Red, White, and Black: The Peoples of Early North America / Edition 5

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Overview

Written by highly acclaimed historian Gary B. Nash, this book presents an interpretive account of the interactions between Native Americans, African Americans, and Euroamericans during the colonial and revolutionary eras. It reveals the crucial interconnections between North America's many peoples– illustrating the ease of their interactions in the first two centuries of European and African presence–to develop a fuller, deeper understanding of the nation's underpinnings.

A history text of America's colonial period, emphasizing the interaction of three cultures--colonialists, Indians, and Blacks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131935501
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/14/2005
  • Series: MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Before Columbus

Cultural Evolution

Regional Cultures

The Iroquois

Pre-Contact Population

The Native American World View

2. Europeans Reach North America

Spanish and Portuguese Expansion into the Americas

The Spanish Conquest and the Atlantic Exchange

England Enters the Colonial Race

Early Spanish Incursions in North America

The French Penetration of North America

English Images of the Native Americans

3. Cultures Meet on the Chesapeake

The Failed Colony at Roanoke

The Reestablishment of Virginia

Reorganization and Tobacco

English-Indian Relations

The War of 1622 and Its Aftermath

4. Cultures Meet in the Northeast

The Dutch in the Northeast

Puritanism

The Elusive Utopia

Puritans and Indians

The Question of Land

The Pequot War

5. The Coastal Societies: Resistance, Accommodation, and Defeat

Metacom’s War

Bacon’s Rebellion

The Colonization of South Carolina

Carolina-Indian Relations

The Tuscarora and Yarmasee Wars

Quaker-Indian Relations in Penn’s “Holy Experiment”

6. Europe, Africa, and the Americas

Coping with Enslavement

Regional Variations of North American Slaver

Slave Resistance and Rebellion

Black culture in colonial America

7. The African Ordeal Under Slavery

Coping with Enslavement

Regional Variations of North American Slavery

Slave Resistance and Rebellion

Black Culture in Colonial America

8. The Transformation of Euro-American Society

Eighteenth-Century European Immigrants

Land, Growth, and Changing Values

The Cities

Changing Social Structure

The Great Awakening

9. Wars for Empire and Indian Strategies for Survival

Iroquois Diplomacy

Creek Diplomacy

Cherokee Diplomacy

Transformations in Indian society

Cultural Persistence

10. The Seven Years’ War and Its Aftermath

Population Increase

The Seven Years' War

Indian Strategies in the Seven years’ War

Indian-White Relations After 1763

The Colonizers’ Society After

11. The Tri-colored American Revolution

The Abolitionist Impulse

Struggling for Liberty

Exodus of Pro-British Slaves

The War Comes to an End

Leaders of the Free Blacks

The Red Revolution

12. The Mixing of Peoples

Indian-European Contact

White-Black Intermixture

African-Indian Contact

Cultural Interaction of Red, White, and Black

Bibliographical Essay

Indian culture

European-Indian Contact

African-American History

Rivalry for North America

Social and Political Change

The Tri-colored American Revolution

Index

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