The American Past: A Survey of American History, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 9by Joseph R. Conlin
Intended for U.S. History Survey courses offered in history departments at both 2- and 4-year institutions. This introductory-level course (freshman/sophomore) is taken as either a general education requirement or as a pre-requisite for history majors. Can be used for one-semester and/or two-semester courses.See more details below
Intended for U.S. History Survey courses offered in history departments at both 2- and 4-year institutions. This introductory-level course (freshman/sophomore) is taken as either a general education requirement or as a pre-requisite for history majors. Can be used for one-semester and/or two-semester courses.
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Table of Contents
1. Discoveries: Indians, Europeans, and the Americas, About 15,000 B.C.-A.D. 1550. 2. Settlements Across the Sea: Motives, Failures, and Finally, a Colony 1550-1624. 3. Thirteen Colonies: England's North American Empire 1620-1732. 4. English Designs, American Facts of Life: Colonial Society in the 1600s. 5. Other Americans: Indians and Africans in the Colonies. 6. Contest for a Continent: French America and British America 1608-1763. 7. Family Quarrels: Dissension in the Colonies 1763-1770. 8. From Riot to Rebellion: The Road to Independence 1770-1776. 9. The War for Independence: The Rebels Victorious 1776-1781. 10. Inventing a Country: American Constitutions 1781-1789. 11. We the People: Putting the Constitution to Work 1789-1800. 12. The Age of Jefferson: Frustration Abroad 1800-1815. 13. Nationalism: Culture, Politics, Diplomacy 1815-1824. 14. Machines, Cotton, Land: Economy and Society 1790-1824. 15. The People's Hero: Andrew Jackson and a New Era 1824-1830. 16. In the Shadow of Old Hickory: Personalities and Politics 1830-1842. 17. Religion and Reform: Evangelicals and Enthusiasts 1800-1850. 18. The Peculiar Institution: Southern Slavery. 19. From Sea to Shining Sea: Expansion 1820-1848. 20. Apples of Discord: Western Lands and Immigration 1844-1856. 21. The Collapse of the Union: From Debate to Violence 1854-1861. 22. Tidy Plans, Ugly Realities: The Civil War through 1862. 23. Driving Dixie Down: General Grant's War of Attrition 1863-1865. 24. Aftermath: The Era of Reconstruction 1863-1877.
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