Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

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Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

edited by
John E. Findling
&
Frank W. Thackeray

THE GREENWOOD PRESS

‘‘EVENTS THAT CHANGED AMERICA’’ SERIES

GREENWOOD PRESS

Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - The Great Awakening, C. 1730s–1760 1
  • 2 - The Era of Salutary Neglect, C. 1720s–1750 21
  • 3 - The French and Indian War, 1754–1763 39
  • Selected Bibliography 56
  • 4 - The Stamp Act, 1765 59
  • 5 - The Boston Tea Party, 1773 77
  • 6 - The Declaration of Independence, 1776 95
  • 7 - The American Revolution, 1775–1783 113
  • Selected Bibliography 128
  • 8 - The Constitutional Convention, 1787 131
  • Selected Bibliography 148
  • 9 - The Xyz Affair, 1798–1800 151
  • 10 - The Revolution of 1800 171
  • Selected Bibliography 187
  • Index 201
  • About the Editors and Contributors 207
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