American Passages: A History of the American People

American Passages: A History of the American People

by Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R. Soderlund
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0030212529

ISBN-13: 9780030212529

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Each chapter in this thorough, chronologically-organized book follows the contours of sequence, event, and connection, emphasizing the most significant events and changes of the period covered. Politics, economics, and culture are woven into an interrelated pattern, focusing the reader's attention on the way various facets of history interact and connect. This logical

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Each chapter in this thorough, chronologically-organized book follows the contours of sequence, event, and connection, emphasizing the most significant events and changes of the period covered. Politics, economics, and culture are woven into an interrelated pattern, focusing the reader's attention on the way various facets of history interact and connect. This logical approach makes for a uniquely engaging, accurate presentation of American history.

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ISBN-13:
9780030212529
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2000

Table of Contents

PART I: PASSAGES-PREHISTORY TO 1763. 1. Contact, Conflict, and Exchange in the Atlantic World to 1590. 2. Colonization of North America, 1590-1675. 3. Crisis and Change, 1675-1720. 4. The Expansion of Colonial British America, 1720-1763. PART II: PASSAGES-1764 TO 1814. 5. Wars for Independence, 1764-1783. 6. Toward a More Perfect Union, 1783-1788. 7. The Federalist Republic. 8. The New Republic Faces a New Century, 1800-1814. PART III: PASSAGES-1815 TO 1855. 9. Exploded Boundaries. 10. The Years of Andrew Jackson, 1827-1836. 11. Panic and Boom: 1837-1845. 12. Expansion and Reaction: 1846-1854. PART IV: PASSAGES-1855-1867. 13. Broken Bonds: 1855-1861. 14. Descent into War, 1861-1862. 15. Blood and Freedom, 1863-1867. 16. Reconstruction Abandoned, 1867-1877. PART V: PASSAGES-1877 TO 1909. 17. The Economic Transformation of America, 1877-1887. 18. Urban Growth and Farm Protest. 19. Domestic Turmoil and Overseas Expansion, 1893-1901. 20. Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Reform. PART VI: PASSAGES-1909 TO 1933. 21. Progressivism at its Height. 22. Over There and Over Here: The Impact of World War I. 23. The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture. 24. The Great Depression. PART VII: PASSAGES-1933 TO 1960. 25. The New Deal, 1933-1939. 26. The Second World War, 1940-1945. 27. Post War America, 1946-1952. 28. The White House Years, 1953-1960. PART VIII: PASSAGES-1961 TO PRESENT. 29. Turbulent Years, 1961-1968. 30. Crisis of Confidence, 1969-1980. 31. The Reagan-Bush Years. 32. Toward the Twenty-First Century: The Clinton Presidency.

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