Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, 1st Edition

  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266406
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266405
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 499 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

With deeper coverage than any other source, Encyclopedia of the Political History of the United States identifies and illuminates patterns and interrelations that will expand the reader’s understanding of political institutions, culture, behavior, and change. Unlike most references, it focuses on both government and history, bringing exceptional breadth and depth to the topic with more than 100 essays for each critical time period. A comprehensive timeline, topical trees and a synoptic table of contents, as well as maps, photos, and tables support the entries and add structure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries by Volume.
Reader's Guide.
Contributors.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Adams, John.
2: Adams, Samuel.
3: African Americans, Free.
4: Agriculture.
5: Albany Congress.
6: American Indians.
7: American Revolution.
8: Antislavery and Abolitionism.
9: Benezet, Anthony.
10: Boston Tea Party.
11: Bradford, William.
12: Burgesses, House of.
13: Calvert, George (Lord Baltimore).
14: Colonial Government.
15: Colonial Rebellions.
16: Colonial System, British.
17: Colonial Wars.
18: Committees of Correspondence.
19: Common Sense.
20: Connecticut.
21: Continental Congresses.
22: Corporate Charter Colonies.
23: Declaration of Independence.
24: Declaratory Act.
25: Delaware.
26: Dickinson, John.
27: Dominion of New England.
28: Edwards, Jonathan.
29: Enlightenment, American.
30: Franco-American Alliance of 1778.
31: Franklin, Benjamin.
32: French Colonies.
33: Frontier.
34: Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina.
35: Georgia.
36: Great Awakening, First.
37: Halfway Covenant.
38: Hancock, John.
39: Henry, Patrick.
40: Hutchinson, Anne.
41: Intolerable Acts.
42: Iroquois Confederacy.
43: Jamestown.
44: Jefferson, Thomas.
45: Joint-Stock Colonies.
46: King Philip's War.
47: Land Policy.
48: Loyalists.
49: Maryland.
50: Massachusetts Bay.
51: Mather Family.
52: Mayflower Compact.
53: Mercantilism.
54: Minuit, Peter.
55: Morris, Robert.
56: Navigation Acts.
57: New Amsterdam/New Netherland.
58: New England Confederation.
59: New Hampshire.
60: New Jersey.
61: New York.
62: North Carolina.
63: Paine, Thomas.
64: Paris, Treaty of.
65: Parliament.
66: Penn, William.
67: Pennsylvania.
68: Plymouth Colony.
69: Press and Printers.
70: Proprietary Colonies.
71: Puritanism.
72: Quartering Acts.
73: Regulators.
74: Religion.
75: Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
76: Religious Toleration.
77: Republicanism.
78: Rhode Island.
79: Roanoke Colonies.
80: Royal Colonies.
81: Servitude, Indentured.
82: Seven Years’ War.
83: Slave Resistance and Rebellions.
84: Slavery.
85: Smith, John.
86: Sons of Liberty.
87: South Carolina.
88: Spanish Colonies.
89: Stamp Act.
90: Stuyvesant, Peter.
91: Suffrage.
92: Sugar Act.
93: Taxation.
94: Townshend Acts.
95: Virginia.
96: Virginia Companies.
97: Virginia Declaration of Rights.
98: War of Independence.
99: Washington, George.
100: Williams, Roger.
101: Winthrop, John.
102: Women.
103: Zenger Trial.
Cumulative Index.
Index.