CART

(0) items

The American Story, Single Volume Edition (Penguin Academic Series),9780321091888

The American Story, Single Volume Edition (Penguin Academic Series)

by ; ; ;
ISBN13:

9780321091888

ISBN10:
0321091884
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Longman
List Price: $44.00
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $3.19
See Prices

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Related Products


  • American Story, The, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)
    American Story, The, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)
  • The American Story Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)
    The American Story Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)
  • The American Story Penguin Academics Series, Combined Volume Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package
    The American Story Penguin Academics Series, Combined Volume Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with eText -- Access Card Package
  • The American Story, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)
    The American Story, Combined Volume (Penguin Academics Series)




Summary

"The American Story" presents a balanced and manageable overview of the United States as an unfolding story of national development, integrating social and political history into a coherent and compelling narrative. Acknowledging the nation' s rich diversity of class, race, gender, and ethnicity, this edition tells the story both of the people who, through their collective and individual endeavors, shaped the past and of the demands that events placed upon them. This text is available in a highly affordable Penguin Academic edition.

Table of Contents

Maps, Figures, and Tables
xiii
Preface xvii
New World Encounters
1(35)
Native American Histories Before Conquest
3(6)
The Indians Discover a New World
9(5)
West Africa: Ancient and Complex Societies
14(3)
Europe on the Eve of Conquest
17(3)
Making Sense of a New World
20(7)
The French Claim Canada
27(2)
The English Enter the Competition
29(4)
An Unpromising Beginning
33(3)
England's Colonial Experiments: The Seventeenth Century
36(39)
Leaving Home
37(3)
The Chesapeake: Dreams of Wealth
40(11)
Reinventing England in America
51(10)
Diversity in the Middle Colonies
61(3)
Quakers in America
64(4)
Planting the Carolinas
68(2)
The Founding of Georgia
70(4)
Rugged and Laborious Beginnings
74(1)
Putting Down Roots: Families in an Atlantic Empire
75(30)
Sources of Stability: New England Colonies of the Seventeenth Century
76(7)
The Planters' World
83(4)
Race and Freedom in British America
87(6)
Commercial Blueprint for Empire
93(3)
Colonial Gentry in Revolt, 1676-1691
96(4)
Contagion of Witchcraft
100(4)
Common Experiences, Separate Cultures
104(1)
Frontiers of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America
105(36)
Experiencing Diversity
107(1)
Convicts for America
108(1)
Ethnic Cultures of the Backcountry
109(5)
Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century
114(2)
British Colonies in an Atlantic World
116(6)
Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies
122(4)
Clash of Political Cultures
126(4)
Century of Imperial War
130(10)
Rule Britannia?
140(1)
The American Revolution: From Gentry Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763-1783
141(38)
Contested Meanings of Empire
142(6)
Challenge and Resistance: Eroding the Bonds of Empire
148(14)
Decision for Independence
162(5)
Fighting for Independence
167(9)
The Loyalist Dilemma
176(1)
Winning the Peace
177(1)
Post-Colonial Challenge
178(1)
The Republican Experiment
179(37)
Defining a New Political Culture
179(2)
Living in a Revolutionary Society
181(9)
The States: The Lessons of Republicanism
190(2)
Stumbling Toward a New National Government
192(6)
Strengthening Federal Authority
198(4)
``Have We Fought for This?''
202(8)
Whose Constitution? Struggle for Ratification
210(5)
A New Beginning
215(1)
Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788-1800
216(32)
Power of Public Opinion
217(2)
Principle and Pragmatism: Establishing a New Government
219(3)
Conflicting Visions: Jefferson and Hamilton
222(3)
Hamilton's Plan for Prosperity and Security
225(4)
Charges of Treason: The Battle over Foreign Affairs
229(6)
Popular Political Culture
235(4)
The Adams Presidency
239(6)
The Peaceful Revolution: The Election of 1800
245(2)
Danger of Political Extremism
247(1)
Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government
248(33)
Defining Identity in a New Republic
249(6)
Republicans in Power
255(7)
Jefferson's Critics
262(7)
Embarrassments Overseas
269(7)
The Strange War of 1812
276(4)
Republican Legacy
280(1)
Nation Building and Nationalism
281(30)
Expansion and Migration
282(8)
Transportation and the Market Economy
290(10)
