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History Book Review Assignment Finding a Book You can search for a book on a topic, person, or time period in American History from the 1600s to 1865 (preCivil War). Some sample topics include: Salem Witch Trials, American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin, American Presidents, Slavery, Frontier Life, Immigration, Labor Disputes, Constitutional History, Puritans

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The following are books that are on MWSU’s approved readings list for your dual-credit history course. All of these books are available at either St. Joseph Public Library or MWSU Library. Books are arranged in chronologic order from the 1600s (colonial times) to the 1800s (beginning of Civil War). The end of the list also contains books on special topics like religion and women in history. Mrs. Corey will be at St. Joseph Public Library (Downtown Branch) on Tuesday, October 11th, from 4 - 6 PM and MWSU Library on Wednesday, October 12th from 4 - 6 PM to assist students in finding books!

Title

Author

In the devil's snare : the Salem Mary Beth Norton witchcraft crisis of 1692

1776

David McCullough

Availability (Click to search) St. Joseph Public Library East Hills, Downtown - 133.43 NOR MWSU Stacks Upstairs - BF1575 .N67 2003   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown, Carnegie, East Hills, Washington Park - 973.3 MCC MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E208 .M133 2005  

John Adams

David McCullough

St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - B MCC MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  E322 .M133 2001  

The empire of reason : how Europe imagined and America realized the enlightenment !

Henry Commager

St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - 973.2 COM MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E163.C734


Title

The marketplace of revolution : how consumer politics shaped American independence

The Declaration of Independence : a global history

Author

Availability (Click to search) St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.31 BRE

T.H. Breen MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E209.B832 2004 St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - 973.313 ARM David Armitage MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E221. A732 2007 St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.2 BUT

Becoming America : the revolution before 1776

Changes in the land : Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England

The battlefields of the Civil War : the bloody conflict of North against South told through the stories of its great battles : illustrated with collections of some of the rarest Civil War historical artifacts

Mothers of invention : women of the slaveholding South in the American Civil War

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Jon Butler

MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E188.B985 2000 St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 974.02 CRO

William Cronon

MWSU Stacks Upstairs - GF504 .N45 C947 2003  

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7 DAV William C. Davis MWSU Oversize Upstairs - E470 .D265 B3 1991  

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.715 FAU Drew Faust

MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E628 .F267 1996  

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Title

Citizen Sherman : a life of William Tecumseh Sherman

Author

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - B SHERMAN FEL Michael Fellman

Inside war : the guerrilla conflict in Missouri during Michael Fellman the American Civil War

The South vs. the South : how anti-Confederate Southerners shaped the course of the Civil War

Shades of blue and gray : an introductory military history of the Civil War

Availability (Click to search)

MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  E467.1 .S55 F319 1995   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7478 FEL MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  E470.45 .F319 1989   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.71 FRE

William Frehling MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E487 .F853 2002   St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - 973.73 HAT Herman Hattaway MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E470 .H366 1997   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7083 MAR

The children's Civil War

James Marten MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E468.9 .M377 1998  

For cause and comrades : why men fought in the Civil War

Lee considered : General Robert E. Lee and Civil War history

Lee's miserables : life in the Army of Northern Virginia from the Wilderness to ! Appomattox

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7 MCP James McPherson MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E492.3 .M172 1997   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.730924 NOL Alan Nolan

MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E467.1 .L4 N787 1991   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7455 POW

Tracy Power MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E470.2 .P887 1998  


Title

Robert E. Lee : a biography

The British soldier in America : a social history of military life in the Revolutionary period

Runaway slaves : rebels on the plantation

Soul by soul : life inside the antebellum slave market

Celia, a slave

Author

Availability (Click to search) St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - B LEE THO

Emory Thomas MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E467.1 .L4 T455 1995 St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.341 FRE Sylvia Frey MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  U767 .F893   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 305.567 FRA John Hope Franklin MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E447 .F832 1999   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 976.335 JOH Walter Johnson MWSU Stacks Upstairs - F379 .N59 N4 1999  

Melton Alonza McLaurin

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown, Carnegie, Washington Park - 305.567 MCL MWSU Stacks Upstairs - KF223 .C43 M161 1991  

The ruling race : a history of American slaveholders

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 975 OAK James Oakes MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  E441 .O11 1998  

Vindicating the founders : race, sex, class, and justice Thomas West in the origins of America

The struggle for equality : abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and Reconstruction !

St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - 973.5 WES MWSU Stacks Upstais - E302.1 .W521 1997   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.7114 MCP

James McPherson MWSU Stacks Upstairs -  E185.2 .M172  


Title

Violence over the land : Indians and empires in the early American West

Author

Ned Blackhawk

Availability (Click to search) St. Joseph Public Library East Hills - 970.00497 AME BLA MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E78 .G67 B628 2006  

First generations : women Carol Berkin in colonial America

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 305.42 BER MWSU Stacks Upstairs - HQ1416 .B512 1996  

Mothers of invention : women of the slaveholding South in the American Civil War

White women, Black men : illicit sex in the nineteenth-century South

Women in waiting in the westward movement : life on the home frontier

Being good : women's moral values in early America

Drew Gilpin

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown, East Hills - 973.715 FAU MWSU Stacks Upstairs - E628 .F267 1996   

Martha Hodes

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 306.7097 HOD MWSU Stacks Upstairs - HQ1075.5 .U6 H687 1997  

Linda Peavey

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 973.8 PEA MWSU Stacks Upstairs - F596 .P363 1994  

Martha Saxton

Joseph Smith and the Richard Bushman beginnings of Mormonism

St. Joseph Public Library Downtown - 170.82 SAX MWSU Stacks Upstairs - BJ1610 .S273 2003   St. Joseph Public Library Downtown, Washington Park - 289.309 BUS MWSU Stacks Upstairs - BX8695 .S6 B978  

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