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HIST1301 Additional Reading Exercises

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Exploration, Discovery, and Colonization
PART ONE:
Exploration, Discovery, and Colonization
The American Revolution and Early National Period
PART TWO:
The American Revolution and Early National Period
The New Nation Expands
PART THREE:
The New Nation Expands
Sectional Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction
PART FOUR:
Sectional Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Part One:
Discovery, Exploration and Colonization

Additional Reading Exercise 1 (ARE1)
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IMPORTANT NOTE: In some of the Colonial era documents below, which were written in Colonial times, the letter "s" may sometimes look like an "f." This is actually known as a "long S." For example: "That perfon faid..." is actually "That person said..." or "He was fensible.." is actually "He was sensible..." (The rules for use were rather complicated so please don't ask!) You may also find that some words have the letter "e" at the end, which is left off modern spelling of the same word. For example: "maintaine" (old style) vs. "maintain" (modern style).

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Part Two:
The American Revolution and Early National Period

Additional Reading Exercise 2 (ARE2)
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Part Three:
The New Nation Expands

Additional Reading Exercise 3 (ARE3)
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  • Review of American Unitarianism Freeman and Wells (1815)
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  • Domestic Manners of the Americans Francis Trollope (1832)
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  • Lectures on Revivals of Religion Charles Grandison Finney (1835)
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  • Democracy in America. vol. II, Alexis de Tocqueville (1838)
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  • Religion in America Robert Baird (1844)
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  • "The Destiny of the Country" The American Review: A Whig Journal (March 1847)
  • Two Lectures on the History of the American Union Henry Reed (1856)
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  • THE MORMONS (History Timeline) PBS (2007)

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Part Four:
Sectional Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Additional Reading Exercise 4 (ARE4)
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