Summary: Give Me Liberty! is the leading textbook in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, Give Me Liberty! offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective throughout the text. Threaded through the chronological narrative is the theme of freedom in American history and the significant conflicts over its changing meanings, its limits, and its accessibility to various social and economic groups throughou
t American history. With the Seagull Edition, students get the full text in a value-edition format: two-color, a selection of the illustrations and maps in the regular edition, and a basic version of the pedagogy. The price is half that of the regular edition, and less than the Brief Edition.
Summary: Give Me Liberty! is the leading textbook in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, Give Me Liberty! offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective throughout the text. Threaded through the chronological narrative is the theme of freedom in American history and the significant conflicts over its changing meanings, its limits, and its accessibility to various social and economic groups throughout American history. With the Seagull Edition, students get the full text in a value-edition format: two-color, a selection of the illustrations and maps in the regular edition, and a basic version of the pedagogy. The price is half that of the regular edition, and less than the Brief Edition. ...show less
Table of Contents List of Maps, Tables, and Figures. xvii. About the Author. xix. Preface. xxi. Part 1. American Colonies to 1763. 1. A New World. 4. The Expansion of Europe. 7. Peoples of the Americas. 12. The Spanish Empire. 15. The First North Americans. 23. England and the New World. 30. The Freeborn Englishman. 35. Voices of Freedom: From Henry Care, English Liberties, or, The Free-Born Subject's Inheritance (1680). 40. 2. American Beginnings, 1607-1650. 44. The Coming of the English. 47. Settling the Chesapeake. 51. Origins of American Slavery. 57. The New England Way. 62. Voices of Freedom: From John Winthrop, Speech to the Massachusetts General Court (July 3, 1645). 64. New Englanders Divided. 69. The New England Economy. 73. 3. Crisis and Expansion: North American Colonies, 1650-1750. 78. Empires in Conflict. 81. The Expansion of England's Empire. 87. Voices of Freedom: From William Penn, England's Present Interests Discovered (1675). 93. Colonies in Crisis. 94. The Eighteenth Century: A Growing Society. 101. Social Classes in the Colonies. 110. 4. Slavery, Freedom, and the Struggle for Empire to 1763. 118. Slavery and the Empire. 121. Slave Culture and Slave Resistance. 130. An Empire of Freedom. 133. The Public Sphere. 138. The Great Awakening. 145. Imperial Rivalries. 148. Battle for the Continent. 151. Voices of Freedom: From Pontiac, Speeches (1762 and 1763). 156. Part 2. A New Nation, 1763-1840. 5. The American Revolution, 1763-1783. 166. The Crisis Begins. 169. The Road to Revolution. 176. The Coming of Independence. 180. Voices of Freedom: From Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776). 185. Securing Independence. 189. 6. The Revolution Within. 200. Democratizing Freedom. 203. Toward Religious Liberty. 207. Defining Economic Freedom. 212. The Limits of Liberty. 215. Slavery and the Revolution. 220. Voices of Freedom: From Petitions of Slaves to the Massachusetts Legislature (1773 and 1777). 224. Daughters of Liberty. 228. 7. Founding a Nation, 1783-1789. 234. America under the Articles of Confederation. 237. A New Constitution. 246. The Ratification Debate and the Origin of the Bill of Rights. 253. Voices of Freedom: From James Madison, The Federalist no. 51, and Anti-Federalist Essay Signed ''Brutus'' (1787). 254. We the People. 261. 8. Securing the Republic, 1790-1815. 270. Politics in an Age of Passion. 272. Voices of Freedom: From Address of the Democratic- Republican Society of Pennsylvania (December 18, 1794). 281. The Adams Presidency. 283. Jefferson in Power. 290. The ''Second War of Independence''. 298. 9. The Market Revolution. 306. A New Economy. 309. Market Society. 319. Voices of Freedom: From Josephine L. Baker, ''A Second Peep at Factory Life,'' Lowell Offering (1845). 328. The Free Individual. 330. The Limits of Prosperity. 335. 10. Democracy in America, 1815-1840. 344. The Triumph of Democracy. 346. Voices of Freedom: From ''The Memorial of the Non- Freeholders of the City of Richmond'' (1829). 348. Nationalism and Its Discontents. 353. Nation, Section, and Party. 358. The Age of Jackson. 363. The Bank War and After. 373. Part 3. Slavery, Freedom, and the Crisis of the Union, 1840-1877. 11. The Peculiar Institution. 386. The Old South. 389. Voices of Freedom: From John C. Calhoun, Speech in Congress (1837). 398. Life under Slavery. 400. Slave Culture. 409. Resistance to Slavery. 414. 12. An Age of Reform, 1820-1840. 422. The Reform Impulse. 424. The Crusade against Slavery. 434. Black and White Abolitionism. 441. The Origins of Feminism. 445. Voices of Freedom: From Angelina Grimke, Letter in The Liberator (August 2, 1837). 448. 13. A House Divided, 1840-1861. 456. Fruits of Manifest Destiny. 458. A Dose of Arsenic. 470. The Rise of the Republican Party. 477. Voices of Freedom: From William H. Seward, ''The Irrepressible Conflict'' (1858). 484. The Emergence of Lincoln. 487. The Impending Crisis. 495. 14. A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War, 1861-1865. 502. The First Modern War. 504. The Coming of Emancipation. 514. The Second American Revolution. 524. Voices of Freedom: From Abraham Lincoln, Address at Sanitary Fair, Baltimore (April 18, 1864). 525. The Confederate Nation. 532. Turning Points. 536. Rehearsals for Reconstruction and the End of the War. 539. 15. ''What Is Freedom?'': Reconstruction, 1865-1877. 548. The Meaning of Freedom. 551. Voices of Freedom: From Petition of Committee in Behalf of the Freedmen to Andrew Johnson (1865). 558. The Making of Radical Reconstruction. 562. Radical Reconstruction in the South. 572. The Overthrow of Reconstruction. 577. Appendix. Documents. The Declaration of Independence (1776). 2. The Constitution of the United States (1787). 4. From George Washington's Farewell Address (1796). 14. The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848). 18. From Frederick Douglass's ''What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July?'' Speech (1852). 20. The Gettysburg Address (1863). 23. Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (1865). 24. The Populist Platform of 1892. 25. Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address (1933). 28. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, ''I Have a Dream'' Speech (1963). 30. Tables. Presidential Elections. 32. Admission of States. 40. Population of the United States. 41. Historical Statistics of the United States Workforce. 42. Immigration, by Origin. 42. Glossary. 43. Credits. 63. Index. 67
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