9780134322049

American Nation

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    9780134322049

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    0134322045

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-01-01
  • Publisher: SCHOOL GROUP

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Table of Contents

Issues for Today: An Introduction xxii
Multicultural Nation xxiv
Spirit of Democracy xxvi
Changing Economy xxviii
Environment xxx
Global Interdependence xxxii
UNIT 1 A Meeting of Different Worlds 1(127)
Geography of the Americas (Prehistory-Present)
2(28)
Themes of Geography
4(4)
Thinking Geographically
8(7)
Skill Lesson 1 The Parts of a Map
10(3)
Up Close Eye in the Sky
13(2)
The American Land
15(7)
Connections: Sciences How the Rocky Mountains Were Formed
17(5)
Climates of the Americas
22(8)
Dictionary of Geographic Terms
26(2)
Review
28(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Exploring American Rivers
29(1)
The First Americans (Prehistory-1600)
30(30)
Uncovering the American Past
32(5)
The Peoples of North America
37(11)
Up Close Horses Come to the Plains
42(5)
Connections: Civics How the Iroquois Governed Themselves
47(1)
Early Civilizations of the Americas
48(6)
After 1492
54(6)
Skill Lesson 2 Reading a Line Graph
55(3)
Review
58(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Visiting the Incas
59(1)
Europeans Reach the Americas (1000-1650)
60(32)
Europeans Look Overseas
62(8)
Connections: World The Columbian Exchange
69(1)
Spain's Empire in the Americas
70(8)
Up Close Adventures in the Spanish Borderlands
73(5)
Staking Claims in North America
78(6)
The First English Colonies
84(8)
Skill Lesson 3 Understanding Causes and Effects
88(2)
Review
90(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Trading in New France
91(1)
The 13 English Colonies (1630-1750)
92(36)
The New England Colonies
94(6)
Up Close The Trial of Anne Hutchinson
97(3)
The Middle Colonies
100(6)
The Southern Colonies
106(6)
Ruling the Colonies
112(6)
Skill Lesson 4 Using a Time Line
117(1)
The Colonies in 1750
118(10)
Connections: Sciences Ben Franklin: Practical Inventor
122(2)
Review
124(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Living in the English Colonies
125(1)
History Through Literature
The Double Life of Pocahontas
126(2)
UNIT 2 From Revolution to Republic 128(112)
The Road to Revolution (1745-1775)
130(28)
Rivalry in North America
132(4)
Skill Lesson 5 Using a Primary Source
135(1)
The French and Indian War
136(6)
A Storm Over Taxes
142(8)
Connections: Arts Paul Revere and the Boston Massacre
148(2)
To Arms!
150(8)
Up Close The Boston Tea Party
151(5)
Review
156(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Protesting British Policies
157(1)
The American Revolution (1775-1783)
158(28)
Early Battles
160(4)
Independence Declard
164(5)
Skill Lesson 6 Comparing Points of View
168(1)
Desperate Days
169(6)
Connections: Geography Through the Wilderness to Saratoga
173(2)
Other Battlefronts
175(4)
Up Close A Young Girl's War
178(1)
The World Turned Upside Down
179(7)
Review
184(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Fighting With the Continental Army
185(1)
Creating a Republic (1776-1790)
186(54)
A Confederation of States
188(7)
Connections: Economics Barter on the Western Frontier
193(2)
A Grand Convention
195(4)
Up Close The Priceless Notebook
195(4)
A More Perfect Union
199(6)
Ratifying the Constitution
205(9)
Skill Lesson 7 Finding Main Ideas
209(1)
Review
210(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Covering the Constitutional Convention
211(1)
History Through Literature
Johnny Tremain
212(2)
CIVICS OVERVIEW
The Constitution at Work
214(26)
The Goals of the Constitution
216(3)
Five Principles of the Constitution
