Handbook of American History / Edition 1

Handbook of American History / Edition 1

by Donald B. Cole
     
 

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ISBN-10: 015504513X

ISBN-13: 9780155045132

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155045132
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
List of Maps
xii
The Age of Exploration and Colonization
Discovery and Exploration of the New World
1(3)
Spanish and French Settlements in the New World, 1500--1700
4(3)
English Settlements, 1600--1763
7(10)
Colonial Wars Between France and England
17(2)
Colonial Society
19(3)
Leading Figures of the Colonial Period
22(2)
Statistical Tables
24(1)
The Revolutionary Era, 1763--1789
The Coming of the American Revolution, 1763--1775
25(5)
The American Revolution, 1775--1783
30(7)
The Confederation Period, 1777--1789
37(5)
Framing the Constitution, 1785--1790
42(2)
The West, 1763--1789
44(3)
Leading Figures of the Revolutionary Period
47(3)
Statistical Tables
50(3)
The Early National Period, 1789--1825
The Federalist Decade, 1789--1801
53(6)
Republican Rule, 1801--1810
59(4)
The War of 1812, 1811--1815
63(4)
Postwar Nationalism, 1815--1825
67(5)
Leading Figures of the Early National Period
72(2)
Statistical Tables
74(3)
The Jackson Era, 1824--1848
The Rise of the Democratic Party, 1822--1828
77(3)
The Age of Jackson, 1829--1837
80(6)
Democrats and Whigs, 1837--1848
86(3)
Manifest Destiny, 1790--1850
89(8)
Slavery and Abolition, 1810--1850
97(3)
Economic Development, 1790--1860
100(4)
American Life, 1790--1860
104(6)
Leading Figures of the Jackson Era
110(5)
Statistical Tables
115(2)
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1849--1877
The Road to War, 1849--1861
117(11)
The Civil War, 1861--1865
128(10)
Reconstruction, 1863--1877
138(6)
Leading Figures of the Civil War Period
144(3)
The Rise of an Industrial World Power, 1865--1900
The Development of the South and West
147(4)
The Rise of Industrialism
151(6)
Politics, 1877--1900
157(5)
The Rise of American Imperialism, 1881--1890
162(4)
American Life, 1860--1900
166(5)
Leading Figures of the Period
171(3)
Statistical Tables
174(3)
Prosperity, Progressivism, and World War I, 1901--1929
The Progressive Movement, 1901--1917
177(8)
The United States as a World Power
185(6)
World War I, 1914--1920
191(11)
The Twenties, 1921--1929
202(5)
Leading Figures of the Period
207(4)
Depression, New Deal, and World War II, 1929--1945
The Depression and the New Deal, 1929--1940
211(10)
From Isolation to Intervention, 1931--1941
221(5)
World War II, 1941--1945
226(8)
Social and Cultural Change, 1900--1945
234(5)
Leading Figures of the Period
239(2)
Statistical Tables
241(4)
The Cold War, 1945--1967
The Era of Truman and Eisenhower, 1945--1961
245(7)
The New Frontier and the Great Society, 1961--1967
252(5)
American Policy in Europe, 1945--1967
257(8)
American Policy in Asia, 1945--1967
265(7)
American Policy in Latin America, 1945--1967
272(3)
American Policy in the Middle East, 1945--1967
275(2)
American Policy in Africa, 1954--1967
277(1)
American Civilization, 1945--1967
277(5)
Leading Figures of the Period
282(2)
Statistical Tables
284(5)
Appendix 289(20)
Index 309

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