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Title Dissent in America : voices that shaped a nation / [edited by] Ralph F. Young
Edition Concise edition
Published New York : Pearson Longman, [2008]
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Description xxi, 490 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Preface xvii -- What Is Dissent? xix -- Part One -- Pre-Revolutionary Roots, 1607?1760 1 -- Introduction: The Long Roots of Modern Dissent 1 -- Roger Williams (c. 1603?1683) 5 -- The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, 1644 5 -- Anne Hutchinson (1591?1643) 9 -- The Trial of Anne Hutchinson, 1637 10 -- Alice Tilly (1594?c.1660) 15 -- Petition for the Release of Alice Tilly, 1650 15 -- Mary Dyer (c. 1611?1660) 16 -- Letter, 1659 17 -- Nathaniel Bacon (1647?1676) 18 -- Declaration in the Name of the People, July 30, 1676 19 -- Quaker Antislavery Petition 21 -- A Minute Against Slavery, 1688 22 -- Letter from an Anonymous Slave 24 -- Releese Us Out of This Cruell Bondegg, 1723 24 -- Native American Voices (1609?1752) 25 -- Powhatan, Speech to John Smith, 1609 26 -- Garangula, Speech to Governor La Barre of New France,1684 27 -- Loron Sauguaarum, Negotiations for the Casco Bay Treaty,1727 29 -- Mashpee, Petition to the Massachusetts General Court, 1752 31 -- John Peter Zenger (1697?1746) 32 -- The New York Weekly Journal, 1733 33 -- Eighteenth-Century Runaway Women 35 -- Advertisements from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1742?1748 35 -- Part Two -- Revolution and the Birth of a Nation, 1760?1820 39 -- Introduction: The Republic Takes Shape 39 -- John Woolman (1720?1772) 41 -- ?Considerations on Keeping Negroes, Part Second,? 1762 41 -- John Killbuck (1737?1811) 44 -- Speech to the Governors of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, December 4, 1771 44 -- Samuel Adams (1722?1803) 45 -- The Rights of the Colonists, November 20, 1772 46 -- Revolutionary Women 49 -- Hannah Grif?ths, Poem, 1768 49 -- Ladies of Edenton, North Carolina, Agreement, 1774?1775 50 -- Thomas Paine (1737?1809) 51 -- Common Sense, 1776 51 -- Abigail Adams (1744?1818) and John Adams (1735?1826) 57 -- Letters, 1776 57 -- Thomas Hutchinson (1711?1780) 58 -- A Loyalist Critique of the Declaration of Independence, 1776 59 -- Slave Petition 65 -- Petition for Gradual Emancipation, 1777 65 -- United Indian Nations 66 -- Protest to the United States Congress, 1786 67 -- Shays?s Rebellion, 1786?1787 69 -- Statement of Grievances, 1786 69 -- George Mason (1725?1792) 70 -- Objections to This Constitution of Government, 1787 70 -- Judith Sargent Murray (1751?1820) 72 -- ?On the Equality of the Sexes,? 1790 72 -- Shawnee, Miami, Ottawa, and Seneca Proposal 75 -- Proposal to Maintain Indian Lands, 1793 76 -- Protest Against the Alien and Sedition Acts 77 -- From The Virginia Resolutions, 1798 78 -- Tecumseh (1768?1813) 79 -- Letter to Governor William Henry Harrison,1810 79 -- Speech to the Southern Tribes, 1811 80 -- Congressmen Protest the War of 1812 82 -- Federalist Protest, 1812 83 -- Free Blacks of Philadelphia 84 -- Protest Against Colonization Policy, 1817 84 -- Part Three -- Questioning the Nation, 1820?1860 87 -- Introduction: The Reforming Impulse 87 -- Theodore Frelinghuysen (1787?1862) 90 -- Speech Protesting the Indian Removal Bill, April 9, 1830 91 -- Cherokee Chief John Ross (1790?1866) 92 -- Letter Protesting the Treaty of New Echota, 1836 93 -- David Walker (1785?1830) 94 -- Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World, 1830 94 -- William Lloyd Garrison (1805?1879) 97 -- The Liberator, Vol. I, No. I, January 1, 1831 98 -- William Apess (1798?1839) 99 -- ?An Indian?s Looking-Glass for the White Man,? 