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This highly visual survey of American 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. Worlds Apart; Transplantation, 1600-1685; The Creation of New Worlds; Convergence and Conflict, 1660s-1763; Imperial Breakdown, 1763-1774; The War for Independence, 1774-1783; The First Republic, 1776-1789; A New Republic and the Rise of the Parties, 1789-1800; The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800-1824; The Jacksonian Era, 1824-1845; Slavery and the Old South, 1800-1860; The Market Revolution and Social Reform, 1815-1850; The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846-1861; Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861-1865; Reconstruction, 1865-1877; A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition, 1877-1900; Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870-1900; Transforming the West, 1865-1890; Politics and Government, 1877-1900; The Progressive Era, 1900-1917; Creating an Empire, 1865-1917; America and the Great War, 1914-1920; Toward a Modern America: The 1920s; The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939; World War II, 1939-1945; The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952; The Confident Years, 1953-1964; Shaken to the Roots, 1965-1980; The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World, 1981-1992; Complacency, Crisis, and Global Reengagement,19932007. Any professional or individual seeking to better understand U.S. History.
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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