American past: A Survey of American History to 1877 / Edition 6

American past: A Survey of American History to 1877 / Edition 6

by Joseph R. Conlin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0155075330

ISBN-13: 9780155075337

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Wadsworth

Now in its Sixth Edition, this text continues to offer a colorful and engaging look at the individuals, events, and ideas that make up our nation's past. Accessible and lively, Conlin includes a comprehensive treatment of political, economic, social, intellectual, constitutional, diplomatic, and military history. Consistent scholarship and a unique organization make

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Now in its Sixth Edition, this text continues to offer a colorful and engaging look at the individuals, events, and ideas that make up our nation's past. Accessible and lively, Conlin includes a comprehensive treatment of political, economic, social, intellectual, constitutional, diplomatic, and military history. Consistent scholarship and a unique organization make this book comprehensive and manageable, while new chronologies offer students quick reference and easy review of the major events and movements covered in each chapter.

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ISBN-13:
9780155075337
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
10/28/2000
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Study Guide

Table of Contents

To the Instructor vii
To the Student: How to Use This Study Guide ix
The Research Paper xii
When Worlds Collide
1(7)
America and Europe Before 10,000 B.C.--A.D. 1550
England in America
8(6)
The Stuggle to Plant a Colony 1550--1624
Puritans and Proprietors
14(6)
Colonial America 1620--1732
Colonial Society
20(6)
English Legacies, American Facts of Life
Other Americans
26(7)
The Indians, French, and Africans of Colonial North America
British America
33(6)
The Colonies at the Equinox
Years of Tumult
39(6)
The Quarrel with Great Britain 1763--1770
Riot to Rebellion
45(7)
The Road to Independence 1770--1776
War for Independence
52(5)
Winning the Revolution 1776--1781
Inventing a Country
57(7)
American Constitutions 1781--1789
We the People
64(6)
Putting the Constitutions 1781--1800
The Age of Jefferson
70(7)
Expansion and Frustration 1800--1815
Beyond the Appalachian Ridge
77(7)
The West in the Early Nineteenth Century
Nation Awakening
84(5)
Political, Diplomatic, and Economic Developments 1815--1824
Hero of the People
89(7)
The Age of Andrew Jackson 1824--1830
In the Shadow of Old Hickory
96(7)
Personalities and Politics 1830--1842
Sects, Utopias, Visionaries, Reformers
103(7)
Popular Culture in Antebellum America
A Different Country
110(6)
The South
The Peculiar Institution
116(6)
Slavery as It Was Perceived and as It Was
From Sea to Shining Sea
122(8)
American Expansion 1820--1848
Apples of Discord
130(6)
The Poisoned Fruits of Expansion 1844--1854
The Collapse of the Old Union
136(7)
The Road to Secession 1854--1861
Tidy Plans, Ugly Realities
143(8)
The Civil War: 1861--1862
Driving Old Dixie Down
151(7)
General Grant's War of Attrition 1863--1865
Reconstruction
158(1)
Rebuilding the Shattered Union: 1863--1877

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