This edition of a ground-breaking book weaves together the complex interaction of social, political, and historical forces that have shaped the United States and from which “the American people” have evolved. It tells stories of people and of the nation and emphasizes that American history has never been the preserve of any particular region. Traditional turning points and watershed events are integrated with the stories of the nation's many diverse communities. The book's trademark “continental” approach incorporates great hemispheric perspective, while a strong theme of community and memory analyzes the role–and the conflicts–of historical memory in shaping communities' understanding of the past. For American history buffs.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: (NOTE: Each chapter begins with chapter-opening outlines and key topic lists and concludes with a Chronology, Conclusion, Review Questions, Recommended Reading, Additional Bibliography, and History on the Internet.) Preface. Community and Diversity. 1. A Continent of Villages, to 1500. American Communities: Cahokia: Thirteenth-Century Life on the Mississippi. Settling the Continent. New Ways of Living on the Land. The Development of Farming. Cultural Regions of North America on the Eve of Colonization. Community and Memory: The Battle over Burials. 2. When Worlds Collide, 1492-1590. American Communities: The English and the Algonquians at Roanoke. The Expansion of Europe. The Spanish in the Americas. Northern Explorations and Encounters. 3. Planting Colonies in North America, 1588-1701. American Communities: Communities Struggle with Diversity in Seventeenth-Century Santa Fe. Spain and Its Competitors in North America. England in the Chesapeake. The New England Colonies. The Restoration Colonies. Conflict and War. 4. Slavery and Empire, 1441-1770. American Communities: African Slaves Build Their Own Community in Coastal Georgia. The Beginnings of African Slavery. The African Slave Trade. The Development of North American Slave Societies. African to African American. Slavery and the Economies of Empire. Slavery and Freedom. Community and Memory: The Living History of Slavery. 5. The Cultures of Colonial North America, 1700-1780. American Communities: From Deerfield to Kahnawake: Crossing Cultural Boundaries. North American Regions. Diverging Social and Political Patterns. The Cultural Transformation of British North America. 6. From Empire to Independence, 1750-1776. American Communities: The First Continental Congress Shapes a National Political Community. The Seven Years' War in America. The Imperial Crisis in British North America. Save Your Money and Save Your Country. From Resistance to Rebellion. Deciding For Independence. Community and Memory: The Invention of the Liberty Bell. 7. The Creation of the United States, 1776-1786. American Communities: A National Community Evolves at Valley Forge. The War for Independence. The United States in Congress Assembled. Revolutionary Politics in the States. 8. The United Statesof North America, 1787-1800. American Communities: Mingo Creek Settlers Refuse to Pay the Whiskey Tax. Forming a New Government. The New Nation. Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans. The Rising Glory of America. 9. An AgrarianRepublic, 1790-1824. American Communities: Expansion Touches Mandan Villages on the Upper Missouri. North American Communities from Coast to Coast. A National Economy. The Jefferson Presidency. Renewed Imperial Rivalry in North America. The War of 1812. Defining the Boundaries. Community and Memory: In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark. 10. The Growth of Democracy, 1824-1840. American Communities: Martin Van Buren Forges a New Kind of Political Community. The New Democratic Politics in North America. The Jackson Presidency. Internal Improvements: Building an Infrastructure. Jackson and His Opponents: The Rise of the Whigs. The Second American Party System. American Arts and Letters. 11. The South and Slavery, 1790s-1850s. American Communities: Natchez-under-the Hill. King Cotton and Southern Expansion. To Be a Slave. The African American Community. The White Majority. Planters. The Defense of Slavery. 12. Industry and the North, 1790s-1840s. American Communities: Women Factory Workers Form a Community in Lowell, Massachusetts. Preindustrial Ways of Working. The Market Revolution. From Artisan to Worker. A New Social Order. 1. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131944622
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131944622
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131944622
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131944622