Making America: A History of the United States / Edition 1

Making America: A History of the United States / Edition 1

by Carol Berkin, James L. Gormly, Robert W. Cherny, Christopher L. Miller
     
 


Shaped with a clear political chronology, Making America reflects the variety of individual experiences and kaleidoscope of cultures that is American society. Careful to maintain its emphasis on the importance of social movements, immigrant society, and regional and political differences in American history, the Fifth Edition of Making America brings greater… See more details below

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Shaped with a clear political chronology, Making America reflects the variety of individual experiences and kaleidoscope of cultures that is American society. Careful to maintain its emphasis on the importance of social movements, immigrant society, and regional and political differences in American history, the Fifth Edition of Making America brings greater attention to global influences and America's role in the world. Making America serves the needs of instructors whose classrooms reflect the diversity of today's college students. The strongly chronological narrative, together with an integrated program of learning and teaching aids, makes the historical content vivid and comprehensible to students at all levels of preparedness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395502532
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1024

Table of Contents


1. Making a "New" World, to 1588 2. A Continent on the Move, 1400-1725 3. Founding the English Mainland Colonies, 1585-1732 4. The English Colonies in the Eighteenth Century, 1689-1763 5. Deciding Where Loyalties Lie, 1763-1776 6. Recreating America: Independence and a New Nation, 1775-1783 7. Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic, 1770-1796 8. The Early Republic, 1796-1804 9. Increasing Conflict and War, 1805-1815 10. The Rise of a New Nation, 1815-1836 11. The Great Transformation: Growth and Expansion, 1828-1848 12. Responses to the Great Transformation, 1828-1848 13. Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union, 1848-1860 14. A Violent Choice: Civil War, 1861-1865 15. Reconstruction: High Hopes and Shattered Dreams, 1865-1877 16. An Industrial Order Emerges, 1865-1880 17. Becoming an Urban Industrial Society, 1880-1890 18. Conflict and Change in the West, 1865-1902 19. Economic Crash and Political Upheaval, 1890-1900 20. The Progressive Era, 1900-1917 21. The United States in a World at War, 1913-1920 22. Prosperity Decade, 1920-1928 23. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939 24. America's Rise to World Leadership, 1929-1945 25. Truman and Cold War America, 1945-1952 26. Quest for Consensus, 1952-1960 27. Great Promises, Bitter Disappointments, 1960-1968 28. America Under Stress, 1967-1976 29. Facing Limits, 1976-1992 30. Entering a New Century, 1992-2007

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