Way We Lived : Essays and Documents in American Social History : 1865-Present / Edition 3

Way We Lived : Essays and Documents in American Social History : 1865-Present / Edition 3

by Frederick M. Binder, David M. Reimers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0669397156

ISBN-13: 9780669397154

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780669397154
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
323

Table of Contents

Pt. IColonial Society, 1607-17831
1Indians and Europeans4
Essay: "The Seneca Nation of Indians"6
Documents18
2Conflicting Cultural Values in Early America24
Essay: "Looking Out for Number One: Conflicting Cultural Values in Early Seventeenth-Century Virginia"25
Documents36
3Husbands and Wives, Parents and Children in Puritan Society42
Essay: "The Godly Family of Colonial Massachusetts"43
Documents54
4Crossing the Atlantic: The Experiences of Slaves and Servants59
Essay: "The Middle Passage"60
Documents75
5Eighteenth-Century Religion: Progress and Piety80
Essay: "The Churchgoers"82
Documents93
6Urban Life in the Eighteenth Century98
Essay: "Boston and New York in the Eighteenth Century"99
Documents110
7People at War: Society During the American Revolution116
Essay: "George Robert Twelves Hewes, A Patriot Shoemaker of Boston"117
Documents128
Pt. ISuggestions for Further Reading133
Pt. IISocial Life in a New Nation, 1783-1877135
8Industry and Ideology in an Emerging Nation: The Lowell Venture138
Essay: "The Factory as a Republican Community"139
Documents156
9The Cherokee Removal: An American Tragedy161
Essay: "The Trail of Tears"162
Documents172
10Moving West180
Essay: "Women and Their Families on the Overland Trail to California and Oregon, 1842-1867"181
Documents195
11Paths to Salvation: Revivalism and Communitarianism200
Essay: "Walking and Leaping and Praising God"202
Documents213
12New People in a New Land221
Essay: "The Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844"222
Documents235
13The Age of Reform239
Essay: "Strong Drink"241
Documents253
14Plantation Society in the Antebellum South260
Essay: "Culture, Conflict, and Community on an Antebellum Plantation"262
Documents275
15The Soldiers' Civil War280
Essay: "Glory Can Not Atone: Shiloh--April 6, 7, 1862"281
Documents293
16Reconstruction and Free Plantation Labor299
Essay: "Free Plantation Labor"301
Documents313
Pt. IISuggestions for Further Reading319

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