New Light Baptists and Presbyterians in the South Carolina Backcountry: Charles Woodmason, Sermon on the Baptists and the Presbyterians, ca. 1768
Quiz for Document 5-3: An Anglican Criticizes New Light Baptists and Presbyterians in the South Carolina Backcountry: Charles Woodmason, Sermon on the Baptists and the Presbyterians, ca. 1768 LaunchPad
Document 5-4: Advertisements for Runaway Slaves: South Carolina Gazette and Virginia Gazette, 1737-1745
Quiz for Document 5-4: Advertisements for Runaway Slaves: South Carolina Gazette and Virginia Gazette, 1737-1745 LaunchPad
Document 5-5: A Moravian Missionary Interviews Slaves in the West Indies, 1767-1768: Christian George Andreas Oldendorp, History of the Evangelical Brethren's Mission on the Caribbean Islands, 1777
Quiz for Document 5-5: A Moravian Missionary Interviews Slaves in the West Indies, 1767-1768: Christian George Andreas Oldendorp, History of the Evangelical Brethren's Mission on the Caribbean Islands, 1777 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

6. The British Empire and the Colonial Crisis, 1754–1775
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Loyalist governor Thomas Hutchinson stands his ground in radical Massachusetts
The Seven Years’ War, 1754–1763
French-British Rivalry in the Ohio Country
The Albany Congress
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS:  “Why did the Mohawk Chief Hendrick fight with the British against the French in 1755?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad  
The War and Its Consequences
Pontiac’s Rebellion and the Proclamation of 1763
The Sugar and Stamp Acts, 1763–1765
Grenville’s Sugar Act
The Stamp Act
Resistance Strategies and Crowd Politics
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “Pursuing Liberty, Protesting Tyranny”
Quiz for Experiencing the American Promise     LaunchPad
Liberty and Property
The Townshend Acts and Economic Retaliation, 1767–1770
The Townshend Duties
Nonconsumption and the Daughters of Liberty
Military Occupation and “Massacre” in Boston
The Destruction of the Tea and the Coercive Acts, 1770–1774
The Calm before the Storm
Tea in Boston Harbor
The Coercive Acts
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Reactions to the Boston Port Act outside of Massachusetts”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Beyond Boston: Rural New England
The First Continental Congress
Domestic Insurrections, 1774–1775
Lexington and Concord
Rebelling against Slavery
Conclusion: The Long Road to Revolution
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 6 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 6
Document 6-1:
Mary Jemison Is Captured by Seneca Indians during the Seven Years' War: James E. Seaver, A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, 1824
Quiz for Document 6-1: Mary Jemison Is Captured by Seneca Indians during the Seven Years' War: James E. Seaver, A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, 1824 LaunchPad
Document 6-2: An Oration on the Second Anniversary of the Boston Massacre: Joseph Warren, Boston Massacre Oration, March 5, 1772
Quiz for Document 6-2: An Oration on the Second Anniversary of the Boston Massacre: Joseph Warren, Boston Massacre Oration, March 5, 1772 LaunchPad
Document 6-3: A Boston Shoemaker Recalls British Arrogance and the Boston Tea Party: George R. T. Hewes, Memoir, 1834
Quiz for Document 6-3: A Boston Shoemaker Recalls British Arrogance and the Boston Tea Party: George R. T. Hewes, Memoir, 1834 LaunchPad
Document 6-4: Daniel Leonard Argues for Loyalty to the British Empire: To the Inhabitants of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay, 1774-1775
Quiz for Document 6-4: Daniel Leonard Argues for Loyalty to the British Empire: To the Inhabitants of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay, 1774-1775 LaunchPad
Document 6-5: Edmund Burke Urges Reconciliation with the Colonies: Speech to Parliament, March 22, 1775
Quiz for Document 6-5: Edmund Burke Urges Reconciliation with the Colonies: Speech to Parliament, March 22, 1775 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

