The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877, Concise Edition / Edition 6

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877, Concise Edition / Edition 6

by Paul S. Boyer, Joseph F. Kett, Sandra Hawley, Clifford Clark
     
 


Like its corresponding full-size version, THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE, is an engaging, elegantly written narrative that emphasizes political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. THE ENDURING VISION is known for sustained attention to cultural history, and for innovative coverage of the environment, and the West. The Sixth Edition of THE… See more details below

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Like its corresponding full-size version, THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE, is an engaging, elegantly written narrative that emphasizes political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. THE ENDURING VISION is known for sustained attention to cultural history, and for innovative coverage of the environment, and the West. The Sixth Edition of THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE, features a new co-author, Andrew Rieser, new pedagogy, and a beautiful new design. Available in the following split options: THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE Sixth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 0547222807; Volume A: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547222815; Volume B: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-32), ISBN: 0547222785.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547222813
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. NATIVE PEOPLES OF AMERICA TO 1500. The First Americans, c. 13,000-2500 B.C. Cultural Diversity, c. 2500 B.C.-A.D. 1500. North American Peoples on the Eve of European Contact. 2. THE RISE OF THE ATLANTIC WORLD 1400-1625. African and European Backgrounds. Europe and the Atlantic World, 1440-1600. Footholds in North America, 1512-1625. 3. THE EMERGENCE OF COLONIAL SOCIETIES, 1625-1700. Chesapeake Society. Puritanism in New England. The Spread of Slavery: The Caribbean and Carolina. The Middle Colonies. Rivals for North America: France and Spain. 4. THE BONDS OF EMPIRE, 1660-1750. Rebellion and War, 1660-1713. Colonial Economies and Societies, 1660-1750. Competing for a Continent, 1713-1750. Public Life in British America, 1689-1750. 5. ROADS TO REVOLUTION, 1750-1776. Triumph and tensions: The British Empire, 1750-1763. Imperial Authority, Colonial Opposition, 1760-1766. Resistance Resumes, 1766-1770. The Deepening Crisis, 1770-1774. Toward Independence, 1774-1776. 6. SECURING INDEPENDENCE, DEFINING NATIONHOOD, 1776-1788. The Prospects of War. War and Peace, 1776-1783. The Revolution and Social Change. Forging New Governments, 1776-1787. Toward a New Constitution, 1786-1788. 7. LAUNCHING THE NEW REPUBLIC, 1788-1800. Constitutional Government Takes Shape, 1788-1796. Hamilton's Domestic Policies, 1789-1794. The United States in a Wider World, 1789-1796. Parties and Politics, 1793-1800. Economic and Social Change. 8. JEFFERSONIANISM AND THE ERA OF GOOD FEELINGS, 1801-1824. The Age of Jefferson. The Gathering Storm. The War of 1812. The Awakening of American Nationalism. 9. THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETY, 1815-1840. Westward Expansion. The Growth of the Market Economy. Industrial Beginnings. Equality and Inequality. The Revolution in Social Relationships. 10. DEMOCRATIC POLITICS, RELIGIOUS REVIVAL, AND REFORM, 1824-1840. The Rise of Democratic Politics, 1824-1832. The Bank Controversy and the Second Party System, 1833-1840. The Rise of Popular Religion. The Age of Reform. 11. TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE, AND EVERYDAY LIFE, 1840-1860. Technology and Economic Growth. The Quality Of Life. Democratic Pastimes. The Quest for Nationality in Literature and Art. 12. THE OLD SOUTH AND SLAVERY, 1830-1860. King Cotton. The Social Groups of the White South. Social Relations in the White South. Life Under Slavery. The Emergence of African-American Culture. 13. IMMIGRATION, EXPANSION, AND SECTIONAL CONFLICT, 1840-1848. Newcomers and Natives. The West and Beyond. The Politics of Expansion, 1840-1846. The Mexican-American War and Its Aftermath, 1846-1848. 14. FROM COMPROMISE TO SECESSION, 1850-1861. The Compromise of 1850. The Collapse of the Second Party System, 1853-1856. The Crisis of the Union, 1857-1860. The Collapse of the Union, 1860-1861. 15. CRUCIBLE OF FREEDOM: CIVIL WAR, 1861-1865. Mobilizing for War. In Battle, 1861-1862. Emancipation Transforms the War, 1863. War and Society, North and South. The Union Victorious, 1864-1865. 16. THE CRISIS OF RECONSTRUCTION, 1865-1877. Reconstruction Politics, 1865-1868. Reconstruction Governments. The Impact of Emancipation. New Concerns in the North, 1868-1876. Reconstruction Abandoned, 1876-1877.

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