We the People Comprehensive Volume A Brief History of the American People by Peter Carroll
  

We the People Comprehensive Volume A Brief History of the American People

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We the People Comprehensive Volume A Brief History of the American People by Peter Carroll

Crafted from the ground up to be a brief U.S. History text (rather than a condensed version of a larger text), WE THE PEOPLE tells the story of America through five recurring, interwoven themes: (1) the role of interacting cultures in the development of the American nation; (2) the social/cultural environment's interaction with political forces; (3) the evolution of a national identity; (4) changing cultural values; and (5) individuals' attempts to impose order on physical place and chronological time. Frequent quotations from individuals at all levels of society make this text well-rounded in its presentation of social and cultural history. In addition, each chapter opens with a story that features a longer quotation that illuminates the topics, events, and themes explicated in that chapter. WE THE PEOPLE is available in the following split options: WE THE PEOPLE, Complete, First Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 0534593550; WE THE PEOPLE, Volume I to 1877 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 0534593569; WE THE PEOPLE, Volume II, Since 1865 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 0534593577.

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1. In The Beginning: The World Of Native Americans. 2. Europe's Quest For Empire In America. 3. Colonial Competition And Cultural Struggle, 1598-1700. 4. The Emergence Of Colonial Cultures, 1675-1765. 5. Patriarchal Politics And The Colonial Crisis, 1689-1776. 6. Independence, Confederation, And The Republican Experiment, 1776-1787. 7. Building A Republican Government, 1787-1800. 8. An Expanding Society, 1801-1815. 9. A Nation Of Regions, 1816-1828. 10. The Politics Of Northern Development, 1815-1840. 11. Slavery And The Southern Economy, 1828-1844. 12. Manifest Destiny And The National Identity, 1844-1850. 13. The Collapse Of The Union, 1850-1861. 14. War For The Union, 1861-1865. 15. Reconstructing The National Identity, 1865-1877. 16. The Triumph Of A National Marketplace, 1877-1893. 17. The Crisis Of The 1890s. 18. Industrial Society And Progressive Reform, 1900-1915. 19. The Corporate Economy And Progressive Politics, 1901-1916. 20. The Search For World Order, 1913-1920. 21. Colliding Cultures Of The 1920s. 22. Hard Times, 1929-1939. 23. The War Against Fascism, 1931-1945. 24. Cold War Society, 1945-1952. 25. A Troubled Consensus, 1952-1960. 26. Advancing A Liberal Agenda, 1960-1963. 27. Disputing The National Agenda, 1963-1968. 28. The Imperial Presidency Of Richard Nixon, 1969-1974. 29. An Age Of Limits: The 1970s. 30. Politics In A Multicultural Society, 1981-2000. Appendix: Documents. Index.

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Format

Paperback
732 pages

Author

Peter Carroll
More books by Peter Carroll

Publisher

Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc an imprint of Cengage Learning, Inc

Publication date

18th May 2002

ISBN

9780534593551


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