American Journey : Update Edition, Combined Volume

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This highly visual survey of American history introduces students to the key features of American political, social, and economic history in an exciting format designed to ignite students passion to know history. Worlds Apart; Transplantation, 1600-1685; The Creation of New Worlds; Convergence and Conflict, 1660s-1763; Imperial Breakdown, 1763-1774; The War for Independence, 1774-1783; The First Republic, 1776-1789; A New Republic and the Rise of the Parties, 1789-1800; The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800-1824; The Jacksonian Era, 1824-1845; Slavery and the Old South, 1800-1860; The Market Revolution and Social Reform, 1815-1850; The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846-1861; Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861-1865; Reconstruction, 1865-1877; A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition, 1877-1900; Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870-1900; Transforming the West, 1865-1890; Politics and Government, 1877-1900; The Progressive Era, 1900-1917; Creating an Empire, 1865-1917; America and the Great War, 1914-1920; Toward a Modern America: The 1920s; The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939; World War II, 1939-1945; The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952; The Confident Years, 1953-1964; Shaken to the Roots, 1965-1980; The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World, 1981-1992; Complacency, Crisis, and Global Reengagement,19932007. Any professional or individual seeking to better understand U.S. History.

Table of Contents

Worlds Apart
Native American Societies before 1492 Paleo-Indians and the Archaic Period
The Development of Agriculture Nonfarming Societies Mesoamerican Civilizations North Americarsquo;s Diverse Cultures
The Caribbean Islanders West African Societies Geographical and Political Differences
Family Structure and Religion European Merchants in West Africa and theSlave Trade Western Europe on the Eve of Exploration
The Consolidation of Political and MilitaryAuthority Religious Conflict and the ProtestantReformation Contact
The Lure of Discovery Christopher Columbus and the Westward Routeto Asia
The Spanish Conquest and Colonization
The Columbian Exchange Cultural Perceptions and Misperceptions
Competition for a Continent Early French Efforts in North America English Attempts in the New World
Transplantation, 1600-1685
The French in North America The Quest for Furs and Converts
The Development of New France
The Dutch Overseas Empire
The Dutch East India Company
The West India Company and New Netherland English Settlement in the Chesapeake
The Ordeal of Early Virginia
The Importance of Tobacco Maryland: A Refuge for Catholics Life in the Chesapeake Colonies
The Founding of New England
The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony Massachusetts Bay
Colony and Its Offshoots Families, Farms, and Communities in Early New England Competition in the Caribbean Sugar and Slaves
A Biracial Society
The Restoration Colonies Early Carolina: Colonial Aristocracy and SlaveLabor Pennsylvania: The Dream of Toleration andPeace New Netherland Becomes New York
The Creation of New Worlds
Indians and Europeans
Indian Workers in the Spanish Borderlands
The Web of Trade Displacing Native Americans in the English Colonies
Bringing Christianity to Native Peoples
After the First Hundred Years: Conflict and War Africans and Europeans Labor
Needs and the Turn to Slavery
The Shock of Enslavement African Slaves in the New World
African American Families and Communities Resistance and Rebellion European Laborers in Early America
A Spectrum of Control New European Immigrants
Convergence and Conflict,
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