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1 The Collision Of Cultures
2 Britain And Its Colonies
3 Colonial Ways Of Life
4 The Imperial Perspective
5 From Empire To Independence
6 The American Revolution
7 Shaping A Federal Union
8 The Federalist Era
9 The Early Republic
10 Nationalism And Sectionalism
11 The Jacksonian Impulse
12 The Dynamics Of Growth
13 An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform
14 Manifest Destiny
15 The Old South
16 The Crisis Of Union
17 The War Of The Union
18 Reconstruction: North And South
19 New Frontiers: South And West
20 Big Business And Organized Labor
21 The Emergence Of Urban America
22 Gilded-age Politics And Agrarian Revolt
23 An American Empire
24 The Progressive Era
25 America And The Great War
26 The Modern Temper
27 Republican Resurgence And Decline
28 New Deal America
29 From Isolation To Global War
30 The Second World War
31 The Fair Deal And Containment
32 Through The Picture Window: Society And Culture, 1945–1960
33 Conflict And Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years
34 New Frontiers: Politics And Social Change In The 1960s
35 Rebellion And Reaction In The 1960s And 1970s
36 A Conservative Insurgency
37 Triumph And Tragedy: America At The Turn Of The Century

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  1. English background to colonization
    1. Unique features of English development
      1. Mixtures of languages and religions
      2. Safety of isolation
      3. Fading of feudalism
      4. Class structure
    2. Government
      1. Local self-rule
      2. Power of Parliament
      3. Common Law
    3. The economy
      1. Joint-stock companies
      2. Population explosion
      3. Migrations
    4. The monarchy under the Stuarts
      1. James I and “divine right”
      2. Charles I and Parliament
      3. Civil War
      4. Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649–1660
      5. Restoration of Charles II, 1660
      6. Glorious Revolution of 1689
      7. 1701 Act of Settlement
  2. The early English colonies on the Chesapeake
    1. Patterns of English colonization
      1. Expectation of stockholders
      2. Example of Ireland
      3. Migrants not settlers
    2. Settlement of Virginia
      1. Settlement at Jamestown, 1607
      2. Roles of John Smith and Pocahontas
      3. Powhatan Confederacy
      4. Early difficulties
      5. Importance of tobacco
      6. The headright policy
      7. General Assembly of Virginia
      8. Conflicts with Indians
      9. Becomes a royal colony in 1624
      10. Growth and stability under William Berkeley
    3. Bacon’s Rebellion
      1. Tensions, discontents, and hatreds
      2. Role of Nathaniel Bacon
      3. Results
    4. Maryland
      1. Proprietary colony
      2. Importance of Catholics
  3. Colonial New England
    1. Compared to Chesapeake colonies
      1. Middle class
      2. More women
      3. Healthier climate
      4. Holy settlement
    2. Settlement at Plymouth
      1. Pilgrims
      2. Separatists
      3. The Mayflower
      4. Settlement of Plymouth
      5. Mayflower Compact
    3. Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630
      1. Role of the Puritans
      2. John Winthrop
      3. Evolution of government
    4. Creation of Rhode Island
      1. Views of Roger Williams
      2. Religious freedom
      3. Controversy over Anne Hutchinson
    5. Origins of Connecticut, 1637
    6. Settlement of Maine and New Hampshire
  4. New England Indians
    1. Cultural interactions
      1. Strategies of Indians
      2. English objectives
    2. Indian Society
      1. Dependence of Nature
      2. Religion
      3. Epidemics
    3. Pequot War
      1. Background
      2. Massacre of Indians
    4. King Philip’s War
  5. The English Civil War and the colonies
    1. Reduced immigration
    2. English neglect of colonies
    3. Formation of New England Confederation, 1643
    4. Controversy over toleration in Maryland
    5. Cromwell’s defense of the colonies
    6. Limited impact of the Restoration
  6. New proprietary colonies
    1. Carolinas settlements and governments
      1. North Carolina’s development
      2. South Carolina
        1. Impact of West Indian planters
        2. Government and religious toleration
        3. Economic development
    2. Southern Indian trade
      1. Geographic extent of and material basis for trade
      2. Troubles arising from Indian trade
      3. Trade in Indian slaves
      4. Conflicts with Indians
        1. Tuscarora War
        2. Yemassee War
    3. New York
      1. Originally a Dutch colony
      2. Patroon system
      3. British conquest, 1664
      4. Dutch political principles
    4. Iroquois League
      1. Formation of the Iroquois League
      2. Iroqois life
      3. Development of warfare among the tribes
      4. Iroquois expansion and its effects
      5. Evolution of neutrality in the 1700s
    5. New Jersey, a proprietary grant from the Duke of York
    6. Pennsylvania’s development
      1. Problems of the Quakers
      2. Role of William Penn
      3. Development of the colony
      4. Government and Indian relations
    7. Delaware granted to Penn, but operated separately
    8. Experiment of Georgia, 1733
      1. Philanthropic purpose
      2. Defensive role
  7. General features of English settlement
    1. Effect of lack of centralized direction
    2. Role of private investment
    3. Welcome of diverse settlers
    4. Importance of self-government
    5. Compact pattern of settlement

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