Documents Set, Volume I

Documents Set, Volume I

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The authors have carefully selected and edited more than 300 documents that relate directly to the themes and content of the text and organized them into five general categories: community, social history, government, culture and politics. Each document is two pages long and includes a brief introduction and study questions.show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 17.78mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • 4th edition
  • 0130989282
  • 9780130989284

Table of contents

Documents Set OUT OF MANY: A History of the American People Volume I By Faragher / Buhle / Czitrom / Armitage Chapter 1. A continent of Villages, to 1500The Story of the Creation of the World, Told by a Zuni Priest in 1885The Discovery of Corn and Tobacco, as Recounted by a Penobscot Elder in 1907A Cherokee Explains the Origins of Disease and Medicine in the 1890sA Story of the Trickster Rabbit, told by a Micmac Indian in the 1870sTwo Nineteenth-Century Archaeologists Provide the First Scientific Description of the Indian Mounds of the Mississippi Valley 1848A Jesuit Missionary Reports on the Society of the Natchez of the Lower Mississippi in 1730The Constitution of the Five nation Confederacy Records the Innovation of an Iroquis Founding Father of the Fifteenth Century Chapter 2. When Worlds Collide, 1492-1588Christopher Columbus Writes of His First View of the New World in 1492An Aztec Remembers the Conquest of Mexico a Quarter Century Afterwards, in 1550An Early Proponent for the Native Rights Condemns the Torture of the Indians in 1565A Shipwrecked Spaniard Writes of His Incredible Journey through North America from 1528-1536A French Captain Describes his First Contact with the Indians in 1534A French Jesuit Describes the cosmology of the Montagnais Indians in 1534An English Scientist Writes of the Algonquian Peoples of the Atlantic Coast in 1588The Governor of Roanoke Describe His Return to the "Lost Coloyn" in 1590 Chapter 3. Planting Colonies in North America, 1588-1700The Spanish Governor Reports on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680A Pueblo Rebel in 1681 Explains the Reason Behind the Pueblo RevoltJohn Smith Writes about the Chesapeake Indians of 1608Roger Williams Argues for Freedom of Conscience in 1644Two Poems on Family by Anne Bradstreet published in 1650A "Possessed" Girl Names Her Accuser in 1692William Penn's 1681 Plans for the Province of PennsylvaniaIroquois Chiefs Address the Governors of New York and Virginia in 1684 Chapter 4. Slavery and Empire, 1441-1770EnglandAsserts her Dominion through Legislation in 1660MarylandAddresses the Status of Slaves in 1664A Slave Tells of His Capture in Africa in 1798A Salve Ship Surgeon Writes about the Salve Trade in 1788An African Captive Tells of the Story of Crossing the Atlantic in a slave ship in 1789A Virginian Describes the Difference between Servants and Slaves in 1722The Slaves Revolt in South Carolina in 1739An Early Abolitionist Speaks Out Against Slavery in 1757Slave Stories told to a Folklorist in South Carolina in the 1910s Chapter 5. The Cultures of Colonial North America, 1700-1780The Rev. John Williams Tells of His Experiences as an Indian Captive, 1707An Iroquois Chief Argues for His Tribe's Property Rights in 1742A Boston Woman Writes About Her Trip to New York in 1704A colonial Planter Tours the Backcountry in 1728A Swedish Visitor Tells About Philadelphia, 1748An Older businessman Advises a Young One in 1748A Puritan Preacher Admonishes His Flocks in 1741 Chapter 6. From Empire to Independence, 1750-1776BritainForbids Americans Western Settlement, 1763An American Colonist Opposes New Taxes and Asserts the Rights of Colonists, 1764An American Moderate Speaks Against the Stamp Act, 1767To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1768The First American Congress Meets, 1774A Colonist Makes an Impassioned Call to Arms, 1775An Anglican Preacher Denounces the American Rebels, 1775An American Patriot Denounces the King, 1775The Colonists Declare Their Independence, 1776 Chapter 7. The Creation of the United States, 1776-1786An American Patriot Tries to Stir Up the Soldiers of the American Revolution, 1776A Colonial Woman Argues for Equal Rights, 1776An African American Petitions the government for Emancipation of All Slaves, 1776A Common Soldier Tells About the Battle of Yorktown, 1781Treaty with the Delawares, 1778Britain signs Treaty Ending Revolutionary War, 1783Congress Decides What to Do with the Western Lands, 1785Territorial Governments are Established by Congress, 1787MassachusettsFarmers Take Up Arms in Revolt Against Taxes, 1786 Chapter 8. The United States of North America, 1787-1800Constitutional Convention Delegate Blasts Federal government, 1787The Father of the Constitution Defends Republicanism, 1787Seneca Chiefs Petition Washington for Return of Their Land, 1790The Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury Battle about the Constitution, 1791Farmers Protest the New Whiskey Tax, 1790A