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The American Journey, Concise Edition Combined / Edition 1
     

The American Journey, Concise Edition Combined / Edition 1

by David Goldfield, Virginia DeJohn Anderson, Robert M. Weir, Carl E. Abbott, Jo Ann E. Argersinger
 

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ISBN-10: 0135150914

ISBN-13: 9780135150917

Pub. Date: 12/10/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The American Journey successfully blends the coverage of political and social histories of the United States. The authors show that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey. This journey is still a work in progress and is increasingly more inclusive of different groups and ideas. The Concise Edition continues this focus on the journey of

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The American Journey successfully blends the coverage of political and social histories of the United States. The authors show that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey. This journey is still a work in progress and is increasingly more inclusive of different groups and ideas. The Concise Edition continues this focus on the journey of individuals and groups in shaping America in a new trade-like full color narrative format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135150917
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/10/2007
Edition description:
Concise
Pages:
1032
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

1. Worlds Apart

2. Transplantation 1600-1685

3. The Creation of New Worlds

4. Convergence and Conflict

5. Imperial Breakdown 1763-1774

6. The War for Independence 1774-1783

7. The First Republic 1776-1789

8. A New Republic and the Rise of Parties 1789-1800

9. The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism 1800-1824

10. The Jacksonian Era 1824-1845

11. Slavery and the Old South 1800-1860

12. The Market Revolution and Social Reform 1815-1850

13. The Way West 1815-1850

14. The Politics of Sectionalism 1846-1861

15. Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War 1861-1865

16. Reconstruction 1865-1877

17. A New South: Economic Progression and Social Tradition 1877-1900

18. Industry, Immigrants, and Cities 1870-1900

19. Transforming the West 1865-1890

20. Politics and Government 1877-1900

21. The Progressive Era 1900-1917

22. Creating an Empire 1865-1917

23. America and the Great War 1914-1920

24. Toward a Modern America the 1920s

25. The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929-1939

26. World War II 1939-1945

27. The Cold War at Home and Abroad 1946-1952

28. The Confident Years 1953-1964

29. Shaken to the Roots 1965-1980

30. The Reagan Revolution and a Changing world 1981-1992

31. Complacency and Crisis 1993-2005

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