Shaping North America: From Exploration to the American Revolution, 1st Edition

  • James E. Seelye Jr.
  • Shawn Selby
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  • ISBN-10: 1440836698
  • ISBN-13: 9781440836695
  • DDC: 973.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1773 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This four-volume set provides entries on a wide variety of topics and themes in early American history to elucidate how the United States came to be. The encyclopedic entries on social, political, cultural, and military subjects from the pre-Columbian period through the creation of the Constitution (roughly 1400-1790) will be useful for anyone wishing to deeply investigate the who, what, where, when, and why of early America.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Acadians, Deportation of the.
2: Adams, Abigail (1744–1818).
3: Adams, John (1735–1826).
4: Adams, Samuel (1722–1803).
5: Agriculture.
6: Albany Congress.
7: Aleuts.
8: Alexander VI (1431–1503).
9: Algonquin.
10: American Architecture.
11: American Philosophical Society.
12: Anglicans.
13: Anglo-Dutch Wars.
14: Anti-Federalists.
15: Antinomianism.
16: Apprenticeships.
17: Arnold, Benedict (1741–1801).
18: Articles of Confederation.
19: Atahualpa (CA. 1502–1533).
20: Atlantic Slave Trade.
21: Aztec.
22: Bacon’s Rebellion.
23: Balboa, Vasco Núñez De (1475–1519).
24: Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806).
25: Baptists.
26: Bartram, John (1699–1777).
27: Beaver Trade.
28: Beaver Wars.
29: Bill of Rights.
30: Black Legend.
31: Books and Reading.
32: Boston Massacre.
33: Boston Tea Party.
34: Braddock, Edward (1695–1755).
35: Bradford, William (1663–1752).
36: Brandywine, Battle of.
37: Brant, Joseph (1743–1807).
38: Brent, Margaret Reed (1601–1671).
39: Bundling.
40: Bunker Hill, Battle of.
41: Burke, Edmund (1729–1797).
42: Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez (CA. 1490–CA. 1560).
43: Cabot, John (CA. 1450–CA. 1500) and Sebastian (CA. 1474–CA. 1557).
44: Cacao.
45: Calvert, George (1580–1632).
46: Calvert, Leonard (1606–1647).
47: Calvinism.
48: Camden, Battle of.
49: Carolina Constitution.
50: Carteret, Philip (1639–1682).
51: Carteret, Sir George (1610–1680).
52: Catholicism.
53: Champlain, Samuel De (1574–1635).
54: Charleston.
55: Chesapeake, Battle of The.
56: Chesapeake Bay.
57: Church, Benjamin (1734–1778).
58: Clark, George Rogers (1752–1818).
59: Clarke, John (1609–1676).
60: Clinton, Sir Henry (CA. 1730–1795).
61: College of William and Mary.
62: Colonial Charters.
63: Colonial Economy.
64: Colonial Government and Politics.
65: Colonial Sports.
66: Columbian Exchange.
67: Columbus, Christopher (1451–1506).
68: Committee of Detail.
69: Committee of Style and Arrangement.
70: Committees of Correspondence.
71: Company of One Hundred Associates.
72: Comte de Grasse, François-Joseph Paul (1722–1788).
73: Comte de Rochambeau (1725–1807).
74: Congregational Church.
75: Congress of Confederation.
76: Connecticut.
77: Connecticut Compromise.
78: Connecticut Western Reserve.
79: Constitutional Convention.
80: Consumer Goods.
81: Continental Congresses.
82: Contraception.
83: Cornwallis, Lord Charles (1738–1805).
84: Coronado, Francisco Vasquez De (CA. 1510–1554).
85: Cortés, Hernán (CA. 1485–1547).
86: Cotton, John (1585–1652).
87: Cowpens, Battle of.
88: Craftsmen/Artisans.
89: Cuauhtémoc (CA. 1494–1522).
90: Culpeper’s Rebellion.
91: Cuzco.
92: Declaration of Independence.
93: Deerfield Massacre.
94: Deference.
95: Delaware.
96: Disease.
97: Doctrine of Discovery/Conquest.
98: Dominicans.
99: Drake, Francis (CA. 1540–1596).
100: Drinking and Tavern Culture.
101: Dunmore’s War.
102: Dutch Slave Trade.
103: Dutch-Indian Wars.
104: Dyer, Mary (CA. 1611–1660).
105: Encomienda.
106: England.
107: English Ballads.
108: English Civil War.