9780205568437

American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Combined Volume

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205568437

  • ISBN10:

    0205568432

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

This condensed version ofThe American People, Seventh Editionexamines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country.

Table of Contents

Recovering the Past
Maps
Preface
Supplements
About the Authors
A Colonizing People, Prehistory-1776
Ancient America and Africa
Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas
Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century
The Maturing of Colonial Society
The Strains of Empire
A Revolutionary People, 1775-1828
A People in Revolution
Consolidating the Revolution
Creating a Nation
Society and Politics in the Early Republic
An Expanding People, 1820-1877
Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest
Slavery and the Old South
Shaping America in the Antebellum Age
Moving West
The Union in Peril
The Union Severed
The Union Reconstructed
An Industrializing People, 1865-1900
The Realities of Rural America
The Rise of Smokestack America
Politics and Reform
Becoming a World Power
A Modernizing People, 1900-1945
The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism
The Great War
Affluence and Anxiety
The Great Depression and the New Deal
World War II
A Resilient People, 1945-2004
Postwar America at Home, 1945-1960
Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945-1960
Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960-1969
Disorder and Discontent, 1969-1980
The Revival of Conservatism, 1980-1992
The Post-Cold War World, 1992-2004
Appendix
Index
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