The Shaping of the American Present 1865 / Edition 5

The Shaping of the American Present 1865 / Edition 5

by Robert Kelley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0138083878

ISBN-13: 9780138083878

Pub. Date: 12/18/1989

Publisher: Pearson

An interpretive history of the US from colonial times to the present. Emphasizes both political history with solid coverage of social history.

Overview

An interpretive history of the US from colonial times to the present. Emphasizes both political history with solid coverage of social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138083878
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/18/1989
Edition description:
5th ed., combined ed
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 9.86(h) x 1.81(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Old World and the New World.

2. The Beginnings: The South.

3. The Beginnings: New England.

4. The Beginnings: The Middle Colonies.

5. The New People: American Life and Thought in the Eighteenth Century.

6. The New People Seize Independence.

7. Forming the Nation.

8. The New Nation: The Federalist Era.

9. The Age of Jefferson: Expansion and War.

10. The Nationalist Era.

11. The Great Transformation 1815-1850: Human and Physical Dimensions.

12. The Age of Jackson: A Republican Culture.

13. The Age of Jackson, Center Stage: The National Debate.

14. Surge to the Pacific.

15. Abolitionism: The Building Storm.

16. The Shifting Balance: The North and the South at Midcentury.

17. Disruption Begins: Bleeding Kansas.

18. The Nation Splits Apart.

19. The Civil War.

20. Reconstruction.

21. Gilded Age America 1870s-1890s: Growth and Development.

22. Gilded Age America 1870s-1890s: The Nation in Crisis.

23. Gilded Age America 1870s-1890s: Center Stage—The National Debate.

24. Emergence to World Power.

25. The Progressive Era: New Ways of Thinking.

26. The Progressive Era; Republicans in Charge.

27. The Progressive Era: Democrats in Charge.

28. America and the First World War.

29. Life and Thought in the New Urban America.

30. The New Era: Triumph and Disaster.

31. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal.

32. America and World War II.

33. The Cold War.

34. Complacent Years: Truman and Eisenhower.

35. The Turbulent 1960s: The Egalitarian Surge Builds Momentum.

36. The Turbulent 1960s: The Flood Tide of Reform Peaks and Falls Back.

37. The End of American Innocence: The Vietnam War.

38. Watergate, the Ford-Carter Years, and the Reagan Revolution.

39. The American People and Nation: Comparisons.

The Declaration of Independence.

The Constitution of the United States.

Presidential Elections.

Date of Statehood.

Population of the United States.

Territorial Expansion.

Index.

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