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Out of Many: A History of the American People, Brief Edition, Combined Volume

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Summary

Out of Manyis a coherent narrative of American history that offers insight into how diverse communities and different regions have shaped America's past. The text reveals the ethnic, geographical and economic diversity of the United States by examining the individual, the community and the state#xA0;and#xA0;placing#xA0;a special focus on the country's regions, particularly the West. #xA0; The updated edition features new and expanded coverage of a wide variety of topics in addition to MyHistoryLab tools that connect the text to interactive online learning tools to bring U.S. history to life.

Author Biography

John Mack Faragher

John Mack Faragher is an Arthur Unobskey professor of American history and the director of the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University. Born in Arizona and raised in southern California, he received his B.A. at the University of California, Riverside, and his Ph.D. at Yale University. He is the author of Women and Men on the Overland Trail (1979), Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie (1986), Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992), The American West: A New Interpretive History (2000) and A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland (2005).

 

Mari Jo Buhle

Mari Jo Buhle is a William R. Kenan, Jr. University professor emerita of American civilization and history at Brown University specializing in American women’s history. She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (1981) and Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (1998). She is also the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Left (second edition, 1998). Buhle held a fellowship (1991-1996) from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is currently an honorary fellow of the history department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

 

Daniel Czitrom

Daniel Czitrom is a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. Born and raised in New York City, he received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan (1982), which won the First Books Award of the American Historical Association and has been translated into Spanish and Chinese. He is the co-author of Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn of the Century New York (2008). He has served as a historical consultant and been featured as an on-camera commentator for several documentary film projects, including the PBS productions New York : A Documentary Film, American Photography: A Century of Images and The Great Transatlantic Cable. He currently serves as a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. He is currently writing New York Exposed: How a Gilded Age Police Scandal Shocked the Nation and Launched the Progressive Era (Oxford).

 

Susan H. Armitage

Susan H. Armitage is a professor of history and women’s studies emerita at Washington State University, where she was a Claudius O. and Mary R. Johnson distinguished professor. She earned her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Among her many publications on western women’s history are three co-edited books, The Women’s West (1987), So Much To Be Done: Women on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (1991) and Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women’s West (1997). She served as editor of the feminist journal Frontiers from 1996 to 2002.  Her most recent publication, co-edited with Laurie Mercier, is Speaking History: Oral Histories of the American Past, 1865-Present (2009).

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF
2.) COMPREHENSIVE


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1     A Continent of Villages
Chapter 2     When Worlds Collide 1492—1590
Chapter 3     Planting Colonies in North America 1588-1701
Chapter 4     Slavery and Empire 1441—1770
Chapter 5     The Cultures of Colonial North America 1700—1780
Chapter 6     From Empire to Independence 1750—1776
Chapter 7     The American Revolution 1776—1786
Chapter 8     The New Nation 1786—1800
Chapter 9     An Empire for Liberty 1790—1824
Chapter 10    The South and Slavery 1790s—1850s
Chapter 11     The Growth of Democracy 1824-1840
Chapter 12     Industry and the North 1790s—1840s
Chapter 13     Meeting the Challenges of the New Age: Immigration, Urbanization, and Social Reform 1820s —1850s
Chapter 14     The Territorial Expansion of the United States 1830s—1850s
Chapter 15     The Coming Crisis the 1850s
Chapter 16     The Civil War 1861—1865
Chapter 17     Reconstruction 1863—1877
Chapter 18     Conquest and Survival: The Trans-Mississippi West 1860—1900
Chapter 19     Production and Consumption in the Gilded Age 1865—1900
Chapter 20    Democracy and Empire 1870—1900
Chapter 21     Urban America and the Progressive Era 1900—1917
Chapter 22     A Global Power: The United States in the Era of the Great War 1901—1920
Chapter 23     The Twenties 1920—1929
Chapter 24     The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929-1940
Chapter 25     World War II 1941—1945
Chapter 26     The Cold War Begins 1945—1952
Chapter 27     America at Midcentury 1952—1963
Chapter 28     The Civil Rights Movement 1945—1966
Chapter 29    War Abroad, War at Home 1965—1974
Chapter 30     The Conservative Ascendancy 1974—1991
Chapter 31     The United States in a Global Age 1992—2010


 

COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: 

 

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Community and Diversity

 

Chapter 1: A Continent of Villages

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES   Cahokia: Thirteenth-Century Life on the Mississippi

The First American Settlers

The Development of Farming    

Farming in Early North America   

SEEING HISTORY An Early European Image of Native Americans

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 2: When Worlds Collide 1492—1590

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The English at Roanoke

The Expansion of Europe

The Spanish in the Americas

Northern Explorations and Encounters

SEEING HISTORY A Watercolor from the First Algonquian-English Encounter

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 3: Planting Colonies in North America 1588-1701

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Communities and Diversity in Seventeenth Century Santa Fe

