American Stories: A History of the United States, Combined Volume

American Stories: A History of the United States, Combined Volume, 4th edition

  • H W. Brands, 
  • Timothy H. Breen, 
  • Ariela J. Gross, 
  • R H. Williams

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Overview

American Stories help you to see beyond the assortment of facts that make up US history so you can truly understand the story of our nation. This title presents coverage of the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people, as well as their leaders, that helped shape America.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137497430

Table of contents

1. New World Encounters: Preconquest - 1608
2. England's New World Experiments, 1607 - 1732
3. Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society, 1619 - 1692
4. Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America, 1680 - 1763
5. The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763 - 1783
6. The Republican Experiment, 1783 - 1788
7. Democracy and Dissent: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788 - 1800
8. Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision, 1800 - 1814
9. Nation Building and Nationalism, 1815 - 1825
10. The Triumph of White Men's Democracy, 1824 - 1840
11. Slaves and Masters, 1793 - 1861
12. The Pursuit of Perfection, 1800 - 1861
13. An Age of Expansionism, 1830 - 1861
14. The Sectional Crisis, 1846 - 1861
15. Secession and the Civil War, 1860 - 1865
16. The Agony of Reconstruction, 1865 - 1877
17. The West: Exploiting an Empire, 1849 - 1902
18. The Industrial Society, 1850 - 1901
19. Toward an Urban Society, 1877 - 1900
20. Political Realignments, 1876 - 1901
21. Toward Empire, 1865 - 1902
22. The Progressive Era, 1895 - 1917
23. From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism, 1900 - 1920
24. The Nation at War, 1901 - 1920
25. Transition to Modern America, 1919 - 1928
26. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1929 - 1939
27. America and the World, 1921 - 1945
28. The Onset of the Cold War, 1945 - 1960
29. Affluence and Anxiety, 1945 - 1960
30. The Turbulent Sixties, 1960 - 1968
31. To a New Conservatism, 1969 - 1988
32. Into the Twenty-First Century, 1989 - 2016

Volume I includes chapters 1 - 16; Volume II includes chapters 16 - 32.

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