9780495903475

Cengage Advantage Books: American Pageant, Volume 1: To 1877

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    9780495903475

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    0495903477

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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
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