THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Revised primary source features excite student interest and help them learn to examine documents the way historians do. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis.
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Table of Contents
Part I: FOUNDING THE NEW NATION, C. 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1783. 1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769. 2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733. 3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700. 4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692. 5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775. 6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763. 7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775. 8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783. Part II: BUILDING THE NEW NATION, 1776-1860. 9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790. 10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800. 11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812. 12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824. 13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840. 14. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860. 15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860. Part III: TESTING THE NEW NATION, 1820-1877. 16. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860. 17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848. 18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854. 19. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861. 20. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865. 21. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865. 22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877. 42. The American People Face a New Century.