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History of the United States / Edition 1
     

History of the United States / Edition 1

by Daniel Boorstin, Brooks Kelly
 

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ISBN-10: 0134355881

ISBN-13: 9780134355887

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall School Division

A History of the United States' well-told story and expanded program are designed to address your changing curriculum and classroom needs. Author Daniel Boorstin?Librarian of Congress Emeritus, and winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, and Pulitzer prizes?tells the story of American history in an engaging style that reaches today's students.

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A History of the United States' well-told story and expanded program are designed to address your changing curriculum and classroom needs. Author Daniel Boorstin?Librarian of Congress Emeritus, and winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, and Pulitzer prizes?tells the story of American history in an engaging style that reaches today's students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134355887
Publisher:
Prentice Hall School Division
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Edition description:
4TH
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
xiv
List of Charts and Graphs
xv
List of Primary Sources
xxv
A Note on American Pictorial Art xvi
Prologue xix
1 The Making of Americans 1(74)
What Europeans Found: The American Surprise
2(24)
Christopher Columbus: Who he was and why he came
3(3)
Before discovery
6(4)
Why Europeans went exploring
10(2)
Spanish adventurers
12(10)
French and English exploration
22(4)
An Assortment of Colonies
26(24)
The Spanish Empire
27(3)
A great and victorious England
30(4)
The planting of Virginia
34(4)
The Puritans come to New England
38(6)
Other Europeans in North America
44(2)
The proprietary colonies
46(4)
New Ways in a New World
50(25)
Many kinds of Americans
51(10)
The colonists govern themselves
61(5)
Britain against France
66(9)
Making Connections
72(3)
2 Forming a New Nation 1763-1800 75(100)
The Road to Revolution and Victory
76(26)
The British take a collision course
77(7)
Declaring independence
84(6)
How British power was overthrown
90(12)
From Confederation to Nation
102(46)
New state governments
103(3)
The Continental Congress
106(2)
A weak confederation
108(7)
Writing a nation's constitution
115(6)
The states ratify
121(27)
Review: Beginnings to 1789
126(1)
The American discovery
127(2)
The making of America
129(6)
Forming a new nation, 1763-1789
135(13)
The United States Begins
148(27)
The nation in the 1790s
149(3)
George Washington sets the course
152(7)
Foreign affairs for a new nation
159(6)
John Adams and the rise of parties
165(10)
Making Connections
172(3)
3 E pluribus unum: One Made from Many 1800-1840 175(74)
Jefferson in Power
176(22)
The man and his policies
177(5)
Buying Louisiana
182(7)
Jefferson, Marshall, and the courts
189(4)
Trouble on the seas
193(5)
Struggles of a Young Nation
198(24)
The War of 1812
199(10)
Madison and Monroe
209(5)
The Missouri Compromise
214(3)
The Monroe Doctrine
217(1)
A national spirit
218(4)
The Jacksonian Era
222(27)
A second Adams in the White House
223(3)
The new politics
226(5)
Jackson takes command
231(7)
Banks and Money
238(11)
Making Connections
246(3)
4 A Nation Growing and Dividing 1800-1860 249(82)
The Flourishing Land
250(28)
Drawing the people together
251(8)
The Industrial Revolution
259(6)
America's leading import: People
265(4)
The rise of the West
269(2)
The cotton kingdom
271(7)
Reforming and Expanding
278(26)
An age of reform
279(7)
The abolition movement
286(2)
Westward ho!
288(6)
Texas and Oregon
294(5)
War with Mexico
299(5)
The Failure of the Politicians
304(27)
The Compromise of 1850
305(7)
How the compromise collapsed
312(5)
The nation comes apart
317(4)
The election of 1860
321(10)
Making Connections
328(3)
5 The Rocky Road to Union 1860-1890 331(80)
The Civil War
332(28)
A new kind of war
333(8)
The first year: 1861-1862
341(8)
The widening conflict
349(4)
Gettysburg to Appomattox, 1863-1865
353(7)
To Punish or to Forgive?
360(24)
"With malice toward none"
361(4)
Andrew Johnson and the Radicals
365(4)
"Black Reconstruction"
369(6)
The North withdraws
375(4)
The divided South
379(5)
The Passing of the Frontier
384(27)
Indian wars and resettlement
385(6)
Seeking gold and silver
391(5)
The cattle kingdom
396(5)
The farmers' frontier
401(10)
Making Connections
408(3)
6 The New Industrial Age 1865-1900 411(92)
The Nation Transformed
412(24)
Railroads and big business
