Available 12.21.2018
Paperback Exploring American Histories, Value Edition, Volume 1
Third Edition   ©2019

Exploring American Histories, Value Edition, Volume 1

A Brief Survey with Sources

Nancy A. Hewitt (Rutgers University) , Steven F. Lawson (Rutgers University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-10652-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-10652-2; Format: Paper Text, 448 pages

The Combined Volume includes all chapters.

Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-14.

Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-29.

[[*Indicates new to this edition]]

NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book - including guided reading exercises, primary source features and related quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader Thinking through Sources for Exploring American Histories, and the activities built for projects in the reader - has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in the LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, timeline activities, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.

CONTENTS

Guide to Analyzing Primary Sources

Preface

Versions and Supplements

Maps, Figures, and Tables

How to Use This Book
1 Mapping Global Frontiers

to 1590

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Malintzin and Martin Waldseemüller

Native Peoples in the Americas

Native Peoples Develop Diverse Cultures

The Aztecs, the Maya, and the Incas

Native Cultures to the North

Europe Expands Its Reach

The Mediterranean World

Portugal Pursues Long-Distance Trade

European Encounters with West Africa

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 1.1 Martin Waldseemüller and Mathias Ringmann, Universalis Cosmographia, 1507

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Worlds Collide

Europeans Cross the Atlantic

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Who Are These Native People?

Source 1.2 Christopher Columbus, Description of His First Encounter with Indians, 1492 | Source 1.3 Antonio Pigafetta Journal, 1521

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Europeans Explore the Americas

Mapmaking and Printing

The Columbian Exchange

Europeans Make Claims to North America

Spaniards Conquer Indian Empires

Spanish Adventurers Head North

Europeans Compete in North America

Spain Seeks Dominion in Europe and the Americas

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Indians in the New Spanish Empire
Source 1.4
Camilla Townsend, An Indian Woman Aids in the Conquest of Mexico, 2006 | Source 1.5 Jane E. Mangan, Indians Seek to Benefit from Spanish Conquest, 2005

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Conclusion: A Transformed America

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 1 LaunchPad

Indian and Spanish Encounters in the Americas, 1519–1530

Source 1.6 Hernán Cortés, Letter to King Charles I, 1520 | Source 1.7 Aztec Priests Respond to the Spanish, 1524 | Source 1.8 Hernán Cortés and Malintzin Meet Montezuma at Tenochtitlán, 1519 | Source 1.9 Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, La Relación, c. 1528
Quizzes for Primary Source Project 1 LaunchPad
1. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 1: Mapping America LaunchPad

Source 1.1 Christopher and Bartolomeo Columbus, Map of Europe and North Africa, c. 1490

Quiz for Source 1.1 LaunchPad

Source 1.2 Piri Reis Map, 1513

Quiz for Source 1.2 LaunchPad

Source 1.3 Dauphin Map of Canada, c. 1543

Quiz for Source 1.3 LaunchPad

Source 1.4 Map of Cuauhtinchan, 1550

Quiz for Source 1.4 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 1 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 1 LaunchPad

2 Colonization and Conflicts

1580–1680

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

John Smith and Anne Hutchinson

Religious and Imperial Transformations

The Protestant Reformation

Spain’s Global Empire Declines

France Enters the Race for Empire

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 2.1 A French Nun Reports a Huron Woman’s View of the Jesuits, 1640

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

The Dutch Expand into North America

The English Seek an Empire

The English Establish Jamestown

Tobacco Fuels Growth in Virginia

Expansion, Rebellion, and the Emergence of Slavery

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Indentured Servants In the Chesapeake

Source 2.2 Sarah Tailer Charges Captain and Mrs. Thomas Bradnox with Abuse, 1659 | *Source 2.3 Report of a Committee of the Assembly Concerning the Freedom of Elizabeth Key, 1656

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

The English Compete for West Indies Possessions

Pilgrims and Puritans Settle New England

Pilgrims Arrive in Massachusetts

The Puritan Migration

The Puritan Worldview

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Colonial Models of and for English Society
Source 2.4
Jack P. Greene, The Chesapeake as a Model of and For English Society , 1988 |Source 2.5 Alan Taylor, New England Puritans Develop Anglo-American Ideals, 2001

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Dissenters Challenge Puritan Authority

