A Current History of the United States / Edition 2

A Current History of the United States / Edition 2

by Richard N. Current, Gerald J. Godwin, Paula A. Franklin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0075546329

ISBN-13: 9780075546320

Pub. Date: 10/28/1984

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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ISBN-13:
9780075546320
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/28/1984
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
1048
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Founding the English Colonies in North America
The Age of European Expansion
3(3)
English Colonization
6(3)
Promoting Colonization
9(2)
Colonial Leadership
11(2)
Laying an Economic Base
13(2)
Constructing Governments
15(1)
The Sources of History
The World as Seen by Europeans in 1492
16(2)
The New World as Seen by Europeans in the Seventeenth Century
18(1)
Advice to Would-be Colonists
19(1)
Winthrop Urges Colonization
20(1)
John White, "Indians Fishing"
21(1)
John Smith at Jamestown
22(2)
John Rolfe on Virginia's Economy
24(1)
Governing Massachusetts
25(1)
Thinking About History
26(3)
Self-Test
29(2)
The Peoples of Early America: Red, White, and Black
The American Indians
31(3)
Indian-White Relations
34(3)
Recruiting White Settlers
37(1)
The Beginnings of Black Slavery
38(1)
Black-White Relations
39(2)
The Sources of History
The Indians of Maryland
41(1)
Pocahontas
42(2)
Colonists Attack Indians
44(1)
Indians Attack Colonists
45(1)
An Indian View of Indian-White Relations
46(2)
A Description of Pennsylvania
48(1)
The Hard Lot of Redemptioners
49(1)
Georgians Agitate for Slavery
50(2)
Work on a Tobacco Plantation
52(1)
Slavery in South Carolina
53(1)
Thinking About History
54(2)
Self-Test
56(3)
Colonial Society
Population Growth
59(1)
Economic Development
60(3)
The Rich and the Poor
63(1)
Women and the Family
64(2)
Religious Diversity
66(2)
Political Strains and Stresses
68(3)
The Sources of History
Benjamin Franklin on Colonial Population
71(1)
A View of Charleston
72(1)
John Robinson on Women and Wives
73(1)
Mother and Daughter
74(1)
Eliza Lucas of South Carolina
75(2)
A Revival Sermon
77(1)
The Great Awakening in Lyme, Connecticut
78(1)
Governing Royal Colonies: The Heart of the Problem
79(2)
South Carolinians Protest
81(2)
Thinking About History
83(4)
Self-Test
87(2)
An American Revolution
The Old Colonial System
89(1)
Imperial Reform
90(2)
Colonial Dissatisfaction
92(3)
American Ideas of Resistance
95(2)
The Decision for Independence
97(2)
The War and the Peace
99(3)
The Sources of History
Virginia's Stamp Act Resolutions
102(2)
Rioting in Boston
104(1)
The Boston Massacre, According to a Royal Official
105(2)
The Boston Massacre, According to a Patriot
107(1)
An English View of American Protests
108(1)
British-American Whig Principles
108(2)
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
110(1)
Extending Revolutionary Principles
111(2)
Thinking About History
113(3)
Self-Test
116(2)
An American Republic
Republicanism
118(1)
Social Change during the American Revolution
119(1)
The Revolution and the Economy
120(1)
The First State Governments
121(1)
Government under the Confederation
122(5)
Toward a Stronger Union
127(1)
The Constitutional Convention
128(2)
Ratifying the Constitution
130(2)
The Sources of History
America's Republican Society
132(1)
An American Woman and Her Family
133(1)
Kemmelmeyer's Washington
134(1)
Greenough's Washington
135(1)
The United States in 1783
136(1)
Washington's Dissatisfaction
137(1)
The Great Compromise
138(1)
One Delegate's Objections
139(1)
One Delegate's Defense
140(2)
Thinking About History
142(3)
Self-Test
145(3)
A Federalist Republic
Washington's Presidential Leadership
148(1)
Hamiltonianism: The Federalist Economic Program
149(2)
The Frontier and Diplomacy
151(2)
The Republican Opposition
153(2)
Downfall of the Federalists
155(3)
Religion and Culture in the Young Republic
158(2)
The Sources of History
Hamilton's Political Principles
160(1)
Hamilton's Report on Manufactures
161(2)
Jefferson on Party Differences
163(1)
A Federalist Cartoon of 1795
164(1)
Washington's Farewell Address
165(2)
A Frontier Camp Meeting
167(1)
Needed: A National Language
168(2)
Thinking About History
170(2)
Self-Test
172(3)
A Jeffersonian Republic
"The Revolution of 1800"
175(2)
The Louisiana Purchase
177(2)
Republican Foreign Policies
179(2)
The Indian Barrier
181(1)
The War of 1812
182(3)
Consequences of the War
185(1)
The Sources of History
Jefferson's Political Principles
186(2)
Farming Versus Manufacturing
188(1)
New Orleans in 1804
189(1)
Lewis Reports to Jefferson
190(1)
A Criticism of Jeffersonian Foreign Policy