219(6)
A Living Constitution
225(3)
The National Government at Work
228(1)
Civics Skill Lesson Reading a Flowchart
229(6)
Citizenship at Work
235(3)
Civics Review
238(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Participating in Democracy
239(1)
UNIT 3 The New Republic 240(84)
The New Government Begins (1789-1800)
242(24)
Organizing the New Government
244(6)
Connections: Civics First Lady of the Land
246(3)
Up Close The Whiskey Rebellion
249(1)
War Clouds
250(4)
Rise of Political Parties
254(4)
Skill Lesson 8 Distinguishing Fact From Opinion
256(2)
John Adams as President
258(8)
Review
264(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Election of 1800
265(1)
The Jefferson Era (1801-1816)
266(28)
Republicans in Power
268(3)
The Louisiana Purchase
271(7)
Connections: Economics Mandan Traders
275(2)
Skill Lesson 9 Following Routes on a Map
277(1)
Protecting American Neutrality
278(4)
The Road to War
282(4)
Up Close Two Shawnee Brothers Seek Unity
283(3)
The War of 1812
286(8)
Review
292(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Exploring With Lewis and Clark
293(1)
Years of Growth and Expansion (1790-1825)
294(30)
The Industrial Revolution
296(3)
From Workshops to Factories
299(5)
Skill Lesson 10 Using a Concept Map
303(1)
Americans on the Move
304(6)
Connections: Arts Along the Erie Canal
309(1)
Building National Unity
310(4)
Neighboring Nations Gain Independence
314(10)
Up Close Showdown in Spanish Florida
317(3)
Review
320(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Investigating the Industrial Revolution
321(1)
History Through Literature
Who Is Carrie?
322(2)
UNIT 4 An Expanding Nation 324(100)
The Jackson Era (1824-1840)
326(22)
Champion of the People
328(5)
Connections: Civics No Democracy for African Americans
331(2)
Jackson in the White House
333(3)
A Strong president
336(5)
Jackson's Successors
341(7)
Up Close The Log Cabin Campaign
343(2)
Skill Lesson 11 Reading a Circle Graph
345(1)
Review
346(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Painting a Portrait of Andrew Jackson
347(1)
From Sea to Shining Sea (1820-1860)
348(28)
Oregon Fever
350(6)
Skill Lesson 12 Using a Diary as a Primary Source
355(1)
A Country Called Texas
356(4)
Up Close Remember the Alamo!
358(2)
Manifest Destiny
360(4)
The Mexican War
364(5)
Surge to the Pacific
369(7)
Connections: World A Mountain of Gold
373(1)
Review
374(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Traveling Along the Oregon Trail
375(1)
The Worlds of North and South (1820-1860)
376(24)
The Growth of Industry in the North
378(4)
Life in the Industrial North
382(5)
Skill Lesson 13 Synthesizing Information
383(4)
Cotton Becomes King
387(4)
Life in the Cotton Kingdom
391(9)
Connections: Geography A Musical Debt to West Africa
395(1)
Up Close Flight for Freedom
396(2)
Review
398(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Living in the Cotton Kingdom
399(1)
A Reforming Age (1820-1860)
400(24)
Liberty for All
402(6)
Skill Lesson 14 Using the Card Catalog
407(1)
Women Are Created Equal
408(4)
Connections: Sciences Fashion and Women's Health
410(2)
Reform Sweeps the Country
412(4)
Up Close Dorothea Dix: Helping the Helpless
412(4)
New Voices, New Visions
416(8)
Review
420(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Traveling on the Underground Railroad
421(1)
History Through Literature Nightjohn
422(2)
UNIT 5 The Nation Torn Apart 424(80)
The Road to Civil War (1820-1861)
426(24)
Slavery or Freedom in the West
428(4)
Connections: Geography The Missouri Compromise---Why 36° 30'?
430(2)
Saving the Union
432(4)
Bloodshed in Kansas
436(4)
Republicans Challenge Slavery
440(4)
Up Close The Lincoln-Douglas Campaign Trail
441(3)
The South Breaks Away
444(6)