The Politics of Nation Building After the War of 1812
300(11)
The Triumph of White Men's Democracy
311(33)
Democracy in Theory and Practice
312(10)
Jackson and the Politics of Democracy
322(9)
The Bank War and the Second Party System
331(9)
Heyday of the Second Party System
340(2)
Tocqueville's Wisdom
342(2)
The Pursuit of Perfection
344(31)
The Rise of Evangelicalism
345(8)
Domesticity and Changes in the American Family
353(5)
Institutional Reform
358(5)
Reform Turns Radical
363(12)
An Age of Expansionism
375(31)
Movement to the Far West
377(8)
Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War
385(9)
Internal Expansionism
394(12)
Masters and Slaves
406(30)
Slavery and the Southern Economy
407(8)
The Slaveholding Society
415(9)
The Black Experience Under Slavery
424(11)
A Divided Society
435(1)
The Sectional Crisis
436(32)
The Compromise of 1850
437(8)
Political Upheaval, 1852-1856
445(9)
The House Divided, 1857-1860
454(11)
Explaining the Crisis
465(3)
Secession and the Civil War
468(34)
The Storm Gathers
470(7)
Adjusting to Total War
477(11)
Fight to the Finish
488(14)
The Agony of Reconstruction
502(35)
The President Versus Congress
504(11)
Reconstruction in the South
515(7)
The Age of Grant
522(7)
Reunion and the New South
529(8)
The West: Exploiting an Empire
537(32)
Beyond the Frontier
538(1)
Crushing the Native Americans
539(9)
Settlement of the West
548(7)
The Bonanza West
555(14)
The Industrial Society
569(33)
Industrial Development
570(1)
An Empire on Rails
571(8)
An Industrial Empire
579(9)
The Sellers
588(2)
The Wage Earners
590(12)
Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1900
602(33)
The Lure of the City
603(10)
Social and Cultural Change, 1877-1900
613(14)
The Stirrings of Reform
627(8)
Political Realignments in the 1890s
635(34)
Politics of Stalemate
636(6)
Republicans in Power: The Billion-Dollar Congress
642(3)
The Rise of the Populist Movement
645(6)
The Crisis of the Depression
651(6)
Changing Attitudes
657(4)
The Presidential Election of 1896
661(4)
The McKinley Administration
665(4)
Toward Empire
669(30)
America Looks Outward
671(9)
War with Spain
680(9)
Debate over Empire
689(10)
The Progressive Era
699(33)
The Changing Face of Industrialism
701(7)
Society's Masses
708(10)
Conflict in the Workplace
718(6)
A New Urban Culture
724(8)
From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
732(38)
The Spirit of Progressivism
734(9)
Reform in the Cities and States
743(5)
The Republican Roosevelt
748(3)
Roosevelt Progressivism at Its Height
751(5)
The Ordeal of William Howard Taft
756(6)
Woodrow Wilson's New Freedom
762(8)
The Nation at War
770(35)
A New World Power
772(4)
Foreign Policy Under Wilson
776(3)
Toward War
779(8)
Over There
787(3)
Over Here
790(8)
The Treaty of Versailles
798(7)
Transition to Modern America
805(29)
The Second Industrial Revolution
806(5)
The New Urban Culture
811(9)
The Rural Counterattack
820(7)
Politics of the 1920s
827(7)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
834(32)
The Great Depression
835(4)
Fighting the Depression
839(10)
Roosevelt and Reform
849(5)
Impact of the New Deal
854(5)
End of the New Deal
859(7)
America and the World, 1921-1945
866(35)
Retreat, Reversal, and Rivalry
868(4)
Isolationism
872(4)
The Road to War
876(6)
Turning the Tide Against the Axis
882(4)
The Home Front
886(7)
Victory
893(8)
The Onset of the Cold War
901(37)
The Cold War Begins
902(4)
Containment
906(6)
The Cold War Expands
912(6)
The Cold War at Home
918(9)
Eisenhower Wages the Cold War
927(11)
Affluence and Anxiety
938(22)
The Postwar Boom
941(3)
The Good Life?
944(5)
Farewell to Reform
949(3)
The Struggle Over Civil Rights
952(8)
The Turbulent Sixties
960(45)
Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War
962(9)
The New Frontier at Home
971(7)
``Let Us Continue''
978(7)
Johnson Escalates the Vietnam War
985(6)
Years of Turmoil
991(7)
The Return of Richard Nixon
998(7)
A Crisis in Confidence, 1969-1980
1005(34)
Nixon in Power
1007(6)
The Crisis of Democracy
1013(4)
Energy and the Economy
1017(7)
Private Lives---Public Issues
1024(5)
Politics After Watergate
1029(3)
From Detente to Renewed Cold War
1032(7)
The Republican Resurgence, 1980-1992
1039(36)
Reagan in Power
1042(6)
Reaganomics
1048(5)
Reagan and the World
1053(7)
Social Dilemmas
1060(4)
Passing the Torch
1064(11)
America in Flux: The Anxious Nineties
1075(2)
The Changing American Population
1077(10)
Economic Crosscurrents
1087(3)
Democratic Revival
1090(11)
After the Cold War
1101(6)
The End of the Century
1107
Appendix
The Declaration of Independence
3(3)
The Constitution of the United States of America
6(9)
Amendments to the Constitution
15(8)
Recommended Reading
23(14)
Suggested Web Sites
37(23)
Political and Physical Map of the United States
60(2)
Political Map of the World
62
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...