ISBN-10:
0073031887
ISBN-13:
9780073031880
Pub. Date:
05/28/1999
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History / Edition 8

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History / Edition 8

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ISBN-13: 9780073031880
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Series: Taking Sides Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 COLONIAL SOCIETY 1(112)
Is America Exceptional?
2(22)
Was Columbus an Imperialist?
24(20)
Was the Colonial Period a "Golden Age" for Women in America?
44(20)
Did Racism Cause the Enslavement of Africans in America?
64(24)
Was There a Great Awakening in Mid-Eighteenth-Century America?
88(25)
PART 2 REVOLUTION AND THE NEW NATION 113(70)
Were the Founding Fathers Democratic Reformers?
114(22)
Did Thomas Jefferson Abandon His Political Ideals in Purchasing the Louisiana Territory?
136(24)
Was Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Policy Motivated by Humanitarian Impulses?
160(23)
PART 3 ANTEBELLUM AMERICA 183(102)
Were the Abolitionists "Unrestrained Fanatics"?
184(24)
Did Slaves Exercise Religious Autonomy?
208(26)
Was the Mexican War an Exercise in American Imperialism?
234(26)
Did the Westward Movement Transform the Traditional Roles of Women in the Mid-Nineteenth Century?
260(25)
PART 4 CONFLICT AND RESOLUTION 285(1)
Have Historians Overemphasized the Slavery Issue as a Cause of the Civil War?
286(20)
Was the North's Victory Over the South Inevitable?
306(22)
Did Abraham Lincoln Free the Slaves?
328(22)
Was It Wrong to Impeach Andrew Johnson?
350

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