The Revolutionary Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1776 to 1800

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Contents
Series Forewordvii
Introductionix
Chronology of Eventsxix
Chapter 1: The Reality of Independence 1776–1781, 1
Chapter 2: Wartime Morale, 1776–1781 33
Chapter 3: The Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1776–1781 49
Chapter 4: General George Washington, 1776–1783 67
Chapter 5: Benedict Arnold, 1780–1781 81
Chapter 6: The Articles of Confederation, 1777–1781 93
Chapter 7: The Union in Crisis? 1782–1787 105
Chapter 8: Shays’s Rebellion, 1786–1787 119
Chapter 9: Constitutional Convention, 1787 127
Chapter 10: Ratification Struggle, 1787–1789 137
Chapter 11: The Bill of Rights, 1787–1791 161
Chapter 12: The Issue of the Native Americans 1791–1797, 181
Chapter 13: The Role of Women, 1780–1798 189
Chapter 14: Slave Revolt in Santo Domingue (Haiti), 1791–1793 201
Chapter 15: President George Washington, 1789–1799 211
Chapter 16: The Early Years of the French Revolution, 1789–1793 223
Chapter 17: The Whiskey Rebellion, 1794 233
Chapter 18: Jay’s Treaty, 1795–1796 243
Chapter 19: The Rise of the Party Press, 1797–1800 253
Chapter 20: The French Revolution Gone Crazy, 1793–1798 263

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