Skill Lesson 15 Reading an Election Map
446(2)
Review
448(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Debating Slavery in the Western Territories
449(1)
Torn by War (1861-1865)
450(30)
Preparing for War
452(5)
Skill Lesson 16 Reading a Table
454(3)
The Struggle Begins
457(6)
Freedom
463(3)
Hardships of War
466(6)
Connections: World Nurses in the Civil War
471(1)
Victory at Appomattox
472(8)
Up Close Lee at Gettysburg
473(5)
Review
478(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Fighting With the Blue and the Gray
479(1)
Rebuilding the Nation (1864-1877)
480(24)
First Steps Toward Reunion
482(4)
Up Close Charlotte Forten and African American Education
484(2)
Congress Takes Charge
486(5)
Connections: Civics Letter to a Former Owner
489(2)
The Reconstruction South
491(5)
Skill Lesson 17 Finding Information in the Library
493(3)
End of an Era
496(8)
Review
500(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Looking Back at Reconstruction
501(1)
History Through Literature The Red Badge of Courage
502(2)
UNIT 6 Reshaping the Nation 504(86)
The Frontier West (1865-1914)
506(28)
The Mining Frontier
508(3)
The Plains Indians
511(3)
Broken Promises
514(8)
Up Close The Ghost Dance
518(2)
Connections: Arts Chief Joseph's Eloquent Plea
520(2)
Ranching and Farming
522(7)
Skill Lesson 18 A Painting as a Primary Source
525(4)
Revolt of the Farmers
529(5)
Review
532(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Farming on the Plains
533(1)
The Rise of Industry (1865-1914)
534(26)
Railroads: Key to Industrial Growth
536(3)
Big Business
539(7)
Connections: Economics Prices Then and Now
542(4)
An Age of Invention
546(5)
Workers and Unions
551(9)
Skill Lesson 19 Evaluating Information
554(2)
Up Close Tragedy at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
556(2)
Review
558(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Investigating Business and Industry
559(1)
A Diverse Nation (1865-1914)
560(30)
A Land of Promise
562(8)
Skill Lesson 20 Using a Special-Purpose Map
566(1)
Up Close A Chinese Family and the Golden Mountain
567(3)
Growth of Cities
570(4)
The Changing Face of Cities
574(5)
Connections: Arts Vaudeville: Entertaining Americans
578(1)
A New American Culture
579(11)
Review
586(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Living in the City
587(1)
History Through Literature How I Found America
588(2)
UNIT 7 A New Role in the World 590(86)
Progressives and Reformers (1876-1914)
592(28)
Early Reforms
594(2)
The Progressive Movement
596(5)
Connections: Civics ``Golden Rule'' Jones: Crusading Mayor of Toledo, Ohio
599(2)
Presidents Back Progressive Goals
601(6)
Women in the Progressive Era
607(6)
Up Close Protest at the White House
608(4)
Skill Lesson 21 Reading a Political Cartoon
612(1)
Minorities Seek Equality and Justice
613(7)
Review
618(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Supporting the Suffragists
619(1)
Expanding Overseas (1865-1916)
620(26)
Americans Look Abroad
622(2)
Across the Pacific
624(7)
Connections: Geography The Typhoon That Changed History
629(2)
War With Spain
631(7)
Skill Lesson 22 Using Note Cards
635(3)
The Big Stick in Latin America
638(8)
Up Close Defeating a Tiny Enemy
639(5)
Review
644(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Investigating Overseas Expansion
645(1)
World War I (1914-1919)
646(30)
Europe Explodes Into War
648(6)
The Road to War
654(7)
Connections: Civics A Vote Against War
657(4)
``Over There''
661(6)
Up Close Harlem Hell Fighters in Action
663(4)
Wilson and the Peace
667(9)
Skill Lesson 23 Recognizing Propaganda
670(2)
Review
672(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Fighting World War I on the Home Front
673(1)
History Through Literature A Farewell to Arms