Wars in Old and New England

Conclusion: European Empires in North America

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 2 LaunchPad

Metacom’s War

Source 2.6 William Nahaton, Petition to Free an Indian Slave, 1675 | Source 2.7 Benjamin Church, A Visit with Awashonks, Sachem of the Sakonnet,1716 | Source 2.8 John Easton, A Relation of the Indian War, | Source 2.9 Edward Randolph, Report on the War, 1676 | Source 2.10 Mary Rowlandson, Narrative of Captivity, 1682

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 2 LaunchPad

2. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 2: Comparing Virginia and Massachusetts Bay Colonies LaunchPad

Source 2.1 John Smith, The Commodities in Virginia, c. 1612

Quiz for Source 2.1 LaunchPad

Source 2.2 Powhatan’s Viewpoint, as reported by John Smith, 1608

Quiz for Source 2.2 LaunchPad

Source 2.3 Richard Frethorne, Letter Home from Virginia, 1623

Quiz for Source 2.3 LaunchPad

Source 2.4 John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity, 1630

Quiz for Source 2.4 LaunchPad

Source 2.5 Capt. John Underhill, Attack at Mystic Connecticut, 1638

Quiz for Source 2.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 2 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 2 LaunchPad

3 Colonial America amid Global Change

1680–1754

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

William Moraley Jr. and Eliza Lucas

Europeans Expand Their Claims

English Colonies Grow and Multiply

The Pueblo Revolt and Spain’s Fragile Empire

France Seeks Land and Control

European Wars and American Consequences

Colonial Conflicts and Indian Alliances

Indians Resist European Encroachment

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 3.1 The Tuscarora Appeal to the Pennsylvania Government, 1710

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Conflicts on the Southern Frontier

The Benefits and Costs of Empire

Colonial Traders Join Global Networks

Imperial Policies Focus on Profits

The Atlantic Slave Trade

Seaport Cities and Consumer Cultures

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

The Middle Passage

Source 3.2 Plan of a Slave Ship, 1794 | Source 3.3 The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1789

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Labor in North America

Finding Work in the Colonies

Coping with Economic Distress

Rural Americans Face Changing Conditions

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Individualism and Community in Colonial North America
Source 3.4
James T. Lemon, Individualism Flourishes in Pennsvylvania , 1972 | Source 3.5 James A. Henretta, Ethnic and Religious Bonds Foster Community, 1978

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Slavery Takes Hold in the South

Africans Resist Their Enslavement

Conclusion: Changing Fortunes in British North America

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 3 LaunchPad

Tobacco and Slaves

Source 3.6 Virginia Slave Laws, 1662 and 1667 | Source 3.7 Joseph Ball Instructs His Nephew on Managing Enslaved Workers, 1743 | Source 3.8 Enslaved Blacks Working on a Tobacco Plantation, c. 1750 | Source 3.9 Richard Corbin Describes How to Become a Successful Planter, 1759 | Source 3.10 Lieutenant Governor William Gooch to the Board of Trade, London, 1729
Quizzes for Primary Source Project 3 LaunchPad

3. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 3: The Atlantic Slave Trade LaunchPad

Source 3.1 Venture Smith, A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa, 1798

Quiz for Source 3.1 LaunchPad

Source 3.2 Thomas Phillips, Voyage of the Hannibal, 1694

Quiz for Source 3.2 LaunchPad

Source 3.3 Willem Bosman, A New and Accurate Description of the Coast of Guinea, 1703

Quiz for Source 3.3 LaunchPad

Source 3.4 Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1789

Quiz for Source 3.4 LaunchPad

Source 3.5 Peter Blake, An Account of the Mortality of the Slaves Aboard the Ship James, 1675-1676

Quiz for Source 3.4 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 3 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 3 LaunchPad

4 Religious Strife and Social Upheavals

1680–1750

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Gilbert Tennent and Sarah Grosvenor

An Ungodly Society?

