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Voices of the American Past Vol. I : Documents in United States History

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780155075085

ISBN10:
015507508X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/2/2000
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

VOICES OF THE AMERICAN PAST presents a variety of diverse voices by providing more than 230 selections. Excerpts from speeches, letters, journals, books, magazine articles, hearings, and government documents raise issues from public and private aspects of American life throughout history.

Table of Contents

PART I: MULTICULTURAL BEGINNINGS
1. The Spanish Letter Of Columbus To Luis Sant Angel (1493)
2. Pedro Menendez Founds St
Augustine (1565)
3. Jesuit Comparison Of French And Native Life (1657-1658)
4. Captain John Smith Describes Founding Of Jamestown (1607)
5. William Bradford On Sickness Among The Indians (1633)
6. "Captivity Account" Of Mary Rowlandson (1675)
7. The Pueblo Revolt (1680)
PART II: EMERGING COLONIAL SOCIETY
8. "General Considerations For The Plantation In New England" (1629)
9. Petition Of An Accused Witch (1692)
10. "Pennsylvania, The Poor Man's Paradise" (1698)
11. Piracy Along The Carolina Coast (1700)
12. Of The Servants And Slaves In Virginia (1705)
13. "Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God" (1741)
14. Eliza Lucas, A Modern Woman (1741-1742)
PART III: TOWARDS AN AMERICAN IDENTITY
15. Navigation Act Of 1660
16. Early New Orleans (C
1728)
17. "Various Kinds Of Colonial Government" (1747)
18. Pennsylvania Assembly Comments On German Immigration (1755)
19. Edmund Burke On British Motives In The Seven Years' War (1762)
20. "The Pontiac Manuscript" (1763)
21. "What Is An American?" (1770)
PART IV: COMING OF THE REVOLUTION
22. John Locke On Political Society And Government (1689)
23. Cato's Letters (1721)
24. Stamp Act Debate And Virginia Response (1764-1765)
25. The Boston Massacre (1770)
26. "The Rights Of The Colonist" (1772)
27. Ann Hulton, Loyalist View Of Colonial Unrest (1774)
28. A Loyalist Perspective Of The Coming Of Revolution (1780)
29. Lord Chatham's Motion To Withdraw The Troops From Boston (1775)
PART V: THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE
30. Introduction To
Common Sense
(1776)
31. A Speech Against Independence (1776)
32. German Doctor's Account Of War And Surgery (1777)
33. Treaty Of Alliance With France (1777)
34. Conviction Of Seago Potter For Treason (1780)
35. Women's Contributions To The War Effort (1780)
36. The Quock Walker Decision (1783)
PART VI: TOWARDS A NEW GOVERNMENT
37. The Articles Of Confederation (1777)
38. Failure Of The Continental Congress (1786)
39. The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
40. Grievances Of The Shays Rebels (1786)
41. Pennsylvania Dissent To The Ratification Of The Constitution (1787)
42. Federalist Number 10 (1788)
43. Mercy Otis Warren And The New Constitution (1788)
PART VII: DEFINING THE NEW NATION
44. Voting Qualifications In Virginia (1779)
45. Benjamin Banneker To Thomas Jefferson, Blacks And Liberty In The New Nation (1791)
46. Loose Construction And The National Bank (1791)
47. Petition Against Excise (1792)
48. George Washington's "Farewell Address" (1796)
49. The Virginia Resolutions (1798)
50. Marbury
v
Madison
(1803)
PART VIII: THE NEW NATION AND ITS PLACE IN THE WORLD
51. Jefferson's Instructions To Robert Livingston, Minister To France (1802)
52. Heading West With Lewis And Clark (1804)
53. Failure Of The Embargo (1809)
54. Tecumseh On White Encroachment (1810)
55. Dolley Madison On British Invasion Of Washington (1814)