1833 100 -- Laborers of Boston 102 -- Ten-Hour Circular, 1835 102 -- Angelina Grimk¿ (1805?1879) and Sarah Grimk¿ (1792?1873) 103 -- Appeal to the Christian Women of the South, 1836 104 -- ?The Original Equality of Woman,? 1837 107 -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803?1882) 108 -- ?Self-Reliance,? 1841 109 -- Margaret Fuller (1810?1850) 112 -- Woman in the Nineteenth Century,Part 3, 1844 112 -- Lowell Mill Girls 114 -- Lowell Female Industrial Reform and Mutual Aid Society, 1847 114 -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815?1902) 117 -- Speech at Seneca Falls, July 19, 1848 117 -- Declaration of Sentiments, 1848 119 -- Sojourner Truth (c. 1797?1883) 122 -- Ain?t I A Woman?, 1851 122 -- Frederick Douglass (1818?1895) 123 -- What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?, July 5, 1852 124 -- Henry David Thoreau (1817?1862) 125 -- ?On Resistance to Civil Government,? 1849 126 -- Lucy Stone (1818?1893) 135 -- Statement on Marriage, 1855 136 -- The Know-Nothings 137 -- American Party Platform, Philadelphia, February 21, 1856 137 -- John Brown (1800?1859) 139 -- Address to the Virginia Court at Charles Town, Virginia, November 2, 1859 140 -- Part Four -- Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860?1877 143 -- Introduction: A Divided Nation 143 -- Clement L. Vallandigham (1820?1871) 146 -- Response to Lincoln?s Address to Congress, July 10, 1861 147 -- William Brownlow (1805?1877) 150 -- Knoxville Whig Antisecession Editorial, May 25, 1861 151 -- The Arkansas Peace Society 152 -- Arkansas Peace Society Documents, 1861 153 -- Joseph E. Brown (1821?1894) 156 -- Message to the Legislature, March 10, 1864 157 -- Cyrus Pringle (1838?1911) 161 -- The Record of a Quaker Conscience, 1863 162 -- African American Soldiers of the Union Army 166 -- Correspondence Protesting Unequal Pay, 1863?1864 167 -- Frederick Douglass (1818?1895) 173 -- What the Black Man Wants, April 1865 173 -- Zion Presbyterian Church 175 -- Petition to the United States Congress, November 24, 1865 175 -- American Equal Rights Association 176 -- National Convention Resolutions, New York, May 1867 177 -- Susan B. Anthony (1820?1906) 178 -- From an Account of the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, July 3, 1873 179 -- Is It a Crime for a U.S. Citizen to Vote?, 1873 180 -- Part Five -- Industry and Reform, 1877?1912 183 -- Introduction: Progress and Discontent 183 -- Terence Powderly (1849?1924) 187 -- Preamble to the Constitution of the Knights of Labor, January 3, 1878 187 -- ?Eight Hours,? by I. G. Blanchard and Jesse Jones, 1880s 189 -- Chief Joseph (1840?1904) 191 -- Appeal to the Hayes Administration, 1879 192 -- Mary Elizabeth Lease (1850?1933) 193 -- Speech to the WCTU, 1890 194 -- The People?s Party 197 -- The Omaha Platform, July 1892 197 -- Jane Addams (1860?1935) 201 -- The Subjective Necessity of Social Settlements,1892 202 -- Frances E. Willard (1839?1898) 203 -- Speech to the World?s Woman?s Christian Temperance Union, 1893 204 -- Booker T. Washington (1856?1915) 206 -- Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are, 1895 207 -- W. E. B. DuBois (1868?1963) 209 -- ?Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others,? 