The Rise of Religious Anxieties

Cries of Witchcraft

Family and Household Dynamics

Women’s Changing Status

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 4.1 Abigail Faulkner Appeals Her Conviction for Witchcraft, 1692

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Working Families

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Elite Women’s Lives in the North American Colonies

Source 4.2 Isaac Royall and His Family, 1741 | Source 4.3 Eliza Lucas, Letter to Miss Bartlett, London, c. 1742

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Reproduction and Women’s Roles

The Limits of Patriarchal Order

Diversity and Competition in Colonial Society

Population Growth and Economic Competition

Increasing Diversity

Expansion and Conflict

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Finding a Middle Ground in New France
Source 4.4
Richard White, Cultural Accommodation on the Middle Ground, 1991 | Source 4.5 Brett Rushforth, Indian Slavery and Accommodation , 2014

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Religious Awakenings

The Roots of the Great Awakening

An Outburst of Revivals

Religious Dissension

Political Awakenings

Changing Political Relations

Dissent and Protest

Transforming Urban Politics

Conclusion: A Divided Society

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 4 LaunchPad

Awakening Religious Tensions

Source 4.6 Nathan Cole, On George Whitefield Coming to Connecticut, 1740 | Source 4.7 Benjamin Franklin, On George Whitefield, the Great Revivalist, 1739 | Source 4.8 Jonathan Edwards, Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, 1741 | Source 4.9 Newspaper Report on James Davenport, 1743 | Source 4.10 George Whitefield Preaching, c. 1760
Quizzes for Primary Source Project 4 LaunchPad

4. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 4: A New Commercial Culture in Boston LaunchPad

Source 4.1 Ship Arrivals and Departures at Boston, 1707

Quiz for Source 4.1 LaunchPad

Source 4.2 Goods for Sale, 1720

Quiz for Source 4.2 LaunchPad

Source 4.3 Advertisement for Musical Instruments, 1716

Quiz for Source 4.3 LaunchPad

Source 4.4 Chest of Drawers, c. 1735–1739

Quiz for Source 4.4 LaunchPad

Source 4.5 Advertisement for Runaway Slave, 1744

Quiz for Source 4.5 LaunchPad

Source 4.6 Letter from a Boston Protester, 1737

Quiz for Source 4.6 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 4 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 4 LaunchPad

5 Wars and Empires

1754–1774

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

George Washington and Hermon Husband

Imperial Conflicts and Indian Wars, 1754–1763

The Opening Battles

A Shift to Global War

The Costs of Victory

Battles and Boundaries on the Frontier

Conflicts over Land and Labor Escalate

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 5.1 Hermon Husband, Causes of Armed Resistance in North Carolina, 1770

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Postwar British Policies and Colonial Unity

Common Grievances

Forging Ties across the Colonies

Great Britain Seeks Greater Control

Resistance to Britain Intensifies

The Stamp Act Inspires Coordinated Resistance

The Townshend Act
The Boston Massacre

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Protesting the Stamp Act

Source 5.2 London Merchants Petition to Repeal the Stamp Act, 1766 | Source 5.3 The Repeal, 1766

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Continuing Conflicts at Home

Tea and Widening Resistance

The Continental Congress and Colonial Unity

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Colonial Identities in Eighteenth Century British North America
Source 5.4 Gordon Wood, Britian’s Influence on Colonial Identities, 1993 | Source 5.5 John Butler, American Influences on Colonial Identities , 2000

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Conclusion: Liberty within Empire

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 5 LaunchPad

The Boston Massacre

Source 5.6 Deposition of William Wyatt, March 7, 1770 | Source 5.7 Account of Boston Massacre Funeral Procession, March 12, 1770 | Source 5.8 Paul Revere, Etching of the Boston Massacre, 1770 | Source 5.9 Account of Captain Thomas Preston, June 25, 1770 | Source 5.10 John Adams, Defense of the British Soldiers at Trial, October 1770

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 5 LaunchPad
5. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 5: Defining Liberty, Defining America LaunchPad

Source 5.1 The Albany Plan of Union, 1754

Quiz for Source 5.1 LaunchPad

Source 5.2 Boycott Agreement of Women in Boston, 1770

Quiz for Source 5.2 LaunchPad

Source 5.3 Peter Bestes and Massachusetts Slaves, Letter to Local Representatives, 1773

Quiz for Source 5.3 LaunchPad

Source 5.4 Paul Revere, "The Able Doctor, or the American Swallowing the Bitter Draught," 1774

Quiz for Source 5.4 LaunchPad

Source 5.5 J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer, 1782

Quiz for Source 5.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 5 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 5 LaunchPad

6 The American Revolution

1775–1783

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Thomas Paine and Deborah Sampson

The Question of Independence

Armed Conflict Erupts

Building a Continental Army

Reasons for Caution and for Action

Declaring Independence

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 6.1 Thomas Paine, Common Sense, January 1776

