American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Combined Volume with NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText / Edition 4

American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Combined Volume with NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText / Edition 4

by Mark C. Carnes, John A. Garraty
     
 

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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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ISBN-13:
9780205216550
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/11/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Sales rank:
1,051,946
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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

Chapter 16 The Conquest of the West

Chapter 17 An Industrial Giant Emerges

Chapter 18 American Society in the Industrial Age

Chapter 19 Intellectual and Cultural Trends in the Late Nineteenth Century

Chapter 20 From Smoke-Filled Rooms to Prairie Wildfire: 1877-1896

Chapter 21 The Age of Reform

Chapter 22 From Isolation to Empire

Chapter 23 Woodrow Wilson and the Great War

Chapter 24 Postwar Sociert and Culture: Change and Adjustment

Chapter 25 From "Normalcy" to Economic Collapse: 1921-1933

Chapter 26 The New Deal: 1933-1941

Chapter 27 War and Peace: 1941-1945

Chapter 28 Collision Courses, Abroad and at Home: 1946-1960

Chapter 29 From Camelot to Watergate: 1961-1975

Chapter 20 Running on Empty: 1975-1991

Chapter 31 From Boomers to Millennials

Chapter 32 Shocks and Responses, 1992-Present

Maps

Index

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