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Women's History-Primary Sources: Early America

Early America

Early America

“Iroquois Creation Myth”

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6375

“Iroquois Women Work the Fields”

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5827

“Their Extraordinary Great Labor”

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6234

Advice Book for European Women

http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/p/85.html

Malleus Maleficarum (Hammer of Witches)excerpt

http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/p/81.html

Mother Marie de Saint Joseph

http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/p/88.html

Doña Marina, Cortés’ Translator: Personal Account, Bernal Diaz

http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/p/163.html

Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies, Las Casas, excerpt

https://login.lsproxy.austincc.edu/login?url=https://online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=79355&itemid=WE52&primarySourceId=2728

Account of Doña Marina, Florentine Codex

http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/modules/lesson6/lesson6.php?menu=1&s= 

“As They Had Been in Ancient Times:” Pedro Naranjo Relates the Pueblo Revolt

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6527

Richard Hakluyt, Discourse of Western Planting, excerpt

http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/before-1600/richard-hakluyt-discourse-of-western-planting-1584.php

Queen Elizabeth I, The Golden Speech, excerpt

https://www.laurel.k12.ky.us/userfiles/441/Classes/940/Queen Elizabeth I Golden Speech.pdf

“We Unfortunate English People Suffer Here,” Elizabeth Sprigs’ Letter Home

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5796

The Trappan’d Maiden, or The Distessed Damsel”

http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/ballad/32779/xml

Sending Women to Virginia (1622)

https://unitedstateshistoryto1877.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/sending-women-to-virginia-1622.pdf

John Winthrop, “On Liberty” Speech to the Massachusetts General Court

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The Trial of Anne Hutchinson, excerpts

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Witchcraft Documents

Cotton Mather, “Memorable Providences Relating to Witchcraft and Possessions”

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“A Severe and Proud Dame She Was:” Mary Rowlandson’s Narrative, Excerpt

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5793

Virginia Laws Concerning African Americans

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Children of Negro Women to Serve According to the Condition of the Mother

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Virginia Records on Punishment for White Servants and Black Slaves

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Act About the Casual Killing of Slaves https://login.lsproxy.austincc.edu/login?url=https://online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=79355&itemid=WE52&primarySourceId=11512

Virginia Slave Codes

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South Carolina Slave Codes

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Massachusetts Restriction of Bond Slavery

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Benjamin Franklin, Silence Dogood Letter #2

https://founders.archives.gov/?q=&s=1111311111&sa=&r=10&sr=

The World of Hannah Heaton, Excerpt

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Samson Occom, “A Short Narrative of My Life”

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Virginia Slave Society

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6521

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