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Traders in the Wilderness

Lecture no. 5 from the course: A History of the United States, 2nd Edition

 Traders in the Wilderness

Taught by Professor Gary W. Gallagher and 2 others | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The broad stretch of coastal territory between the Chesapeake and Long Island had been settled by the Swedes along the Delaware Bay and the Dutch along the Hudson River. Dutch settlements (renamed New York) developed into a major commercial center. Quaker William Penn's Pennsylvania emerged, by the 1750s, with a commercial aristocracy similar to that of New England, centered around its principal city.

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Living Bravely
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Spain, France, and the Netherlands
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Gentlemen in the Wilderness
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Image of  Radicals in the Wilderness
Radicals in the Wilderness
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Traders in the Wilderness
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An Economy of Slaves
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Printers, Painters, and Preachers
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The Great Awakening
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The Great War for Empire
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The Rejection of Empire
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The American Revolution—Politics and People
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The American Revolution—Howe's War
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The American Revolution—Washington's War
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Creating the Constitution
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Hamilton's Republic
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Republicans and Federalists
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Adams and Liberty
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The Jeffersonian Reaction
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Territory and Treason
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The Agrarian Republic
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Image of  The Disastrous War of 1812
The Disastrous War of 1812
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The "American System"
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A Nation Announcing Itself
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National Republican Follies
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The Second Great Awakening
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Dark Satanic Mills
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The Military Chieftain
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The Politics of Distrust
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The Monster Bank
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Whigs and Democrats
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American Romanticism
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The Age of Reform
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Southern Society and the Defense of Slavery
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Whose Manifest Destiny?
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The Mexican War
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The Great Compromise
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Sectional Tensions Escalate
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Drifting Toward Disaster
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The Coming of War
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The First Year of Fighting
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Shifting Tides of Battle
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Diplomatic Clashes and Sustaining the War
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Behind the Lines—Politics and Economies
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African Americans in Wartime
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The Union Drive to Victory
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Presidential Reconstruction
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Congress Takes Command
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Reconstruction Ends
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Industrialization
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Transcontinental Railroads
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The Last Indian Wars
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Farming the Great Plains
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African Americans after Reconstruction
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Men and Women
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Religion in Victorian America
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The Populists
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The New Immigration
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City Life
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Labor and Capital
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Theodore Roosevelt and Progressivism
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Mass Production
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World War I—The Road to Intervention
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World War I—Versailles and Wilson's Gambit
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The 1920s
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The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression
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The New Deal
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World War II—The Road to Pearl Harbor
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World War II—The European Theater
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World War II—The Pacific Theater
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The Cold War
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The Korean War and McCarthyism
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The Affluent Society
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The Civil Rights Movement
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The New Frontier and the Great Society
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The Rise of Mass Media
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The Vietnam War
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The Women's Movement
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Nixon and Watergate
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Environmentalism
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Religion in Twentieth-Century America
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Carter and the Reagan Revolution
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The New World Order
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Clinton's America and the Millennium
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Reflections
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