9780073407012

Experience History: Interpreting America's Past

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    9780073407012

  • ISBN10:

    0073407011

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/4/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Connect to the stories of history. Connect to the experience of history. Connect to success in history.

Experience History, Interpreting America’s Past is breaking new ground for the American History survey course. Its adaptive, mobile and interactive activities paired with its lively narrative and engaging visuals creates a unique teaching and learning environment propelling greater student performance and better course results. Through proven digital tools, instructors gain better insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct critical thinking skills.

Experience History emphasizes that history is not a collection of facts, but is "interpreted" from the detective work of historians examining the past’s evidence. Utilizing an active learning environment that only an online solution can provide, Experience History gives students the opportunity to examine primary sources and explore specific periods and events. This leads to greater understanding as well as the building and practicing of critical thinking skills. As students uniquely experience American History, Experience History propels students to greater understanding while achieving greater course success.

Give students an experience. Improve course participation and performance. Experience History and experience success.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The First Civilizations of North America

Chapter 2. Old Worlds, New Worlds, 1400-1600

Chapter 3. Colonization and Conflict in the South, 1600-1750

Chapter 4. Colonization and Conflict in the North, 1600-1700

Chapter 5. The Mosaic of Eighteenth-Century America, 1689-1768

Chapter 6. Toward the War for American Independence, 1754-1776

Chapter 7. The American People: The American Revolution, 1775-1783

Chapter 8. Crisis and Constitution, 1776-1789

Chapter 9. The Early Republic, 1789-1824

Chapter 10. The Opening of America, 1815-1850

Chapter 11. The Rise of Democracy, 1824-1840

Chapter 12. The Fires of Perfection, 1820-1850

Chapter 13. The Old South 1820-1860

Chapter 14. Western Expansion and the Rise of the Slavery Issue, 1820-1850

Chapter 15. The Union Broken, 1850-1861

Chapter 16. Total War and the Republic, 1861-1865

Chapter 17. Reconstructing the Union, 1865-1877

Chapter 18. The New South & the Trans-Mississippi West, 1870-1914

Chapter 19. The New Industrial Order, 1870-1914

Chapter 20. The Rise of an Urban Order, 1870-1914

Chapter 21. The Political System under Strain at Home and Abroad, 1877-1900

Chapter 22. The Progressive Era, 1890-1920

Chapter 23. The United States and the Collapse of the Old World Order, 1901-1920

Chapter 24. The New Era, 1920-1929

Chapter 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939

Chapter 26. America's Rise to Globalism, 1927-1945

Chapter 27. Cold War America 1945-1954

Chapter 28. The Suburban Era 1945-1963

Chapter 29. Civil Rights & Uncivil Liberties 1947-1969

Chapter 30. The Vietnam Era 1963-1975

Chapter 31. The Conservative Challenge, 1976-1992

Chapter 32. The United States in a Global Community, 1989 - Present

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Interesting book February 4, 2015
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"Easy to read writing style and interesting topic kind of make this more of a book than a textbook. I doubt it has much re-reading value, but I have contemplated keeping this book rather than reselling it at the end of the semester."
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