American Realities, Volume 1 / Edition 7

American Realities, Volume 1 / Edition 7

by J. William T. Youngs, Cecily Moon
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American Realities, Volume 1 / Edition 7

American Realities, a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students.

This edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and significant events.

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ISBN-13: 9780321433459
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 01/04/2007
Series: American Realities Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
The Native Americans: October 11,1492     1
The English Background: A Puritan Death: John and Thomasine Winthrop     19
The British American: William Byrd in Two Worlds     37
Reform in Colonial America: John Woolman on Goodness and Greed     57
Divided Loyalties: Jonathan Boucher and the Pre-Revolutionary Crisis     77
The American Revolution: 1776: The Continental Army in the Year of Independence     97
Testing the Constitution: The Alien and Sedition Acts     123
Republican Nationalism: The Lewis and Clark Expedition     143
The Limits of Jacksonian Democracy: The Cherokee Removal     165
Abolitionists and Antiabolitionists: William Lloyd Garrison and the Broadcloth Mob     189
The Texas Revolution: Lorenzo de Zavala, Patriot     211
Reform in the Early Republic: The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848     237
Manifest Destiny: Down the Santa Fe Trail with Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847     255
A Slave's Story: Adb Rahman Ibrahima's Journey from Slavery to Freedom     285
The Civil War: Two Soldiers and Their Worlds     311
Credits     331
Index     333

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