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American Journey, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Update Edition, Volume 1by Goldfield, David; Abbott, Carl E.; Anderson, Virginia DeJohn; Argersinger, Jo Ann E.; Argersinger, Peter H.; Barney, William; Weir, Robert M.
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This highly visual survey of U.S. History introduces students to the key features of American political, social, and economic history in an exciting format designed to ignite students passion to know history . TheTeaching & Learning Classroom Editionof the highly successfulThe American Journeyprovides students with the most help available in reading, thinking, and applying the material they are learning in the text and in lecture. A series of pedagogical aids, in text and out of class study companions, as well as complete instructor presentational and assessment support make this text the perfect choice for those looking to make history come alive for their students. The path that led the authors toThe American Journeybegan in the classroom with their students. The goal of this text is to make American history accessible to students. The key to that goal--the core of the book--is a strong, clear narrative and a positive theme of The American "Journey." American history is a compelling story that the authors tell in an engaging, forthright way, while providing students with an abundance of tools to help them absorb that story and put it into context. This text combines political and social history, to fit the experience of particular groups into the broader perspective of the American past, to give voice to minor and major players alike, because the history of America is in the stories of its people.
Table of Contents
|Native American Societies before 1492|
|Paleo-Indians and the Archaic Period|
|The Development of Agriculture|
|North Americarsquo;s Diverse Cultures|
|The Caribbean Islanders|
|West African Societies|
|Geographical and Political Differences|
|Family Structure and Religion|
|European Merchants in West Africa and theSlave Trade|
|Western Europe on the Eve of Exploration|
|The Consolidation of Political and MilitaryAuthority|
|Religious Conflict and the Protestant|
|The Lure of Discovery|
|Christopher Columbus and the Westward Routeto Asia|
|The Spanish Conquest and Colonization|
|The Columbian Exchange|
|Cultural Perceptions and Misperceptions|
|Competition for a Continent|
|Early French Efforts in North America|
|English Attempts in the New World|
|The French in North America|
|The Quest for Furs and Converts|
|The Development of New France|
|The Dutch Overseas Empire|
|The Dutch East India Company|
|The West India Company and New Netherland|
|English Settlement in the Chesapeake|
|The Ordeal of Early Virginia|
|The Importance of Tobacco|
|Maryland: A Refuge for Catholics Life in the Chesapeake Colonies|
|The Founding of New England|
|The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony|
|Massachusetts Bay Colony and Its Offshoots|
|Families, Farms, and Communities in Early New England|
|Competition in the Caribbean Sugar and Slaves|
|A Biracial Society|
|The Restoration Colonies|
|Early Carolina: Colonial Aristocracy and Slave|
|Labor Pennsylvania: The Dream of Toleration andPeace|
|New Netherland Becomes New York|
|The Creation of New Worlds|
|Indians and Europeans|
|Indian Workers in the Spanish Borderlands|
|The Web of Trade|
|Displacing Native Americans in the English Colonies|
|Bringing Christianity to Native Peoples|
|After the First Hundred Years: Conflict and War|
|Africans and Europeans Labor Needs and the Turn to Slavery|
|The Shock of Enslavement|
|African Slaves in the New World|
|African American Families and Communities|
|Resistance and Rebellion|
|European Laborers in Early America|
|A Spectrum of Control|
|New European Immigrants|
|Convergence and Conflict|
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