America's History, Volume 1: To 1877 by James A. Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self

By James A. Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self

With clean interpretations from new authors, fully reconceived subject matters, and a wealth of state of the art new scholarship, the 7th version of America's History is designed to paintings completely with how you train the survey this present day. development at the book's hallmark strengths — stability, comprehensiveness, and explanatory energy — in addition to its remarkable visuals and vast primary-source positive factors, authors James Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, and Robert Self have formed America's History into the fitting source for survey classes.

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Before the 1490s, the Natchez and other Native American peoples knew nothing of the light-skinned inhabitants of Europe and the dark-complexioned peoples of Africa. But when Christopher Columbus, a European searching for a sea route to Asia, encountered the peoples of the Western Hemisphere in 1492, the destinies of four continents quickly became intertwined. In 1502, when Nicolás de Ovando replaced Columbus as governor of Hispaniola, his fleet of thirty ships carried both Spanish adventurers and enslaved Africans, initiating the centuries-long process that would produce a diaspora of Africans and Europeans and the creation of triracial societies in the Americas.

16). “If you desire to see me, come where I am,” a chief told de Soto. ” A century and a half later, French traders and priests reported that the Natchez people were rigidly divided among hereditary chiefs, nobles and honored people, and a bottom class of peasants. “Their chiefs possess all authority and distribute their favors and presents at will,” a Frenchman noted. Influenced by Mesoamerican rituals, the Natchez marked the death of a chief by sacrificing his wives and burying their remains in a ceremonial mound.

WYOMING IDAHO Weaverville Coloma 1848 San Francisco Mariposa Virginia City Eureka 1859 Austin Aurora NEVADA CALIFORNIA Corinne South Pass 1868 4 Growth and Crisis in Colonial Society, 1720–1765 The Hudson River Manors 109 Ethnic and Racial Diversity in the British Colonies, 1775 113 Religious Diversity in 1750 115 NEBR. Central City Denver UTAH Leadville COLORADO TERRITORY 1876 Pike’s Peak 1859 Cripple Creede Creek 1890 ARIZONA TERRITORY Los Angeles N W NEW MEXICO TERRITORY Wickenburg 1863 Tubac 1854 E Santa Rita Tombstone 1878 S CHAPTER N.

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