Major Problems In American Colonial History by Karen Ordahl KuppermanMajor Problems In American Colonial History by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Major Problems In American Colonial History

byKaren Ordahl Kupperman

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in American history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY introduces readers to American colonial history and, in this third edition, presents a radically new vision of the subject in accordance with developments in the way the subject is currently taught. Most importantly, this new edition takes a more continental and thematic approach. Each chapter contains an introduction, headnotes, and suggestions for further reading.
Title:Major Problems In American Colonial HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.1 × 6.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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1. AMERICA AND EUROPE.Essays.1. Karen Ordahl Kupperman, American, African and European Polities Compared. 2. J. H. Elliott, Imperial Competition in the Early Atlantic.2. INDIANS? RESPONSE TO EUROPEAN PRESENCE.Documents.1. Maushop Leaves New England: An Indian legend About Colonization, 1787. 2. In the Beginning: Tewa creation story, oral tradition from pre-contact times. 3. Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca acts as a curer and shaman across the American Southwest, 1527-36. 4. Canadian natives recount their traditions of the first sight of men dressed in iron, 1633. 5. Sir Thomas Dale Describes Two Conversions in Early Virginia: Pocahontas Becomes a Christian and the Chickahominy Indians Become ?King James His Men,? 1614. 6. Edward Waterhouse, Powhatan empire strikes back at expanding Virginia colony, 1622. 7. Pueblo Indians see the apparition of the Lady in Blue and Fray Alonso de Benavides identifies her as the Spanish nun Sor Maria de Ágreda. 8. Mohegan Indians petition the king in their dispute with the colonial government of Connecticut. The "Major Part" of the Mohegans protests Connecticut's recognition of Ben Uncas as sachem, 1738. Ben Uncas asks for recognition of his status as sachem, 1739. 9. Choctaw leaders come to negotiations accompanied by women to indicate their peaceful intentions. Essays.1. Natalie Zemon Davis, Iroquois Women, European Women. 2. Jenny Hale Pulsipher, New England Indians adopt a political relationship to the English government.3. FIRST COLONIES. Documents.1. Coronado Explores the Southwest, 1540-1542. 2. Pedro Menendez de Aviles visits the Calusa king Carlos after the foundation of St. Augustine. 3. Menendez encounters Spaniards who had lived as captives among the Indians and finds that female captives sometimes chose to stay with their native families. 4. Don Juan de Oñate describes the founding of New Mexico. 5. Fray Alonso de Benavides Reports New Mexico Indians Eager for Conversion, 1634 6. Virginia Company acknowledges that the colony will never be successful without women and family life. 7. Certificates attesting to the good preparation of prospective wives for Virginia planters. 8. Pocahontas and John Smith meet in London where she accuses him of cowardice and lying. 9. John Rolfe reports large amounts of tobacco planted in Virginia, 1616. 10. Richard Frethorne begs his parents for support, 1623. Essays.1. Juliana Barr, The Colonial Sunbelt: St. Augustine to Santa Fe. 2. James Horn, Tobacco and the Peopling of Virginia.4. THE 1630S: THE FIRST GREAT WAVE OF ENGLISH COLONIZATION.Documents. 1. Pilgrim Leaders create the Mayflower Compact and describe the first Thanksgiving, 1620, 1621. 2. The Reverend Thomas Hooker warns of England's impending punishment by God, 1631. 3. Governor John Winthrop gives a Model of Christian Charity, 1630. 4. Colonist John Pond writes to his mother and father for help, 1631. 5. Maryland enacts religious toleration for all Christians, 1649. 6. A blank servant indenture form, 1635. 7. Robert Cole provides for education and property for his daughters and sons in his Will. 8. George Alsop argues that servants in Maryland have a good deal, 1666.Essays.1. Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Religion, the Common Thread of Motivation. 2. Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh, The Experience of White Women in the Chesapeake. 5. 1675: THE TURNING POINTS. Documents.1. John Easton tries to avert the war by hearing King Philip's grievances, 1675. 2. Cotton Mather describes the Indians of Massachusetts and John Eliot's mission to them, 1702. 3. Mary Rowlandson interprets her captivity during King Philip's War, 1676. 4. Nathaniel Bacon's Manifestos, 1676. 5. Thomas Mathews describes the outbreak of Bacon's Rebellion. 6. Virginia's leaders appeal to the Queen of Pamunkey for aid. 7. New Mexico's Indians Rebel Against Suppression of their Native Religion, 1680. Alonso García to Fray Francisco de Ayeta. Fray Antonio de Sierra to Fray Francisco de A