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Choosing Sides

Recruiting Supporters

Choosing Neutrality

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

African Americans in New York City Amid the Upheavals of 1776

Source 6.2 Slaves Destroy Statue of King George III in New York City, 1776 | Source 6.3 A Fire Burns British-Occupied New York City, September 1776

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Committing to Independence

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Americans Decide to Revolt against British Rule
Source 6.4
Bernard Bailyn, The Importance of Ideas, 1967 | Source 6.5 Timothy H. Breen, Insurgents Mobilize, 2010

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Fighting for Independence, 1776–1777

British Troops Gain Early Victories

Patriots Prevail in New Jersey

A Critical Year of Warfare

Patriots Gain Critical Assistance

Surviving on the Home Front

Governing in Revolutionary Times

Colonies Become States

Patriots Divide over Slavery

France Allies with the Patriots

Raising Armies and Funds

Indian Affairs and Land Claims

Winning the War and the Peace, 1778–1781

Fighting in the West

War Rages in the South

An Uncertain Peace

A Surprising Victory

Conclusion: Legacies of the Revolution

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 6 LaunchPad

Women in the Revolution

Source 6.6 Christian Barnes, Letter to Elizabeth Inman, April 29, 1775 | Source 6.7 Deborah Champion, Letter to Patience, October 2, 1775 | Source 6.8 Abigail Adams, Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776 | Source 6.9 Esther De Berdt Reed, The Sentiments of an American Woman, 1780 | Source 6.10 Elizabeth "Mum Bett" Freeman, 1811

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 6 LaunchPad

6. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 6: Loyalists in the American Revolution LaunchPad

Source 6.1 Joseph Galloway, Speech to Continental Congress, 1774

Quiz for Source 6.1 LaunchPad

Source 6.2 Charles Inglis, The True Interest of America, Impartially Stated, 1776

Quiz for Source 6.2 LaunchPad

Source 6.3 Hannah Griffits, Response to Thomas Paine, 1777

Quiz for Source 6.3 LaunchPad

Source 6.4 Joseph Brant (Mohawk) Expresses Loyalty to the Crown (1776)

Quiz for Source 6.4 LaunchPad

Source 6.5 Boston King, Memoirs of the Life of Boston King, 1798

Quiz for Source 6.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

7 Forging a New Nation

1783–1800

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Daniel Shays and Alexander Hamilton

Financial, Frontier, and Foreign Problems

Continental Officers Threaten Confederation

Indians, Land, and the Northwest Ordinance

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 7.1 United Indian Nations Council, Message to Congress, 1786
Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

Depression and Debt

On the Political Margins

Separating Church and State

African Americans Struggle for Rights

Women Seek Wider Roles

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Women and Free Blacks Claim Rights in the Nation

Source 7.2 Judith Sargent Murray, On the Equality of the Sexes, 1790 | Source 7.3 Petition from Free Blacks of Charleston, 1791

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Indebted Farmers Fuel Political Crises

Reframing the American Government

The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Americans Battle over Ratification

Organizing the Federal Government

Hamilton Forges an Economic Agenda

Years of Crisis, 1792–1796

Foreign Trade and Foreign Wars

The Whiskey Rebellion

Further Conflicts on the Frontier

The First Party System

The Adams Presidency

The Election of 1800

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad
The Election of 1800 Initiates Partisan Campaigning
Source 7.4 Eric Burns, Federalists Attack Thomas Jefferson, 2006 | Source 7.5

John Ferling, Democratic-Republicans Attack John Adams, 2013

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Conclusion: A Young Nation Comes of Age

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 7 LaunchPad

Debating the Constitution in New York State

Source 7.6 James Madison, Federalist 10, The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection, November 1787 | Source 7.7 Melancton Smith, Antifederalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788 | Source 7.9 Alexander Hamilton, Federalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788 | Source 7.9 John Williams, Antifederalist Argument at the New York State Convention, June 1788 | Source 7.10 The Eleventh Pillar of the Great National Dome, 1788

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 7 LaunchPad

7. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 7: The Whiskey Rebellion LaunchPad

Source 7.1 Resolution to the Pennsylvania Legislature, 1791

Quiz for Source 7.1 LaunchPad

Source 7.2 "An Exciseman," c. 1791

Quiz for Source 7.2 LaunchPad

Source 7.3 George Washington, Proclamation Against the Rebels, 1794

Quiz for Source 7.3 LaunchPad

Source 7.4 Alexander Hamilton, Letter to George Washington, August 5, 1794

Quiz for Source 7.4 LaunchPad

Source 7.5 James Madison, Letter to James Monroe, December 4, 1794

Quiz for Source 7.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 6 LaunchPad

