History of the American People

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Allyn and Bacon, 1922 - 811 pages
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Contents

Queen Elizabeth knighting Drake
9
Jamestown in 1622
11
Proclamation of the Virginia Lottery of 1615
13
Facsimile of first page of King James Counterblaste to Tobacco
14
MOTIVES OF EARLY ENGLISH COLONIZATION
15
Charles I
16
Facsimile of Baltimores Instructions regarding Protestants
17
Sixteenthcentury English map of the New World
18
The Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor
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a facsimile from Bradfords Plimouth Plantation
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Edward Winslow at the age of
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Edward Winslow at fiftyseven
22
IV
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A kettle said to be the first iron casting made in America
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Virginia in 16061608
25
The Cradock House 1636 at Medford
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John Cotton
27
Standish House at Duxbury
28
Facsimile from the Body of Liberties
29
Settlement in Virginia in 1624
36
VIRGINIA SAVES HER ASSEMBLY
44
THE PLYMOUTH PILGRIMS
53
CONTENTS
57
chusetts
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X
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XII
93
NUMBER PAGE 31 Statue of Roger Williams at Providence
99
Sir Harry Vane
101
OTHER NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
103
An old grist mill 1645 in Connecticut
106
New England in 1640
107
Clar de kitchen
108
The original Gerrymander
109
A Jackson print Presenting the Eagle
110
The United States Treasury
111
Signatures of the Commissioners of the New England Confed eration in 1653
112
An AntiFugitiveSlaveLaw handbill of 1851
114
President Lincoln and General McClellan at Antietam
115
The Confederate blockaderunner Teazer
116
An English schooner of colonial times
117
A Pinetree shilling
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PAGE
121
The Capitol at Washington
122
Ellis Island
123
Future Americans
124
Bostons summons to Andros
125
The United States Customs House at New York
126
A modern steel plant at Pittsburgh
127
Sir William Berkeley
128
A sixteeninch gun for the Panama Canal
129
Ruins of the Jamestown church
130
The biggest electric locomotive
131
Shearing off steel slabs
132
Woodrow Wilson when Governor of New Jersey
133
Wilson and Gompers at the American Federation of Labor
134
The Half Moon of Henry Hudson
135
William Penn at twentytwo
136
The Arrow Rock Dam in Idaho
137
Penns treaty with the Indians
138
The watercourse fall line
143
Colonial fireplace and utensils
146
European possessions in America at different dates Full page
147
4
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7
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Lexington Green
155
The Witch House in Salem
161
Franklins printing press
164
Facsimile from the New England Primer
165
Facsimile of Now I lay me down to sleep from the New England Primer
166
Advertisement for a runaway White servant in 1755
169
A colonial footstove
172
Massachusetts paper money of 1690
173
Mount Vernon
174
The OldShip Meeting House at Hingham
175
Fort Steuben
176
PART III
178
UNDERLYING CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION
185
reception of a bishop in New England
186
TEN YEARS OF AGITATION
196
Handbill of the New York Sons of Liberty We Dare
198
Facsimile of the Pennsylvania Journal announcing its discon tinuance on account of the Stamp Act
199
Paul Reveres engraving of the landing of British troops
203
Carpenters Hall Philadelphia
209
FROM COLONIES TO COMMONWEALTHS
211
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212
The Washington Elm at Cambridge
213
The Concord Fight
216
Facsimile of the opening of Jeffersons draft of the Declaration of Independence
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9
221
THE NEW STATE CONSTITUTIONS The trend toward Democracy
223
The Bunker Hill Flag
225
The first Flag of the United Colonies
226
CONGRESS AND THE
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The United States in 1783 nominal and actual
241
THE MAKING OF THE SECOND WEST XXV BIRTH IN THE REVOLUTION
244
THE SOUTHWEST SELFDEVELOPED
246
THE NORTHWEST A NATIONAL DOMAIN
257
Physical outline of the United States
258
21
266
facing
269
RATIFICATION
271
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION
283
THE CONSTITUTION
284
26
291
XXXI
294
PART VI
313
The National Road
381
TERRITORIAL EXPANSION
385
WAR OF 1812
396
474
389
AMERICA IN 1800
391
479
404
A NEW AMERICANISM 18151830
409
493
417
Distribution of population in 1820
418
496
420
XLV
423
MONROE DOCTRINE NATIONALISM AND REACTION
429
510
431
House vote on the tariff of 1816
432
30
438
A NEW DEMOCRACY 18301850
442
THE AWAKENING OF LABOR
447
Distribution of industrial plants in 1833
451
INTELLECTUAL AND SOCIAL PROGRESS
466
facing 537
470
561
471
562
473
THE REVOLUTION OF 1800
476
XLI
477
OF 1828
478
THE JACKSON PERIOD 18291841
485
Presidential election of 1828
486
579
488
580
489
THE REVOLUTION
502
SLAVERY LII SLAVERY TO 1844
504
605
506
606
507
612
513
623
518
Territorial growth 18001853
519
WAR WITH MEXICO LIV STRUGGLE TO CONTROL THE NEW TERRITORY
520
629
523
BREAKDOWN OF COMPROMISE
527
Vote on the KansasNebraska bill
531
Presidential election of 1856
534
35
540
ON THE EVE OF THE FINAL STRUGGLE
541
Railway extension 18301860
543
Distribution of population in 1860
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648
546
654
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Presidential election of 1860
550
NATIONALISM VICTORIOUS 18601876
551
660
553
THE CIVIL
558
Scene of the Civil War Double page Full page
559
Union and Confederacy after Gettysburg
564
Emancipation
571
RECONSTRUCTION
581
58
585
THE CLOSE OF AN
593
Railway land grants 18501871
595
Presidential election of 1876
596
A BUSINESS AGE 18761914
600
NATIONAL GROWTH
603
64
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70
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Increase in population from 50 The United States of 1918
607
CIVIL SERVICE AND THE TARIFF
612
GREENBACKS AND FREE SILVER
624
WAR WITH SPAIN
631
FORWARD MOVEMENTS
668
Building the Pacific Highway through Oregon 139 The Capitol illuminated
705
CHAPTER
708
American troops marching through the Arch of Triumph Paris Colored facing
728
General John J Pershing
734
Germanys Mittel Europa 53 The War on the West Front in 1918
740
LXVIII
745
The Big Four
751
Premier Clemenceau addressing Peace Conference 144 Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes
761
American warships in New York Harbor
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INDEX
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75
8
ix
14
to 1920
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A SELECT LIBRARY ON AMERICAN HISTORY
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PAGE
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283
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447
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78
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306
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322
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178
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354
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476
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369
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551
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385
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facing 540
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90
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559
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558
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593
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395
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637
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573
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after 596
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