1903 210 -- Address to the Niagara Conference, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 1906 216 -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862?1931) 218 -- Lynch Law in Georgia, June 20, 1899 219 -- ?Tortured and Burned Alive,? 1899 220 -- Carl Schurz (1829?1906) 221 -- Address at the University of Chicago Denouncing U.S. Imperialism, January 4, 1899 222 -- Mother Jones (1830?1930) 223 -- ?The March of the Mill Children,? 1903 224 -- John Muir (1838?1914) 227 -- ?The Hetch Hetchy Valley,? January 1908 228 -- Emma Goldman (1869?1940) 233 -- ?Marriage and Love,? 1911 234 -- Walter Rauschenbusch (1861?1918) 238 -- Christianizing the Social Order, 1912 238 -- The Socialist Party 239 -- Socialist Party Platform, May 12, 1912 240 -- Part Six -- Con?ict and Depression, 1912?1945 245 -- Introduction: Becoming a World Power 245 -- Joe Hill (1879?1915) 249 -- ?We Will Sing One Song,? 1913 250 -- ?The Preacher and the Slave Girl,? 1913 252 -- Robert M. LaFollette (1855?1925) 253 -- Defense of Free Speech, October 6, 1917 253 -- Eugene V. Debs (1855?1926) 256 -- Antiwar Speech, Canton, Ohio, June 1918 257 -- Randolph Bourne (1886?1918) 261 -- ?War Is the Health of the State,? 1918 261 -- A. Philip Randolph (1889?1979) 272 -- ?On Socialism,? 1919 272 -- Marcus Garvey (1887?1940) 273 -- Speech to the Universal Negro Improvement Association, Philadelphia, 1919 274 -- Margaret Sanger (1879?1966) 275 -- ?The Goal,? 1920 277 -- H. L
Mencken (1880?1956) 279 -- ?Last Words,? 1926 280 -- ?Mencken?s Creed? 282 -- Father Charles Coughlin (1891?1979) 282 -- National Radio Address,November 1934 283 -- National Radio Address, June 1936 283 -- Huey Long (1893?1935) 285 -- Speech in the U.S. Senate, February 5, 1934 286 -- Woody Guthrie (1912?1967) 288 -- ?The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd,? 1939 290 -- ?Jesus Christ,? 1940 291 -- J. Saunders Redding (1906?1988) and Charles F. Wilson (Unknown) 292 -- J. Saunders Redding, ?A Negro Looks at This War,? 1942 292 -- Charles F. Wilson, Letter to President Roosevelt, 1944 294 -- David Dellinger (1915?2004) 296 -- Why I Refused to Register in the October 1940 Draft and a Little of What It Led To 296 -- Minoru Yasui (1916?1986) 303 -- Re?ections on Executive Order 9066 304 Resistance 304 -- Statement upon Sentencing, 1942 307 -- Letters from Jail to His Sister Yuka Yasui, 1942?1943 308 -- Part Seven -- The Af?uent Society, 1945?1966 311 -- Introduction: The Crack in the Picture Window 311 -- John Howard Lawson (1894?1977) 317 -- Lawson?s Statement That Was Excluded from the Public Record, 1947 318 -- Margaret Chase Smith (1897?1995) 320 -- Declaration of Conscience, 1950 321 -- Paul Robeson (1898?1976) 324 -- Testimony Before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, June 12, 1956 325 -- Harry Hay (1912?2002) 331 -- Speech at the Gay Spirit Visions Conference, Highlands, North Carolina, November 1990 332 -- Allen Ginsberg (1926?1997) 335 -- ?America,? 1956 336 -- Songs of the Civil Rights Movement 339 -- Pete Seeger, ?I Ain?t Scared of Your Jail,? 1963 340 -- Carver Neblett, ?If You Miss Me at the Back of the Bus,? 1960
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Democracy -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Dissenters -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Social problems -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
United States -- Social conditions -- Sources.
Author Young, Ralph F.
LC no. 2007044708
ISBN 0205605419 (paperback)
9780205605415 (paperback)