Table of Contents

From the book: Early American History: Natives, Colonists, and Revolutionaries

 

Table of Contents

 

How Europeans See Americans                                                            1

Timeline of Exploration of the Americas                                                 3

The Founding of the Iroquois Confederacy                                            5

 Deganawidah and Hiawatha                                                                 5

The Early Colonists of the Chesapeake Bay                                          12

John Rolfe and Tobacco                                                                       14

The New England Puritans                                                                    18

The First Thanksgiving                                                                          19

New England Thrives                                                                            20

Hellfire and Brimstone Puritanism                                                          22

Indentured Servants                                                                              24

The Middle Colonies                                                                            26

Pennsylvania and the Quakers                                                               27

Benjamin Franklin                                                                                 30

Poor Richard's Almanac                                                                       34

The Thirteen Colonies                                                                           37

The Boston Massacre                                                                           38

The Boston Tea Party                                                                           39

The Shot Heard Round the World                                                         41

Paul Revere's Ride                                                                               43

Concord Hymn                                                                                     45

Timeline of the American Revolution                                                      46

The Declaration Of Independence                                                         47

George Washington                                                                              50

Thomas Paine: "A Call to Patriots"                                                        53

The U.S. Constitution                                                                           55

Two Early American Folk Songs                                                           56

Thomas Jefferson                                                                                  58

Monticello                                                                                            62

Aaron Burr                                                                                           63

The Barbary War                                                                                 64

The Great Charter: Preface to American Democracy                             66

The American Bill Of Rights                                                                  67

The War of 1812                                                                                  70

Prelude to the War                                                                               70

Old Ironsides                                                                                        71

The Battle of New Orleans                                                                   73

The Star-Spangled Banner                                                                    74

Bibliography                                                                                         75