The United States and Its People

The United States and Its People

by King

Hardcover

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ISBN-13: 9780201282986
Publisher: Prentice Hall (School Division)
Publication date: 01/01/1992

Table of Contents

Introducing the Book xxvi
To Our Readers xxvi
Applying Thinking Skills xxvii
Recognizing Point of View xxviii
Linking Geography and History xxix
Unit 1 20,000 B.C.- A.D. 1763 The Land, the People xxxii
History Through Literature: Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony
1(3)
An Unfinished Story
4(16)
Theme: Balancing Unity and Diversity
6(3)
Theme: Shaping Democaracy
9(3)
Theme: The Search for Opportunity
12(8)
Point of View: The Official English Debate
16(2)
Chapter Survey
18(2)
Bridges to a New Land 20,000 B.C.--- A.D. 1700
20(28)
The First Americans
22(8)
The Explorers
30(8)
The Creative Spirit: Native Americans
36(2)
The Conquerors
38(10)
Geography---Movement: The First American Revolution
44(2)
Chapter Survey
46(2)
Creating a New Society 1600-1763
48(34)
English Beginnings in America
50(4)
Settling Colonies
54(8)
Exploring Issues---Freedom of the Press: The Trial of John Peter Zenger
60(2)
Shaping New Patterns of Life
62(12)
The American Spirit: Olaudah Equiano
70(3)
Young in America: At Work
73(1)
The Struggle for North America
74(8)
Chapter Survey
78(2)
Survey/Time Line
80(2)
Unit 2 1763-1801 Out of Many, One 82(102)
History Through Literature: Patrick Henry, "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
83(3)
The Struggle for Independence 1763-1783
86(30)
"The Sole Right to Lay Taxes"
88(6)
The Path to War
94(6)
The Break with Britain
100(7)
The American Spirit: Mercy Otis Warren
102(5)
Fighting for Independence
107(9)
Chapter Survey
114(2)
Beginnings of a Nation 1776-1787
116(20)
Congress and the States
118(6)
Geography---Location: The Northwest Survey System
123(1)
Seeking a National Identity
124(6)
The American Spirit: Abigail Adams
127(3)
The Country Adrift
130(6)
Chapter Survey
134(2)
Creating the Constitution 1787-1791
136(22)
The Constitutional Convention
138(8)
The American Spirit: James Madison
140(6)
The Living Constitution
146(12)
Point of View: The Legacy of the Framers
154(2)
Chapter Survey
156(2)
Setting Democracy in Motion 1789-1801
158(26)
Launching the New Government
160(6)
Conflict at Home and Abroad
166(6)
Challenges to National Security
172(12)
Exploring Issues---Freedom of Speech: The Arrest of Matthew Lyon
174(4)
Young in America: At School
178(2)
Chapter Survey
180(2)
Survey/Time Line
182(2)
Unit 3 1801-1850 Building a Nation 184(88)
History Through Literature: Herman Melville, Moby Dick
185(3)
The Growth of the Nation 1801-1828
188(32)
The First Republican President
190(7)
The War of 1812
197(6)
The American Spirit: Tecumseh
199(4)
Revolution in Industry and Travel
203(9)
Geography---Relationships Within Places: The Old Mill Stream
209(1)
Point of View: The Lowell Factory System
210(2)
National Unity and Sectional Strains
212(8)
Chapter Survey
218(2)
Conflict and Reform 1828-1850
220(26)
The Era of Andrew Jackson
222(8)
Exploring Issues---States' Rights: The Great Debate
228(2)
Jackson and the Bank
230(4)
Pursuing the Perfect Society
234(6)
The American Spirit: Margaret Fuller
238(2)
The Struggle to Abolish Slavery
240(6)
Chapter Survey
244(2)
The West: Crossroads of Cultures 1820-1850
246(26)
Trails to the West
248(8)
Gone to Texas
256(4)
Manifest Destiny
260(12)
The Creative Spirit: Hispanic Americans
266(2)
Chapter Survey
268(2)
Survey/Time Line
270(2)
Unit 4 1850-1905 A House Divided 272(80)
