American Passages: A History of the United States, Brief / Edition 2

American Passages: A History of the United States, Brief / Edition 2

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

ISBN-10: 0618914080

ISBN-13: 9780618914081

Pub. Date: 12/18/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The authors offer readers a sensible, step-by-step, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history.  See more details below

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AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The authors offer readers a sensible, step-by-step, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618914081
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
786
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


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. 5. Wars for Independence, 1764-1783. 6. Toward a More Perfect Union, 1783-1788. 7. The Federalist Republic, 1789-1799. 8. The New Republic Faces a New Century, 1800-1815. 9. Exploded Boundaries, 1815-1828. 10. The Years of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1836. 11. Panic and Boom, 1837-1845. 12. Expansion and Reaction, 1846-1854. 13. Broken Bonds, 1855-1861. 14. Blood and Freedom, 1861-1865. 15. Reconstruction: Its Rise and Fall, 1865-1877. 16. An Economy Transformed: The Rise of Big Business, 1877-1887. 17. Urban Growth and Farm Protest, 1887-1893. 18. A Troubled Nation Expands Outward, 1893-1901. 19. Progressivism: Agendas for Change, 1901-1914. 20. Over There and Over Here: The Impact of World War I, 1914-1920. 21. The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture, 1921-1927. 22. The Great Depression, 1927-1933. 23. The New Deal, 1933-1939. 24. The Second World War, 1939-1945. 25. Postwar America, 1946-1953. 26. The Eisenhower Years, 1953-1960. 27. The Turbulent Years, 1960-1968. 28. Crisis of Confidence, 1969-1980. 29. From Reagan to Clinton, 1981-2000. 30. A Conservative Nation in a Globalizing World, 2000-2010.

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