The American Pageant, Volume 1 / Edition 15

The American Pageant, Volume 1 / Edition 15

by David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111831424

ISBN-13: 9781111831424

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. A new feature, "Contending Voices," offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt you to think

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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. A new feature, "Contending Voices," offers paired quotes from original historical sources, accompanied by questions that prompt you to think about conflicting perspectives on controversial subjects. Additional aids make the book as accessible as it is enjoyable: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111831424
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents


Part I: FOUNDING THE NEW NATION CA. 33,000 B.C.E-1783 C.E. 1. New World Beginnings?33,000 B.C.E.-1769 C.E. 2. The Planting of English America?1500?1733.? 3. Settling the Northern Colonies 1619?1700.? 4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century 1607?1692.? 5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution 1700?1775.? 6. The Duel for North America 1608?1763. 7. The Road to Revolution 1763?1775.? 8. America Secedes from the Empire 1775?1783.? Part II: BUILDING THE NEW NATION CA. 1776?1860. 9. The Confederation and the Constitution 1776?1790.? 10. Launching the New Ship of State 1789?1800.? 11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic 1800?1812.? 12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism 1812?1824.? 13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy 1824?1840.? 14. Forging the National Economy 1790?1860.? 15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture 1790?1860.? Part III: TESTING THE NEW NATION 1820?1877. 16. The South and the Slavery Controversy 1793?1860.? 17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy 1841?1848.? 18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle 1848?1854.? 19. Drifting Toward Disunion 1854?1861.? 20. Girding for War: The North and the South 1861?1865.? 21. The Furnace of Civil War 1861?1865.? 22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction 1865?1877.

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