History Through Literature: Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin; Spirituals "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Follow the Drinking Gourd"
273(3)
The Gathering Storm 1850-1861
276(26)
Life in the North and the South
278(12)
The American Spirit: Frederick Douglass
286(2)
The Creative Spirit: African Americans
288(2)
Slavery in the West
290(5)
The Nation Divides
295(7)
Chapter Survey
300(2)
The Civil War 1861-1865
302(28)
"To Arms! To Arms!"
304(4)
The Early Days of the War
308(6)
Societies at War
314(6)
Exploring Issues---Presidential Power: Lincoln in the Civil War
318(2)
Ending the War
320(10)
Geography---Relative Location: The Battle of Gettysburg
321(7)
Chapter Survey
328(2)
The Struggle Over the South's Future 1865-1905
330(22)
Rebuilding the Union
332(6)
Point of View: A Civil Rights Debate
336(2)
The South Under Reconstruction
338(5)
The "New South"
343(9)
Chapter Survey
348(2)
Survey/Time Line
350(2)
Unit 5 1850-1910 New Horizons 352(84)
History Through Literature: Edna Ferber, Cimarron
353(3)
Forces Shaping a New West 1850-1910
356(24)
The Plains Indians
358(7)
The Booming West
365(7)
Geography---Place: The Saga of a Mining Town
371(1)
The Prairie Farmers
372(8)
Chapter Survey
378(2)
The Age of Industry 1865-1910
380(26)
Industry and Business
382(9)
The Immigrants
391(6)
Exploring Issues---Immigration: The Debate in Congress
394(3)
The Cities
397(9)
The Creative Spirit: Inventors and Scientists
398(6)
Chapter Survey
404(2)
Politics and Poverty in the Gilded Age 1865-1910
406(30)
Corruption and Reform
408(5)
The Rise of Organized Labor
413(11)
The American Spirit: Mother Jones
417(5)
Point of View: Labor Strikes
422(2)
The Revolt of the Farmers
424(12)
Chapter Survey
432(2)
Survey/Time Line
434(2)
Unit 6 1890-1920 Questions of Power 436(86)
History Through Literature: Lena Guilbertford, "Keep the Home Fires Burining"; George M. Cohan, "Over There"; Dalton Trumbo, Johnny Got His Gun
437(3)
The Impulse for Social Justice 1900-1917
440(26)
The Progressive Movement
442(10)
Young in America: At Play
450(2)
A Reform-Minded President
452(6)
Exploring Issues---Labor Disputes: The Cloakmakers' Strike
454(4)
The Triumph of Progressivism
458(8)
Chapter Survey
464(2)
Reaching for World Power 1890-1916
466(26)
Eyes Toward Expansion
468(5)
The Spanish-American War
473(5)
The American Spirit: Joseph Pulitzer
474(4)
A Stronger Arm in Asia
478(4)
Stepping into Latin America
482(10)
Geography---Relationships Within Places: The Building of the Panama Canal
485(5)
Chapter Survey
490(2)
The First World War 1914-1920
492(30)
From Neutrality to War
494(7)
Mobilizing for War
501(7)
Point of View: To Fight or Not to Fight?
506(2)
The United States in the War
508(5)
The Diplomacy of Peace
513(9)
Chapter Survey
518(2)
Survey/Time Line
520(2)
Unit 7 1919-1939 Prosperity and Depression 522(82)
History Through Literature: John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
523(3)
The Twenties: Blowing the Lid Off 1919-1928
526(26)
Unrest in Postwar America
528(6)
Government and Business
534(8)
The Creative Spirit: Entertainers
540(2)
A Time of Changing Values
542(10)
The American Spirit: Langston Hughes
548(2)
Chapter Survey
550(2)
From Boom to Bust 1928-1932
552(22)
The "Good Times" Roll On
554(4)
The Crash on Wall Street
558(5)
Years of Suffering
563(11)
The American Spirit: Dorothea Lange
567(3)
Point of View: Impacts of the Depression
570(2)
Chapter Survey
572(2)
The New Deal 1932-1939
574(30)
The First New Deal
576(9)
Exploring Issues---The Role of Government: The Tennessee Valley Authority
582(3)
The Second New Deal
585(7)
The Last Years of the New Deal
592(12)
The American Spirit: Mary McLeod Bethune
593(4)
Geography---Region: The Dust Bowl
