America, Past and Present / Edition 7

America, Past and Present / Edition 7

by Robert A. Divine, H. W. Brands, T. H. Breen, George M. Fredrickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321365704

ISBN-13: 9780321365705

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Pearson

With its careful balance of the social and political dimensions of our history, America Past and Present presents the experiences of both the ordinary men and women and the extraordinary historical figures who have contributed so much to our American past. A lively narrative, clear organization, attractive maps and illustrations, and exceptional pedagogy will help you…  See more details below

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With its careful balance of the social and political dimensions of our history, America Past and Present presents the experiences of both the ordinary men and women and the extraordinary historical figures who have contributed so much to our American past. A lively narrative, clear organization, attractive maps and illustrations, and exceptional pedagogy will help you better understand that past, and help you appreciate the role of the past in shaping your present - and your future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321365705
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
MyHistoryLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1200
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Charts, Tables, and Figures
Preface
About the Authors
Ch. 1New World Encounters2
Ch. 2Competing Visions: English Colonization in the Seventeenth Century32
Ch. 3Putting Down Roots: Families in an Atlantic Empire64
Ch. 4Britain's Commercial Empire: Eighteenth-Century America96
Ch. 5The American Revolution: From Gentry Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763-1783130
Ch. 6The Republican Experiment164
Ch. 7Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788-1800202
Ch. 8Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government230
Ch. 9Nationalism and Nation Building260
Ch. 10The Triumph of White Men's Democracy290
Ch. 11The Pursuit of Perfection320
Ch. 12An Age of Expansionism348
Ch. 13Masters and Slaves380
Ch. 14The Sectional Crisis410
Ch. 15Secession and the Civil War440
Ch. 16The Agony of Reconstruction480
Ch. 17The West: Exploiting an Empire514
Ch. 18The Industrial Society548
Ch. 19Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1900580
Ch. 20Political Realignments in the 1890s612
Ch. 21Toward Empire642
Ch. 22The Progressive Era670
Ch. 23From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism702
Ch. 24The Nation at War742
Ch. 25Transition to Modern America776
Ch. 26Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal804
Ch. 27America and the World, 1921-1945834
Ch. 28The Onset of the Cold War868
Ch. 29Affluence and Anxiety904
Ch. 30The Turbulent Sixties928
Ch. 31A Crisis in Confidence, 1969-1980972
Ch. 32The Reagan-Bush Era1000
Ch. 33America in Flux, 1970-19971040
Appendix
Credits
Index

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