9780495916246

Cengage Advantage Books: A People and a Nation A History of the United States

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    9780495916246

  • ISBN10:

    0495916242

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/13/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Ninth Edition, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of features, photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.

Table of Contents

Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492û1600
Europeans Colonize North America, 1600û1650
North America in the Atlantic World, 1650û1720
American Society Transformed, 1720û1770
Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754û1774
A Revolution, Indeed, 1774û1783
Forging a National Republic, 1776û1789
The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1789û1800
Defining the Nation, 1801û1823
The Rise of the South, 1815û1860
The Restless North, 1815û1860
Reform and Politics, 1824û1845
The Contested West, 1815û1860
Slavery and AmericaÆs Future: The Road to War, 1845û1861
Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861û1865
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865û1877
The Development of the West, 1865û1900
The Machine Age, 1877û1920
The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877û1920
Gilded Age Politics, 1877û1900
The Progressive Era, 1895û1920
The Quest for Empire, 1865û1914
Americans in the Great War, 1914û1920
The New Era, 1920û1929
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929û1941
The United States in a Troubled World, 1920û1941
The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941û1945
The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945û1961
America at Midcentury, 1945û1960
The Tumultuous Sixties, 1960û1968
Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969û1980
Conservatism Revived, 1980û1992
Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992
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