Major Problems In The Era Of The American Revolution, 1760-1791 by Richard D. BrownMajor Problems In The Era Of The American Revolution, 1760-1791 by Richard D. Brown

Major Problems In The Era Of The American Revolution, 1760-1791

byRichard D. Brown, Benjamin L. Carp

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. Major Problems in the Era of the American Revolution, 3rd Edition, delves into the many facets of the colonial uprising and its aftermath, concluding with the ratification of the Bill of Rights. The volume combines primary sources, analytical essays, chapter introductions, and headnotes to encourage students to think critically about the revolutionary era.
Richard D. Brown, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, is a 1961 graduate of Oberlin College who attended Harvard on a Woodrow Wilson Scholarship, earning his Ph.D. in 1966. Before coming to the University of Connecticut in 1971, he taught as a Fulbrigh...
Title:Major Problems In The Era Of The American Revolution, 1760-1791Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The Consequences of Revolution.E S S A Y S.Gordon S. Wood . The Revolution Launched a Bold Republican Experiment. Alfred F. Young . The Revolution Was Radical in Some Ways, Not in Others.Gary B. Nash . The Worldwide Repercussions of the Revolution Were Limited.2. The British Empire and the War for North America.D O C U M E N T S.Benjamin Franklin Touts the Importance of Imperial Ties between Britain and America, 1760.Rev. Thomas Bernard Looks to Future Glories, 1763.The British Treasury Attempts to Reform the Customs Service, 1763.King George III Seeks to Limit Westward Expansion, 1763.A British Minister Justifies Customs Reform, 1765.George Washington Scorns the Proclamation Line, 1767.E S S A Y S.Fred Anderson . Britain's Victory Exposed the Need for Greater Control.P. J. Marshall . The British Empire Tried to Reconcile Freedom and Authority.3. Imperial Reforms and Colonial ResistanceD O C U M E N T SPatrick Henry Resolves against the Stamp Act, 1765.New York Reacts Violently to the Stamp Act, 1765.The Stamp Act Congress Articulates the Rights of the Colonists, 1765.Lord Camden (Charles Pratt) Exhorts Parliament to Change Direction, 1766.Parliament Declares Its Authority, 1766.John Dickinson Rallies the Colonists to Opposition, 1767-1768.Charleston Merchants Propose a Plan of Nonimportation, 1769.North Carolinians Seek Regulation, 1768-1771.Ralph McNair Ponders the Legality of the Uprising, 1768.A North Carolinian Describes the Battle of Alamance, 1771. E S S A Y S.Benjamin L. Carp . Urban Taverns Shaped Mobilization against British Policies.Wayne E. Lee . North Carolina Regulators Used Violence for a Purpose.4. The Imperial Crisis and the Declaration of Independence.D O C U M E N T S.Lord North Calls for Punishing the Town of Boston, 1774.Gouverneur Morris Remarks on Popular Mobilization, 1774.Thomas Jefferson Asserts American Rights, 1774.The First Continental Congress Enumerates American Rights and Establishes a Continental Association, 1774.Patriots Intimidate New Jersey Loyalist, 1775.Thomas Paine Calls for Common Sense, 1776.The United States Declare Independence, 1776.Thomas Hutchinson Criticizes Declaration of Independence, 1776.E S S A Y S.Brendan McConville . Rejecting Monarchy Required a Shift in the American Worldview.David Armitage . The Declaration of Independence was a Document of Global Importance.5. Struggles for Independence.D O C U M E N T S.George Washington Asks Congress for an Effective Army, 1776.Benjamin Rush Contrasts Loyalists & Patriots, 1777*.A Whig Newspaper Attacks the Loyalists, 1779.A Soldier Views Mutiny Among American Troops, 1780 (Joseph Plumb Martin).George Washington Explains Army Problems and Calls for Help, 1780.Two Views of the Battle of Yorktown, 1781.Loyalists Plead Their Cause to King, Parliament, and the British People, 1782.A Loyalist Woman Recounts her Journey in Exile, 1836. E S S A Y S.Michael A. McDonnell . Virginia's Wartime Mobilization Leads to Class Struggles.Maya Jasanoff . Loyalists in Exile Highlight the Wider British Empire.6. The American Revolution in the West.D O C U M E N T S.Logan Laments the Murder of His Fellow Mingos, 1775.New York Mourns the Death of an Indian Killer, 1775.Oneida Indians Declare Neutrality, 1775.The North Carolina Delegation Urges Extirpation of the Cherokee, 1776.George Washington Orders an Expedition against the Iroquois, 1779.An American Officer Observes the Destruction of Iroquois Homes and Crops, 1779.Chickasaw Indians Seek Help, July 1783.E S S A Y S.John Grenier . Both Sides Waged Unlimited Warfare.Gregory Evans Dowd . Indians Faced a Limited Set of Choices.7. Equality and the African-American Challenge.D O C U M E N T S.Massachusetts Slaves Argue for Freedom, 1773.Lord Dunmore Promises Freedom to Slaves Who Fight for Britain, 1775.Lemuel Haynes Attacks Slavery, 1776.New Hampshire African-Americans Petition for Freedom, 1779.Three Virginia Counties Defend S