Defining Documents in World History: The 18th Century (1701-1800), 1st Edition

  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1682175820
  • ISBN-13: 9781682175828
  • DDC: 909.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Other Frontmatter.
The American Colonies in Resistance and Revolution.
1: Proclamation of 1763.
2: Declaration of Rights of the Stamp Act Congress.
3: Boston Non-Importation Agreement.
4: Patrick Henry: “Liberty or Death” Speech.
5: Proclamation by the King for Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition.
6: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation.
7: Thomas Paine: Common Sense.
8: George Mason: Virginia Declaration of Rights.
9: Declaration of Independence.
The Founding of a New Democratic Republic.
10: Articles of Confederation.
11: Thomas Jefferson: Notes on the State of Virginia.
12: Northwest Ordinance.
13: Constitution of the United States.
14: James Madison: Federalist 10.
15: James Madison: Federalist 51.
16: George Washington: First Inaugural Address.
17: Bill of Rights.
18: Thomas Jefferson: “Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank”.
19: Alexander Hamilton: “Opinion as to the Constitutionality of the Bank of the United States”.
20: George Washington: Farewell Address.
21: Alien and Sedition Acts.
Slavery and Democracy?.
22: John Woolman: Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes.
23: Petition of Prince Hall and Other African Americans to the Massachusetts General Court.
24: Pennsylvania: An Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery.
25: Slavery Clauses in the U.S. Constitution.
26: Fugitive Slave Act of 1793.
27: Richard Allen: “An Address to Those Who Keep Slaves, and Approve the Practice”.
28: Prince Hall: A Charge Delivered to the African Lodge.
Rights and Revolution in France.
29: Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.
30: Olympe de Gouges: Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.
The British Abroad.
31: British Regulating Act.
32: Qianlong: Letter to George III.
Chronological List.
Web Resources.