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Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! Each Super Review is packed with in-depth, student-friendly topic reviews that fully explain everything about the subject. The United States History Super Review covers America's history from the early colonization efforts of the Europeans to the American Revolution to the Civil War and Reconstruction, all the way up to the 21st century. Take the Super Review quizzes to see how much you've learned - and where you need more study. Makes an excellent study aid and textbook companion. Great for self-study!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738600703
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 540
  • Sales rank: 1,426,560
  • Product dimensions: 5.64 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerome McDuffie, Ph.D., is professor of history, University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
 
Gary Piggrem, Ph.D., is professor of history, DeVry Institute of Technology, Columbus, Ohio.
 
Steven E. Woodworth, Ph.D., is professor of history, Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa, Ga.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1 The Colonial Period (1500-1763)
The Age of Exploration
The Beginnings of Colonization
The Colonial World
The Eighteenth Century

Chapter 2 The American Revolution (1763-1787)
The Coming of the American Revolution
The War for Independence
The Creation of New Governments
Quiz: Chapters 1 and 2

Chapter 3 The United States Constitution (1787-1789)
Development and Ratification
Outline of the United States Constitution
Separation and Limitation of Powers

Chapter 4 The New Nation (1789-1824)
The Federalist Era
The Establishment of the Executive Departments
Washington's Administration, 1789-1797
Foreign and Frontier Affairs
Internal Problems
John Adams' Administration, 1797-1801
Repression and Protest
The Revolution of 1800
The Jeffersonian Era
Conflict with the Judges
International Involvement
Madison's Administration, 1809-1817
Postwar Developments
Internal Development, 1820-1830
The Marshall Court
Statehood: A Balancing Act
The Expanding Economy
The Transportation Revolution
Industrialization
Educational Development
Developments in Religious Life
Quiz: Chapters 3 and 4

Chapter 5 Jacksonian Democracy and Westward Expansion (1824-1850)
The Jacksonian Democracy, 1829-1841
The Election of 1824
The Webster-Hayne Debate (1830)
The War on the Bank
The Election of 1840
The Meaning of Jacksonian Politics
Antebellum Culture: An Age of Reform
The Flowering of Literature
The Fine Arts
The Utopians
The Mormons
Remaking Society: Organized Reform
Diverging Societies-Life in the North
The Role of Women and Minorities
The Northeast Leads the Way
Everyday Life in the North
Diverging Societies-Life in the South
Commerce and Industry
Life in the Southern States
Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion
Tyler, Polk, and Continued Westward Expansion

Chapter 6 Sectional Conflict and the Causes of the Civil War (1850-1860)
The Crisis of 1850 and America at Mid-Century
The Return of Sectional Conflict
The Coming of the Civil War
Quiz: Chapters 5 and 6

Chapter 7 The Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)
Hostilities Begin
The Union Preserved
The Ordeal of Reconstruction

Chapter 8 Industrialism, War, and the Progressive Era (1877-1912)
The New Industrial Era, 1877-1882
Politics of the Period, 1877-1882
The Economy, 1877-1882
Social and Cultural Developments, 1877-1882
Foreign Relations, 1877-1882
The Reaction to Corporate Industrialism, 1882-1887
Politics of the Period, 1882-1887
The Economy, 1882-1887
Social and Cultural Developments, 1882-1887
Foreign Relations, 1882-1887
The Emergence of Regional Empire, 1887-1892
Politics of the Period, 1887-1892
The Economy, 1887-1892
Social and Cultural Developments, 1887-1892
Foreign Relations, 1887-1892
Economic Depression and Social Crisis, 1892-1897
The Economy, 1892-1897
Social and Cultural Developments, 1892-1897
Foreign Relations, 1892-1897
War and the Americanization of the World,1897-1902
Politics of the Period, 1897-1902
The Economy, 1897-1902
Social and Cultural Developments, 1897-1902
Foreign Policy, 1897-1902
Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Reforms,1902-1907
Politics of the Period, 1902-1907
The Economy, 1902-1907
Social and Cultural Developments, 1902-1907
Foreign Relations, 1902-1907
The Regulatory State and the Ordered Society,1907-1912
Politics of the Period, 1907-1912
The Economy, 1907-1912
Social and Cultural Developments, 1907-1912
Foreign Relations, 1907-1912
Quiz: Chapters 7 and 8

Chapter 9 Wilson and World War I (1912-1920)
Implementing the New Freedom: The Early Years of the Wilson Administration
The Triumph of New Nationalism
The Election of 1916
Social Issues in the First Wilson Administraton
Wilson's Foreign Policy and the Road to War
The Road to War in Europe
World War I: The Military Campaign
Mobilizing the Home Front
Wartime Social Trends
Peacemaking and Domestic Problems, 1918-1920
Domestic Problems and the End of the WilsonAdministration

Chapter 10 The Roaring Twenties andEconomic Collapse (1920-1929)
The Election of 1920
The Twenties: Economic Advances andSocial Tensions
American Society in the 1920s
Social Conflicts
Government and Politics in the 1920s:The Harding Administration
The Election of 1924
The Coolidge Administration
The Election of 1928
Foreign Policy in the Twenties
The Great Depression: The Crash
Quiz: Chapters 9 and 10

Chapter 11 The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1941)
Reasons for the Depression
Hoover's Depression Policies
The Election of 1932
The First New Deal
Legislation of the First New Deal
The Second New Deal: Opposition from the Right and the Left
The Second New Deal Begins
The Election of 1936
The Last Years of the New Deal
Social Dimensions of the New Deal Era
Labor Unions
Cultural Trends of the 1930s
New Deal Diplomacy and the Road to War
United States Neutrality Legislation
Threats to World Order
The American Response to the War in Europe
The Election of 1940
American Involvement with the European War
The Road to Pearl Harbor

Chapter 12 World War II and the Postwar Era (1941-1960)
Declared War Begins
The Home Front
The North African and European Theaters
The Pacific Theater
The Atomic Bomb
Diplomacy
The Emergence of the Cold War and Containment
International Cooperation
Containment in Asia
Eisenhower-Dulles Foreign Policy
The Politics of Affluence: Demobilization andDomestic Policy
The Fair Deal
Anticommunism
Eisenhower's Dynamic Conservatism
Civil Rights
The Election of 1960
Society and Culture
Demographic Trends
Conformity and Security
Seeds of Rebellion
Quiz: Chapters 11 and 12

Chapter 13 The New Frontier, Vietnam, andSocial Upheaval (1960-1972)
Kennedy's "New Frontier" and the Liberal Revival
Civil Rights
The Cold War Continues
Johnson and the Great Society
Emergence of Black Power
Ethnic Activism
The New Left
The Counterculture
Women's Liberation
Vietnam
Election of 1968
The Nixon Conservative Reaction
Vietnamization
Foreign Policy
Election of 1972

Chapter 14 Watergate, Carter, and the New Conservatism (1972-2004)
The Watergate Scandal
The Ford Presidency
Carter's Moderate Liberalism
Carter's Foreign Policy
The Iranian Crisis
The Election of 1980
The Reagan Presidency: Attacking Big Government
Asserting American Power
Election of 1984
Second-Term Foreign Concerns
Second-Term Domestic Affairs
Election of 1988
For African Americans in Politics, Progress Hits a Glass Ceiling
Bush Abandons Reaganonomics
Other Domestic Issues Under Bush
Bush's Activist Foreign Policy
Collapse of East European Communism
Persian Gulf Crisis
Breakup of the Soviet Union
The Election of 1992
The Election of 1996
The Election of 2000
American Society at the Dawn of theTwenty-First Century
Quiz: Chapters 13 and 14
Index

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