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The Americans

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8/7/2002
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School
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Table of Contents

UNIT 1 American Beginnings to 1783
Strategies for Taking Standardized Tests
1(1)
1200 B.C.--A.D. 1500
Three Worlds Meet
2(30)
Peopling the Americas
4(4)
North American Societies Around 1492
8(1)
Science & Technology Forensic Reconstructions
9(5)
West African Societies Around 1492
14(6)
European Societies Around 1492
20(4)
Science & Technology The Caravel
24(2)
Transatlantic Encounters
26(4)
Point/Counterpoint Columbus's Legacy
30(2)
Chapter 1 Assessment
32(2)
1492--1681
The American Colonies Emerge
34(28)
Spain's Empire in the Americas
36(6)
An English Settlement at Jamestown
42(7)
Puritan New England
49(6)
Settlement of the Middle Colonies
55(5)
Geography Spotlight Surviving in a New World
60(2)
Chapter 2 Assessment
62(2)
1650--1765
The Colonies Come of Age
64(28)
England and Its Colonies
66(6)
The Agricultural South
72(7)
The Commercial North
79(6)
The French and Indian War
85(5)
Daily Life Colonial Courtship
90(2)
Chapter 3 Assessment
92(2)
1765--1783
The War for Independence
94(32)
The Stirrings of Rebellion
96(7)
Ideas Help Start a Revolution
103(6)
The Declaration of Independence
109(4)
Struggling Toward Saratoga
113(5)
Winning the War
118(6)
Tracing Themes Women and Political Power
124(2)
Chapter 4 Assessment
126(4)
UNIT 2 1781-1850 A New Nation
1781-1788
Shaping a New Nation
130(20)
Experimenting with Confederation
132(6)
Geography Spotlight The Land Ordinance of 1785
138(2)
Drafting the Constitution
140(4)
Ratifying the Constitution
144(6)
Chapter 5 Assessment
150(2)
The Living Constitution
152(24)
Tracing Themes Voting Rights
174(2)
The Living Constitution Assessment
176(4)
Projects for Citizenship Applying the Constitution
178(2)
1789-1816
Launching the New Nation
180(28)
Washington Heads the New Government
182(6)
Daily Life Young People in the Early Republic
188(2)
Foreign Affairs Trouble the Nation
190(7)
Jefferson Alters the Nation's Course
197(5)
The War of 1812
202(4)
Supreme Court Marbury v. Madison
206(2)
Chapter 6 Assessment
208(2)
1815-1840
Balancing Nationalism and Sectionalism
210(26)
Regional Economies Create Differences
212(2)
Science & Technology A New England Textile Mill
214(2)
Science & Technology The Cotton Gin
216(3)
Nationalism at Center Stage
219(5)
The Age of Jackson
224(4)
Point/Counterpoint The Indian Removal Act
228(2)
Jackson, States' Rights, and the National Bank
230(6)
Chapter 7 Assessment
236(2)
1820-1850
Reforming American Society
238(30)
Religion Sparks Reform
240(6)
American Literature Literature of the Transcendentalists
246(2)
Slavery and Abolition
248(6)
Women and Reform
254(5)
The Changing Workplace
259(7)
Daily Life Working at Mid-Century
266(2)
Chapter 8 Assessment
268(4)
UNIT 3vAn Era of Growth and Disunion
1825-1847
Expanding Markets and Moving West
272(28)
The Market Revolution
274(6)
Manifest Destiny
280(6)
Geography Spotlight Mapping the Oregon Trail
286(2)
Expansion in Texas
288(5)
The War with Mexico
293(7)
Chapter 9 Assessment
300(2)
1850-1861
The Union in Peril
302(32)
The Divisive Politics of Slavery
304(6)
Protest, Resistance, and Violence
310(8)
The Birth of the Republican Party
318(4)
Tracing Themes States' Rights
322(2)
Slavery and Secession
324(8)
Supreme Court Dred Scott v. Sandford
332(2)
Chapter 10 Assessment
334(2)
1861-1865
The Civil War
336(36)
The Civil War Begins
338(8)
