Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People / Edition 1

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Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision, is an innovative survey text and part of a program developed in partnership with teachers and students to meet the learning, study, and assessment goals necessary for student success. Through extensive research and focus groups conducted with a diverse cross-section of students, Houghton Mifflin presents a ground breaking solution for skills mastery, understanding, and retention. Feedback from students has been instrumental in all aspects of development, from design and pedagogy to testing and assessment to title and packaging. These elements culminate in a textbook program that reflects the way students learn and study best.As with all texts in this series, Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision incorporates concise, to-the-point coverage; eliminates extraneous material; integrates pedagogy that reinforces key concepts; features a strong, supporting web component for review, testing, and assessment purposes; and provides students with real value for their educational dollar. Like the corresponding full-length version, Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The Enduring Vision was the first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, and is also known for its innovative coverage of the West, public health, and the environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618738809
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/27/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 832
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR II (3e, 2003). He is also editor-in-chief of the OXFORD COMPANION TO UNITED STATES HISTORY (2001). His articles and essays have appeared in the "American Quarterly," "New Republic," and other journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles; Northwestern University; and the College of William and Mary.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr., M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies and professor of history at Carleton College, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as both the chair of the History Department and director of the American Studies program at Carleton. Clark is the author of HENRY WARD BEECHER: SPOKESMAN FOR A MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA (1978), THE AMERICAN FAMILY HOME, 1800-1960 (1986), THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANGLO-AMERICA SINCE 1789 in the GENERAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS SERIES, and, with Carol Zellie, NORTHFIELD: THE HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE OF A COMMUNITY (1997). He also has edited and contributed to MINNESOTA IN A CENTURY OF CHANGE: THE STATE AND ITS PEOPLE SINCE 1900 (1989). A past member of the Council of the American Studies Association, Clark is active in the fields of material culture studies and historic preservation, and he serves on the Northfield, Minnesota, Historical Preservation Commission.

Sandra McNair Hawley received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She co-authored the book GLOBAL POLITICS with Dean A. Minix and wrote numerous papers on US/Chinese relations, with a focus on popular culture portraits of Asia and their implications. She taught History at San Jacinto College for 18 years.

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President's Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the "History of Education Quarterly," and is a past member of the Council of the American Studies Association.

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

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Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter includes a Conclusion, Key Terms, Suggested Reading, and Notes. 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 Peoples Europe and the Atlantic World, 1440-1600 Footholds in North America, 1512-1625 3. Expansion and Diversity: The Rise of Colonial America, 1625-1700 The New England Way Chesapeake Society 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 The Triumph of the British Empire, 1750-1763 Imperial Revenues and Reorganization, 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, 1789-1800 Constitutional Government Takes Shape, 1789-1796 Hamilton and the Formulation of Federalist Policies, 1789-1794 The United States on the World Stage, 1789-1796 The Emergence of Party 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. Politics, Religion, and Reform in Antebellum America, 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 Crises of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 Reconstruction Politics, 1865-1868 Reconstruction Government The Impact of Emancipation New Concerns in the North, 1868-1876 Reconstruction Abandoned, 1876-1877 17. The Transformation of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1860-1900 Native Americans and the Trans-Mississippi West Settling the West The Southwestern Frontier Exploiting the Western Landscape The West of Life and Legend 18. The Rise of Industrial America, 1865-1900 The Rise of Corporate America Stimulating Economic Growth The New South Factories and the Work Force Labor Unions and Industrial Conflict 19. Immigration, Urbanization, and Everyday Life, 1860-1900 Everyday Life in Flux: The New American City Middle-Class Society and Culture Working-Class Politics and Reform Working-Class Leisure in the Immigrant City Cultures in Conflict 20. Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age, 1877-1900 Party Politics in an Era of Social and Economic Upheaval, 1877-1884 Politics of Privilege, Politics of Exclusion, 1844-1892 The 1890s: Politics in a Depression Decade The Watershed Election of 1896 Expansionist Stirrings and War with Spain, 1878-1901 21. The Progressive Era, 1900-1917 Progressives and Their Ideas State and Local Progressivism Blacks, Women, and Workers Organize National Progressivism Phase I: Roosevelt and Taft, 1901-1913 National Progressivism Phase II: Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1917 22. Global Involvements and World War I, 1902-1920 Defining America's World Role, 1902-1914 War In Europe, 1914-1917 Mobilizing At Home, Fighting In France, 1917-1918 Promoting the War and Suppressing Dissent Economic and Social Trends in Wartime America Joyous Armistice, Bitter Aftermath, 1918-1920 23. The 1920s: Coping with Change, 1920-1929 A New Economic Order The Harding and Coolidge Administrations Mass Society, Mass Culture Cultural Ferment and Creativity A Society in Conflict Hoover at the Helm 24. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939 Crash and Depression, 1929-1932 The New Deal Takes Shape, 1933-1935 The New Deal Changes Course, 1935-1936 The New Deal's End Stage, 1937-1938 Social Change and Social Action in the 1930s The American Cultural Scene in the 1930s 25. Americans and a World in Crisis, 1933-1945 The United States in a Menacing World, 1933-1939 Into the Storm, 1939-1941 America Mobilizes for War The Battlefront, 1942-1944 War and American Society Triumph and Tragedy, 1945 26. The Cold War Abroad and at Home, 1945-1952 The Postwar Political Setting, 1945-1946 Anticommunism and Containment, 1946-1952 The Truman Administration at Home, 1945-1952 The Politics of Anticommunism 27. America at Mid-century, 1952-1960 The Eisenhower Presidency The Cold War Continues The Affluent Society Consensus and Conservatism The Other America Seeds of Disquiet 28. The Liberal Era, 1960-1968 The Kennedy Presidency, 1960-1963 Liberalism Ascendant, 1963-1968 The Struggle for Black Equality, 1961-1968 Voices of Protest The Liberal Crusade in Vietnam, 1961-1968 29. A Time of Upheaval, 1968-1974 The Youth Movement The Counterculture 1968: The Politics of Upheaval Nixon and World Politics Domestic Problems and Divisions The Crisis of the Presidency 30. Society, Politics, and World Events from Ford to Reagan, 1974-1989 The Long Shadow of the 1960s: Cultural Changes and Continuities Patterns of Social Change in Post-1960s America Years of Malaise: Post-Watergate Politics and Diplomacy, 1974-1980 The Reagan Revolution, 1981-1984 A Sea of Problems in Reagan's Second Term, 1985-1989 31. Beyond the Cold War: Charting a New Course, 1988-1995 The Bush Years: Global Resolve, Domestic Drift, 1988-1993 The Clinton Era I: Debating Domestic Policy, 1993-1997 Social and Cultural Trends in 1990s America 32. New Century, New Challenges, 1996 to the Present The Clinton Era II: Domestic Politics, Scandals, Impeachment, 1996-2000 Clinton's Foreign Policy: Beyond the Cold War The Economic Boom of the 1990s Disputed Election; Conservative Administration, 2000-2002 Recession Woes; Campaign-Finance Battles; Environmental Debates September 11 and Beyond War in Iraq and Its Painful Aftermath

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