Guide to the Study of American History

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Contents

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Colonies and Constitution xiii
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General Histories
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h Significant Extracts from the Declaration
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Works on Special Topics
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State and Local Histories
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Books of Travel
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Biographies
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Newspapers
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United States Records
119
Autobiographies and Reminiscences
127
Manuscript Sources
134
WORKING LIBRARIES
143
Use of Great Libraries
149
The Quiz
155
Historical Geography
169
Seminaries
176
Administration of John Quincy Adams
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EXPULSION OF THE FRENCH
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Topical Reading
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Use of Notes
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Composition in Historical Subjects
210
Monographs
220
TESTS PAGE 74 ClassRoom Tests
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Oral Examinations
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PART II
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Archæology
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The Aborigines
232
PreColumbian Discoveries
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The Columbian Discoveries
235
The Companions and Successors of Columbus
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The Naming of America
237
The Spanish Conquerors
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The Spaniards in the United States
239
Early French Explorers
240
The Huguenot Settlements
241
Champlain and French Colonization in the North
242
French Explorers in the Interior
243
The Settlement of Louisiana
244
ENGLISH EXPLORERS AND THE SOUTHERN ENGLISH COLONIES 92 The Cabots
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The English Seamen
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Other Early English Explorers
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Gosnold Pring and Weymouth
249
Virginia to 1624
250
Virginia 16241688
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Provincial Virginia 16881760
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The Puritans in Maryland
254
The Carolinas
255
Georgia
257
MIDDLE COLONIES 104 New Netherland
258
The English in New York
259
New Jersey
260
Settlement of Pennsylvania
261
Pennsylvania and Delaware 16851760
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NEW ENGLAND 109 New England before 1620
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The Pilgrims
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Plymouth 16201629
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New Plymouth Colony 16291691
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The Quakers
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The Overthrow of the Massachusetts Charter
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The Witchcraft Delusion
279
Provincial New England
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Conflict with France on the Seaboard
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Struggle for the Possession of the Great Valleys
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THE REVOLUTION 133 The Colonies in 1760
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Passive Resistance 17611766
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Active Resistance 17671774
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Revolution Precipitated 17721776
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The Declaration of Independence 17741776
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The War in the Middle States
298
The French Alliance
300
The War in the Southern Department
301
The Treaty of Peace
303
Formation of the Confederation 17751783
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The State Constitution 17751781
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PART III
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People of the United States 16061895
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English Political Institutions to 1775
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Colonial Political Institutions
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Colonial Social Institutions and Slavery
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CONFEDERATION AND CONSTITUTION 149 Government of the Confederation 17811788
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Territorial Questions under the Confederation 17811787
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Slavery Questions under the Confederation 17741787
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Theories of the Constitution
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Doctrine of Implied Powers
333
Internal Disturbances 17901794
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FOREIGN COMPLICATIONS
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The Embargo and NonIntercourse 18071811
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The Great Constitutional Decisions
358
JACKSONS ADMINISTRATION
366
The United States in 1830
367
Jacksons War on the Bank 18291833
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Tariff and Nullification 18281832
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Removal of the Deposits 18331834
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Territorial Questions and Surplus Revenue 18291841
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SLAVERY AND TEXAS 376 378 186 Negro Slavery from 1830 to 1860
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Public Controversy as to Slavery 18351844
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International and Interstate Status of Slavery 18301860
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Van Burens Administration
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The Whigs and Tyler 18401844
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192 Northeastern and Northwestern Boundaries 17831846
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193 Annexation of Texas 18361846
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Financial and Commercial Questions 18451849
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THE SLAVERY CRISIS 196 The Territorial Crisis 18461849
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Compromise of 1850
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Cuba and the KansasNebraska Act 1854
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The Kansas Struggle 18541861
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Rise of the Republican Party
397
Dred Scott Decision and John Browns Raid
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Abraham Lincoln and His Policy
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Financial Measures of the Civil War 18611865
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Abolition of Slavery 18611865
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Election of 1860
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