The American Nation: A History of the United States, Volume 1, 15th edition

  • Mark C. Carnes
  • John A. Garraty


The American Nation: A History of the United States surveys American history in a way that bridges the present to the past, emphasizing the relevance of history to the contemporary world. By showing how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark your life, authors Mark Carnes and John Garraty bring the study of the American past to life.

Table of contents

1. Beginnings
2. Alien Encounters: Europe in the Americas
3. The Making of Society in the Colonial Era
4. America in the British Empire
5. The American Revolution
6. The Federalist Era: Nationalism Triumphant
7. Jeffersonian Democracy
8. National Growing Pains
9. Toward a National Economy
10. Jacksonian Democracy
11. The Making of Middle-Class America
12. Westward Expansion
13. The Sections Go Their Own Ways
14. The Coming of the Civil War
15. The War to Save the Union
16. Reconstruction and the South

Published by Pearson (June 5th 2015) - Copyright © 2016