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The American Story, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series),9780321183132

The American Story, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)

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Table of Contents

Maps, Figures, and Tables xiii
Preface xvii
CHAPTER 1 NEW WORLD ENCOUNTERS 1(28)
Native American Histories Before Conquest
2(6)
A World Transformed
8(3)
West Africa: Ancient and Complex Societies
11(3)
Europe on the Eve of Conquest
14(2)
Imagining a New World
16(5)
The French Claim Canada
21(2)
The English Enter the Competition
23(3)
An Unpromising Beginning: The Lost Colony
26(1)
Marketing Dreams of Empire
27(2)
CHAPTER 2 ENGLAND'S COLONIAL EXPERIMENTS: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 29(30)
Breaking Away
30(2)
The Chesapeake: The Promise of Wealth
32(8)
Reforming England in America
40(8)
Living with Diversity: The Middle Colonies
48(3)
Quakers in America
51(3)
Planting the Carolinas
54(2)
The Founding of Georgia
56(2)
Rugged and Laborious Beginnings
58(1)
CHAPTER 3 PUTTING DOWN ROOTS: FAMILIES IN AN ATLANTIC EMPIRE 59(22)
Sources of Stability: New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century
60(5)
The Planters' World
65(4)
Race and Freedom in British America
69(4)
Commercial Blueprint for Empire
73(1)
Ruling Elites in Revolt, 1676-1691
74(6)
Common Experiences, Separate Cultures
80(1)
CHAPTER 4 COLONIES IN AN EMPIRE: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA 81(28)
Experiencing Diversity
82(1)
Convicts Sent to America
83(1)
Ethnic Cultures of the Backcountry
84(3)
Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century
87(2)
British Colonies in an Atlantic World
89(4)
Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies
93(4)
Clash of Political Cultures
97(3)
Century of Imperial War
100(7)
Rule Britannia?
107(2)
CHAPTER 5 THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: FROM ELITE PROTEST TO POPULAR REVOLT, 1763-1783 109(30)
Contested Meanings of Empire
110(5)
The Army as Provocation: Eroding the Bonds of Empire
115(10)
Decision for Independence
125(4)
Fighting for Independence
129(7)
The Loyalist Dilemma
136(1)
Winning the Peace
137(1)
Post-Colonial Challenge
138(1)
CHAPTER 6 THE REPUBLICAN EXPERIMENT 139(28)
A New Political Culture
140(1)
Living in the Shadow of Revolution
141(6)
The States: Putting Republicanism into Practice
147(3)
Stumbling Toward a New National Government
150(4)
Strengthening Federal Authority
154(2)
"Have We Fought for This?"
156(7)
Whose Constitution? Struggle for Ratification
163(3)
A New Beginning
166(1)
CHAPTER 7 DEMOCRACY IN DISTRESS: THE VIOLENCE OF PARTY POLITICS, 1788-1800 167(26)
Power of Public Opinion
167(2)
Establishing a New Government
169(3)
Conflicting Visions: Jefferson and Hamilton
172(2)
Hamilton's Plan for Economic Development
174(4)
Charges of Treason: The Battle over Foreign Affairs
178(4)
Popular Political Culture
182(3)
The Adams Presidency
185(5)
The Peaceful Revolution: The Election of 1800
190(2)
Danger of Political Extremism
192(1)
CHAPTER 8 REPUBLICAN ASCENDANCY: THE JEFFERSONIAN VISION 193(26)
Regional Identities in a New Republic
194(4)
Jefferson as President
198(6)
Jefferson's Critics
204(5)
Embarrassments Overseas
209(6)
The Strange War of 1812
215(2)
Republican Legacy
217(2)
CHAPTER 9 NATION BUILDING AND NATIONALISM 219(23)
Expansion and Migration
220(6)
Transportation and the Market Economy
226(7)
The Politics of Nation Building After the War of 1812
233(9)
CHAPTER 10 THE TRIUMPH OF WHITE MEN'S DEMOCRACY 242(24)
Democracy in Theory and Practice
243(6)
Jackson and the Politics of Democracy
249(8)
The Bank War and the Second Party System
257(6)
Heyday of the Second Party System
263(2)
Tocqueville's Wisdom
265(1)
CHAPTER 11 SLAVES AND MASTERS 266(24)
The Divided Society of the Old South
267(1)
The World of Southern Blacks
268(8)
White Society in the Antebellum South
276(7)
Slavery and the Southern Economy
283(5)
Worlds in Conflict
288(2)
CHAPTER 12 THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION 290(23)
The Rise of Evangelicalism
291(5)
Domesticity and Changes in the American Family
296(4)
Institutional Reform
300(4)
Reform Turns Radical
304(8)
Counterpoint on Reform
312(1)
CHAPTER 13 AN AGE OF EXPANSIONISM 313(23)
Movement to the Far West
314(6)
Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War
320(7)
Internal Expansionism
327(8)
The Costs of Expansion
335(1)
CHAPTER 14 THE SECTIONAL CRISIS 336(24)
The Compromise of 1850
337(5)
Political Upheaval, 1852-1856
342(7)
The House Divided, 1857-1860
349(9)
Explaining the Crisis
358(2)
CHAPTER 15 SECESSION AND THE CIVIL WAR 360(27)
The Storm Gathers
362(5)
Adjusting to Total War
