The American Journey: A History of the United States / Edition 1

The American Journey: A History of the United States / Edition 1

by Carl Abbott, Peter H. Argersinger, David Goldfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131921002

ISBN-13: 9780131921009

Pub. Date: 04/19/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written in a clear, engaging style, The American Journey, Portfolio Edition motivates students to learn more about the key features of American political, social, and economic history. Focusing on our nation’s social and cultural history, the authors show that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey that has become ever more

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Written in a clear, engaging style, The American Journey, Portfolio Edition motivates students to learn more about the key features of American political, social, and economic history. Focusing on our nation’s social and cultural history, the authors show that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey that has become ever more inclusive of different groups and ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131921009
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/19/2005
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

1Worlds Apart1
2Transplantation, 1600-168533
3The Creation of New Worlds61
4Convergence and Conflict, 1660s-176391
5Imperial Breakdown, 1763-1774129
6The War for Independence, 1774-1783157
7The First Republic, 1776-1789193
8A New Republic and the Rise of Parties, 1789-1800225
9The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800-1824255
10The Jacksonian Era, 1824-1845285
11Industrial Change and Urbanization, 1820-1850315
12The Way West345
13Slavery and the Old South, 1800-1860375
14Reforming Antebellum Society, 1815-1850403
15The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846-1861431
16Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861-1863469
17The Union Preserved: The Civil War, 1863-1865503
18Reconstruction, 1865-1877529
19A New South, 1877-1900561
20Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870-1900593
21Transforming the West, 1865-1890629
22Politics and Government, 1877-1900657
23The Progressive Era, 1900-1917685
24Creating an Empire, 1865-1917719
25America and the Great War, 1914-1920749
26Toward a Modern America: The 1920s781
27The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939811
28World War II, 1939-1945845
29The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952879
30The Confident Years, 1953-1964909
31Shaken to the Roots, 1965-1980943
32Shaping a New America, 1965-1995973
33Searching for Stability in a Changing World, since 19801007

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