Contents

  1. Introduction

  2. I. Native American and Ethnographic Texts

    1. 1. Introduction

    2. 2. The Peyote Cult (Plains)

    3. 3. Of the Girl who married Mount Katahdin (Penobscot)

    4. 4. The Origin of Disease and Medicine

    5. 5. How Glooskap went to England and France (Passamaquoddy)

  3. II. Christopher Columbus

    1. 6. Introduction

    2. 7. Journal of the First Voyage to America, 1492-1493 (Excerpt)

    3. 8. Narrative of the Third Voyage, 1498-1500 (Excerpt)

  4. III. Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

    1. 9. Introduction

    2. 10. Prologue

    3. 11. Chapter VII: The Character of the Country (Excerpt)

    4. 12. Chapter VIII: We Go from Aute (Excerpt)

    5. 13. Chapter X: The Assault from the Indians (Excerpt)

    6. 14. Chapter XII: The Indians Bring Us Food (Excerpt)

    7. 15. Chapter XXI: Our Cure of Some of the Afflicted

    8. 16. Chapter XXIV: Customs of the Indians of That Country (Excerpt)

    9. 17. Chapter XXXII: The Indians Give Us the Hearts of Deer (Excerpt)

    10. 18. Chapter XXXIII: We See Traces of Christians (Excerpt)

    11. 19. Chapter XXXIV: Of Sending for the Christians (Excerpt)

  5. IV. The Requerimiento

    1. 20. Requerimiento

  6. V. The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

    1. 21. Introduction

    2. 22. Letter on the Pueblo Revolt

    3. 23. HOW THE SPANIARDS CAME TO SHUNG-OPOVI, HOW THEY BUILT A MISSION, AND HOW THE HOPI DESTROYED THE MISSION

  7. VI. William Bradford

    1. 24. Preface

    2. 25. Chapter 9: Of their voyage, and how they passed the sea; and of their safe arrival at Cape Cod

    3. 26. The remainder of Anno 1620 (Excerpt)

    4. 27. Anno Dom: 1623

    5. 28. Anno Dom: 1628 (Excerpt)

    6. 29. Anno Dom: 1637 (Excerpt)

    7. 30. Anno Dom: 1642

  8. VII. Thomas Morton

    1. 31. New English Canaan (Excerpt)

  9. VIII. Anne Bradstreet

    1. 32. Introduction

    2. 33. The Prologue

    3. 34. The Author to Her Book

    4. 35. The Flesh and the Spirit

    5. 36. In Honour of the High and Mighty Princess, Queen Elizabeth

    6. 37. Letter: To My Dear Children

  10. IX. Mary Rowlandson

    1. 38. The First Remove

    2. 39. The Second Remove

    3. 40. The Third Remove

    4. 41. The Fifth Remove

    5. 42. The Eighth Remove

    6. 43. The Twelfth Remove

    7. 44. The Thirteenth Remove (Excerpt)

    8. 45. The Eighteenth Remove

    9. 46. The Twentieth Remove (Excerpt)

  11. X. Cotton Mather

    1. 47. Wonders of the Invisible World: The Author's Defence

    2. 48. Wonders of the Invisible World: The Trial of Martha Carrier at the Court of Oyer and Terminer, Salem, August 2, 1692

    3. 49. Decennium Luctuosum: An History of Remarkable Occurrences in the Long War

  12. XI. Jonathan Edwards

    1. 50. Introduction

    2. 51. Personal Narrative (Excerpt)

    3. 52. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (Excerpt)

    4. 53. Sarah Pierrepont Edwards on Conversion

  13. XII. Thomas Paine

    1. 54. A Short Video About Thomas Paine

    2. 55. Introduction

    3. 56. Common Sense (Excerpt)

    4. 57. The Age of Reason (Excerpt)

  14. XIII. Thomas Jefferson

    1. 58. Introduction

    2. 59. Notes on the State of Virginia (Excerpt)

    3. 60. Letter to Nathaniel Burwell

  15. XIV. Toussaint L'Ouverture

    1. 61. Introductory Video

    2. 62. Toussaint's Constitution (Excerpt)

  16. XV. Briton Hammon

    1. 63. A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro Man...

  17. XVI. Prince Hall

    1. 64. Introduction

    2. 65. A Charge Delivered to the African Lodge

  18. XVII. Phillis Wheatley

    1. 66. "On Being Brought from Africa to America"

  19. XVIII. Judith Sargent Murray

    1. 67. Desultory Thoughts Upon the Utility of encouraging a degree of Self-Complacency especially in Female Bosoms

    2. 68. On the Equality of the Sexes

  20. XIX. Susanna Rowson

    1. 69. Charlotte Temple: Volume I

    2. 70. Charlotte Temple: Volume II

  21. XX. Edgar Allan Poe

    1. 71. Introduction to Poe

    2. 72. The Black Cat

    3. 73. The Murders in the Rue Morgue

  22. XXI. Nathaniel Hawthorne

    1. 74. Introduction

    2. 75. The Minister's Black Veil

    3. 76. Young Goodman Brown

  23. XXII. Walt Whitman

    1. 77. Song of Myself

  24. XXIII. Mark Twain

    1. 78. Introduction

    2. 79. The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg

    3. 80. The One Million Pound Banknote

  25. List of Full-Text Links to Texts from This Edition