By The People, Volume 1

By The People, Volume 1, 1st edition

  • James W. Fraser

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Overview

By The People, Volume 1 tells resonant stories of the many people who have shaped the United States as it is today -- from everyday citizens to the most important leaders of their day. By highlighting both relatable and remarkable people, the text empowers you to focus on historical analysis and interpretation.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137533640

Subject: History

Category: US History Survey

Table of contents

PART 1: CONTACT AND EXPLORATION, 1491-1607
1. The World Before 1492
2. First Encounters, First Conquests, 1492-1607

PART 2: SETTLEMENTS OLD AND NEW, 1607-1754

3. Settlements, Alliances, and Resistance, 1607-1718
4. Creating the Culture of British North America, 1689-1754

PART 3: A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM - CREATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 1754-1800
5. The Making of a Revolution, 1754-1783
6. Creating a Nation, 1783-1788
7. Practicing Democracy, 1789-1800

PART 4: CRAFTING A NATION, PEOPLE, LAND, AND A NATIONAL IDENTITY, 1800-1848
8. Creating a New People, Expanding the Country, 1801-1823
9. New Industries, New Politics, 1815-1828
10. Democracy in the Age of Andrew Jackson, 1828-1844
11. Manifest Destiny: Expanding the Nation, 1830-1853

PART 5: EXPANSION, SEPARATION, AND A NEW UNION, 1844-1877
12. Living in a Nation of Changing Lands, Changing Faces, Changing Expectations, 1831-1854
13. The Politics of Separation, 1850-1861
14. And the War Came: The Civil War, 1861-1865
15. Reconstruction, 1865-1877

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