Now in its Fifth Edition, America and Its Peoples presents American history filled with the drama and conflict that holds the attention of all students.
Social history—with an emphasis on sports, leisure, and popular culture—is effectively integrated with more traditional coverage of military history, politics, and diplomacy. This edition highlights the rich ethnic diversity of the American people with vivid character sketches, colorful anecdotes, primary sources, new pedagogy, and a spirited narrative.
1. The Peopling and Unpeopling of America.
2. Plantations and Cities Upon a Hill, 1620-1700.
3. Provincial America in Upheaval, 1660-1760.
4. Breaking the Bonds of Empire, 1760-1775.
5. The Times That Tried Many Souls, 1775-1783.
6. Securing the Republic and Its Ideals, 1776-1789.
7. The Formative Decade, 1790-1800.
8. The Jeffersonians in Power, 1800-1815.
9. Nationalism, Economic Growth, and the Roots of Sectional Conflict, 1815-1824.
10. Power and Politics in Jackson's America.
11. America's First Age of Reform.
12. The Divided North, The Divided South.
13. Cultures Collide in the Far West.
14. The House Divided.
15. A Nation Shattered by Civil War, 1860-1865.
16. The Nation Reconstructed: North, South, and the West, 1865-1877.