Colonial America

A Nation is Born

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Provides primary source materials covering life in the thirteen colonies, problems with England, the Revolution, and the creation of the new government of the United States.

Annals of America: 21 Volumes 1493-1986

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v. 1. 1493-1754: Discovering a new world.--v. 2. 1755-1783: Resistance and revolution.--v. 3. 1784-1796: Organizing the new Nation.--v. 4. 1797-1820: Domestic expansion and foreign entanglements.--v. 5. 1821-1832: Steps toward equalitarianism.--v. 6. 1833-1840: The challenge of a continent.--v. 7. 1841-1849: Manifest destiny.--v. 8. 1850-1857: A house dividing.--v. 9. 1858-1865: The crisis of the Union.--v. 10. 1866-1883: Reconstruction and industrialization.--v. 11. 1884-1894: Agrarianism and urbanization.--v. 12. 1895-1904: Populism, imperialism, and reform.--v. 13. 1905-1915: The progressive era.--v. 14. 1916-1928: World war and prosperity.--v. 15. 1929-1939: The great depression.--v. 16. 1940-1949: The Second World War and after.--v. 17. 1950-1960: Cold war in the nuclear age.--v. 18. 1961-1968: The burdens of world power.--v. 19. 1969-1973: Detente and domestic crisis.--[v. 20] Great issues in American life: a conspectus.

Colonial America (Interpreting Primary Documents Series)

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A volume of primary sources on major events and developments that detail the colonial experience.

Colonial America: A history in documents

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Colonial America is an extraordinary collection of original documents that show what life in the American colonies was really like for colonists, Native Americans, and slaves. From Georgia to Maine, diaries, letters, newspaper clippings, posters, and a multitude of primary sources provide lively insight.

Debating Issues in Colonial Newspapers: Primary documents on events of the period

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With this unique collection of primary source documents from colonial newspapers, students will be able to debate the issues of colonial America. Pro and con opinion pieces, letters, essays and news reports that were printed in colonial newspapers will help the reader to understand the differing viewpoints of colonial Americans on the key issues from 1690 to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Nearly 300 documents, organized chronologically by event, will help readers step back in time to debate the issues faced by 18th-century Americans. The work covers 31 events from abolition, religion, and women's rights to the Stamp Act crisis and the Boston Tea Party.

Discovery and Settlement: Europe meets the New World 1490-1700

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Presents primary source materials related to the discovery and settlement of America and daily life in the colonies, including the experiences of Native Americans, African Americans, and women.

Eyewitness to America: America As It Happened By Those Who Saw It

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Thomas Jefferson complains about haggling over the Declaration of Independence ... Jack London guides us through the rubble of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake ... Langston Hughes visits the Scottsboro Boys on death row ... Andy Warhol paints the scene at Studio 54 ... John Seabrook receives e-mail from Bill Gates. Three hundred eyewitnesses -- some famous, some anonymous -- give their personal accounts of the great moments that make up our past, from Columbus to cyberspace, and infuse them with a freshness and urgency no historian can duplicate.

History Matters

more digitized primary sources on the Internet. Colonization and Settlement 1585 - 1763