9780321079848

America and Its Peoples Vol. 2 : A Mosaic in the Making (from 1865)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321079848

  • ISBN10:

    0321079841

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

America and Its Peoples presents American history filled with the drama and conflict that holds the attention of all students. Social history-with an emphasis on sports, leisure, and popular culture-is effectively integrated with more traditional coverage of military history, politics, and diplomacy. This edition highlights the rich ethnic diversity of the American people with vivid character sketches, colorful anecdotes, primary sources, new pedagogy, and a spirited narrative.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Maps
xxi
Tables and Figures
xxiii
Preface xxv
About the Authors xxxi
The Peopling and Unpeopling of America
3(32)
Plantations and Cities upon a Hill, 1620--1700
35(30)
Provincial America in Upheaval, 1660--1760
65(34)
Breaking the Bonds of Empire, 1760--1775
99(28)
The Times that Tried Many Souls, 1775--1783
127(32)
Securing the Republic and Its Ideals, 1776--1789
159(30)
The Formative Decade, 1790--1800
189(22)
The Jeffersonians in Power, 1800--1815
211(22)
Nationalism, Economic Growth, and the Roots of Sectional Conflict 1815--1824
233(24)
Power and Politics in Jackson's America
257(26)
America's First Age of Reform
283(36)
The Divided North, the Divided South
319(34)
Cultures Collide in the Far West
353(30)
The House Divided
383(26)
A Nation Shattered by Civil War, 1860--1865
409(36)
The Nation Reconstructed: North, South, and the West, 1865--1877
445(34)
Emergence as an Economic Power
479(36)
The Rise of an Urban Society and City People
515(34)
End-of-the-Century Crisis
549(30)
Imperial America, 1870--1900
579(26)
The Progressive Struggle, 1900--1917
605(34)
The United States and World War I
639(32)
Modern Times, 1920--1929
671(28)
The Age of Roosevelt
699(28)
The End of Isolation: America Faces the World, 1920--1945
727(36)
Waging Peace and War
763(28)
Ike's America
791(28)
Power Shifts: The Emergence of the South and West
819(26)
Vietnam and the Crisis of Authority
845(30)
The Struggle for a Just Society
875(36)
America in Our Time
911
Appendix A-1
Glossary G-1
Credits C-1
Index I-1

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