7. THE WAR FOR AMERICA, 1775–1783
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Deborah Sampson masquerades as a man to join the Continental army
The Second Continental Congress
Assuming Political and Military Authority
Pursuing Both War and Peace
Thomas Paine, Abigail Adams, and the Case for Independence
The Declaration of Independence
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “How Did ‘New Media’ Push Forward the Declaration of Independence?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
The First Year of War, 1775–1776
The American Military Forces
The British Strategy
Quebec, New York, and New Jersey
The Home Front
Patriotism at the Local Level
The Loyalists
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Families Divide over the Revolution”
Who Is a Traitor?
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Prisoners of War
Financial Instability and Corruption
The Campaigns of 1777–1779: The North and West
Burgoyne’s Army and the Battle of Saratoga
The War in the West: Indian Country
The French Alliance
The Southern Strategy and the End of the War
Georgia and South Carolina
Treason and Guerrilla Warfare
A Shaming Ritual Targeting the Great Traitor
Surrender at Yorktown
The Losers and the Winners
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “European Nations and the Peace of Paris, 1783”
Quiz for Beyond America’s Borders     LaunchPad
Conclusion: Why the British Lost
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 7 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 7
Document 7-1:
Thomas Paine Makes the Case for Independence: Common Sense, January 1776
Quiz for Document 7-1: Thomas Paine Makes the Case for Independence: Common Sense, January 1776 LaunchPad
Document 7-2: Letters of John and Abigail Adams: Correspondence, 1776
Quiz for Document 7-2: Letters of John and Abigail Adams: Correspondence, 1776 LaunchPad
Document 7-3: J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur Describes the Distresses of a Frontier Farmer during the Revolution: J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, "Distresses of a Frontier Man," 1782
Quiz for Document 7-3: J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur Describes the Distresses of a Frontier Farmer during the Revolution: J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, "Distresses of a Frontier Man," 1782 LaunchPad
Document 7-4: Boston King Seeks Freedom by Running Away to the British Army: Memoir, 1798
Quiz for Document 7-4: Boston King Seeks Freedom by Running Away to the British Army: Memoir, 1798 LaunchPad
Document 7-5: Joseph Brant Appeals to British Allies to Keep Promises: Address to British Secretary of State Lord Germain, 1776 and Message to Governor of Quebec, Frederick Haldimand, 1783
Quiz for Document 7-5: Joseph Brant Appeals to British Allies to Keep Promises: Address to British Secretary of State Lord Germain, 1776 and Message to Governor of Quebec, Frederick Haldimand, 1783 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

8. BUILDING A REPUBLIC, 1775–1789
Guided Reading Exercise 
LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: James Madison comes of age in the midst of revolution
The Articles of Confederation
Confederation and Taxation
The Problem of Western Lands
Running the New Government
The Sovereign States
The State Constitutions
Who Are “the People”?
Equality and Slavery
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “A Slave Sues for Her Freedom”
Quiz for Experiencing the American Promise     LaunchPad
The Confederation’s Problems
The War Debt and the Newburgh Conspiracy
The Treaty of Fort Stanwix
Land Ordinances and the Northwest Territory
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “The Northwest Ordinance and Slavery”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
The Requisition of 1785 and Shays’s Rebellion, 1786–1787
The United States Constitution
From Annapolis to Philadelphia
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans
Democracy versus Republicanism
Ratification of the Constitution
The Federalists
The Antifederalists
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS:  “Was the New United States a Christian Country?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
The Big Holdouts: Virginia and New York
Conclusion: The “Republican Remedy’
LearningCurve
LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 8 Summative Quiz
LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 8
Document 8-1:
Richard Allen Founds the First African Methodist Church: Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours, 1833
Quiz for Document 8-1: Richard Allen Founds the First African Methodist Church: Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours, 1833 LaunchPad
Document 8-2: Thomas Jefferson on Slavery and Race: Notes on the State of Virginia, 1782
Quiz for Document 8-2: Thomas Jefferson on Slavery and Race: Notes on the State of Virginia, 1782 LaunchPad
Document 8-3: Benjamin Rush Proposes a Proper Education for a Republic: Benjamin Rush, "Of the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic," 1786
Quiz for Document 8-3: Benjamin Rush Proposes a Proper Education for a Republic: Benjamin Rush, "Of the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic," 1786 LaunchPad
Document 8-4: Making the Case for the Constitution: James Madison, Federalist Number 10, 1787
Quiz for Document 8-4: Making the Case for the Constitution: James Madison, Federalist Number 10, 1787 LaunchPad
Document 8-5: Mercy Otis Warren Opposes the Constitution: Observations on the New Constitution, 1788
Quiz for Document 8-5: Mercy Otis Warren Opposes the Constitution: Observations on the New Constitution, 1788 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

