The American People Brief, Single Volume Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Emphasizing social history, especially as it applies to discussions of race, class, and gender, The American People, 5/e presents the lives and experiences of all Americansall national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. The narrative integrates discussion of public events such as presidential elections, wars, and reform movements with the private stories of ordinary Americans who participated in and responded to these events. As it unfolds the drama of American history, The American People highlights the political, social, economic, technological, religious, cultural, and intellectual events that have shaped American society. Appropriate for anyone with an interest in American history and the Social history of the United States. Previous ISBNs: Single Volume Edition: 0-673-98575-X
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Table of Contents
I. A COLONIZING PEOPLE, 1492-1776.
1. Three Worlds Meet.
Recovering the Past: Archaeological Artifacts.
2. Colonizing a Continent.
Recovering the Past: Houses.
3. Mastering the New World.
4. The Maturing of Colonial Society.
5. Bursting the Colonial Bonds.
II. A REVOLUTIONARY PEOPLE, 1775-1828.
6. A People in Revolution.
Recovering the Past: Military Muster Rolls.
7. Consolidating the Revolution.
8. Creating a Nation.
Recovering the Past: Patriotic Paintings.
9. Society and Politics in the Early Republic.
III. AN EXPANDING PEOPLE, 1820-1877.
10. Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest.
11. Slavery and the Old South.
12. Shaping America in the Antebellum Age.
13. Moving West.
Recovering the Past: Personal Diaries.
14. The Union in Peril.
15. The Union Severed.
Recovering the Past: Photography.
16. The Union Reconstructed.
Recovering the Past: Novels.
IV. AN INDUSTRIALIZING PEOPLE, 1865-1900.
17. The Realities of Rural America.
18. The Rise of Smokestack America.
19. Politics and Reform.
20. Becoming a World Power.
Recovering the Past: Political Cartoons.
V. A MODERNIZING PEOPLE, 1900-1945.
21. The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism.
Recovering the Past: Documentary Photographs.
22. The Great War.
23. Affluence and Anxiety.
24. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
Recovering the Past: Movies.
25. World War II.
VI. A RESILIENT PEOPLE, 1945-1999.
26. Postwar Growth and Social Change.
Recovering the Past: Clothing.
27. Chills and Fever During the Cold War.
28. High Water and Ebb Tide of the Liberal State.
29. The Struggle for Social Reform.
Recovering the Past: Popular Music.
30. The Revival of Conservatism.