413(6)
Rock oil lights up the world
419(3)
City goods for country customers
422(3)
Buyers' Palaces
425(2)
Things by the millions
427(3)
Labor begins to organize
430(6)
The Challenge of the Cities
436(22)
The growth of an urban nation
437(7)
Reformers and self-helpers
444(2)
The spread of learning
446(4)
Bridge-building heroes
450(3)
Going up! elevators and skyscrapers
453(2)
New towns in the country
455(3)
Politics in the Gilded Age
458(45)
Parties in balance
459(4)
The Democrats come and go
463(5)
The farmers' revolt
468(7)
Our money: Gold versus silver
475(28)
Making Connections
478(2)
Review: The United States, 1789-1898
480(1)
A new nation
481(4)
A nation expanding, reforming, and dividing
485(11)
The nation transformed
496(7)
7 Democratic Reforms and World Power 1890-1920 503(72)
The United States and the World
504(16)
Looking outward
505(3)
Expanding on the seas
508(2)
War with Spain
510(10)
The Progressive Era
520(26)
Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal
521(6)
Middle-class reformers
527(5)
Taft in the White House
532(4)
Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
536(4)
Seeking a world role
540(6)
The United States and World War I
546(29)
A spark ignites Europe
547(9)
Helping to win the war
556(4)
The home front
560(7)
Losing the peace
567(8)
Making Connections
572(3)
8 From Boom to Bust 1918-1932 575(44)
Return to Normalcy, 1918-1929
576(22)
The postwar reaction
577(6)
Searching for the good old days
583(5)
"Keeping cool with Coolidge"
588(4)
Life in the Jazz Age
592(6)
The Coming of the Great Depression
598(21)
A prosperous nation
599(2)
The big crash
601(8)
Foreign affairs in a gloomy world
609(4)
The election of 1932
613(6)
Making Connections
616(3)
9 Depression at Home and Aggression Abroad 1933-1945 619(86)
"Nothing to fear but fear itself"
620(22)
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
621(10)
From recovery to reform
631(6)
The end of the New Deal
637(5)
Reshaping American Life
642(14)
Problems on the farm
643(3)
The problems of black Americans
646(3)
The New Deal and women
649(3)
The struggles of labor
652(4)
Clouds of War
656(18)
Foreign Affairs, 1933-1939
657(7)
The battlefield is everywhere
664(6)
War comes to the United States
670(4)
A World Conflict
674(31)
Mobilizing for defense
675(4)
"The end of the beginning"---1942
679(6)
Victory in Europe
685(10)
The war in the Pacific
695(10)
Making Connections
702(3)
10 Postwar Problems 1945-1960 705(68)
Truman: Neither War nor Peace
706(22)
Beginnings of the cold war
707(4)
Dealing with a new world
711(10)
President in his own right
721(7)
Eisenhower, Moderate Republican
728(22)
The Republicans return
729(5)
Everybody's New Deal
734(4)
The fight for equality
738(4)
Difficulties abroad
742(8)
Mobile People and Magic Machines
750(23)
A changing people
751(5)
Everyday life transformed
756(7)
Education and religion
763(3)
Art and the machine
766(7)
Making Connections
770(3)
11 Turbulent Times 1961-1974 773(70)
Years of Hope and Promise
774(22)
John F. Kennedy wins
775(3)
Learning hard lessons
778(5)
Facing Communist challenges
783(5)
A New Frontier
788(4)
The tragic end
792(4)
LBJ: From the Great Society to Vietnam
796(20)
Taking the reins
797(4)
The Great Society
801(3)
Black revolt and youth rebellion
804(5)
Vietnam: "The most unpopular war"
809(7)
The Rise and Fall of Richard Nixon
816(27)
Electing the President, 1968
817(3)
Nixon's first term
820(10)
The fall
830(13)
Making Connections
840(3)
12 The United States Looks Ahead 843(157)
In Pursuit of Civil Rights for All
844(32)
The two ideals
845(5)
Dealing with racism
850(5)
Women seek equality
855(5)
Spanish-speaking peoples
860(5)
New waves of immigration
865(2)
The American Indians
867(3)
New vistas of equality
870(6)
Changing Leaders in Washington
876(30)
Gerald Ford becomes President
877(5)
Carter: A campaigner as President
882(6)
The United States and the world
888(4)
new foreign initiatives by Carter
892(4)
New directions
896(4)
The changing economy
900(6)
The Emergence of a New World
906(94)
Troubles abroad
907(5)
Successes and failures
912(5)
New problems for "the Teflon President"
917(4)
The end of the Reagan years
921(3)
The end of the cold war
924(6)
A dangerous world
930(3)
The State of the Nation
933(6)
The Clinton Presidency
939(11)
Mading Connections
946(2)
Epilogue: The Mysterious Future
948(2)
Appendixes
Atlas of Today's World
950(8)
Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the United States
958(1)
The Declaration of Independence
959(6)
The Constitution of the United States
965(35)
Glossary 1000(12)
Index 1012

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