The American Journey: A History of the United States, Combined Volume

The American Journey: A History of the United States, Combined Volume, 8th edition

  • David Goldfield, 
  • Carl Abbott, 
  • Virginia Anderson, 
  • Jo Ann E. Argersinger, 
  • Peter H. Argersinger, 
  • William M. Barney

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Overview

The American Journey traces the journeys — geographical, ideological, political, and social — that make up the American experience. Harnessing the stories of individuals from different eras, the authors present a strong, clear narrative that makes American history accessible and increasingly more inclusive.

Published by Pearson (June 11th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137497393

Table of contents

1. Worlds Apart
2. Transplantation and Adaptation, 1600-1685
3. A Meeting of Cultures
4. English Colonies in an Age of Empire, 1660s-1763
5. Imperial Breakdown, 1763-1774
6. The War for Independence, 1774-1783
7. The First Republic, 1776-1789
8. A New Republic and the Rise of Parties, 1789-1800
9. The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800-1824
10. The Jacksonian Era, 1824-1845
11. Slavery and the Old South, 1800-1860
12. The Market Revolution and Social Reform, 1815-1850
13. The Way West, 1815-1850
14. The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846-1861
15. Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861-1865
16. Reconstruction, 1865-1877
17. A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition, 1877-1900
18. Industry, Immigrants, and Cities, 1870-1900
19. Transforming the West, 1865-1890
20. Politics and Government, 1877-1900
21. The Progressive Era, 1900-1917
22. Creating an Empire, 1865-1917
23. America and the Great War, 1914-1920
24. Toward a Modern America: The 1920s
25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939
26. World War II, 1939-1945
27. The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946-1952
28. The Confident Years, 1953-1964
29. Shaken to the Roots, 1965-1980
30. The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World, 1981-1992
31. Complacency, Crisis, and Global Reengagement, 1993-2015

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