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

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155075337
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: Study Guide
  • Edition number: 6

Table of Contents

1. When Worlds Collide: America and Europe Before 10,000 b.c.-a.d. 1550. 2. England In America: The Struggle to Plant a Colony 1550-1624. 3. Puritans And Proprietors: Colonial America 1620-1732. 4. Colonial Society: English Legacies, American Facts of Life. 5. Other Americans: The Indians, French, and Africans of Colonial North America. 6. British America: The Colonies at the Equinox. 7. Years Of Tumult: The Quarrel with Great Britain 1763-1770. 8. Riot To Rebellion: The Road to Independence 1770-1776. 9. War For Independence: Winning the Revolution 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: Expansion and Frustration 1800-1815. 13. Beyond The Appalachian Ridge: The West in the Early Nineteenth Century. 14. Nation Awakening: Political, Diplomatic, and Economic Developments 1815-1824. 15. Hero Of The People: The Age of Andrew Jackson 1824-1830. 16. In The Shadow Of Old Hickory: Personalities and Politics 1830-1842. 17. Sects, Utopias, Visionaries, Reformers: Popular Culture in Antebellum America. 18. A Different Country: The South. 19. The Peculiar Institution: Slavery as It Was Perceived and as It Was. 20. From Sea To Shining Sea: American Expansion 1820-1848. 21. Apples Of Discord: The Poisoned Fruits of Victory 1844-1854. 22. The Collapse Of The Old Union: The Road to Secession 1854-1861. 23. Tidy Plans, Ugly Realities: The Civil War 1861-1862. 24. Driving Old Dixie Down: General Grant¦s War of Attrition 1863-1865. 25. Reconstruction: Rebuilding the Shattered Union:1863-1877
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