8 The Early Republic

1790–1820

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Parker Cleaveland and Sacagawea

The Dilemmas of National Identity

Education for a New Nation

Literary and Cultural Developments

*Religious Renewal

The Racial Limits of an American Culture

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 8.1 Samuel Jennings, Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences, 1792

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

A New Capital for a New Nation

Extending Federal Power

A New Administration Faces Challenges

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

White Responses to Black Rebellion

Source 8.2 Thomas Jefferson, Letter to U.S. Minister to Great Britain Rufus King, July 1802 | Source 8.3 Leonora Sansay, Letter to Aaron Burr, November 1802

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Acquiring the Louisiana Territory

The Supreme Court Extends Its Reach

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Religion and Politics in the Early Republic

Source 8.4 Nathan O. Hatch, Religion as a Democratizing Force, 1989 |

Source 8.5 Amanda Porterfield, Religion Sows Doubt and Nurtures Partisanship, 2012

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Democratic-Republicans Expand Federal Powers

Remaking America’s Economic Character

The U.S. Population Grows and Migrates

Technology Reshapes Agriculture and Industry

Transforming Household Production

Technology, Cotton, and Slaves

Conclusion: New Identities and New Challenges

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 8 LaunchPad

The Corps of Discovery: Paeans to Peace and Instruments of War

Source 8.6 William Clark, Journal, October 12, 1804 | Source 8.7 Charles McKenzie, Narrative of a Fur Trader, November 1804 | Source 8.8 William Clark, Journal, November 18, 1804 | Source 8.9 William Clark, Journal, January 28, 1805, and Meriwether Lewis, February 1, 1805 | Source 8.10 Meriwether Lewis, Journal, August 20, 1805

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 8 LaunchPad

8. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 8: Race Relations in the Early Republic LaunchPad

Source 8.1 Andrew Jackson, Runaway Slave Advertisement, 1804

Quiz for Source 8.1 LaunchPad

Source 8.2 Robert Sutcliff, Travels in Some Parts of North America, 1812

Quiz for Source 8.2 LaunchPad

Source 8.3 Richard Allen, Excerpt from The Life, Experience, and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard Allen, 1833

Quiz for Source 8.3 LaunchPad

Source 8.4 Free Blacks in Philadelphia Oppose Colonization, 1817

Quiz for Source 8.4 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 8 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 8 LaunchPad

9 Defending and Redefining the Nation

1809–1832

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Dolley Madison and John Ross

Conflicts at Home and Abroad

Tensions at Sea and on the Frontier

War Erupts with Britain

GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 9.1 Tecumseh, Speech to William Henry Harrison, 1810

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

National Expansion and Regional Economies

Governments Fuel Economic Growth

Americans Expand the Nation’s Borders

Regional Economic Development

Economic and Political Crises

The Panic of 1819

Slavery in Missouri

The Expansion and Limits of American Democracy

Expanding Voting Rights

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Protesting the Missouri Compromise

Source 9.2 Timothy Claimright, Maine Not to be Coupled with the Missouri Question, 1820 | Source 9.3 Thomas Jefferson, Letter to John Holmes, 1820

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

Racial Restrictions and Antiblack Violence

Political Realignments

The Presidential Election of 1828

Jacksonian Politics in Action

A Democratic Spirit?

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Expanding American Democracy for Whom?

Source 9.4 Alexander Keyssar, Broadening the Franchise, 2000

| Source 9.5 James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton, The Limits of Democratic Expansion, 1997

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

Confrontations over Tariffs and the Bank

Contesting Indian Removal

Conclusion: The Nation Faces New Challenges

LearningCurve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 9 LaunchPad

The Election of 1828

Source 9.6 Proceedings of the Anti-Jackson Convention in Richmond, 1828 | Source 9.7 John Binns, Monumental Inscriptions, 1828 | Source 9.8 New Jersey Pro-Jackson Convention, 1828 | Source 9.9 Resolution of the Albany County Republican Convention, 1828 | Source 9.10 President Andrew Jackson’s First Inauguration, 1829

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 9 LaunchPad

9. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 9: The Panic of 1819 LaunchPad

