Beginning from the First People, through the influx of European settlers and the slave trade from Africa, to the modern era, this book presents and discusses documents that reflect pivotal moments in the LGBT rights movement in North America.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Eyewitness to History Series.
Evaluating and Interpreting Primary Documents.
1: Navajo Sacredness for Nadleeh.
2: Indian Sodomy in Florida (1528 and 1702 Reports).
3: Virginia Sodomy Law (1610).
4: The Execution of Richard Cornish (1624–1625).
5: William Plaine Executed in New England for Teaching Masturbation (1646).
6: African American Jan Creoli Killed and Burned in Dutch Colony (1646).
7: Sara Norman and Mary Hammon Accused of Lewd Behavior (1649).
8: New Haven Law Prohibits Lesbianism (1655).
9: Puritan Sermon on the Cry of Sodom (1674).
10: Illinois Indian Transgender (1677).
11: Pirates in the Caribbean (1724).
12: Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765).
13: Spanish Colonial Suppression of Sodomites in California (1775-1777).