367(8)
Fight to the Finish
375(8)
Effects of the War
383(4)
CHAPTER 16 THE AGONY OF RECONSTRUCTION 387(28)
The President Versus Congress
389(8)
Reconstructing Southern Society
397(6)
Retreat from Reconstruction
403(6)
Reunion and the New South
409(5)
Henry McNeal Turner and the "Unfinished Revolution"
414(1)
CHAPTER 17 THE WEST: EXPLOITING AN EMPIRE 415(24)
Beyond the Frontier
416(1)
Crushing the Native Americans
417(7)
Settlement of the West
424(5)
The Bonanza West
429(8)
The Meaning of the West
437(2)
CHAPTER 18 THE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY 439(25)
Industrial Development
440(1)
An Empire on Rails
441(5)
An Industrial Empire
446(7)
The Sellers
453(2)
The Wage Earners
455(7)
Industrialization's Benefits and Costs
462(2)
CHAPTER 19 TOWARD AN URBAN SOCIETY, 1877-1900 464(26)
The Lure of the City
465(8)
Social and Cultural Change, 1877-1900
473(10)
The Stirrings of Reform
483(5)
The Pluralistic Society
488(2)
CHAPTER 20 POLITICAL REALIGNMENTS IN THE 1890's 490(27)
Politics of Stalemate
491(5)
Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress
496(2)
The Rise of the Populist Movement
498(5)
The Crisis of the Depression
503(4)
Changing Attitudes
507(3)
The Presidential Election of 1896
510(4)
The McKinley Administration
514(1)
A Decade's Dramatic Changes
515(2)
CHAPTER 21 TOWARD EMPIRE 517(25)
America Looks Outward
519(7)
War with Spain
526(8)
Acquisition of Empire
534(7)
Outcome of the War with Spain
541(1)
CHAPTER 22 THE PROGRESSIVE ERA 542(25)
The Changing Face of Industrialism
544(4)
Society's Masses
548(8)
Conflict in the Workplace
556(4)
A New Urban Culture
560(6)
A Ferment of Discovery and Reform
566(1)
CHAPTER 23 FROM ROOSEVELT TO WILSON IN THE AGE OF PROGRESSIVISM 567(31)
The Spirit of Progressivism
569(7)
Reform in the Cities and States
576(3)
The Republican Roosevelt
579(3)
Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height
582(4)
The Ordeal of William Howard Taft
586(5)
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom
591(5)
The Fruits of Progressivism
596(2)
CHAPTER 24 THE NATION AT WAR 598(28)
A New World Power
600(3)
Foreign Policy Under Wilson
603(2)
Toward War
605(7)
Over There
612(2)
Over Here
614(6)
The Treaty of Versailles
620(4)
Postwar Disillusionment
624(2)
CHAPTER 25 TRANSITION TO MODERN AMERICA 626(21)
The Second Industrial Revolution
627(4)
City Life in the Jazz Age
631(5)
The Rural Counterattack
636(5)
Politics of the 1920's
641(5)
The Old and the New
646(1)
CHAPTER 26 FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE NEW DEAL 647(25)
The Great Depression
648(3)
Fighting the Depression
651(8)
Roosevelt and Reform
659(3)
Impact of the New Deal
662(5)
End of the New Deal
667(3)
Evaluation of the New Deal
670(2)
CHAPTER 27 AMERICA AND THE WORLD, 1921-1945 672(28)
Retreat, Reversal, and Rivalry
673(3)
Isolationism
676(3)
The Road to War
679(5)
Turning the Tide Against the Axis
684(3)
The Home Front
687(6)
Victory
693(6)
The Transforming Power of War
699(1)
CHAPTER 28 THE ONSET OF THE COLD WAR 700(28)
The Cold War Begins
701(4)
Containment
705(4)
The Cold War Expands
709(5)
The Cold War at Home
714(6)
Eisenhower Wages the Cold War
720(6)
The Continuing Cold War
726(2)
CHAPTER 29 AFFLUENCE AND ANXIETY 728(17)
The Postwar Boom
730(2)
The Good Life?
732(4)
Farewell to Reform
736(3)
The Struggle over Civil Rights
739(4)
The Continuing Civil Rights Movement
743(2)
CHAPTER 30 THE TURBULENT SIXTIES 745(34)
Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War
747(6)
The New Frontier at Home
753(6)
"Let Us Continue"
759(6)
Johnson Escalates the Vietnam War
765(4)
Years of Turmoil
769(5)
The Return of Richard Nixon
774(3)
The End of an Era
777(2)
CHAPTER 31 A CRISIS IN CONFIDENCE, 1969-1980 779(25)
Nixon in Power
780(5)
The Crisis of Democracy
785(2)
Energy and the Economy
787(5)
Private Lives-Public Issues
792(4)
Politics After Watergate
796(2)
The Decline of American Power
798(6)
CHAPTER 32 THE REPUBLICAN RESURGENCE, 1980-1992 804(27)
Reagan in Power
806(5)
Reaganomics
811(3)
Reagan and the World
814(6)
Social Dilemmas
820(3)
Passing the Torch to Bush
823(5)
Waging Peace
828(3)
CHAPTER 33 AMERICA IN FLUX 831
The Changing American Population
833(7)
Democratic Revival
840(8)
Clinton and the World
848(5)
The End of the Century
853(5)
The New Millennium
858(11)
The American Century?
869(1819043304)
APPENDIX A-1
The Declaration of Independence
A-3
The Constitution of the United States of America
A-6
Amendments to the Constitution
A-14
Comparative Chronology
A-21
Recommended Reading
A-27
Suggested Web Sites
A-40
Political and Physical Map of the United States
A-60
Political Map of the World
A-62
Credits C-1
Index I-1


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