Source 9.1 Auction in Chatham Square Street, 1820

Quiz for Source 9.1 LaunchPad

Source 9.2 James Flint, Account of the Panic, 1820

Quiz for Source 9.2 LaunchPad

Source 9.3 Virginia Agricultural Society, Antitariff Petition, 1820

Quiz for Source 9.3 LaunchPad

Source 9.4 James Kent, Arguments against Expanding Male Voting Rights, 1821

Quiz for Source 9.4 LaunchPad

Source 9.5 Nathan Sanford, Arguments for Expanding Male Voting Rights, 1821

Quiz for Source 9.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 9 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 9 LaunchPad

10 Social and Cultural Ferment in the North

1820–1850

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Charles Grandison Finney and Amy Kirby Post

*The Market Revolution

*Creating an Urban Landscape

The Lure of Urban Life
Roots of Urban Disorder

The New Middle Class

*GUIDED ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Source 10.1 1850 U.S Census of the Isaac and Amy Post Household

Quiz for Guided Analysis LaunchPad

The Rise of Industry

Factory Towns and Women Workers

The Decline of Craft Work and Workingmen’s Responses

The Panic of 1837

Saving the Nation from Sin

The Second Great Awakening

New Visions of Faith and Reform

Transcendentalism

Organizing for Change

Varieties of Reform

The Problem of Poverty

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

How Can We Help the Poor?

Source 10.2 Matthew Carey, Appeal to the Wealthy of the Land, 1833 | Source 10.3 Emily G. Kempshall, Letter to Rochester Female Charitable Society, 1838

Quiz for Comparative Analysis LaunchPad

The Temperance Movement

Utopian Communities

Abolitionism Expands and Divides

The Beginnings of the Antislavery Movement

Abolition Gains Ground and Enemies

Abolitionism and Women’s Rights

*SECONDARY SOURCE ANALYSIS LaunchPad

Religion, Race, and the Call to End Slavery

Source 10.4 Lawrence J. Friedman, The Religious Roots of Immediate Abolition, (1982) | Source 10.5 Manisha Sinha, The Black Roots of Immediate Abolition, (2016)

Quiz for Secondary Source Analysis LaunchPad

The Rise of Antislavery Parties

Conclusion: From the North to the Nation

Learning Curve LaunchPad

Chapter Review

Summative Quiz LaunchPad

PRIMARY SOURCE PROJECT 10 LaunchPad

Religious Faith and Women’s Activism

Source 10.6 Charles G. Finney, An Influential Woman Converts, 1830 | Source 10.7 Elizabeth Emery and Mary P. Abbott, Founding a Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1836 | Source 10.8 Maria Stewart, On Religion and the Pure Principles of Morality, 1831 | Source 10.9 Congregational Pastoral Letter, 1837 | Source 10.10 Sarah Grimké, Response to the Pastoral Letter, 1837

Quizzes for Primary Source Project 10 LaunchPad

10. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 10: Debating Abolition LaunchPad

Source 10.1 William Lloyd Garrison, On the Constitution and the Union, 1832

Quiz for Source 10.1 LaunchPad

Source 10.2 Angelina Grimké, Appeal to the Christian Women of the South, 1836

Quiz for Source 10.2 LaunchPad

Source 10.3 Stephen Symonds Foster, The Brotherhood of Thieves, 1843

Quiz for Source 10.3 LaunchPad

Source 10.4 Liberty Party Platform, 1844

Quiz for Source 10.4 LaunchPad

Source 10.5 Frederick Douglass, Abolitionism and the Constitution, 1851

Quiz for Source 10.5 LaunchPad

Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 10 LaunchPad

Essay Questions for Thinking through Sources 10 LaunchPad

11 Slavery Expands South and West

1830–1850

Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad

COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

James Henry Hammond and Solomon Northup

Planters Expand the Slave System

A Plantation Society Develops in the South

Urban Life in the Slave South

The Consequences of Slavery’s Expansion

Slave Society and Culture

Slaves Fuel the Southern Economy

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Source 11.1 Edward Strutt Abdy, Description of Washington D.C., Slave Pen, 1833

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Developing an African American Culture

Resistance and Rebellion

Planters Tighten Control

Harsher Treatment for Southern Blacks

White Southerners without Slaves

Planters Seek to Unify Southern Whites

Democrats Face Political and Economic Crises

The Battle for Texas

Indians Resist Removal

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Two Views on Texas Independence

