Making America : A History of the United States

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/27/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. MAKING AMERICA provides a clear, helpful text with a strongly chronological narrative and an integrated program of learning aids that make the historical content vivid and comprehensible to readers at all levels of preparedness.

Table of Contents

Making a "New" World, to 1588
A Continent on the Move, 1400-1725
Founding the English Mainland Colonies, 1585-1732
The English Colonies in the Eighteenth Century, 1689-1763
Deciding Where Loyalties Lie, 1763-1776
Recreating America: Independence and a New Nation, 1775-1783
Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic, 1770-1796
The Early Republic, 1796-1804
Increasing Conflict and War, 1805-1815
The Rise of a New Nation, 1815-1836
The Great Transformation: Growth and Expansion, 1828-1848
Responses to the Great Transformation, 1828-1848
Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union, 1848-1860
A Violent Choice: Civil War, 1861-1865
Reconstruction: High Hopes and Shattered Dreams, 1865-1877
The Nation Industrializes, 1865-1900
Life in the Gilded Age, 1865-1900
Politics and Foreign Relations in a Rapidly Changing Nation, 1865-1902
The Progressive Era, 1900-1917
The United States in a World at War, 1913-1920
Prosperity Decade, 1920-1928
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939
America's Rise to World Leadership, 1929-1945
Truman and Cold War America, 1945-1952
Quest for Consensus, 1952-1960
Great Promises, Bitter Disappointments, 1960-1968
America Under Stress, 1967-1976
New Economic and Political Alignments, 1976-1992
Conflicting Visions of America
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