The Politics of War
346(5)
Life During Wartime
351(4)
Science & Technology Battlefield Medicine
355(2)
The North Takes Charge
357(9)
The Legacy of the War
366(6)
Chapter 11 Assessment
372(2)
1865-1877
Reconstruction and Its Effects
374(28)
The Politics of Reconstruction
376(7)
Reconstructing Society
383(10)
The Collapse of Reconstruction
393(7)
Point/Counterpoint The Legacy of Reconstruction
400(2)
Chapter 12 Assessment
388(4)
UNIT 4 Migration and Industrialization
1877-1900
Changes on the Western Frontier
406(26)
Cultures Clash on the Prairie
408(10)
Daily Life Gold Mining
418(2)
Settling on the Great Plains
420(3)
Science & Technology Inventions that Tamed the Prairie
423(2)
Farmers and the Populist Movement
425(5)
American Literature Literature of the West
430(2)
Chapter 13 Assessment
432(2)
1877-1900
A New Industrial Age
434(22)
The Expansion of Industry
436(4)
Geography Spotlight Industry Changes the Environment
440(2)
The Age of the Railroads
442(5)
Big Business and Labor
447(9)
Chapter 14 Assessment
456(2)
1877-1914
Immigrants and Urbanization
458(20)
The New Immigrants
460(6)
Tracing Themes Diversity and the National Identity
466(2)
The Challenges of Urbanization
468(5)
Politics in the Gilded Age
473(5)
Chapter 15 Assessment
478(2)
1877-1917
Life at the Turn of the 20th Century
480(26)
Science and Urban Life
482(4)
Science & Technology Aviation Pioneers
486(2)
Education and Culture
488(4)
Segregation and Discrimination
492(4)
Supreme Court Plessy v. Ferguson
496(2)
The Dawn of Mass Culture
498(6)
Daily Life Going to the Show
504(2)
Chapter 16 Assessment
506(4)
UNIT 5 Modern America Emerges
1890-1920
The Progressive Era
510(34)
The Origins of Progressivism
512(7)
Women in Public Life
519(4)
Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal
523(9)
American Literature The Muckrakers
532(2)
Progressivism Under Taft
534(4)
Wilson's New Freedom
538(6)
Chapter 17 Assessment
544(2)
1890-1920
America Claims an Empire
546(28)
Imperialism and America
548(4)
The Spanish-American War
552(6)
Acquiring New Lands
558(7)
America as a World Power
565(2)
Science & Technology The Panama Canal
567(5)
Geography Spotlight The Panama Canal: Funnel for Trade
572(2)
Chapter 18 Assessment
574(2)
1914-1920
The First World War
576(36)
World War I Begins
578(9)
American Power Tips the Balance
587(3)
Science & Technology Technology at War
590(4)
The War at Home
594(8)
Supreme Court Schenck v. United States
602(2)
Wilson Fights for Peace
604(3)
Point/Counterpoint The League of Nations
607(3)
Tracing Themes America in World Affairs
610(2)
Chapter 19 Assessment
612(4)
UNIT 6 1919-1940 The 1920s and the Great Depression
1919-1929
Politics of the Roaring Twenties
616(20)
Americans Struggle with Postwar Issues
618(7)
The Harding Presidency
625(3)
The Business of America
628(6)
Tracing Themes Economic Opportunity
634(2)
Chapter 20 Assessment
636(2)
1920-1929
The Roaring Life of the 1920s
638(28)
Changing Ways of Life
640(6)
The Twenties Woman
646(4)
Daily Life Youth in the Roaring Twenties
650(2)
Education and Popular Culture
652(6)
The Harlem Renaissance
658(6)
American Literature Literature in the Jazz Age
664(2)
Chapter 21 Assessment
666(2)
1929-1933
The Great Depression Begins
668(22)
The Nation's Sick Economy
670(8)
Hardship and Suffering During the Depression
678(6)
Hoover Struggles with the Depression
684(6)
Chapter 22 Assessment
690(2)
1933-1940
The New Deal
692(36)
A New Deal Fights the Depression
694(7)
The Second New Deal Takes Hold
701(7)
Supreme Court NLRB v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.
