Voices Of The American Past, Volume I by Raymond M. HyserVoices Of The American Past, Volume I by Raymond M. Hyser

Voices Of The American Past, Volume I

byRaymond M. Hyser, J. Chris Arndt

Paperback | February 9, 2011

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VOICES OF THE AMERICAN PAST is a two-volume reader that presents a variety of diverse perspectives through more than 240 primary sources. Excerpts from speeches, letters, journals, magazine articles, hearings and government documents raise issues from both public and private aspects of American life throughout history. A ?Guide to Reading and Interpreting Documents? in the front matter explains how and why historians use primary source evidence, and outlines basic points to help readers learn to analyze sources. Brief headnotes set each source into context. ?Questions to Consider? precede each document, offering prompts for critical thinking and reflection. The volumes are organized chronologically into 27 chapters, with the Reconstruction chapter overlapping in both volumes.
Title:Voices Of The American Past, Volume IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.9 × 6.3 × 0.6 inPublished:February 9, 2011Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111341249

ISBN - 13:9781111341244


Table of Contents

1. DIVERSE BEGINNINGS.1. The Spanish Letter of Columbus to Luis Sant? Angel (1493). 2. Images of 16th-Century Native American Life. 3. Powhatan and John Smith (1608). 4. An Indentured Servant Writes Home (1623). 5. Early New York (1626). 6. Jesuit Comparison of French and Native Life (1657?1658). 7. General Considerations for the Plantation in New England (1629). 8. William Bradford on Sickness among the Natives (1633). 9. ?Captivity Account? of Mary Rowlandson (1675). 10. The Pueblo Revolt (1680). 11. The Indians and Missions of Florida (1675).2. EMERGING COLONIAL SOCIETIES.12. A Treaty between the Five Nations and the New England Colonies (1689). 13. Petition of an Accused Witch (1692). 14. ?Pennsylvania, The Poor Man?s Paradise? (1698). 15. Of the Servants and Slaves in Virginia (1705). 16. The Dilemma of New France (1724). 17. New York Slave Conspiracy (1741). 18. Eliza Lucas, A Modern Woman (1741?1742).3. TOWARD AN AMERICAN IDENTITY.19. ?Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God? (1741). 20. Chief Canassatego Speaks At the Treaty of Lancaster (1744). 21. Pennsylvania Assembly Comments on German Immigration (1755). 22. The Albany Plan of Union (1754). 23. Edmund Burke on British Motives in the Seven Years? War (1762). 24. ?The Pontiac Manuscript? (1763). 25. ?What Is an American?? (1770). 26. Account of the African Slave Trade (1788).4. COMING OF THE REVOLUTION.27. John Locke on Political Society and Government (1689). 28. Stamp Act Riots (1765). 29. Images of Colonial Resistance (1760s-1770s). 30. Ann Hulton, Loyalist View of Colonial Unrest (1774). 31. Englishwoman?s Appeal to the People of Great Britain on the Crisis in America (1775). 32. Abigail Smith Adams on the British Occupation of Boston (1775). 33. A Loyalist Perspective on the Coming of the Revolution (1780). 34. Introduction to Common Sense (1776). 35. A Speech against Independence (1776).5. CREATING THE NEW NATION.36. German Doctor?s Account of War and Surgery (1777). 37. Articles of Confederation (1777). 38. The Revolution in Indian Country (1779). 39. The Battle of King?s Mountain and Loyalism in the Carolinas (1780). 40. Women?s Contributions to the War Effort (1780). 41. European View of the American Revolution (1778/80, 1783). 42. Failure of the Continental Congress (1786). 43. The Northwest Ordinance (1787). 44. Grievances of the Shays Rebels (1786). 45. Pennsylvania Dissent to the Ratification of the Constitution (1787). 46. Federalist Number 10 (1788).6. THE LIMITS OF REPUBLICANISM.47. Cato Petitions for His Freedom (1781). 48. Judith Sargent Murray on the Equality of the Sexes (1790). 49. Alexander Hamilton Speaks in Favor of The National Bank (1791). 50. Opposing Views of the Whiskey Rebellion (1794). 51. George Washington?s ?Farewell Address? (1796). 52. Description of a Conversion Experience at Cane Ridge, Kentucky (1801). 53. Marbury v. Madison (1803). 54. Resolutions of the Hartford Convention (1815).7. THE NEW NATION AND ITS PLACE IN THE WORLD.55. Military Disaster on the Ohio Frontier (1791). 56. Jefferson?s Instructions to Robert Livingston, Minister to France (1802). 57. Heading West with Lewis and Clark (1804). 58. Jefferson and His Opponents (1800, 1807). 59. Tecumseh on White Encroachment (1810). 60. Margaret Bayard Smith on the Burning of Washington, DC (1814). 61. Tennessee Expansionists on the Adams-Onis Treaty (1819). 62. The Monroe Doctrine (1823).8. THE RISE OF DEMOCRACY.63. Fanny Wright on Equality (1830). 64. Daniel Webster?s Second Reply to Robert Y. Hayne (1830). 65. Commentary on Elections in Jacksonian America (1832). 66. The American System (1832). 67. Andrew Jackson?s Bank Veto Message (1832). 68. The Cherokee Phoenix on Georgia Policy toward the Cherokee (1832). 69. South Carolina Nullifies the Tariff (1832). 70. Images of Jacksonian Politics.9. SOCIETY AND ECONOMY IN THE NORTH.71. Promoting the Erie Canal (1818). 72. Differing Views of a Changing Society (1827, 1836). 73. Charles G. Finney Describes the Rochest