Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: To 1877

Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: To 1877

By: Blaine T. Browne (author), Robert C. Cottrell (author)Paperback

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Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed for use in American history courses, with each volume consisting of thirteen chapters in which two significant individuals are examined in the context of a major historical issue or event. Written in a narrative style, this text offers students new and intriguing perspectives about major issues in the nation's political, economic, social, cultural, intellectual and military history.

About Author

Blaine T. Browne is professor of history at Broward College. Robert C. Cottrell is professor of history at California State University. Together, they have co-authored Uncertain Order: The World in the Twentieth Century, Lives and Legacies: Biographies in Western Civilization, and Modern American Lives: Biographies in American History since 1945.


Preface Introduction 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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742561922
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780742561922
  • weight: 553
  • ISBN10: 0742561925

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