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Offers students insight into how diverse communities and different regions have shaped America's past.

For the two-semester U.S. history survey course.

Out of Many, brief edition, reveals the ethnic, geographical and economic diversity of the United States by examining the individual, the community and the state and placing a special focus on the country's regions, particularly the West. Each chapter helps students understand the textured and varied history that has produced the increasing complexity of America. This book is the abridged version of Out of Many, seventh edition.

Teaching and Learning Experience

Personalize Learning-The new MyHistoryLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.

Improve Critical Thinking- Seeing History images and critical thinking questions help students use visual culture to make sense of the past.

Engage Students- Each chapter begins with an American Communities feature that shows how the events discussed in the chapter affected particular communities for a well-rounded understanding of American history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205215799
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 6/10/2011
  • Edition description: Brief
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John Mack Faragher

John Mack Faragher is an Arthur Unobskey professor of American history and the director of the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University. Born in Arizona and raised in southern California, he received his B.A. at the University of California, Riverside, and his Ph.D. at Yale University. He is the author of Women and Men on the Overland Trail (1979), Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie (1986), Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992), The American West: A New Interpretive History (2000) and A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland (2005).

Mari Jo Buhle

Mari Jo Buhle is a William R. Kenan, Jr. University professor emerita of American civilization and history at Brown University specializing in American women’s history. She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (1981) and Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (1998). She is also the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Left (second edition, 1998). Buhle held a fellowship (1991-1996) from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is currently an honorary fellow of the history department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Daniel Czitrom

Daniel Czitrom is a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. Born and raised in New York City, he received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan (1982), which won the First Books Award of the American Historical Association and has been translated into Spanish and Chinese. He is the co-author of Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn of the Century New York (2008). He has served as a historical consultant and been featured as an on-camera commentator for several documentary film projects, including the PBS productions New York : A Documentary Film, American Photography: A Century of Images and The Great Transatlantic Cable. He is currently writing New York Exposed: How a Gilded Age Police Scandal Shocked the Nation and Launched the Progressive Era (Oxford).

Susan H. Armitage

Susan H. Armitage is a professor of history and women’s studies emerita at Washington State University, where she was a Claudius O. and Mary R. Johnson distinguished professor. She earned her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Among her many publications on western women’s history are three co-edited books, The Women’s West (1987), So Much To Be Done: Women on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (1991) and Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women’s West (1997). She served as editor of the feminist journal Frontiers from 1996 to 2002. Her most recent publication, co-edited with Laurie Mercier, is Speaking History: Oral Histories of the American Past, 1865-Present (2009).

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Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF
2.) COMPREHENSIVE


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Chapter 1 A Continent of Villages
Chapter 2 When Worlds Collide 1492–1590
Chapter 3 Planting Colonies in North America 1588-1701
Chapter 4 Slavery and Empire 1441–1770
Chapter 5 The Cultures of Colonial North America 1700–1780
Chapter 6 From Empire to Independence 1750–1776
Chapter 7 The American Revolution 1776–1786
Chapter 8 The New Nation 1786–1800
Chapter 9 An Empire for Liberty 1790–1824
Chapter 10 The South and Slavery 1790s–1850s
Chapter 11 The Growth of Democracy 1824-1840
Chapter 12 Industry and the North 1790s–1840s
Chapter 13 Meeting the Challenges of the New Age: Immigration, Urbanization, and Social Reform 1820s –1850s
Chapter 14 The Territorial Expansion of the United States 1830s–1850s
Chapter 15 The Coming Crisis the 1850s
Chapter 16 The Civil War 1861–1865
Chapter 17 Reconstruction 1863–1877


COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Community and Diversity

Chapter 1: A Continent of Villages

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Cahokia: Thirteenth-Century Life on the Mississippi

The First American Settlers

The Development of Farming

Farming in Early North America

SEEING HISTORY An Early European Image of Native Americans

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 2: When Worlds Collide 1492–1590

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The English at Roanoke

The Expansion of Europe

The Spanish in the Americas

Northern Explorations and Encounters

SEEING HISTORY A Watercolor from the First Algonquian-English Encounter

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 3: Planting Colonies in North America 1588-1701

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Communities and Diversity in Seventeenth Century Santa Fe

The Spanish, The French, and the Dutch in North America

The Chesapeake: Virginia and Maryland

SEEING HISTORY John Smith’s Cartoon History of His Adventures in Virginia

The New England Colonies

The Proprietary Colonies

Conflict and War

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: Democratic Roots in New England Soil