9. THE NEW NATION TAKES FORM, 1789–1800
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE: Brilliant and brash, Alexander Hamilton becomes a polarizing figure in the 1790s
The Search for Stability
Washington Inaugurates the Government
The Bill of Rights
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “How Did America’s First Congress Address the Question of Slavery?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
The Republican Wife and Mother
Hamilton’s Economic Policies
Agriculture, Transportation, and Banking
The Public Debt and Taxes
The First Bank of the United States and the Report on Manufactures
The Whiskey Rebellion
Conflicts on America’s Borders and Beyond
Creeks in the Southwest
Ohio Indians in the Northwest
France and Britain
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “France, Britain, and Woman’s Rights in the 1790s”
Quiz for Beyond America’s Borders     LaunchPad
The Haitian Revolution
Federalists and Republicans
The Election of 1796
The XYZ Affair
The Alien and Sedition Acts
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “The Crisis of 1798: Sedition”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Conclusion: Parties Nonetheless
LearningCurve LaunchPad
Chapter Review
Chapter 9 Summative Quiz LaunchPad

Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 9
Document 9-1:
Alexander Hamilton on the Economy: Report on the Subject of Manufactures, 1791
Quiz for Document 9-1: Alexander Hamilton on the Economy: Report on the Subject of Manufactures, 1791 LaunchPad
Document 9-2: Mary Dewees Moves West to Kentucky: Journal, 1788-1789
Quiz for Document 9-2: Mary Dewees Moves West to Kentucky: Journal, 1788-1789 LaunchPad
Document 9-3: Judith Sargent Murray Insists on the Equality of the Sexes: Judith Sargent Murray, "On the Equality of the Sexes," 1790
Quiz for Document 9-3: Judith Sargent Murray Insists on the Equality of the Sexes: Judith Sargent Murray, "On the Equality of the Sexes," 1790 LaunchPad
Document 9-4: A French Sugar Planter Describes the French and Saint Domingue Revolutions: A Sugar Planter of Saint Domingue Experiences Revolution in France and Saint Domingue, 1791
Quiz for Document 9-4: A French Sugar Planter Describes the French and Saint Domingue Revolutions: A Sugar Planter of Saint Domingue Experiences Revolution in France and Saint Domingue, 1791 LaunchPad
Document 9-5: President George Washington's Parting Advice to the Nation: Farewell Address to the People of the United States, 1796
Quiz for Document 9-5: President George Washington's Parting Advice to the Nation: Farewell Address to the People of the United States, 1796 LaunchPad
COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

