American Journey, The: 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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The American Journey: A History of the United States traces the geographical, ideological, political and social journeys that make up the American experience. Harnessing the stories of individuals from different eras, the authors present a clear, compelling narrative that makes American history accessible.

The 8th Edition continues to show that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey that has become increasingly more inclusive of different groups and ideas. The rich visual program has been enhanced to be more interesting and informative. Photographs and pieces of fine art encapsulate emotional and historical meaning. Captions provide valuable information that allows for a fuller understanding of the people who lived the American journey.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137497393

Subject: History

Category: United States History Survey


  1. Worlds Apart
  2. Transplantation and Adaptation, 1600 to 1685
  3. A Meeting of Cultures
  4. English Colonies in an Age of Empire, 1660s to 1763
  5. Imperial Breakdown, 1763 to 1774
  6. The War for Independence, 1774 to 1783
  7. The First Republic, 1776 to 1789
  8. A New Republic and the Rise of Parties, 1789 to 1800
  9. The Triumph and Collapse of Jeffersonian Republicanism, 1800 to 1824
  10. The Jacksonian Era, 1824 to 1845
  11. Slavery and the Old South, 1800 to 1860
  12. The Market Revolution and Social Reform, 1815 to 1850
  13. The Way West, 1815 to 1850
  14. The Politics of Sectionalism, 1846 to 1861
  15. Battle Cries and Freedom Songs: The Civil War, 1861 to 1865
  16. Reconstruction, 1865 to 1877
  17. A New South: Economic Progress and Social Tradition, 1877 to 1900
  18. Industry, Immigrants and Cities, 1870 to 1900
  19. Transforming the West, 1865 to 1890
  20. Politics and Government, 1877 to 1900
  21. The Progressive Era, 1900 to 1917
  22. Creating an Empire, 1865 to 1917
  23. America and the Great War, 1914 to 1920
  24. Toward a Modern America: The 1920s
  25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929 to 1939
  26. World War II, 1939 to 1945
  27. The Cold War at Home and Abroad, 1946 to 1952
  28. The Confident Years, 1953 to 1964
  29. Shaken to the Roots, 1965 to 1980
  30. The Reagan Revolution and a Changing World, 1981 to 1992
  31. Complacency, Crisis and Global Reengagement, 1993 to 2015
  32. A Nation Divided, 2016 to 2022

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