American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Volume 1 / Edition 4

American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Volume 1 / Edition 4

by Mark C. Carnes, John A. Garraty
     
 

Bridging the present to the past.

American Destiny’s mission is to show readers how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives. The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including American Lives essays and Re-Viewing the Past movie essays. This book is the

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Bridging the present to the past.

American Destiny’s mission is to show readers how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives. The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including American Lives essays and Re-Viewing the Past movie essays. This book is the abridged version of The American Nation, 14th edition.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205790395
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
295,371
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Maps and Graphs

Feature Essays

Preface

Supplements for Instructors and Students

About the Authors

Prologue: Beginnings

Chapter 1 Alien Encounters: Europe in the Americas

Chapter 2 American Society in the Making

Chapter 3 America in the British Empire

Chapter 4 The American Revolution

Chapter 5 The Federalist Era: Nationalism Triumphant

Chapter 6 Jeffersonian Democracy

Chapter 7 National Growing Pains

Chapter 8 Toward A National Economy

Chapter 9 Jacksonian Democracy

Chapter 10 The Making of Middle-Class America

Chapter 11 Westward Expansion

Chapter 12 The Sections Go Their Own Ways

Chapter 13 The Coming of the Civil War

Chapter 14 The War to Save the Union

Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the South

Maps

Index

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