Some of you have had questions about the books. Here is the information. Any publication of the Douglass Narrative is fine. I'm using the one from Bedford/St. Martin's Press.
Tindal, George Brown and and David Shi, America: A Narrative History, Vol. 1, 7th edition ISBN [978-0-393-92732-0].
De Vaca, Alvar Nunez Cabeza, The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca (University of Nebraska Press, 2003). ISBN: 080326416X.
Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.