Native American Warriors Book Report

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As I type this post, three books I ordered have come in with some disappointment on my part. As I look at Chris McNab’s book Native American Warriors 1500-1890 CE, I recognize a book that I will be donating. Finding appropriate source material is a priority, though I goofed with this, there is sufficient material for a topic such as mine. My goal is to gather primary and secondary source material. To prepare a strong argument, I need some primary source material for the foundation of the argument. Primary sources are from Colonel Bouquet’s writing, Jeffery Amherst, and the experiences of soldiers and civilians captured by the various tribes. The secondary material is based off of historians writing about the subjects or areas related to the subject. Defining the proper amount of material is based on the supporting logic of the argument. For me, I may have an overabundance of journal articles. This amounts to nearly two-hundred journal articles that require review before I can determine if it has pertinent information or opinion about my topic. Going along with the journal articles are books about Pontiac’s War, some aspect of the war, or detailing Indian…show more content…
A few of the books are: Pontiac’s War: Its Causes, Course and Consequences by Richard Middleton, The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America by Colin G. Calloway, Braddock’s Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution by David L. Preston, Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson, and The Invasion of America: Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest by Francis Jennings. These are additional books in the plan such as my newly received Masters of Empire: Great Lakes Indians and the Making of America by Michael A. McDonnell. There are additional books that I will require as I peruse the journal article

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