10. Republicans in Power, 1800–1824
Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad
OPENING VIGNETTE:
The Shawnee chief Tecumseh attempts to forge a pan-Indian confederacy
Jefferson’s Presidency
Turbulent Times: Election and Rebellion
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “How Could a Vice President Get Away with Murder?”
Quiz for Making Historical Arguments     LaunchPad
The Jeffersonian Vision of Republican Simplicity
Dangers Overseas: The Barbary Wars
Opportunities and Challenges in the West
The Louisiana Purchase
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Osage and Comanche Indians
Jefferson, the Madisons, and the War of 1812
Impressment and Embargo
Dolley Madison and Social Politics
Tecumseh and Tippecanoe
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “The Nation’s First Formal Declaration of War”
Quiz for Analyzing Historical Evidence     LaunchPad
Washington City Burns: The British Offensive
Women’s Status in the Early Republic
Women and the Law
Women and Church Governance
Female Education
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “One Woman’s Quest to Provide Higher Education for Women”
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Monroe and Adams
From Property to Democracy
The Missouri Compromise
The Monroe Doctrine
The Election of 1824
The Adams Administration
Conclusion: Republican Simplicity Becomes Complex
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review
Chapter 10 Summative Quiz
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 10
Document 10-1:
President Thomas Jefferson's Private and Public Indian Policy: Letter to Governor William H. Harrison, February 27, 1803 and Address to the Wolf and People of the Mandan Nation, December 30, 1806
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Document 10-2: Meriwether Lewis Describes the Shoshone: The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1805
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Document 10-3: A Slave Demands That Thomas Jefferson Abolish Slavery: A Slave to Thomas Jefferson, November 30, 1808
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Document 10-4: James Forten Protests Pennsylvania Law Threatening Enslavement of Free African Americans: Letters from a Man of Colour, on a Late Bill before the Senate of Pennsylvania, 1813
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Document 10-5: James Hamilton's Path to Enlistment during the War of 1812: Confession, 1818
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11. The Expanding Republic, 1815–1840
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OPENING VIGNETTE:
The Grimké sisters speak out against slavery
The Market Revolution
Improvements in Transportation
Factories, Workingwomen, and Wage Labor
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Mill Girls Stand Up to Factory Owners, 1834”
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Bankers and Lawyers
Booms and Busts
The Spread of Democracy
Popular Politics and Partisan Identity
The Election of 1828 and the Character Issue
Jackson’s Democratic Agenda
Jackson Defines the Democratic Party
Indian Policy and the Trail of Tears
The Tariff of Abominations and Nullification
The Bank War and Economic Boom
Cultural Shifts, Religion, and Reform
The Family and Separate Spheres
The Education and Training of Youths
The Second Great Awakening
The Temperance Movement and the Campaign for Moral Reform
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Who Scorned Temperance and Moral Reform?”
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Organizing against Slavery
Van Buren’s One-Term Presidency
The Politics of Slavery
Elections and Panics
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “Going Ahead or Gone to Smash: An Entrepreneur Struggles in the 1830s”
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Conclusion: The Age of Jackson or the Era of Reform?
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 11
Document 11-1:
President Andrew Jackson's Parting Words to the Nation: Farewell Address, March 4, 1837
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Document 11-2: Cherokees Debate Removal: John Ross, Answer to Inquiries from a Friend, 1836 and Elias Boudinot, A Reply to John Ross, 1837
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Document 11-3: Alexis de Toqueville Describes the Three Races in the United States: Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835
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Document 11-4: David Walker Demands Emancipation: Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World, 1829
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Document 11-5: Sarah Grimké on the Status of Women: Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, 1838
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12. The New West and the Free North, 1840–1860
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OPENING VIGNETTE:
With the support of his wife, Abraham Lincoln struggles to survive in antebellum America
Economic and Industrial Evolution
Agriculture and Land Policy
Manufacturing and Mechanization
Railroads: Breaking the Bonds of Nature
Free Labor: Promise and Reality
The Free-Labor Ideal
Economic Inequality
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “Global Prosperity in the 1850s”
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Immigrants and the Free-Labor Ladder
The Westward Movement
Manifest Destiny
Oregon and the Overland Trail
The Mormon Exodus
The Mexican Borderlands
Expansion and the Mexican-American War
The Politics of Expansion
The Mexican-American War, 1846–1848
Victory in Mexico
Golden California
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “The Gold Rush”
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MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Why was the Gold Rush So Deadly for California’s Indians?”
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Reforming Self and Society
The Pursuit of Perfection: Transcendentalists and Utopians
Woman’s Rights Activists
Abolitionists and the American Ideal
Conclusion: Free Labor, Free Men
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Chapter 12 Summative Quiz
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 12
Document 12-1:
Abraham Lincoln Explains the Free Labor System: Abraham Lincoln, "Address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society," Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 30, 1859
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Document 12-2: The Anxiety of Gain: Henry W. Bellows on Commerce and Morality: The Influence of the Trading Spirit upon the Social and Moral Life of America, 1845
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Document 12-3: Gold Fever: Walter Colton, California Gold Rush Diary, 1849-1850
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Document 12-4: That Woman Is Man's Equal: The Seneca Falls Declaration: Declaration of Sentiments, 1848
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Document 12-5: A Farmer's View of His Wife: Eliza Farnham, Conversation with a Newly Wed Westerner, 1846
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13. The Slave South, 1820–1860 
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OPENING VIGNETTE: Slave Nat Turner leads a revolt to end slavery
The Growing Distinctiveness of the South
Cotton Kingdom, Slave Empire
The South in Black and White
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Defending Slavery”
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The Plantation Economy
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “Cotton’s Global Empire”
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Masters and Mistresses in the Big House
Paternalism and Male Honor
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “How Often Were Slaves Whipped?”
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The Southern Lady and Feminine Virtues
Slaves in the Quarter
Work
Family and Religion
Resistance and Rebellion
The Plain Folk
Plantation-Belt Yeomen
Upcountry Yeomen
Poor Whites
The Culture of the Plain Folk
Black and Free: On the Middle Ground
Precarious Freedom
Achievement Despite Restrictions 
The Politics of Slavery
The Democratization of the Political Arena
Planter Power
Conclusion: A Slave Society
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 13
Document 13-1:
Madison Hemings Recalls Life as Thomas Jefferson's Enslaved Son: Interview, 1873
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Document 13-2: Plantation Rules: Bennet Barrow, Highland Plantation Journal, May 1, 1838
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Document 13-3: Fanny Kemble Learns about Abuses of Slave Women: Frances Anne Kemble, Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839
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Document 13-4: Nat Turner Explains Why He Became an Insurrectionist: The Confessions of Nat Turner, 1831
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Document 13-5: The Proslavery Argument: James Henry Hammond, Letter to an English Abolitionist, 1845
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COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

