Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia / Edition 1

Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia / Edition 1

by Woody Holton
     
 

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Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807847848
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
202,978
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Abbreviations
Introduction

Part I. Grievances, 1763-1774
1. Land Speculators versus Indians and the Privy Council
2. Tobacco Growers versus Merchants and Parliament

Part II. Boycotts, 1769-1774
3. Nonimportation
4. Nonexportation

Part III. Unintended Consequences, 1775-1776
5. Free Virginians versus Slaves and Governor Dunmore
6. Gentlemen versus Farmers

Part IV. Independence, 1776
7. Spirit of the People
8. Epilogue

Index

Illustrations
Figure 1. Conflicting Indian Boundaries of 1768
Figure 2. Sir William Johnson's Testamonial
Figure 3. Drawing of a Pipe; A Belt and Strings of Wampum
Figure 4. Virginia and Its Neighbors, 1776
Figure 5. John Robinson
Figure 6. Crime Scene Detail
Figure 7. Arthur Lee
Figure 8. The Alternative of Williams-Burg
Figure 9. Article 4, Continental Association
Figure 10. Attack on Hampton
Figure 11. Rumors of Slave Plots in the James River Watershed
Figure 12. Williamsburg Gunpowder Magazine
Figure 13. John Murray, Fourth Earl of Dunmore
Figure 14. "A List of Negroes That Went Off to Dunmore"
Figure 15. Landon Carter

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