The American Journey, Student Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

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: 9780078609800
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 4/13/2004
  • Series: The American Journey Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.90 (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
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Reference Atlas
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Geography Handbook
Be An Active Reader

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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