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Cengage Advantage Books: The American Pageant,9780495903468

Cengage Advantage Books: The American Pageant

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Edition:
14th
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9780495903468

ISBN10:
0495903469
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining books in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COMPACT 14e, offers readers the complete book in an economically priced format. All volumes feature a paperbound, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history book.

Table of Contents

Founding The New Nation, C. 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1783
New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769
The Planting of English America, 1500-1733
Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700
American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692
Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775
The Duel for North America, 1608-1763
The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775
America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783
Building The New Nation, 1776-1860
The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790
Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800
The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812
The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824
The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840
Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860
The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860
Testing The New Nation, 1820-1877
The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860
Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848
Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854
Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861
Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865
The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865
The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Forging An Industrial Society, 1869-1909
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896
Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900
America Moves to the City, 1865-1900
The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1896
Empire and Expansion, 1890-1909
Struggling For Justice At Home And Abroad, 1900-1945
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916
The War to End War, 1917-1918
American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929
The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941
America in World War II, 1941-1945
Making Modern America, 1945 To The Present
The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952
The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960
The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968
The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980
The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992
America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era, 1992-2004
The American People Face a New Century
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