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Like its corresponding full-size version,The Enduring Vision,Concise, features an engaging, elegantly written narrative that emphasizes political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework.The Enduring Visionwas the first U.S. history survey text to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, and is also known for its innovative coverage of the West and the environment. Relative to the Complete Edition, the Fifth Edition ofThe Enduring Vision,Concise, represents a 40 percent reduction in length. The full-color format offers the illustrative maps and captivating artwork of the full-length Enduring Vision at a fraction of the cost. The full-color format offers the illustrative maps and captivating artwork of the full-length Enduring Vision at a fraction of the cost. The final chapter covers the George W. Bush administration, the war in Iraq, and the race for the 2004 presidential election. Throughout the text, closer attention is paid to the crucial role of science and technology in American history. Increased coverage examines the vital areas of medicine and disease. Expanded diversity coverage includes the experiences of women, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, and Native Americans. The strong political/chronological narrative provides a clear context for social and cultural history. Enhanced!Blackboard/WebCT course cartridges offer text-specific content to help instructors save time creating assignments and exams. New to this edition, customizable online homework features essay and multiple-choice questions based on chapter concepts. Other resources include a test bank and content for lectures/discussions, map exercises for practice and reinforcement of geography skills, and additional questions related to in-text features.
Table of Contents
|Native Peoples of America, to 1500|
|Rise of the Atlantic World, 14001625|
|Expansion and Diversity. The Rise of Colonial America, 16251700|
|The Bonds of Empire, 16601750|
|Roads to Revolution, 17501776 6. Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 17761788|
|Launching the New Republic, 17891800|
|Jeffersonianism and the Era of Good Feelings, 18011824|
|The Transformation of American Society, 18151840|
|Politics, Religion, and Reform in Antebellum America|
|Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 18401860|
|The Old South and Slavery, 18301860|
|Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 18401848|
|From Compromise to Secession, 18501861|
|Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 18611865|
|The Crises of Reconstruction, 18651877|
|The Transformation of the TransMississippi West, 18601900|
|The Rise of Industrial America, 18651900|
|Immigration, Urbanization, and Everyday Life, 18601900|
|Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age, 18771900|
|The Progressive Era, 19001917|
|Global Involvements and World War I, 19021920|
|The 1920s: Coping with Change|
|The Great Depression and the New Deal, 19291939|
|Americans and a World in Crisis, 19331945|
|The Cold War Abroad and at Home, 19451952|
|America at Midcentury, 19521960|
|The Liberal Era, 19601968|
|A Time of Upheaval, 19681974|
|Society, Politics, and World Events from Ford to Reagan, 19741989|
|Beyond the Cold War. Charting a New Course, 19881995|
|New Century, New Challenges, 1996 to the Present|
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