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The United States to 1877/The United States from 1877 (33-155, 33-156): Turning Points: United States to 1877

Turning Points Event Topics

Proclamation of 1763 - Marbury v. Madison 1803 The Louisiana Purchase to 1803 to Kansas Nebraska Act 1854 Homestead Act 1862 to Bargain of 1877

Proclamation of 1763 to Marbury v Madison 1803

Secondary Sources

Subject Headings
United States Constitution
United States Constitutional History
United States Constitutional Convention 1787
Books
The American Constitution : its origins and development / by Alfred H. Kelly, Winfred A. Harbison, and Herman Belz
Are we to be a nation? : the making of the Constitution / Richard B. Bernstein with Kym S. Rice
A brilliant solution : inventing the American Constitution / Carol Berkin

Primary Sources

Modern History Sourcebook (Approved by Professor)
U.S. Constitution 
Subject Headings
Constitutional History United States Sources
Books
Documents of political foundation written by colonial Americans : from covenant to constitution / edited by Donald S. Lutz
The complete Bill of Rights : the drafts, debates, sources, and origins / edited by Neil H. Cogan ; David Lindsay Adams, Theresa Lynn Harvey, editorial assistants

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Louisiana Purchase 1803 to Kansas Nebraska Act 1854

The Louisiana Purchase – 1803
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Louisiana Purchase
Books
1803 : Jefferson's decision : the United States purchases Louisiana / [compiled by] Richard Skolnik
The Louisiana Purchase : a historical and geographical encyclopedia / Junius P. Rodriguez, editor
The nation's crucible : the Louisiana Purchase and the creation of America / Peter J. Kastor
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)
Louisiana Purchase Treaty; April 30, 1803
Books
The Louisiana Purchase : emergence of an American nation / Peter J. Kastor, editor

The Missouri Compromise – 1820
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Missouri Compromise
Slavery Political Aspects United States History 19th Century
Indians of North America -- Relocation -- Northeastern States -- History
Books
The Missouri Compromise and its aftermath : slavery & the meaning of America / Robert Pierce Forbes
Dividing the union : Jesse Burgess Thomas and the making of the Missouri Compromise / Matthew W. Hall
The repeal of the Missouri compromise : its origin and authorship / by P. Orman Ray
Primary Sources
Books
Milestone Documents in American History : Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped America

Andrew Jackson’s Election – 1828
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Presidents United States Election 1828
Jackson Andrew 1767 1845
Books
The birth of modern politics [electronic resource] : Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the election of 1828 / by Lynn Hudson Parsons
The election of Andrew Jackson / Robert V. Remini
The presidential election of 1828
Primary Sources
Subject Heading
United States Politics And Government 1829 1837 Sources
Books
The papers of Andrew Jackson
The age of Jackson / Edited by Robert V. Remini


The Indian Removal Act – 1830
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Indians Of North America Relocation
Books
The long, bitter trail : Andrew Jackson and the Indians / Anthony F.C. Wallace ; consulting editor, Eric Foner
In bitterness and in tears : Andrew Jackson's destruction of the Creeks and Seminoles / Sean Michael O'Brien
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Primary Sources
Books
Milestone Documents in American History : Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped America
[electronic resource]

Seneca Falls Convention – 1848
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Womans Rights Convention 1st 1848 Seneca Falls N Y
Stanton Elizabeth Cady 1815 1902
Books
The myth of Seneca Falls : memory and the women's suffrage movement, 1848-1898 / Lisa Tetrault
The road to Seneca Falls : Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the First Woman's Rights Convention / Judith Wellman
Seneca Falls and the origins of the women's rights movement / Sally G. McMillen
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)

Seneca Falls Declaration, 1848
Subject Headings
Women Suffrage United States History Sources
Books
Treacherous Texts [electronic resource] : an Anthology of U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946

Uncle Tom’s Cabin – 1852
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
Stowe Harriet Beecher 1811 1896 Uncle Toms Cabin
Books
Mightier than the sword : Uncle Tom's cabin and the battle for America / David S. Reynolds
Uncle Tom's cabin and American culture / Thomas F. Gossett
Uncle Tom's cabin : authoritative text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism / edited by Elizabeth Ammons
The Fugitive Slave Law in the life of Frederick Douglass [electronic resource] : an American slave and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin : American society transforms its culture
Primary Sources
Books
The key to Uncle Tom's cabin

Kansas-Nebraska Act – 1854
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings
United States Kansas Nebraska Act
United States History Civil War 1861 1865 Causes
Kansas Politics And Government 1854 1861
Books
Bleeding Kansas : contested liberty in the Civil War era / Nicole Etcheson
The Nebraska-Kansas Act of 1854 [electronic resource] / edited by John R. Wunder and Joann M. Ross
Race & politics ; "bleeding Kansas" and the coming of the Civil War / by James A. Rawley
Primary Sources
Books
Slavery / Karin Coddon

Event Topics: Homestead Act 1862 to Bargain of 1877

The Homestead Act - 1862
Secondary Sources
Books
The age of Lincoln and the art of American power, 1848-1876 / William Nester
Articles
That Settles It: The Debate and Consequences of the Homestead Act of 1862
Fighting for The Homestead
Primary Sources
Web
Primary Documents in American History: Homestead Act
Books
Homestead Act of 1862
Fourteenth Amendment – 1868
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings

Constitutional Law United States Amendments 14th History
United States Constitution 14th Amendment
Books
The framing of the Fourteenth amendment
The city in the classical and post-classical world : changing contexts of power and identity / edited by Claudia Rapp, H.A. Drake
Primary Sources
Web
Primary Documents in American History:  14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
The Battle of Antietam – 1862
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings

Antietam Battle Of Md 1862
Maryland Campaign 1862
Books
Crossroads of freedom : Antietam / James M. McPherson Drake
Landscape turned red : the Battle of Antietam / Stephen W. Sears
Primary Sources
Books Subject Headings (MOBIUS)
Antietam Battle Of Md 1862 Personal Narratives
Antietam Battle Of Md 1862 Pictorial Works
Web
Captain John Tompkins Collection
Fifteenth Amendment - 1870
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings

United States Constitution 15th Amendment
Books
The right to vote: politics and the passage of the fifteenth amendment
Civil rights, the Constitution, and Congress, 1863-1869 / Earl M. Maltz Drake
Primary Sources
Web
Primary Documents in American History:  15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
The Emancipation Proclamation - 1862
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings

United States President 1861 1865 Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation
Books
Act of justice [electronic resource] : Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the law of war / Burrus M. Carnahan
Final freedom [electronic resource] : the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment / Michael Vorenberg
Primary Sources
Modern History Sourcebook (Approved)

Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
Web
The Emancipation Proclamation
Bargain of 1877
Secondary Sources
Subject Headings

Reconstruction U S History 1865 1877
Books
Reunion and reaction ; the compromise of 1877 and the end of reconstruction
Conceiving a new republic : the Republican Party and the southern question, 1869-1900
Primary Sources
Subject Headings

Reconstruction U S History 1865 1877 Sources
Books
The Reconstruction era : primary documents on events from 1865 to 1877 / [compiled by] Donna L. Dickerson

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