Source 11.2 Colonel William Travis, Appeal for Reinforcements, March 3, 1836 | Source 11.3 Benjamin Lundy, The War in Texas, 1836

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Van Buren and the Panic of 1837

The Whigs Win the White House

The National Government Looks to the West

Expanding to Oregon and Texas

Pursuing War with Mexico

Debates over Slavery Intensify

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Families in Slavery

Source 11.4 Robert William Fogelman and Stanley L. Engerman, Fogel and Engerman, Planters Shape Slave Families, (1974 | Source 11.5 Deborah Gray White, The Roles of Enslaved Women, (1985)

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Conclusion: Geographical Expansion and Political Division

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Lives in Slavery

Source 11.6 William Wells Brown, Memories of Childhood | Source 11.7 Harriet Jacobs, A Girl Threatened by Sexual Exploitation | Source 11.8 Solomon Northup, Endless Labor and Constant Fear | Source 11.9 Friedrich Shulz, The Slave Market | Source 11.10 Mary Reynolds, Recalling Work, Punishment, and Faith c. 1850s

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11. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 11: The Cherokee Removal LaunchPad

Source 11.1 Andrew Jackson, Second Annual Message, 1831

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Source 11.2 Petition of the Women’s Councils to the Cherokee National Council, 1831

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Source 11.3 John Marshall, Majority Opinion, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, 1831

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Source 11.4 Andrew Jackson as the Great Father, c. 1835

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Source 11.5 John Ross, On the Treaty of New Echota, 1836

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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

Draw Conclusions from the Evidence for Thinking through Sources 11

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12 Imperial Ambitions and Sectional Crises

1842–1861

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COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

John C. Frémont and Dred Scott

Claiming the West

Traveling the Overland Trail

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Source 12.1 Elizabeth Smith Geer, Oregon Trail Diary, 1847

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The Gold Rush

A Crowded Land

Expansion and the Politics of Slavery

California and the Compromise of 1850

The Fugitive Slave Act Inspires Northern Protest

Pierce Encourages U.S. Expansion

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The Fugitive Slave Law Contested

Source 12.2 William C. Nell, Meeting of Colored Citizens of Boston, September 30, 1850 | Source 12.3 President Millard Fillmore, Proclamation 56 Calling on Citizens to Assist in the Recapture of a Fugitive Slave, February 18, 1851

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Sectional Crises Intensify

Popularizing Antislavery Sentiment

The Kansas-Nebraska Act Stirs Dissent

Bleeding Kansas and the Election of 1856

The Dred Scott Decision

From Sectional Crisis to Southern Secession

John Brown’s Raid

The Election of 1860

The Lower South Secedes

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White Southerners Decide To Secede

Source 12.4 Michael P. Johnson, Georgians Choose Secession, 1977 | Source 12.5

J. Mills Thorton, Alabamans Move toward Secession, 1978

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Conclusion: A Nation Divided

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Visions of John Brown

Source 12.6 State Register (Springfield, Illinois), The Irrepressible Conflict, 1859 | Source 12.7 Henry David Thoreau, A Plea for Captain John Brown, 1859 | Source 12.8 Reverend J. Sella Martin, Day of Mourning Speech, December 2, 1859 | Source 12.9 A Southern Paper Reacts to Brown’s Execution, December 3, 1859 | Source 12.10 Currier and Ives, John Brown on His Way to Execution, 1863

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12. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 12: Sectional Politics and the Rise of the Republican Party LaunchPad

Source 12.1 Abraham Lincoln, On Slavery, 1854

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Source 12.2 Republican Party Platform, 1856

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Source 12.3 Charles Sumner, The Crime against Kansas, 1856

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Source 12.4 Lydia Maria Child, Letter to Mrs. S.B. Shaw and Miss Lucy Osgood, 1856

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Source 12.5 The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858

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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

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13 Civil War

1861–1865

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COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Frederick Douglass and Rose O’Neal Greenhow

The Nation Goes to War, 1861

The South Embraces Secession

Both Sides Prepare for War

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Source 13.1 Robert Toombs, Supporting Secession in Georgia, 1860

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Military Conflict and Political Strife, 1861–1862

The Wartime Roles of African Americans and Indians

Union Politicians Consider Emancipation

War Transforms the North and the South

Life and Death on the Battlefield

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Photographers Bring the War Home

