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The complete story of American history in one comprehensive middle school program

The American Journey is a student-friendly presentation of American history from pre-exploration to the present. Its unparalleled author team, including National Geographic, ensures accuracy in every detail of the narrative, maps, and charts. This program emphasizes skill developmentā€”from reading maps to analyzing primary and secondary sources to exploring the connections between history and geography, economics, government, citizenship, and current events.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078743894
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/3/2006
  • Series: The American Journey Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1052
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.63 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

How Do I Study History
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UNIT 1 Different Worlds Meet
Beginnings to 1625
The First Americans, Prehistory to 1492
Exploring the Americas, 1400-1625

UNIT 2 Colonial Settlement
1587-1770 Colonial America, 1587-1770
The Colonies Grow, 1607-1770

UNIT 3 Creating a Nation
1763-1791 Road to Independence, 1763-1776
The American Revolution, 1776-1783
A More Perfect Union, 1777-1790
Civics in Action: A Citizenship Handbook The Constitution of the United States

UNIT 4 The New Republic
1789-1825 A New Nation, 1789-1800
The Jefferson Era, 1800-1816
Growth and Expansion, 1790-1825

UNIT 5 The Growing Nation 1820-1860
The Jackson Era, 1824-1845
Manifest Destiny, 1818-1853
North and South, 1820-1860
The Age of Reform, 1820-1860

UNIT 6 Civil War and Reconstruction 1846-1896
Road to Civil War, 1820-1861
The Civil War, 1861-1865
Reconstruction and Its Aftermath, 1865-1896

UNIT 7 Reshaping the Nation 1858-1914
The Western Frontier, 1858-1896
The Growth of Industry, 1865-1914
Toward and Urban America, 1865-1914

UNIT 8 Reform, Expansion, and War 1865-1920
Progressive Reforms, 1877-1920
Overseas Expansion, 1865-1917
World War 1, 1914-1919

UNIT 9 Turbulent Decades 1919-1945
The Jazz Age, 1919-1929
The Depression and FDR, 1929-1941
World War II, 1939-1945

UNIT 10 Turning Points 1945-1975The Cold War Era, 1945-1954
America in the 1950s, 1953-1960
The Civil Rights Era, 1954-1973
The Vietnam Era, 1960-1975

UNIT 11 Modern America 1968-PresentSearch for Stability, 1968-1981
New Challenges, 1981-Present

Appendix Primary Source Library

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2007

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    This book helps me study in school. It's also great for any social studies projects, so if you need help, just get this book. If you love American history, buy this book.

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