Cengage Advantage Books: Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877, Compact / Edition 5by John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice Fahs
Pub. Date: 05/24/2007
Publisher: Cengage Learning
You spoke and Wadsworth, a part of Cengage Learning listened. This Compact Version is part of the Cengage Advantage Books, which offers our Comprehensive texts in a lower-cost format. This black and white version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER includes eight 4-page color map inserts to bring the regions to life. While the compact version includes fewer photos than
You spoke and Wadsworth, a part of Cengage Learning listened. This Compact Version is part of the Cengage Advantage Books, which offers our Comprehensive texts in a lower-cost format. This black and white version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER includes eight 4-page color map inserts to bring the regions to life. While the compact version includes fewer photos than the Comprehensive version, it offers plenty of resources to make the course visual and exciting for students. In addition, students will have access to the Book Companion Website that offers quizzing, interactive maps, interactive timelines, and simulations.
Table of Contents
1. WHEN OLD WORLDS COLLIDE: CONTACT, CONQUEST, CATASTROPHE. Peoples in Motion. Europe and the World in the 15th Century. Spain, Columbus, and the Americas. The Emergence of Complex Societies in the Americas. Contact and Cultural Misunderstanding. Conquest and Catastrophe. Explanations: Patterns of Conquest, Submission, and Resistance. 2. THE CHALLENGE TO SPAIN AND THE SETTLEMENT OF NORTH AMERICA. The Protestant Reformation and the Challenge to Spain. New France. The Dutch and Swedish Settlements. The Challenge from Elizabethan England. The Swarming of the English. The Chesapeake and West Indian Colonies. The New England Colonies. The English Civil Wars. The First Restoration Colonies. Brotherly Love: The Quakers and America. 3. ENGLAND DISCOVERS ITS COLONIES: EMPIRE, LIBERTY, AND EXPANSION. The Atlantic Prism and the Spectrum of Settlement. The Beginnings of Empire. Indians, Settlers, Upheaval. Crisis in England and the Redefinition of Empire. The Glorious Revolution. Contrasting Empires: Spain and France in North America. An Empire of Settlement: The British Colonies. 4. PROVINCIAL AMERICA AND THE STRUGGLE FOR A CONTINENT. Expansion versus Anglicization. Expansion, Immigration, and Regional Differentiation. Anglicizing Provincial America. The Great Awakening. Political Culture in the Colonies. The Renewal of Imperial Conflict. The War for North America. 5. REFORM, RESISTANCE, REVOLUTION. Imperial Reform. The Stamp Act Crisis. The Townshend Crisis. Internal Cleavages: The Contagion of Liberty. The Last Imperial Crisis. The Improvised War. 6. THE REVOLUTIONARY REPUBLIC. Hearts and Minds: The Northern War, 1776-1777. The Campaigns of 1777 and Foreign Intervention. The Reconstitution of Authority. The British Offensive in the South. A Revolutionary Society. A More Perfect Union. 7. COMPLETING THE REVOLUTION, 1789-1815. Establishing the National Government. The Republic in a World at War, 1793-1797. The Crisis at Home, 1798-1800. The Jeffersonians in Power. The Republic and the Napoleonic Wars, 1804-1815. 8. NORTHERN TRANSFORMATIONS, 1800-1830. Postcolonial Society, 1790-1815. From Backcountry To Frontier: The Northwest. The Decline Of Patriarchy. Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860. Northeastern Farms, 1815-1860. The Northwest. Farm Families. The Beginnings Of The Industrial Revolution. 9. THE OLD SOUTH, 1790 -1850. Old Farms: The Southeast. New Farms: The Rise Of The Deep South. The Southern Yeomanry. The Private Lives Of Slaves. A Balance Sheet: The Plantation And Southern Growth. 10. TOWARD AN AMERICAN CULTURE. The Democratization of Culture. The Northern Middle Class. The Plain People of the North. A New Popular Culture. Family, Church, and Neighborhood: The White South. Race. Citizenship. 11. DEMOCRATS AND WHIGS. The American System. 1819. Republican Revival. Adams Versus Jackson. Jacksonian Democracy And The South. Jacksonian Democracy and the Market Revolution. The Second American Party System. 12. WHIGS, DEMOCRATS, AND THE REMAKING OF SOCIETY. Constituencies. The Politics of Economic Development. The Politics of Social Reform. Excursus: The Politics of Alcohol. The Politics of Race. The Politics of Gender and Sex. 13. MANIFEST DESTINY: AN EMPIRE FOR LIBERTY--OR SLAVERY? Growth as the American Way. The Mexican War. The Election of 1848. The Compromise of 1850. Filibustering. 14. THE GATHERING TEMPEST, 1853-1860. Kansas and the Rise of the Republican Party. Immigration and Nativism. Bleeding Kansas. The Election of 1856. The Economy in the 1850s. The Impending Crisis. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates. 15. SECESSION AND CIVIL WAR, 1860-1862. The Election of 1860. The Lower South Secedes. Choosing Sides. The Balance Sheet of War. Navies, the Blockade, and Foreign Relations. Campaigns and Battles, 1861-1862. Confederate Counteroffensives. 16. A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM, 1862-1865. Slavery and the War. A Winter of Discontent. Blueprint for Modern America. The Confederate Tide Crests and Recedes. Black Men in Blue. The Year of Decision. Lincoln''s Reelection and the End of the Confederacy. 17. RECONSTRUCTION, 1863-1877. Wartime Reconstruction. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction. The Advent of Congressional Reconstruction. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson. The Grant Administration. The Retreat from Reconstruction.
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