Source 13.2 Union Soldiers in Camp, c. 1863 | Source 13.3 Battlefield Dead at Antietam, 1862

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The Northern Economy Expands

Urbanization and Industrialization in the South

Women Aid the War Effort

Dissent and Protest in the Midst of War

The Tide of War Turns, 1863–1865

Key Victories for the Union

African Americans Contribute to Victory

The Final Battles of a Hard War

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Why Union Soldiers Fought the Civil War

Source 13.4 Chandra Manning, The Fight Against Slavery (2007) | Source 13.5

Gary Gallagher, The Fight to Save the Union (2011)

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The War Comes to an End

Conclusion: An Uncertain Future

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First-hand Accounts of the Civil War Letters and Journals

Source 13.6 Frederick Spooner, Letter to His Brother Henry, April 30, 1861 | Source 13.7 John Hines, Letter to His Parents, April 22, 1862 | Source 13.8 Suzy King Taylor, Caring for the Thirty-third U.S. Colored Troops, 1863 | Source 13.9 Thomas Freeman, Letter to His Brother-in-Law, March 26, 1864 | Source 13.10 Eliza Frances Andrews, On Union Prisoners of War, 1865

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13. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 13: Home-Front Protest during the Civil War LaunchPad

Source 13.1 "Sowing and Reaping," 1863

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Source 13.2 Testimony of New York City Draft Riot Victim Mrs. Statts, Collected by the Committee of Merchants for the Relief of Colored People, Suffering from the Late Riots, 1863

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Source 13.3 Clement L. Vallandigham, The Civil War in America, 1863

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Source 13.4 Calls for Peace in North Carolina, 1863

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Source 13.5 Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, Diary, 1864

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14 Emancipation and Reconstruction

1863–1877

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COMPARING AMERICAN HISTORIES

Jefferson Long and Andrew Johnson

Emancipation

African Americans Embrace Freedom

Reuniting Families Torn Apart by Slavery

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Source 14.1 Freedpeople Petition for Land, 1865

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Freedom to Learn

Freedom to Worship and the Leadership Role of Black Churches

National Reconstruction

Abraham Lincoln Plans for Reunification

Andrew Johnson and Presidential Reconstruction

Johnson and Congressional Resistance

Congressional Reconstruction

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Debating the Freedmen’s Bureau

Source 14.2 Colonel Eliphalet Whittlesey, Report on the Freedman’s Bureau, 1865 | Source 14.3 Democratic Flier Opposing the Freedman’s Bureau Bill, 1866

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The Struggle for Universal Suffrage

Remaking the South

Whites Reconstruct the South

Black Political Participation and Economic Opportunities

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Race and Reconstruction

Source 14.4 William A. Dunning, Radical Reconstruction (1907) | Source 14.5

John Hope Franklin, The South’s New Leaders (1961)

Sharecropping Agreement, 1870

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White Resistance to Congressional Reconstruction

The Unraveling of Reconstruction

The Republican Retreat

Congressional and Judicial Retreat

The Presidential Compromise of 1876

Conclusion: The Legacies of Reconstruction

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Testing and Contesting Freedom

Source 14.6 Mississippi Black Code, 1865 | Source 14.7 Richard H. Cain, Federal Aid for Land Purchase, 1868 | *Source 14.8 Willis B. Bocock and Black Laborers, Sharecropping Agreement, 1870 | Source 14.9 Ellen Parton, Testimony on Klan Violence, 1871 | Source 14.10 Thomas Nast, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed (?) State, 1874

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14. Primary Source Projects for Exploring American Histories, Primary Source Project 14: Reconstruction in South Carolina LaunchPad

Source 14.1 Colored People’s Convention of South Carolina, Memorial to Congress, 1865

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Source 14.2 Lottie Rollin, Address on Universal Suffrage, 1870

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Source 14.3 Robert Brown Elliott, In Defense of the Civil Rights Bill, 1874

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Source 14.4 James Shepherd Pike, The Prostrate State, 1874

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Source 14.5 Harper’s Weekly, "Worse than Slavery" Political Cartoon, 1874

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Interpret the Evidence and Put It in Context

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Appendix

The Declaration of Independence

The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union

The Constitution of the United States (including six unratified amendments)

Admission of the States to the Union

Presidents of the United States

Glossary of Key Terms

Credits

Index

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