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Debating the issues in colonial newspapers : primary documents on events of the period

Author: David A Copeland
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
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For every major event or issue of the colonial period, newspapers printed the opinions of the day, in many cases attempting to influence public opinion.


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Copeland, David A., 1951-
Debating the issues in colonial newspapers.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(DLC) 99089070
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Copeland
ISBN: 0313007268 9780313007262 9780313309823 0313309825
OCLC Number: 51762579
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 397 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Newspapers in colonial America --
Censorship, printing control, and freedom of the press, 1690 --
Inoculation controversy, 1721 --
Impartiality, objectivity, and the press, 1729 --
Attakulakula visits King George II, 1730: Native American-English relations --
Trial of John Peter Zenger, 1735 --
Women's rights, 1738 --
Stono Rebellion, 1739 --
Great Awakening and George Whitefield, 1739-1745 --
Religious divisions, 1740-1745 --
Massachusetts legalizes lotteries, 1744 --
Medical discoveries and the amazing "Chinese stones," 1745 --
Paper money and the Currency Act, 1751 --
New York public education controversy, 1753-1755 --
Albany Congress, the Plan of Union, and the French and Indian War, 1754-1763 --
Cherokee War, 1759-1761 --
Stamp Act crisis, 1765-1766 --
"No taxation without representation," 1765-1766 --
The Sons of Liberty, 1765-1776 --
Tories versus patriots, 1768-1775 --
Nonimportation agreements, 1768-1775 --
Boston Massacre, 1770 --
Religious liberty: Baptists call for toleration, 1770-1776 --
Somerset case and the anti-slavery controversy, 1772 --
Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party, 1773-1774 --
Continental Congress, 1774-1775 --
Edenton Tea Party and perceptions of women, 1774 --
Arguments over going to war with England, 1774-1776 --
Separation from England, 1768-1776 --
Battles of Lexington and Concord, 1775 --
Declaration of Independence, 1776.
Responsibility: David A. Copeland.
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