597(3)
Chapter Survey
600(2)
Survey/Time Line
602(2)
Unit 8 1920-1945 Shadows of War 604(64)
History Through Literature: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Farewell to Manzanar
605(3)
A Fragile Peace 1920-1941
608(28)
The Search for Permanent Peace
610(5)
The American Spirit: Will Rogers
614(1)
A World Changed by War
615(7)
Geography---Place: Japan Reaches Outward
621(1)
The Road to War
622(6)
Point of View: Munich and Appeasement
626(2)
The End of Isolation
628(8)
Chapter Survey
634(2)
The Second World War 1941-1945
636(32)
Mobilizing for Global War
638(10)
Young in America: On the Home Front
646(2)
Winning the War in Europe
648(8)
The War in the Pacific
656(12)
Exploring Issues---Using Nuclear Weapons: The Atomic Bomb
660(4)
Chapter Survey
664(2)
Survey/Time Line
666(2)
Unit 9 1945-1975 From Confidence to Self-Doubt 668(134)
History Through Literature: Langston Hughes, "Let America Be America Again"
669(3)
A Beacon to the World 1945-1960
672(26)
From Cool Cooperation to Cold War
674(8)
The American Spirit: Eleanor Roosevelt
680(2)
Pursuing the Containment Policy
682(7)
Threatening "Massive Retaliation"
689(9)
Chapter Survey
696(2)
Abundance and Uncertinty 1945-1960
698(26)
The Return to Peacetime
700(8)
The American Spirit: Ernesto Galarza
702(4)
Exploring Issues---Equal Opportunity: The Fair Employment Practices Committee
706(2)
Questions of Loyalty
708(3)
The Eisenhower Years
711(4)
Years of Abundance
715(9)
Geography---Relationships Within Places: The Growth of Suburbs
719(3)
Chapter Survey
722(2)
Camelot and the Great Society 1960-1968
724(26)
A Spirit of Change
726(7)
Facing World Tensions
733(6)
Johnson and the Great Society
739(11)
Young in America: In the Sixties
744(4)
Chapter Survey
748(2)
"Let Justice Roll Down" 1954-1968
750(24)
Gaining Equality Under the Law
752(5)
Taking Direct Action
757(9)
The American Spirit: Martin Luther King, Jr.
760(6)
From Civil Rights to Black power
766(8)
Chapter Survey
772(2)
The Ordeal of Vietnam 1954-1975
774(28)
Step by Step into the Quagmire
776(6)
"In-Country" and at Home
782(8)
A Peace Yet to Come
790(12)
The American Spirit: Maya Lin
793(3)
Point of View: Legacies of Vietnam
796(2)
Chapter Survey
798(2)
Survey/Time Line
800(2)
Unit 10 1969-Present Shaping the Future 802(82)
History Through Literature: Danny Santiago, Famous All Over Town
803(3)
The Unsettled Seventies 1969-1980
806(28)
New Movements for Social Justice
808(6)
Nixon: Triumph and Fall
814(8)
The American Spirit: Barbara Jordan
820(2)
A Crisis of Confidence
822(12)
Point of View: Affirmative Action
830(2)
Chapter Survey
832(2)
New Directions 1980-Present
834(24)
A Conservative Revolution
836(6)
Foreign Policy in the Reagan Years
842(6)
New President, Persistent Problems
848(10)
Chapter Survey
856(2)
The United States in a Changing World
858(26)
Cultures in Closer Contact
860(6)
The American Spirit: Maxine Hong Kingston
861(3)
The Creative Spirit: Artists
864(2)
Looking Toward Democracy's Future
866(6)
Geography---Movement: Shifting Population
869(3)
The Continuing Search for Opportunity
872(12)
Exploring Issues---Environment: Global Warming
876(4)
Chapter Survey
880(2)
Survey/Time Line
882(2)
Reference Center 884(38)
Atlas
885(9)
Growth of the American Nation
885(1)
The United States: Political
886(2)
The United States: Physical
888(2)
The World: Political
890(2)
United States Agriculture and Industry 1840, 1890, 1990
892(2)
Presidents and Vice-Presidents
894(2)
Facts About the States
896(2)
The Declaration of Independence
898(2)
The Constitution
900(22)
Glossary 922(5)
Index 927(26)
Acknowledgments 953

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