708(2)
The New Deal Affects Many Groups
710(6)
Culture in the 1930s
716(5)
The Impact of the New Deal
721(1)
Point/Counterpoint The New Deal
722(4)
Geography Spotlight The Tennessee Valley Authority
726(2)
Chapter 23 Assessment
728(4)
UNIT 7 World War II and Its Aftermath
1931-1941
World War Looms
732(32)
Dictators Threaten World Peace
734(8)
War in Europe
742(6)
The Holocaust
748(8)
America Moves Toward War
756(2)
Point/Counterpoint Isolationism
758(1)
Science & Technology German Wolf Packs
759(5)
Chapter 24 Assessment
764(2)
1941-1945
The United States in World War II
766(38)
Mobilizing for Defense
768(7)
The War for Europe and North Africa
775(9)
The War in the Pacific
784(7)
Point/Counterpoint Dropping the Atomic Bomb
791(3)
Tracing Themes Science and Technology
794(2)
The Home Front
796(6)
Supreme Court Korematsu v. United States
802(2)
Chapter 25 Assessment
804(2)
1945-1960
Cold War Conflicts
806(32)
Origins of the Cold War
808(7)
The Cold War Heats Up
815(7)
The Cold War at Home
822(6)
Two Nations Live on the Edge
828(6)
American Literature Science Fiction Reflects Cold War Fears
834(2)
Chapter 26 Assessment
836(2)
1946-1960
The Postwar Boom
838(32)
Postwar America
840(7)
The American Dream in the Fifties
847(9)
Geography Spotlight The Road to Suburbia
856(2)
Popular Culture
858(6)
Daily Life The Emergence of the Teenager
864(2)
The Other America
866(4)
Chapter 27 Assessment
870(4)
UNIT 8 Living with Great Turmoil
1960-1968
The New Frontier and the Great Society
874(28)
Kennedy and the Cold War
876(9)
The New Frontier
885(5)
Geography Spotlight The Movement of Migrant Workers
890(2)
The Great Society
892(6)
Point/Counterpoint The Legacy of the Great Society
898(2)
Supreme Court Miranda v. Arizona
900(2)
Chapter 28 Assessment
902(2)
1954-1968
Civil Rights
904(28)
Taking on Segregation
906(8)
Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education
914(2)
The Triumphs of a Crusade
916(7)
Challenges and Changes in the Movement
923(7)
Tracing Themes Civil Rights
930(2)
Chapter 29 Assessment
932(2)
1954-1975
The Vietnam War Years
934(36)
Moving Toward Conflict
936(6)
U.S. Involvement and Escalation
942(6)
A Nation Divided
948(6)
1968: A Tumultuous Year
954(6)
The End of the War and Its Legacy
960(8)
American Literature Literature of the Vietnam War
968(2)
Chapter 30 Assessment
970(2)
1960-1975
An Era of Social Change
972(22)
Latinos and Native Americans Seek Equality
974(6)
Supreme Court Reynolds v. Sims
980(2)
Women Fight for Equality
982(5)
Culture and Counterculture
987(5)
Daily Life Signs of the Sixties
992(2)
Chapter 31 Assessment
994(4)
UNIT 9 Passage to a New Century
1968-1980
An Age of Limits
998(34)
The Nixon Administration
1000(8)
Watergate: Nixon's Downfall
1008(6)
Daily Life Television Reflects American Life
1014(2)
The Ford and Carter Years
1016(8)
Supreme Court Regents v. Bakke
1024(2)
Environmental Activism
1026(3)
Science & Technology The Accident at Three Mile Island
1029(3)
Chapter 32 Assessment
1032(2)
1980-1992
The Conservative Tide
1034(28)
A Conservative Movement Emerges
1036(4)
Conservative Policies Under Reagan and Bush
1040(6)
Social Concerns in the 1980s
1046(6)
Geography Spotlight Sunbelt, Rustbelt, Ecotopia
1052(2)
Foreign Policy After the Cold War
1054(5)
Point/Counterpoint Intervention Abroad
1059(3)
Chapter 33 Assessment
1062(2)
1992-2001
The United States in Today's World
1064(32)
The 1990s and the New Millennium
1066(9)
The New Global Economy
1075(5)
American Literature Women Writers Reflect Diversity
1080(2)
Technology and Modern Life
1082(4)
Science & Technology Alternative Cars
1086(2)
The Changing Face of America
1088(6)
Tracing Themes Immigration and Migration
1094(2)
Chapter 34 Assessment
1096(4)
Epilogue: Issues for the 21st Century
Foreign Policy
1100(2)
The Debate Over Immigration
1102(2)
Crime and Public Safety
1104(2)
Issues in Education
1106(2)
The Communications Revolution
1108(2)
Curing the Health Care System
1110(2)
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
1112(2)
Tough Choices About Social Security
1114(2)
Women in the Work Force
1116(2)
The Conservation Controversy
1118
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