What Happened? An Encyclopedia of Events That Changed America Forever, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1598846221
  • ISBN-13: 9781598846225
  • DDC: 973.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1410 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Illustrations.
Preface and Acknowledgments.
1: First Encounters, ca. 40,000 BCE-CE 1492.
2: Introduction.
3: Interpretive Essay.
4: Algonquin.
5: Anasazi Culture.
6: Christopher Columbus (1451-1506).
7: Hopewell Culture.
8: Mississippian Culture.
9: Document: Journal of Christopher Columbus, 1492.
10: The French in North America, 1534-1701.
11: Introduction.
12: Interpretive Essay.
13: Jacques Cartier (1491-1557).
14: Samuel De Champlain (ca. 1567-1635).
15: French Fur Trade, Environmental Consequences of.
16: Louis De Buade, Comte De Frontenac (1622-1698).
17: Louis Joliet (ca. 1645-1700).
18: Jacques Marquette (1637-1675).
19: The Expedition of Coronado, 1540-1542.
20: Introduction.
21: Interpretive Essay.
22: ÁLvar nÚÑez Cabeza De Vaca (ca. 1490-1556/64).
23: Francisco VÁsquez De Coronado (1510-1554).
24: Esteban (ca. 1503-1539).
25: Hopi.
26: Spanish Colonization of the Americas.
27: Zuni.
28: The Founding of St. Augustine, 1565.
29: Introduction.
30: Interpretive Essay.
31: Castillo De San Marcos.
32: Hernando De Soto (ca. 1497-1542).
33: Florida.
34: Juan Ponce De LeÓn (ca. 1470-1521).
35: Early English Colonization Efforts, ca. 1584-1630.
36: Introduction.
37: Interpretive Essay.
38: John Cabot (ca. 1450-1498).
39: Jamestown, Founding of (1607).
40: Pilgrims.
41: Sir Walter Raleigh (ca. 1552-1618).
42: Roanoke Colonies (1585, 1587).
43: Document: Excerpt from Arthur Barlowe's “First Voyage to Roanoke,” 1584.
44: Early European-Native American Encounters, 1607-1637.
45: Introduction.
46: Interpretive Essay.
47: North American Smallpox Epidemic.
48: Opechancanough (1545/56-ca. 1644).
49: Pequot War (1636-1637).
50: Pocahontas (ca. 1595-1617).
51: John Smith (ca. 1580-1631).
52: Squanto (1580-1622).
53: The Introduction of Slavery into North America, 1619.
54: Introduction.
55: Interpretive Essay.
56: African Slave Trade.
57: Runaway Servants.
58: Slavery.
59: Slavery in Mid-18th-Century Colonial Virginia.
60: Document: Excerpt from Samuel Sewall's The Selling of Joseph, 1700.
61: Religious Toleration in English North America, 1636-1701.
62: Introduction.
63: Interpretive Essay.
64: Cecil Calvert (1605-1675).
65: Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643).
66: Society of Friends (Quakers).
67: Roger Williams (1603-1683).
68: Document: Excerpt from Roger Williams's Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, 1644.
69: Document: Maryland Act of Toleration, 1649.
70: Document: Excerpt from the Pennsylvania Charter Of Privileges, 1701.
71: The Surrender of New Amsterdam, 1664.
72: Introduction.
73: Interpretive Essay.
74: Anglo-Dutch Wars.
75: Dutch East India Company.
76: Dutch Reformed Church.
77: Dutch West India Company.
78: Peter Minuit (1580-1638).
79: Peter Stuyvesant (1610-1672).
80: King Philip's War, 1675-1676.
81: Introduction.
82: Interpretive Essay.
83: Benjamin Church (1639-1718).
84: Metacom (ca. 1638-1676).
85: Narragansetts.
86: Mary Rowlandson (ca. 1635-ca. 1678).
87: Wampanoags.
88: Document: Massasoit Peace Treaty, 1621.
89: The Glorious Revolution in America, 1688-1689.
90: Introduction.
91: Interpretive Essay.
92: Sir Edmund Andros (1637-1714).
93: Bacon's Rebellion (1676).
94: King William's War (1689-1697).
95: Jacob Leisler (1640-1691).
96: Document: English Bill of Rights, 1689.
97: The Salem Witch Trials, 1692.
98: Introduction.
99: Interpretive Essay.
100: Cotton Mather (1663-1728).
101: Increase Mather (1639-1723).
102: Puritan Family.
103: Samuel Sewall (1652-1730).
104: Document: Cotton Mather: Wonders of the Invisible World, 1693.
105: Document: Death Warrant of Five Women Convicted of Witchcraft in Salem, 1692.
Glossary of Terms and People.
Timeline.
About The Editors and Contributors.