American History

The American Chronicle: A History of the United States to 1877, Part 1

Part 1 covers the New World before 1492, European discovery and contact with Native Americans, the first colonies of Spain, France, the Netherlands, and Britain, British colonial history including the Puritan colonies and the Chesapeake Bay colonies, the French and Indian War, the rise of slavery, the growing tension between the colonies and the British government, the American Revolution, the Articles of Confederation, American Constitutional government, the early Republic, the rise of political parties, Jeffersonian Republicanism, and the War of 1812.


Chapter 1: The World Before Columbus

Chapter 2: Contact and Conflict

Chapter 3: A Clash of Cultures

Chapter 4: The English Colonies and Imperial Aspirations

Chapter 5: An Unwanted Imperial Authority

Chapter 6: The American Revolution

Chapter 7: The First Steps of a New Nation

Chapter 8: The New Republic and the Rise of Political Parties

Chapter 9: Jeffersonian Republicanism