9780130882431

The American Journey: A History of the United States, Combined Volume

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130882431

  • ISBN10:

    0130882437

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For one and two-semester, freshman/sophomore-level U.S. History Survey courses.Written in a clear, engaging style with a straightforward chronological organization, The American Journey introduces students to the key features of American political, social, and economic history. It gives prominent coverage to the West and South and highlights the importance of religion in American history. It makes American history accessible with an abundance of tools that help students identify important information and put it in context. Primary source documents introduce students to the concerns of the participants in history. A new feature called "American's Journey: From Then to Now," connects events and issues from the past to the concerns of the present. Compelling stories and ample use of quotations bring the past vividly alive.

Table of Contents

Worlds Apart
1(32)
Transplantation, 1600--1685
33(30)
The Creation of New Worlds
63(30)
Convergence and Conflict, 1660s--1763
93(36)
Imperial Breakdown, 1763--1774
129(26)
The War for Independence, 1774--1783
155(34)
The First Republic, 1776--1789
189(30)
A New Republic and the Rise of Parties, 1789--1800
219(30)
The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800--1824
249(28)
The Jacksonian Era, 1824--1845
277(30)
Industrial Change and Urbanization, 1820--1850
307(30)
The Way West
337(30)
Slavery and the Old South, 1800--1860
367(28)
Reforming Antebellum Society, 1815--1850
395(26)
The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846--1861
421(38)
Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861--1863
459(32)
The Union Preserved: The Civil War, 1863--1865
491(22)
Reconstruction, 1865--1877
513(32)
A New South, 1877--1900
545(32)
Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870--1900
577(36)
Transforming the West, 1865--1890
613(28)
Politics and Government, 1877--1900
641(28)
The Progressive Era, 1900--1917
669(34)
Creating an Empire, 1865--1917
703(28)
America and the Great War, 1914--1920
731(28)
Toward a Modern America: The 1920s
759(30)
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929--1939
789(30)
World War II, 1939--1945
819(32)
The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946--1952
851(30)
The Confident Years, 1953--1964
881(32)
Shaken to the Roots, 1965--1980
913(30)
Shaping a New America, since 1965--1995
943(64)
Searching for Stability in a Changing World, Since 1980
1007

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