Chapter 4: Slavery and Empire 1441–1770

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Rebellion In Stono, South Carolina

The Beginnings of African Slavery

The African Slave Trade

The Development of North American Slave Societies

African to African American

SEEING HISTORY A Musical Celebration In The Slave Quarters

Slavery and the Economics of Empire

Slavery, Prosperity, and Freedom

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 5: The Cultures of Colonial North America 1700–1780

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The Revival of Religion and Community in Northampton

North American Regions

SEEING HISTORY A Plan of an American New Cleared Farm

Social and Political Patterns

The Cultural Transformation of British North America

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 6: From Empire to Independence 1750–1776

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The First Continental Congress Begins to Shape a National Political Community

The Seven Years’ War in America

The Emergence of American Nationalism

“Save Your Money and Save Your Country”

From Resistance to Rebellion

SEEING HISTORY The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering

Deciding for Independence

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 7: The American Revolution 1776–1786

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A National Community Evolves at Valley Forge

The War for Independence

The United Sates in Congress Assembled

SEEING HISTORY The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Revolutionary Politics in the States

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 8: The New Nation 1786–1800

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A Rural Massachusetts Community Rises in Defense of Liberty

The Crisis of the 1780s

The New Constitution

The First Federal Administration

SEEING HISTORY The Columbian Tragedy

Federalists and Democratic-Republicans

“The Rising Glory of America”

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 9: An Empire for Liberty 1790–1824

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Expansion Touches Mandan Villages on the Upper Missouri

North American Communities From Coast To Coast

A National Economy

The Jefferson Presidency

Renewed Imperial Rivalry In North America

The War of 1812

SEEING HISTORY “A Scene on the Frontiers as Practiced by the ‘Humane’ British and their ‘Worthy’ Allies”

Defining the Boundaries

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 10: The South and Slavery 1790s–1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Cotton Communities in the Old Southwest

King Cotton and Southern Expansion

The African American Community

Freedom and Resistance

The White Majority

Planters

SEEING HISTORY “Gordon Under Medical Inspection”

The Defense of Slavery

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 11: The Growth of Democracy 1824-1840

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A Political Community Abandons Deference for Democracy

The New Democratic Politics in North America

The Jackson Presidency

SEEING HISTORY “President’s Levee, or all Creation Going to the White House”

Changing the Course of Government

The Second American Party System

American Arts and Letters

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: Jacksonian Democracy and American Politics

Chapter 12: Industry and the North 1790s–1840s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Women Factory Workers Form a Community in Lowell, Massachusetts

The Transportation Revolution

The Market Revolution

SEEING HISTORY Industrialization and Rural Life

The Yankee West

Industrialization Begins

From Artisan to Worker

The New Middle Class

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: The Second Great Awakening and Religious Diversity in America

Chapter 13: Meeting the Challenges of the New Age: Immigration, Urbanization, and Social Reform 1820s –1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Women Reformers of Seneca Falls Respond to the Market Revolution

Immigration and the City

Urban Problems

SEEING HISTORY P.T. Barnum’s Famous “Curiosity:” General Tom Thumb

Social Reform Movements

Antislavery and Abolitionism

The Women’s Rights Movement

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 14: The Territorial Expansion of the United States 1830s–1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Texans and Tejanos “Remember the Alamo!”

Exploring the West

The Politics of Expansion

The Mexican-American War

California and the Gold Rush

SEEING HISTORY War News from Mexico

The Politics of Manifest Destiny

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 15: The Coming Crisis the 1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Illinois Communities Debate Slavery

America in 1850

Cracks in National Unity

The Crisis of The National Party System

SEEING HISTORY Brooks Beats Sumner

The Differences Deepen

The South Secedes

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 16: The Civil War 1861–1865

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Mother Bickerdyke Connects Northern Communities to Their Boys at War

Communities Mobilize for War

The Governments Organize for War

The Fighting through 1862

The Death of Slavery

The Front Lines and The Home Front

SEEING HISTORY Come and Join Us Brothers

The Tide Turns

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Chapter 17: Reconstruction 1863–1877

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Hale County, Alabama: From Slavery to Freedom in a Black Belt Community

The Politics of Reconstruction

The Meaning of Freedom

SEEING HISTORY Changing Images of Reconstruction

Southern Politics and Society

Reconstructing the North

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: Realities of Freedom

Appendix

Glossary

Credits

Index

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