The Spanish, The French, and the Dutch in North America

The Chesapeake: Virginia and Maryland

SEEING HISTORY John Smith’s Cartoon History of His Adventures in Virginia

The New England Colonies

The Proprietary Colonies

Conflict and War

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: Democratic Roots in New England Soil

  

Chapter 4: Slavery and Empire 1441—1770

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Rebellion In Stono, South Carolina

The Beginnings of African Slavery

The African Slave Trade

The Development of North American Slave Societies

African to African American

SEEING HISTORY A Musical Celebration In The Slave Quarters

Slavery and the Economics of Empire

Slavery, Prosperity, and Freedom

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 5: The Cultures of Colonial North America 1700—1780

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The Revival of Religion and Community in Northampton

North American Regions

SEEING HISTORY A Plan of an American New Cleared Farm

Social and Political Patterns

The Cultural Transformation of British North America

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 6: From Empire to Independence 1750—1776

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The First Continental Congress Begins to Shape a National Political Community

The Seven Years’ War in America

The Emergence of American Nationalism

 “Save Your Money and Save Your Country”

From Resistance to Rebellion

SEEING HISTORY The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, or Tarring and Feathering

Deciding for Independence

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 7: The American Revolution 1776—1786

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A National Community Evolves at Valley Forge

The War for Independence

The United Sates in Congress Assembled

SEEING HISTORY The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Revolutionary Politics in the States

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 8: The New Nation 1786—1800

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A Rural Massachusetts Community Rises in Defense of Liberty

The Crisis of the 1780s

The New Constitution

The First Federal Administration

SEEING HISTORY The Columbian Tragedy

Federalists and Democratic-Republicans

 “The Rising Glory of America”

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 9: An Empire for Liberty 1790—1824

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Expansion Touches Mandan Villages on the Upper Missouri

North American Communities From Coast To Coast

A National Economy  

The Jefferson Presidency  

Renewed Imperial Rivalry In North America  

The War of 1812  

SEEING HISTORY “A Scene on the Frontiers as Practiced by the ‘Humane’ British and their ‘Worthy’ Allies”

Defining the Boundaries

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 10: The South and Slavery 1790s—1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES  Cotton Communities in the Old Southwest

King Cotton and Southern Expansion  

The African American Community  

Freedom and Resistance  

The White Majority  

Planters

SEEING HISTORY “Gordon Under Medical Inspection”

The Defense of Slavery  

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 11: The Growth of Democracy 1824-1840

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES A Political Community Abandons Deference for Democracy

The New Democratic Politics in North America

The Jackson Presidency

SEEING HISTORY “President’s Levee, or all Creation Going to the White House”

Changing the Course of Government

The Second American Party System

American Arts and Letters

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  Jacksonian Democracy and American Politics

 

Chapter 12: Industry and the North 1790s—1840s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Women Factory Workers Form a Community in Lowell, Massachusetts

The Transportation Revolution

The Market Revolution

SEEING HISTORY Industrialization and Rural Life

The Yankee West

Industrialization Begins

From Artisan to Worker

The New Middle Class

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  The Second Great Awakening and Religious Diversity in America

 

Chapter 13: Meeting the Challenges of the New Age: Immigration, Urbanization, and Social Reform 1820s —1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Women Reformers of Seneca Falls Respond to the Market Revolution

Immigration and the City

Urban Problems

SEEING HISTORY P.T. Barnum’s Famous “Curiosity:” General Tom Thumb

Social Reform Movements

Antislavery and Abolitionism

The Women’s Rights Movement

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 14: The Territorial Expansion of the United States  1830s—1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Texans and Tejanos “Remember the Alamo!”

Exploring the West

The Politics of Expansion

The Mexican-American War

California and the Gold Rush

SEEING HISTORY War News from Mexico

The Politics of Manifest Destiny

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 15: The Coming Crisis the 1850s

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Illinois Communities Debate Slavery

America in 1850

Cracks in National Unity

The Crisis of The National Party System

SEEING HISTORY Brooks Beats Sumner

The Differences Deepen

The South Secedes

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 16: The Civil War 1861—1865

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Mother Bickerdyke Connects Northern Communities to Their Boys at War

Communities Mobilize for War

The Governments Organize for War

The Fighting through 1862  

The Death of Slavery

The Front Lines and The Home Front

SEEING HISTORY Come and Join Us Brothers

The Tide Turns

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 17: Reconstruction 1863—1877

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Hale County, Alabama: From Slavery to Freedom in a Black Belt Community

The Politics of Reconstruction

The Meaning of Freedom

SEEING HISTORY Changing Images of Reconstruction

Southern Politics and Society

Reconstructing the North

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  Realities of Freedom

 

Chapter 18: Conquest and Survival: The Trans-Mississippi West 1860—1900

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The Oklahoma Land Rush

Indian Peoples Under Siege

The Internal Empire

The Open Range

SEEING HISTORY The Legendary Cowboy: Nat Love, Deadwood Dick          

Farming Communities on The Plains

The World’s Breadbasket

The Western Landscape

The Transformation of Indian Societies

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 19: Production and Consumption in the Gilded Age 1865—1900

