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America Vol. 1, Chs. 1-18 : A Narrative History,9780393934069

America Vol. 1, Chs. 1-18 : A Narrative History

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Pub. Date:
10/17/2009
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W W NORTON
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Summary

America , now in its twenty-fifth year, has sold more 1.2 million copies over the past seven editions and remains the most affordable history text on the market. The narrative wins students over with compelling storytelling, colorful anecdotes and biographical sketches that make the material more memorable. The text includes helpful in-text study aids, and a host of electronic media resources to help teachers teach and students learn.

Table of Contents

A New World
The Collision of Cultures
Pre-Columbian Indian Civilizations
European Visions Of America
The Expansion Of Europe
The Voyages Of Columbus
The Great Biological Exchange
Professional Explorers
The Spanish Empire
The Protestant Reformation
Challenges To The Spanish Empire
Britain and Its Colonies
The English Background
Settling The Chesapeake
Settling New England
Indians In New England
The English Civil War In America
Settling The Carolinas
Settling The Middle Colonies And Georgia
Thriving Colonies
Colonial Ways of Life
The Shape Of Early America
Society And Economy In The Southern Colonies
Society And Economy In New England
Society And Economy In The Middle Colonies
Colonial Cities
The Enlightenment
The Great Awakening
The Imperial Perspective
English Administration Of The Colonies
The Habit Of Self-Government
Troubled Neighbors
The Colonial Wars
From Empire to Independence
The Heritage Of War
British Politics
Western Lands
Grenville And The Stamp Act
Fanning The Flames
Discontent On The Frontier
A Worsening Crisis
Shifting Authority
Independence
Building A Nation
The American Revolution
1776: Washington's Narrow Escape
American Society At War
1777: Setbacks For The British
1778: Both Sides Regroup
The War In The South
Negotiations
The Political Revolution
The Social Revolution
The Emergence Of An American Culture
Shaping A Federal Union
The Confederation
Adopting The Constitution
The Federalist ERA
A New Nation
Hamilton's Vision
The Republican Alternative
Crises Foreign And Domestic
Settlement Of New Land
Transfer Of Power
The Adams Years
The Early Republic
Jeffersonian Simplicity
Jefferson In Office
Divisions In The Republican Party
War In Europe
The War Of 1812
An Expansive Nation
Nationalism and Sectionalism
Economic Nationalism
"Good Feelings"
Crises And Compromises
Judicial Nationalism
Nationalist Diplomacy
One-Party Politics
The Jacksonian Impulse
Setting The Stage
Nullification
Jackson's Indian Policy
The Bank Controversy
Contentious Politics
Van Buren And The New Party System
Assessing The Jackson Years
The Dynamics of Growth
Agriculture And The National Economy
Transportation And The Market Revolution
A Communications Revolution
The Industrial Revolution
The Popular Culture
Immigration
Organized Labor
The Rise Of The Professions
Jacksonian Inequality
An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, and Reform
Rational Religion
The Second Great Awakening
Romanticism In America
The Flowering Of American Literature
Education
Antebellum Reform
Manifest Destiny
The Tyler Years
The Western Frontier
Moving West
Annexing Texas
Polk's Presidency
The Mexican War
A House Divided and Rebuilt
The Old South
The Distinctiveness Of The Old South
White Society In The South
Black Society In The South
The Culture Of The Southern Frontier
Anti-Slavery Movements
The Crisis of Union
Slavery In The Territories
The Compromise Of 1850
Foreign Adventures
The Kansas-Nebraska Crisis
The Deepening Sectional Crisis
The Center Comes Apart
The War of The Union
The End Of The Waiting Game
The Balance Of Force
The War's Early Course
Emancipation
The War Behind The Lines
Government During The War
The Faltering Confederacy
The Confederacy's Defeat
A Modern War
Reconstruction: North and South
The War's Aftermath
The Battle Over Reconstruction
Reconstructing The South
The Reconstructed South
The Grant Years
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