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The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Fourth Edition
Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Jr., Joseph F. Kett, Neal Salisbury, Harvard Sitkoff, Nancy Woloch
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Cahokia
Chapter:1
Date: c. 1200
Author: Lloyd K. Townsend
Description: Monk's Mound
Type: Painting
Indians of New Netherlands Account for the Creation
Chapter:1
Date: c. 1650s
Author: Indians of New Netherlands
Description: An Indian Creation Story
Type: Text
English Trade with Indians
Chapter:2
Date: 1634
Author: Theodor de Bry
Description: A trade encounter between the Indians and the English
Type: Drawing
Indentured Servitude in the Chesapeake
Chapter:3
Date: 1640
Author: Virginia General Court
Description: Court Judgement
Type: Text
The Wonders of the Invisible World
Chapter:3
Date: 1693
Author: Cotton Mather
Description: Public Exhortation
Type: Text
Land Division in New Orleans
Chapter:4
Date: c. 1720
Author: unknown
Description: The "long lot" system
Type: Map
Virginia Gentleman Weighs "a Frail Woman's" Class
Chapter:4
Date: c. 1730
Author: William Byrd, II
Description: A response to the elopement of an upper-class woman with an overseer
Type: Text
Charleston, SC Sons of Liberty
Chapter:5
Date: 1766
Author: Anonymous
Description: Patriot List
Type: Text
The Copley Family
Chapter:5
Date: 1776-1777
Author: John Singleton Copley
Description: Family Portrait
Type: Painting
A Profile of Loyalist Claims
Chapter:6
Date: 1780
Author: Wallace Brown
Description: Claimant List
Type: Text
Washington's Farewell Address
Chapter:7
Date: 1796
Author: George Washington
Description: Our first President cautions the young nation
Type: Text
Lewis & Clark: A Scientific Interest...
Chapter:8
Date: 1805
Author: Meriweather Lewis
Description: Journal Entry
Type: Illustration/Text
Lewis & Clark: A Modern View
Chapter:8, 33
Date: 1998
Author: John Klossner
Description: Cartoon
Type: Illustration
Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin
Chapter:9
Date: 1794
Author: Houghton Mifflin Company
Description: Animation of the operation of a cotton gin
Type: Animation
Rules for Husbands and Wives
Chapter:9
Date: 1830
Author: Mathew Carey
Description: Views on the Role of Women
Type: Text
Removal of the Eastern Indians
Chapter:9
Date: 1840
Author:
Description: Forced Migration Routes
Type: Map
Veto of the Bank of the United States
Chapter:10
Date: 1832
Author: Andrew Jackson
Description: Speech
Type: Text
Domestic Economy
Chapter:11
Date: 1841
Author: Catherine E. Beecher
Description: Essay
Type: Text
Early Evidence of Sexual Tensions Within Slavery
Chapter:12
Date: 1681
Author: unknown
Description: A white woman testifies of sexual assualt by a mulatto man
Type: Text
Manifest Destiny
Chapter:13
Date: 1845
Author: John L. Sullivan
Description: The origins
Type: Text
Black Potential and the Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin
Chapter:14
Date: 1853
Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Description: Author's defense of the factual basis of her novel
Type: Text
South Carolina Defines the Causes of Secession
Chapter:14
Date: 1860
Author: unknown
Description: South Carolina's reasons for Secession
Type: Text
Confederate Dead at Gettysburg
Chapter:15
Date: 1863
Author: Alexander Gardner et al.
Description: Battle Aftermath
Type: Photograph
Thomas Wentworth Higginson Assesses the Black Soldier
Chapter:15
Date: 1870
Author: Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Description: Account of a black Civil War regiment by their commander
Type: Text
Louisiana Black Code
Chapter:16
Date: 1865
Author: Louisiana
Description: Reconstruction-era "black codes" restrict blacks' rights in the South
Type: Text
Southern Skepticism of the Freedmen's Bureau
Chapter:16
Date: 1866
Author: James D. B. De Bow
Description: A leading Southern writer's comments
Type: Text
Whitman Salutes the Indo-Hispanic Conrtibution to America
Chapter:17
Date: 1883
Author: Walt Whitman
Description: Indian & Hispanic role in the growth of the U.S.