56. Tennessee Expansionists On The Adams-Onis Treaty (1819)
57. The Monroe Doctrine (1823) PART IX: NATIONAL POWER AND NATIONAL IDENTITY
58. Resolutions Of The Hartford Convention (1815)
59. Richmond Enquirer
On
McCulloch v
Maryland
(1819)
60. Maine's View Of The Missouri Compromise (1820)
61. Daniel Webster's Second Reply To Robert Y
Hayne (1830)
62. South Carolina Nullifies The Tariff (1832)
PART X: JACKSONIAN POLITICS
63. Fanny Wright On Equality (1828-1830)
64. The American System (1832)
65. Andrew Jackson's Bank Veto Message (1832)
66. The
Cherokee Phoenix
On Georgia Policy Toward The Cherokee (1832)
67. Commentary On Elections In Jacksonian America
68. "Spirit Of Jacksonism" (1832) PART XI: DIVERSIFYING SOCIETY AND ECONOMY
69. Description of A Conversion Experience at Cane Ridge, KY (1801)
70. Promoting The Erie Canal (1818)
71. Charles G
Finney Describes The Rochester Revival (1830-1831)
72. "Americans On The Move" (1835)
73. American Mania For Railroads (1834)
74. New York City Trade Union Strike (1836)
75. Women Workers Protest "Lowell Wage Slavery" (1847)
76. "On Irish Emigration" (1852)
PART XII: SOCIAL REFORM
77. "Appeal To The Colored Citizens Of The World" (1829)
78. William Lloyd Garrison On Slavery (1831)
79. Georgia Legislature's Response To William L
Garrison (1831)
80. Horace Mann On Educational Reform (1840)
81. Lyman Beecher On Intemperance (1825)
82. Sarah Grimké Argues For Gender Equality (1837)
83. "Declaration Of Sentiments," Seneca Falls Convention (1848) PART XIII: MANIFEST DESTINY AND AMERICAN EXPANSION
84. Texas And California Annexation (1845)
85. American Description Of Mexican Women In Santa Fe (1845)
86. Mob Violence Against Mormons (1846)
87. Mexican View of U
Occupation (1847)
88. San Francisco And The California Gold Rush (1848)
89. "Civil Disobedience" (1849)
PART XIV: SLAVERY AND THE OLD SOUTH
90. Olaudah Equiano Describes The "Middle Passage" (1789)
91. The Trial Of Denmark Vesey (1822)
92. The Alabama Frontier (1821)
93. A Reaction To The Nat Turner Revolt (1831)
94. The Plantation Labor Force (1838-1839)
95. Martin Delany And African-American Nationalism (1852)
96. A Slave Describes Sugar Cultivation (1853)
97. A Defense Of Southern Society (1854)
98. William And Ellen Craft, "Escape To Freedom" (1860)
99. The Southern Yeomen (1860)
PART XV: ORIGINS OF THE CIVIL WAR
100. An African-American Minister Responds To The Fugitive Slave Law (1851)
101. Southern Review Of
Uncle Tom's Cabin
(1852)
102. Charles Sumner On "Bleeding Kansas" (1856)
103. Chicago Tribune
On The
Dred Scott
v
Sanford
Decision (1857)
104. The Freeport Doctrine
105. Republican Party Platform (1860)
106. Inaugural Address Of South Carolina Governor Francis Pickens (1860)
PART XVI: THE CIVIL WAR
107. Mary Boykin Chesnut, The Attack On Fort Sumter (1861)
108. "A War To Preserve The Union" (1861)
109. Jefferson Davis Responds To The Emancipation Proclamation (1862)
110. New York City Draft Riots (1863)
111. African-American Troops In Combat (1863)
112. General William T
Sherman On War (1864)
113. The Georgia "Burnt Country" (1864)
114. Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (1865)
PART XVII: RECONSTRUCTION
115. A Northern Teacher's View Of The Freedmen (1863-1865)
116. African Americans Seek Protection (1865)
117. Thaddeus Stevens On Reconstruction And The South (1865)
118. Andrew Johnson Vetoes The First Reconstruction Act (1867)
119. A White Southern Perspective On Reconstruction (1868)
120. The Ku Klux Klan During Reconstruction (1872)
121. "The Problem At The South" (1871)


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