Study Guide for Miller/Jentz's Cengage Advantage Books: Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases, 9th / Edition 9

Study Guide for Miller/Jentz's Cengage Advantage Books: Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases, 9th / Edition 9

by Roger LeRoy Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133188664

ISBN-13: 9781133188667

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, 9th Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.  See more details below

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Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, 9th Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133188667
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,039,410
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Versions and Supplements

Maps and Figures

 

Chapter 1

Ancient America: Before 1492

Opening Vignette: An archeological dig helps uncover ancient North American traditions

Archaeology and History

The First Americans

Archaic Hunters and Gatherers

Agricultural Settlements and Chiefdoms

Native Americans in the 1490s

The Mexica: A Mesoamerican Culture

Conclusion: The World of Ancient Americans

Reviewing the Chapter

Chapter 2

Europeans Encounter the New World, 1492-1600

Opening Vignette: Queen Isabella of Spain supports Christopher Columbus’s risky plan to sail west across the Atlantic

Europe in the Age of Exploration

A Surprising New World in the Western Atlantic

Spanish Exploration and Conquest

The New World and Sixteenth-Century Europe

Conclusion: The Promise of the New World for Europeans

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 3

The Southern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1601-1700

Opening Vignette: Pocahontas "rescues" John Smith

An English Colony on Chesapeake Bay

A Tobacco Society

Hierarchy and Inequality in the Chesapeake

Toward a Slave Labor System

Conclusion: The Growth of English Colonies Based on Export Crops and Slave Labor

Reviewing the Chapter

Chapter 4

The Northern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1601-1700

Opening Vignette: Roger Williams is banished from Puritan Massachusetts

Puritans and the Settlement of New England

The Evolution of New England Society

The Founding of the Middle Colonies

The Colonies and the English Empire

Conclusion: An English Model of Colonization in North America

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 5

Colonial America in the Eighteenth Century, 1701-1770

Opening Vignette: The Robin Johns experience horrific turns of fortune in the Atlantic slave trade

A Growing Population and Expanding Economy in British North America

New England: From Puritan Settlers to Yankee Traders

The Middle Colonies: Immigrants, Wheat, and Work

The Southern Colonies: Land of Slavery

Unifying Experiences

Conclusion: The Dual Identity of British North American Colonists

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 6

The British Empire and the Colonial Crisis, 1754-1775

Opening Vignette: Loyalist governor Thomas Hutchinson stands his ground in radical Massachusetts

The Seven Years’ War, 1754-1763

The Sugar and Stamp Acts, 1763-1765

The Townshend Acts and Economic Retaliation, 1767-1770

The Destruction of the Tea and the Coercive Acts, 1770-1774

Domestic Insurrections, 1774-1775

Conclusion: The Long Road to Revolution

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 7

The War for America, 1775-1783

Opening Vignette: Deborah Sampson masquerades as a man to join the Continental army

The Second Continental Congress

The First Year of War, 1775-1776

The Home Front

The Campaigns of 1777-1779: The North and West

The Southern Strategy and the End of the War

Conclusion: Why the British Lost

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 8

Building a Republic, 1775-1789

Opening Vignette: James Madison comes of age in the midst of revolution

The Articles of Confederation

The Sovereign States

The Confederation’s Problems

The United States Constitution

Ratification of the Constitution

Conclusion: The "Republican Remedy"

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 9

The New Nation Takes Form, 1789-1800

Opening Vignette: Brilliant and brash, Alexander Hamilton becomes a polarizing figure in the 1790s

The Search for Stability

Hamilton’s Economic Policies

Conflict on America’s Borders and Beyond

Federalists and Republicans

Conclusion: Parties Nonetheless

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 10

Republicans in Power, 1800-1824

Opening Vignette: The Shawnee chief Tecumseh attempts to forge a pan-Indian confederacy

Jefferson’s Presidency

Opportunities and Challenges in the West

Jefferson, the Madisons, and the War of 1812

Women’s Status in the Early Republic

Monroe and Adams

Conclusion: Republican Simplicity Becomes Complex

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 11

The Expanding Republic, 1815-1840

Opening Vignette: The Grimke sisters speak out against slavery

The Market Revolution

The Spread of Democracy

Jackson Defines the Democratic Party

Cultural Shifts, Religion, and Reform

Van Buren’s One-Term Presidency

Conclusion: The Age of Jackson or the Era of Reform?

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 12

The New West and the Free North, 1840-1860

Opening Vignette: With the support of his wife, Abraham Lincoln struggles to survive in antebellum America

Economic and Industrial Evolution

Free Labor: Promise and Reality

The Westward Movement

Expansion and the Mexican-American War

Reforming Self and Society

Conclusion: Free Labor, Free Men

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 13

The Slave South, 1820-1860

Opening Vignette: Slave Nat Turner leads a revolt to end slavery

The Growing Distinctiveness of the South

Masters and Mistresses in the Big House

Slaves in the Quarter

The Plain Folk

Black and Free: On the Middle Ground

The Politics of Slavery

Conclusion: A Slave Society

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 14

The House Divided, 1846-1861

Opening Vignette: Abolitionist John Brown takes his war against slavery to Harpers Ferry, Virginia

The Bitter Fruits of War

The Sectional Balance Undone

Realignment of the Party System

Freedom under Siege

The Union Collapses

Conclusion: Slavery, Free Labor, and the Failure of Political Compromise

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 15

The Crucible of War, 1861-1865

Opening Vignette: Runaway slave William Gould enlists in the U.S. navy

"And the War Came"

The Combatants

Battling It Out, 1861-1862

Union and Freedom

The South at War

The North at War

Grinding Out Victory, 1863-1865

Conclusion: The Second American Revolution

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Chapter 16

Reconstruction, 1863-1877

Opening Vignette: James T. Rapier emerges in the early 1870s as Alabama’s most prominent black leader

Wartime Reconstruction

Presidential Reconstruction

Congressional Reconstruction

The Struggle in the South

Reconstruction Collapses

Conclusion: "A Revolution But Half Accomplished"  

Reviewing the Chapter

 

Appendix

The Declaration of Independence

The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union

The Constitution of the United States

Amendments to the Constitution with Annotations (including six unratified amendments)

Glossary of Historical Vocabulary

Index

About the Authors

About the Cover Art

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