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American Passages places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history, how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. Rather than grouping facets of historical change into themes or topics, the authors offer students a complete, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history. The Dolphin Edition features the same engaging pedagogy and unique approach of the larger version in a scaled back, less expensive text.
Table of Contents
|Passages: Prehistory to 1763|
|Contact, Conflict, and Exchange in the Atlantic World to 1590|
|Colonization of North America, 1590-1675|
|Crisis and Change, 1675-1720|
|The Expansion of Colonial British America, 1720-1763 Passages: 1764 to 1814|
|Wars for Independence, 1764-1783|
|Toward a More Perfect Union, 1783-1788|
|The Federalist Republic, 1789-1799|
|The New Republic Faces a New Century, 1800-1815 Passages: 1815 to 1855|
|Exploded Boundaries, 1815-1828|
|The Years of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1836|
|Panic and Boom, 1837-1845|
|Expansion and Reaction, 1846-1854 Passages: 1855 to 1877|
|Broken Bonds, 1855-1861 14. Descent Into War, 1861-1862|
|Blood and Freedom, 1863-1867|
|Reconstruction Abandoned, 1867-1877 Passages: 1877 to 1909|
|An Economy Transformed: The Rise of Big Business, 1877-1887|
|Urban Growth and Farm Protest, 1887-1893|
|A Troubled Nation Expands Outward, 1893-1901|
|Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Reform, 1901-1909 Passages: 1909 to 1933|
|Progressivism at High Tide, 1909-1914|
|Over There and Over Here: The Impact of World War War I, 1914-1921|
|The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture, 1921-1927|
|The Great Depression, 1927-1933 Passages: 1933 to 1960|
|The New Deal, 1933-1939|
|The Second World War, 1940-1945|
|Postwar America, 1946-1952|
|The Eisenhower Years, 1953-1960 Passages: 1960 to 2005|
|The Turbulent Years, 1960-1968|
|Crisis of Confidence, 1969-1980|
|The Reagan-Bush Years, 1981-1992|
|From Prosperity to Terrorism, 1992-2005|
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