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Haymarket Square, Chicago, May 4, 1886

The Rise of Industry, the Triumph of Business

SEEING HISTORY The Standard Oil Company

Labor in the Age of Big Business

The New South

The Industrial City

The Rise of Consumer Society

Cultures in Conflict, Culture in Common

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 20: Democracy and Empire 1870—1900

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES  The Annexation of Hawai’i

Toward a National Governing Class

Farmers and Workers Organize their Communities

The Crisis of the 1890s

Politics of Reform, Politics of Order

The Path to Imperialism

SEEING HISTORY The White Man’s Burden

Onto a Global Stage 

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  Currency Reform

 

Chapter 21: Urban America and the Progressive Era 1900—1917

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES  The Henry Street Settlement House: Women Settlement House Workers Create a Community of Reform

The Origins of Progressivism  

SEEING HISTORY Photographing Poverty in the Slums of New York

Progressive Politics in Cities and States  

Social Control and Its Limits 

Challenges to Progressivism  

Women’s Movements and Black Activism  

National Progressivism  

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 22: A Global Power: The United States in the Era of the Great War 1901—1920

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The American Expeditionary Force in France

Becoming a World Power 

The Great War 

American Mobilization 

SEEING HISTORY Selling War

Over Here  

Repression and Reaction

An Uneasy Peace  

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 23: The Twenties 1920—1929

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The Movie Audience And Hollywood: Mass Culture Creates A New National Community

Postwar Prosperity and Its Price

The State, the Economy, and Business

The New Mass Culture

SEEING HISTORY Creating Celebrity

Modernity and traditionalism

Promises Postponed

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  The Scopes Monkey Trial as a Harbinger of Change

  

Chapter 24: The Great Depression and the New Deal 1929-1940

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Sit-Down Strike at Flint: Automobile Workers Organize a New Union

Hard Times 

FDR and The First New Deal 

FDR the Man

Left Turn and the Second New Deal 

The New Deal in the South and West 

The Limits of Reform 

Depression-Era Culture 

SEEING HISTORY Documenting Hard Times in Black and White and Color

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 25: World War II 1941—1945

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES    Los Alamos, New Mexico

The Coming of World War II  

The Great Arsenal of Democracy  

SEEING HISTORY Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie, the Riveter”

The Home Front  

Men and Women in Uniform  

The World at War  

The Last Stages of War  

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 26: The Cold War Begins 1945—1952

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES   University of Washington, Seattle: Students and Faculty Face the Cold War

Global Insecurities at War’s End 

The Policy Of Containment 

Cold War Liberalism  

The Cold War At Home 

Cold War Culture 

SEEING HISTORY The Hollywood Film Invasion, U.S.A

Stalemate for the Democrats 

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  Cold War Fears and Nuclear Holocaust

 

Chapter 27: America at Midcentury 1952—1963

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Popular Music in Memphis

Under the Cold War’s Shadow  

The Affluent Society  

Youth Culture  

Mass Culture and Its Discontents

The Coming of the New Frontier  

SEEING HISTORY Televising a National Tragedy

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 28: The Civil Rights Movement 1945—1966

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES The Montgomery Bus Boycott: An African American Community Challenges Segregation

Origins of the Movement 

SEEING HISTORY Civil Rights on the World Stage

No Easy Road to Freedom, 1957—62 

The Movement at High Tide, 1963—65 

Civil Rights Beyond Black and White 

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past:  The Quest for African American Equality

 

Chapter 29: War Abroad, War at Home 1965—1974

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Uptown, Chicago, Illinois

Vietnam: America’s Longest War  

A Generation in Conflict  

Wars on Poverty  

1968: Year of Turmoil  

The Politics of Identity  

The Nixon Presidency  

SEEING HISTORY Kim Phuc, Fleeing a Napalm Attack Near Trang Bang

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 30: The Conservative Ascendancy 1974—1991

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Grassroots Conservatism in Orange County, California

The Overextended Society 

The New Right 

SEEING HISTORY The Inaugurations of Carter and Reagan

The Reagan Revolution 

Best of Times, Worst of Times 

Toward A New World Order 

“A Kinder, Gentler Nation” 

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

 

Chapter 31: The United States in a Global Age 1992—2010

AMERICAN COMMUNITIES Transnational Communities in San Diego and Tijuana

The Presidency of Bill Clinton

Changing American Communities

President George W. Bush and the War on Terror

SEEING HISTORY The 9/11 Attacks

Barack Obama and the Audacity of Hope

Conclusion

Chronology

Review Questions

Recommended Readings

MyHistoryLab Connections

Interpreting the Past: The Threat of War to Democratic Institutions

 

Appendix

Glossary

Credits

Index



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