Frenchman Comments on the American Character, 1782A Post-Revolutionary Woman Argues for Women's Equality, 1790An American School Teacher Calls for an American Language, 1789 Chapter 9. The Agrarian Republic, 1800-1824Two Explorers Meet the Shoshone, 1805Supreme Court Retains Right to Overrule Legislation, 1803A Shawnee Argues for a United Indian Resistance, 1810A War Hawk Speaks about the British, 1811The President Asks Congress for Declarations of War, 1812Supreme Court Bolsters Federal Power, 1819MissouriAdmitted to Statehood, Slavery at Issue, 1820The President Addresses the Union, 1823A Seneca Chief Addresses Missionaries, 1805A Camp Meeting Heats Up, 1829 Chapter 10. The Growth of Democracy, 1824-1840A Legal Scholar opposes Spreading the Vote, 1821What shall Be the Role of Government, 1834The Cherokee are Sent to the Indian Territory, 1835A Cherokee Speaks for His Tribe, 1826A Choctaw Chief Bids Farewell, 1832American Senator Opposes Nullification, 1830South CarolinaRefuses the Tariff, 1832A Woman's rights Advocate Calls for Equality, 1843Transcendentalist Promotes Individualism, 1841 Chapter 11. The South and Slavery, 1780s-1850sCongress Prohibits Importation of Slaves, 1807State Laws Govern Slavery, 1824An Architect Describes African American Music and Instruments in 1818Slave Culture Documented in Song, 1867Southern Novel Depicts Slavery, 1832A Slave Tells of His Sale at Auction, 1848A Farm Journal Reports on the Care and Feeding of Slaves, 1836A Slave Girl Tells of Her Life, 1861A Muslim Slave Speaks Out, 1831 Chapter 12. Industry and the North, 1790s-1850sA German Colonist Writes about the new American Settlements in Illinois in 1819The Treasure Secretary Reports on the Future of Industry in 1791Employers Advertise for Help Wanted in the 1820sThe Carpenters of Boston Go on Strike in 1825A New England Factory Issues Regulations for Workers 1825A Young Woman Writes of the Evils of Factory Life in 1845A Woman Worker Writes Home to Her Father in 1845A New England Woman Describes the Responsibilities of American Women in 1847 Chapter 13. Coming to Terms with the New Age, 1820s-1850sA Plan to Equalize Wealth in 1829Irish Laborers Get an Endorsement in 1833Women's Rights Proponents Hold a Convention, 1848Social Philosopher Advocates Communities, 1840Noted Educator Speaks on Public Schooling in 1848An African American Abolitionist Advocates Racial Action in 1829Abolitionist Demands Immediate End to Slavery, 1831Southern Belle Denounces Slavery, 1838A Black Feminist Speaks Out in 1851 Chapter 14. The Territorial Expansion of the United States, 1830s-1850sA Tejano Describes the Beginning of the Texas Revolution in 1835-36The Texans Declare their Independence in 1836A Newspaper Man Declares the "Manifest Destiny" of the United States in 1845A Young Pioneer Writes of Her Journey to California in 1846 with the Donner PartyThe President Asks Congress to Declare Ware on Mexico in 1846An Illinois Representative Attacks President Polk's View of the War in 1848A Californian Describes the "Bear Flag" Insurrection in CaliforniaAn Indian Chief Discusses the differences Between his People and the Americans in 1854An American Army Officer Describes the Beginning of the California Gold Rush in 1848 Chapter 15. The Coming Crisis, 1848-1861The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858Northern State Defies Fugitive Slave Act, 1855A New England Writer Portrays Slavery in 1852An African American Decries the Fourth of July in 1852A Slave Sues for Freedome in 1857A Senatorial Candidate Addresses the Questions of Slavery in 1858An Abolitionist is Given the Death Sentence in 1859Lincolnis elected and Southern Secession Begins in 1860A New President is Sworn In Chapter 16. The Civil War, 1861-1865A Civil War Nurse Writes of conditions of Freed Slaves, 1864President Abraham Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863The Working-Men of Manchester, England, Write to President Lincoln on the question of Slavery in 1862President Lincoln Responds to the Working-Men of Manchester on the Subject of Slavery in 1863The New York Times Prints Opinion on the New York Draft Riots in 1863An African American Soldier Writes to the President Appealing for Equality in 1863A Nurse Writes of the Destruction on the Battlefields of Virginia in 1863President Abraham Lincoln Delivers the Gettysburg Address in 1863A Union Captain Describes Sherman's March to the Sea in 1864A Southern Lady Recounts the Fall of Richmond in 1865 Chapter 17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877Charlotte Forten, Life on the Sea Islands, 1864Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 1865The Freedmen's Bureau Bill, 1865Black Code of Mississippi, 1865Frederick Douglass, Speech to the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1865The Civil Rights Act of 1866President Johnson's Veto of the Civil Rights Act, 1866The First Reconstruction Act, 1867Organization and Principles of the Ku Klux Klan, 1868Blanche K. Bruce, Speech in the Senate, 1867A Sharecrop Contract, 1882show more

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