14. THE HOUSE DIVIDED, 1846–1861
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OPENING VIGNETTE: Abolitionist John Brown takes his war against slavery to Harpers Ferry, Virginia
The Bitter Fruits of War
The Wilmot Proviso and the Expansion of Slavery
The Election of 1848
Debate and Compromise
The Sectional Balance Undone
The Fugitive Slave Act
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Filibusters: Were They the Underside of Manifest Destiny?”
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Realignment of the Party System
The Old Parties: Whigs and Democrats
The New Parties: Know-Nothings and Republicans
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “’A Purse of Her Own’: Petitioning for the Right to Own Property”
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The Election of 1856
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Women’s Politics”
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Freedom under Siege
 “Bleeding Kansas”
The Dred Scott Decision
Prairie Republican: Abraham Lincoln
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
The Union Collapses
The Aftermath of John Brown’s Raid
Republican Victory in 1860
Secession Winter
Conclusion: Slavery, Free Labor, and the Failure of Political Compromise
LearningCurve
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Chapter Review
Chapter 14 Summative Quiz
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 14
Document 14-1:
The Kansas-Nebraska Act: Abraham Lincoln, Speech in Peoria, Illinois, October 16, 1854
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Document 14-2: The Antislavery Constitution: Frederick Douglass, The Constitution of the United States: Is It Proslavery or Antislavery? 1860
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Document 14-3: The Proslavery Constitution: Jefferson Davis, Speech before the U.S. Senate, May 1860
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Document 14-4: Levi Coffin Describes Margaret Garner's Attempt to Escape Slavery: Levi Coffin, Reminiscences, 1880
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Document 14-5: Abolitionist Lydia Maria Child Defends John Brown and Attacks the Slave Power: Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Virginia Governor Henry A. Wise, 1859
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COMPARATIVE QUESTIONS

15. THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR, 1861–1865
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OPENING VIGNETTE: Runaway slave William Gould enlists in the U.S. Navy
“And the War Came”
Attack on Fort Sumter
The Upper South Chooses Sides
The Combatants
How They Expected to Win
Lincoln and Davis Mobilize
Battling It Out, 1861–1862
Stalemate in the Eastern Theater
Union Victories in the Western Theater
The Atlantic Theater
International Diplomacy
Union and Freedom
From Slaves to Contraband
From Contraband to Free People
The War of Black Liberation
EXPERIENCING THE AMERICAN PROMISE: “The Right to Fight: Black Soldiers in the Civil War”
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The South at War
Revolution from Above
Hardship Below
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “Home and Country”
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The Disintegration of Slavery
The North at War
The Government and the Economy
Women and Work at Home and at War
Politics and Dissent
Grinding Out Victory, 1863–1865
Vicksburg and Gettysburg
Grant Takes Command
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “Why Did So Many Soldiers Die?”
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The Election of 1864
The Confederacy Collapses
Conclusion: The Second American Revolution
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Chapter Review
Chapter 15 Summative Quiz
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 15
Document 15-1:
President Lincoln's War Aims: Letter to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862; The Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863; and The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863
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Document 15-2: A Former Slave's War Aims: Statement from an Anonymous Former Slave, New Orleans, 1863
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Document 15-3: The New York Draft Riots: Report of the Committee of Merchants for the Relief of Colored People Suffering from the Late Riots in the City of New York, 1863
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Document 15-4: Susie King Taylor Describes Her Wartime Experiences: Susie King Taylor, Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, 1902
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16. Reconstruction, 1863–1877
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OPENING VIGNETTE: James T. Rapier emerges in the early 1870s as Alabama’s most prominent black leader
Wartime Reconstruction
 “To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds”
Land and Labor
The African American Quest for Autonomy
ANALYZING HISTORICAL EVIDENCE: “The Meaning of Freedom”
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Presidential Reconstruction
Johnson’s Program of Reconciliation
White Southern Resistance and Black Codes
Expansion of Federal Authority and Black Rights
Congressional Reconstruction
The Fourteenth Amendment and Escalating Violence
Radical Reconstruction and Military Rule
Impeaching a President
The Fifteenth Amendment and Women’s Demands
The Struggle in the South
Freedmen, Yankees, and Yeomen
MAKING HISTORICAL ARGUMENTS: “What Did the Ku Klux Klan Really Want?”
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Republican Rule
White Landlords, Black Sharecroppers
BEYOND AMERICA’S BORDERS: “The Slaveholder Exodus”
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Reconstruction Collapses
Grant’s Troubled Presidency
Northern Resolve Withers
White Supremacy Triumphs
An Election and a Compromise
Conclusion: “A Revolution But Half Accomplished”
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Chapter Review
Chapter 16 Summative Quiz
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Documents from Reading the American Past, Chapter 16
Document 16-1:
Carl Schurz Reports on the Condition of the Defeated South: Report on the Condition of the South, 1865
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Document 16-2: Black Codes Enacted in the South: Mississippi Black Code, November 1865
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Document 16-3: Former Slaves Seek to Reunite Their Families: Advertisements from the Christian Recorder, 1865-1870
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Document 16-4: Planter Louis Manigault Visits His Plantations and Former Slaves, 1867: Louis Manigault, "A Narrative of a Post-Civil War Visit to Gowrie and East Hermitage Plantations," March 22, 1867
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Document 16-5: Klan Violence against Blacks: Elias Hill, Testimony before Congressional Committee Investigating the Ku Klux Klan, 1871
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APPENDICES

I. Documents
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
Amendments to the Constitution with Annotations (including the six unratified amendments)

II. Government and Demographics
Presidential Elections
Supreme Court Justices
Admission of States to the Union
Population Growth, 1630–2010
Major Trends in Immigration, 1820-2010

Selected Bibliography
Glossary
Acknowledgements
Index
Atlas of the Territorial Growth of the United States
About the Authors

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