191(1)
A Call to War
192(1)
The Bombardment of Fort McHenry
193(1)
Thinking About History
194(2)
Self-Test
196(2)
A National Republic
Population Trends
198(3)
Farms and Plantations
201(2)
Indian Removal
203(1)
The Growth of Manufacturing
204(3)
Transportation and Banking
207(4)
The Sources of History
Moving West
211(2)
The Five Points, New York City
213(1)
Indian Removal
213(2)
800 Miles of Suffering
215(2)
Manufacturing in Connecticut
217(2)
Working Women in Massachusetts
219(1)
"A View of West Point"
220(1)
Thinking About History
221(3)
Self-Test
224(2)
A Democratic Republic
Bringing the People into Politics
226(1)
The Need for Political Parties
227(1)
The Rise of Andrew Jackson
228(1)
Jacksonian Democracy
229(2)
The Nullification Threat
231(2)
The "Bank War"
233(2)
The Whig Opposition
235(1)
Wealth and Class in the Jacksonian Era
236(1)
The Sources of History
Stump Speaking
237(1)
Jackson's Inauguration
238(2)
Newsam's "Andrew Jackson"
240(1)
The Political Principles of Jacksonian Democracy
241(2)
Vetoing the Bank
243(1)
Webster Attacks Jackson
244(2)
Hard Times in 1837
246(1)
Whig Principles
246(2)
Thinking About History
248(3)
Self-Test
251(3)
Romance, Religion, and Reform
The Romantic Impulse in Art and Literature
254(2)
Catholics and Evangelicals
256(3)
Wellsprings of Reform
259(1)
Wrongs to Be Righted
260(2)
The Status of Women
262(2)
The Cause of the Slave
264(1)
The Sources of History
On the Need for Cultural Independence
265(2)
Durand's "Kindred Spirits"
267(1)
A Methodist Camp Meeting
268(1)
"Signing the Pledge"
268(1)
Civil Disobedience
269(2)
Sojourner Truth Speaks
271(2)
The Sin of Slavery
273(2)
Thinking About History
275(3)
Self-Test
278(3)
American Slavery
Slave States and Territories
281(2)
Owners and Others
283(1)
The Planters' Profits
284(1)
The Work of Slaves
285(1)
Slave Communities and Culture
286(2)
Slave Resistance
288(1)
The Proslavery Reaction
289(2)
The Sources of History
"Old Kentucky Home"
291(1)
A Slave Market
292(1)
A Mississippi Plantation
293(2)
A Field Hand's Account
295(3)
"The Old Plantation"
298(1)
How One Louisiana Slave Felt
298(2)
The Nat Turner Revolt
300(2)
In Defense of Slave Society
302(1)
Thinking About History
303(3)
Self-Test
306(2)
An Empire for Liberty and Slavery
The Acquisition of Florida
308(1)
The Monroe Doctrine
309(1)
The Lure of the West
310(2)
Expansion and the Election of 1844
312(3)
Texas Annexed, Oregon Divided
315(1)
War with Mexico
316(4)
Further Expansion: Plans and Limits
320(1)
The Sources of History
Adams on the "Proper Dominion" of the United States
321(1)
The Monroe Doctrine
322(2)
Miller, "Breaking Up Camp at Sunrise"
324(1)
The Great Plains
325(1)
"Young Texas in Repose"
326(1)
Manifest Destiny
327(2)
The Decision for War
329(1)
An Antiwar Sermon
330(2)
Thinking About History
332(3)
Self-Test
335(3)
The Politics of Sectionalism
Slavery in New Territories
338(2)
The Compromise of 1850
340(1)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
341(2)
The Republican Party Strengthened
343(2)
Lincoln, Douglas--and Brown
345(2)
Yankees and Cavaliers
347(1)
The Election of Lincoln
348(2)
The Sources of History
The Proslavery Position
350(1)
The Free Soil Position
351(2)
The Popular Sovereignty Position
353(1)
Sumner Attacked
354(1)
Lincoln on Slavery
355(2)
John Brown's Raid: A "Fire-Eater's" Reaction
357(1)
A Southerner on Yankees
358(2)
A Northerner on Cavaliers
360(1)
South Carolina Secedes
361(2)
Thinking About History
363(4)
Self-Test
367(3)
The American Civil War
The Secession Crisis
370(1)
Sumter and Its Aftermath
371(2)
Men, Money, and Materials
373(2)
Diplomacy and Sea Power
375(2)
The Military Campaigns
377(3)
Emancipation
380(2)
The Sources of History
Confederate Principles
382(2)
Antietam: A Southern View
384(2)
In the Trenches: A Northern View
386(2)
Lincoln's War Aims
388(1)
Hopes for the Future
389(1)
Black Soldiers in Action
390(1)
What Did the War Mean?
391(2)
Thinking About History
393(2)
Self-Test
395(3)
Reconstruction of the Union
In the Wake of War
398(1)
The Central Issues of Reconstruction
399(3)
Congress Takes Over
402(1)
The Republican Program
403(3)
The Reconstructed States
406(2)
Foreign Policy and Finances
408(3)
The End of Reconstruction
411(2)
The Sources of History
A Northerner Reports on the Defeated South
413(3)
The Freedmen Speak for Themselves
416(1)
A Louisiana Black Code
417(2)
Freedmen's Schools and Race Relations
419(1)
South Carolina Finances
420(2)
A KKK Warning
422(2)
Northern Disillusion
424(1)
Thinking About History
425(2)
Self-Test
427
The Declaration of Independence i
The Constitution iv
Answers to the Self-Tests xxii
Index xxiii

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