674(2)
UNIT 8 Prosperity, Depression, and War 676(92)
The Jazz Age (1919-1929)
678(28)
Republicans in the White House
680(3)
Business Fever
683(4)
New Ways of Life
687(5)
Skill Lesson 24 Using the Computerized Card Catalog
689(3)
The Roaring Twenties
692(6)
Connections: Arts Aaron Douglas: Creating a Bridge Between Peoples
695(3)
Signs of Trouble
698(8)
Up Close Solo in Chicago
700(4)
Review
704(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Roaring Into the Jazz Age
705(1)
Depression and the New Deal (1929-1941)
706(28)
The Bubble Bursts
708(6)
Skill Lesson 25 Exploring Local History
711(3)
FDR and the New Deal
714(5)
Reaction to the New Deal
719(4)
Surviving the Depression
723(11)
Connections: Sciences The Dust Bowl
724(3)
Up Close ``We Don't Serve Mexicans Here''
727(5)
Review
732(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Understanding the New Deal
733(1)
World War II (1935-1945)
734(34)
War Clouds Gather
736(6)
Skill Lesson 26 Writing a Research Paper
738(4)
The Axis Powers Advance
742(5)
The Home Front
747(6)
Connections: Economics Rosie the Riveter
749(2)
Up Close Memories of a Bitter Time
751(2)
Winning the War
753(4)
Peace at Last
757(11)
Review
764(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Fighting a Global War
765(1)
History Through Literature Farewell to Manzanar
766(2)
UNIT 9 The Nation Today and Tomorrow 768(114)
The Fifties (1945-1960)
770(26)
The Nation Faces a Cold War
772(6)
The Cold War Turns Hot
778(6)
Connections: World Reading, 'Riting, 'Rithmetic---and Science
783(1)
The Changing Face of the Nation
784(5)
Skill Lesson 27 Using Public Opinion Polls
787(2)
Roots of the Civil Rights Movement
789(7)
Up Close The Voices of Montgomery
791(3)
Review
794(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Revisiting the Cold War
795(1)
A Time of Turmoil (1960-1980)
796(28)
Years of Crisis and Change
798(6)
Connections: World A ``Peace Army''
800(4)
Cold War Clashes
804(4)
A Distant War Divides the Nation
808(6)
Up Close The Uncertain Enemy
810(2)
Skill Lesson 28 Using a Song as Historical Evidence
812(2)
Struggle for Civil Rights
814(3)
The Spirit of Reform Spreads
817(7)
Review
822(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Focusing on Civil Rights
823(1)
New Directions (1980-Present)
824(30)
The Conservative Revolution
826(5)
An End to the Cold War
831(6)
Connections: Civics ``How Can We Avoid War?''
832(5)
The Search for a More Democratic World
837(7)
Skill Lesson 29 Analyzing Newspaper Editorials
839(5)
Crisis and Hope in the Middle East
844(10)
Up Close A Meeting at Camp David
846(6)
Review
852(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Thinking About a Changing World
853(1)
Toward a New Century
854(28)
Advances in Science and Technology
856(4)
Up Close Tracking a Computer Spy
857(3)
Culture and Technology
860(2)
The United States in a World Economy
862(4)
Concern for the Environment
866(4)
Skill Lesson 30 Forecasting
867(3)
A Diverse Society
870(12)
Connections: Arts ``On the Pulse of Morning''
877(1)
Review
878(1)
Interdisciplinary Activity Looking Toward the Future
879(1)
HISTORY THROUGH LITERATURE Barrio Boy
880(2)
ISSUES FOR TODAY: GETTING INVOLVED 882(6)
Multicultural Nation
883(1)
Spirit of Democracy
884(1)
Changing Economy
885(1)
Environment
886(1)
Global Interdependence
887(1)
REFERENCE SECTION 888(65)
Geographic Atlas
890(8)
The Fifty States
898(1)
Gazetteer of American History
899(7)
Glossary
906(10)
Connections With Literature
916(2)
Connections With Science
918(2)
Connections With Fine Art
920(2)
Presidents of the United States
922(5)
The Declaration of Independence
927(4)
The Constitution of the United States of America
931(22)
Index 953

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