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HISTORY 110 - U.S. Colonial - 1800 - Prof. Strauber: Books

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Prof. Strauber's Assignment

CHOOSE ONE OF THESE:

A. Using one of the following texts as your chief resource, discuss the role that Alexander Hamilton played in the establishment of the new nation.

B. What can we learn about the relationship between white settlers and Native Americans from John Demos' narrative The Unredeemed Captive*? What are the larger issues concerning the relationship between European, American, and Native American cultures addressed in this book?

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OCLC - Worldcat

Westchester Library System

New York Public Library

C. Was the act of composing the Declaration of Independence a simple, natural process? Why or why not? What were some of the decisions and considerations that went into the construction of this document?

 

D. Discuss the origins of the Salem Witch Trials using In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692, by Mary Beth Norton.

E. What does Masquerade: The Life and Times of Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier by Young say about the role(s) of women in the Revolutionary War?

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OCLC - Worldcat

Westchester Library System

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Supplementary Titles

Below are selected "Suggested Titles" from Prof. Strauber's Syllabus that the WCC library owns.