America's History, For the AP* Course / Edition 8

America's History, For the AP* Course / Edition 8

by James A. Henretta, Eric Hinderaker, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self
     
 

ISBN-10: 1457628937

ISBN-13: 9781457628931

Pub. Date: 01/10/2014

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Your go-to book for the AP U.S. History redesign.
America's History offers a thematic approach and skills-oriented pedagogy that helps students succeed in the redesigned AP U.S. History course. Known for its attention to AP themes and content, the new edition features a new nine part structure closely aligned with the chronology of the new AP U.S. History course

Overview

Your go-to book for the AP U.S. History redesign.
America's History offers a thematic approach and skills-oriented pedagogy that helps students succeed in the redesigned AP U.S. History course. Known for its attention to AP themes and content, the new edition features a new nine part structure closely aligned with the chronology of the new AP U.S. History course, an expanded documents program, and a wealth of supporting resources that give teachers and students the tools they need to master the course and the new exam. The eighth edition also rolls out Bedford/St. Martin's new digital history tools, including LearningCurve, an adaptive quizzing engine that garners over a 90% student satisfaction rate, and LaunchPad, the all new interactive e-book and course space that puts high quality easy-to-use assessment at your fingertips. Featuring video, additional primary sources, a wealth of adaptive and summative quizzing, and more, LaunchPad cements student understanding of the text while helping them make progress toward learning outcomes. It's the best content joined up with the best technology.
*AP is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. View a sample chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781457628931
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/10/2014
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
1168
Sales rank:
62,457
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Historical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Skills for AP U.S. History

Part 1: Transformations of North America, 1450-1700

Chapter 1: Colliding Worlds, 1450–1600

Chapter 2: American Experiments, 1521-1700

Part 2: British North America and the Atlantic World, 1660-1763

Chapter 3: The British Atlantic World, 1660-1750

Chapter 4: Growth, Diversity, and Conflict, 1720-1763

Part 3: Revolution and Republican Culture, 1763-1820

Chapter 5: The Problem of Empire, 1763-1776

Chapter 6: Making War and Republican Governments, 1776–1789

Chapter 7: Hammering Out a Federal Republic, 1787-1820

Chapter 8: Creating a Republican Culture, 1790–1820

Part 4: Overlapping Revolutions, 1800–1860

Chapter 9: Transforming the Economy, 1800–1860

Chapter 10: A Democratic Revolution, 1800–1844

Chapter 11: Religion and Reform, 1800–1860

Chapter 12: The South Expands: Slavery and Society, 1800–1860

Part 5: Creating and Preserving a Continental Nation, 1844-1877

Chapter 13: Expansion, War, and Sectional Crisis, 1844–1860

Chapter 14: Two Societies at War, 1861–1865

Chapter 15: Reconstruction, 1865–1877

Chapter 16: Conquering a Continent, 1854-1890

Part 6: Industrializing America: Upheavals and Experiments, 1877-1917

Chapter 17: Industrial America: Corporations and Conflicts, 1877–1911

Chapter 18: The Victorians Make the Modern, 1880–1916

Chapter 19: "Civilization’s Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880–1917

Chapter 20: Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880–1917

Part 7: Domestic and Global Challenges, 1890-1945

Chapter 21: An Emerging World Power, 1890–1918

Chapter 22: Cultural Conflict, Bubble, and Bust, 1919–1932

Chapter 23: Managing the Great Depression, Forging the New Deal, 1929–1939

Chapter 24: The World at War, 1937–1945

Part 8: The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1945-1980

Chapter 25: Cold War America, 1945–1963

Chapter 26: Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945–1963

Chapter 27: Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941–1973

Chapter 28: Uncivil Wars: Liberal Crisis and Conservative Rebirth, 1961–1972

Chapter 29: The Search for Order in an Era of Limits, 1973–1980

Part 9: Global Capitalism and the End of the American Century, 1980 to the Present

Chapter 30: Conservative America in the Ascent, 1980–1991

Chapter 31: Confronting Global and National Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present

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