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Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed to acquaint students with major issues in American history through the lives of individuals, prominent and otherwise, whose ideas and activities were crucial in shaping the course of the nations history. Employing a narrative style, each volume consists of thirteen chapters in which the lives of two individuals are examined in the broader context of major historical themes. Readers will find not only a diversity of individuals profiledincluding Mary Dyer and Cotton Mather, Andrew Jackson and Tecumseh, and John Brown and Abraham Lincolnbut also themes spanning political, economic, social, cultural, intellectual and military history. This combined biographical/thematic approach provides the reader with more extensive biographical information and a fuller examination of key issues than is commonly offered in core texts. Each chapter also offers study questions and a bibliography. Also Available: Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: Since 1865 by Blaine T. Browne and Robert C. Cottrell


By Blaine T. Browne and Robert C. Cottrell


Chapter 1: Orthodoxy and Dissent in Puritan England: Mary Dyer, Cotton Mather
Chapter 2: The American Mind in the Eighteenth Century: Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin
Chapter 3: Revolutionaries: Thomas Paine, Mercy Otis Warren
Chapter 4: Republicans, Federalists, Virginians: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall
Chapter 5: Popular Culture in Antebellum America: David Crockett, Stephen Foster
Chapter 6: Clash of Civilizations: Native Americans and the New Republic: Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson
Chapter 7: Slavery in Theory and Practice: George Fitzhugh, Harriet Tubman
Chapter 8: Reforming Self and Society: Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller
Chapter 9: Defining Women's Roles: Catharine Esther Beecher, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Chapter 10: Manifest Destinies: William Walker, Brigham Young
Chapter 11: Abolitionists: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln
Chapter 12: Uncivil War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Nathan Bedford Forrest
Chapter 13: A New Birth of Freedom Deferred: Benjamin R. Tillman, Ida B. Wells


Titel: Lives and Times
Untertitel: Individuals and Issues in American History: To 1877
EAN: 9781442205581
ISBN: 978-1-4422-0558-1
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 344
Veröffentlichung: 16.05.2010
Jahr: 2010
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 3.8 MB