American Journey, The: A History of the United States To 1877, Volume 1, 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 (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137538171

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

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