Type: Text
Montana v. Rehberg
Chapter:17, 20
Date: 1885
Author: Anonymous
Description: Court Transcript
Type: Text
The Significance of the Frontier in American History
Chapter:17
Date: 1893
Author: Frederick Jackson Turner
Description: Importance of the frontier in shaping American character
Type: Text
Strike of 1877
Chapter:18
Date: 1877
Author: Allan Pinkerton
Description: "Pinkerton-men" as strikebreakers
Type: Text
Chinese in San Francisco
Chapter:18
Date: 1885
Author: San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Description: Living conditions in Chinatown
Type: Text
How the Other Half Lives
Chapter:19
Date: 1890
Author: Jacob Riis
Description: Life of the poor in the city
Type: Text
American Woman's Home
Chapter:20
Date: 1869
Author: Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
Description: Patternbook Perspective Drawing & Floor-plan
Type: Illustration
Consumerism
Chapter:20, 24
Date: 1890-1926
Author:
Description: Personal & Business Income
Type: Table
Political Symbols
Chapter:21
Date: 1874
Author: Thomas Nast
Description: Political Cartoon
Type: Illustration
Populist Party Platform
Chapter:21
Date: 1892
Author: Populist Party
Description: New political party calls for radical changes
Type: Text
Mahan Defines Security in Terms of Sea Power
Chapter:21
Date: 1897
Author: Alfred Thayer Mahan
Description: Military/Geo-Political Theory
Type: Text
Booker T. Washington and Others
Chapter:22
Date: 1903
Author: W. E. B. Du Bois
Description: Criticism of Washington's views
Type: Text
Attack on the Meatpackers
Chapter:22
Date: 1906
Author: Upton Sinclair
Description: "Muckraker's" indictment
Type: Text
The Visual Image of the Enemy
Chapter:23
Date: 1913
Author:
Description: Political Cartoon
Type: Illustration
American Neutrality Policy
Chapter:23
Date: 1914
Author: Woodrow Wilson
Description: Statement of WWI neutrality in Europe
Type: Text
Susan LaFollette on Marriage and Divorce
Chapter:24
Date: 1929
Author: Susan LaFollette
Description: A view of divorce in the 1920s
Type: Text
Depression and the New Deal
Chapter:25, 26
Date: 1929-1942
Author:
Description: Unemployment Figures
Type: Chart
Oct. 29, Dies Irae
Chapter:25
Date: 1929
Author: James N. Rosenberg
Description: Events of October 29, 1929
Type: Political Cartoon
BrokeóBaby SickóCar Trouble
Chapter:26
Date: 1937
Author: Dorothea Lange
Description: A family moving west
Type: Photograph
World War II Homefront
Chapter:27
Date: 1942
Author:
Description: Internal Migration
Type: Map
Effects of the Atomic Bomb
Chapter:27
Date: 1945
Author: The United States Bombing Survey
Description: Government Report
Type: Text
Truman Doctrine
Chapter:28
Date: 1947
Author: Harry S. Truman
Description: A call to action
Type: Text
Father Knows Best
Chapter:29
Date: 1954
Author: Anonymous
Description: Sitcom Still
Type: Photograph
Watts Riots
Chapter:30
Date: 1965
Author: California Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots
Description: Compilation of L.A. police records
Type: Text
Voting Literacy Test
Chapter:30
Date: 1965
Author: Anonymous
Description: State Voting Test
Type: Text
John Kerry Questions a War Gone Wrong
Chapter:31
Date: 1971
Author: U.S. Government
Description: Congressional hearing on Vietnam
Type: Text
Challenger: An Accident Rooted in History...
Chapter:32
Date: 1986
Author: Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
Description: Pictograph of O-ring Damage
Type: Chart
Support for the Contras
Chapter:33
Date: 1984
Author: Ronald Reagan
Description: U.S. involvement in Nicaragua
Type: Text
Events in Waco: House Judiciary Committee Investigation
Chapter:33
Date: 1993
Author: Janet Reno
Description: Attorney General's Testimony
Type: Text
Country of Origin and Year of Entry into the U.S.
Chapter:33
Date: 1997
Author: U.S. Census Bureau
Description: Foreign-born citizenship status
Type: Table


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