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American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Mark C. Carnes, John A. Garraty

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 2, 2011

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For an undergraduate introductory level survey of United States history.

 

Bridges the present to the past.

 

American Destiny’s pedagogical mission is to show students how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives. The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including "American Lives" essays and "Re-Viewing the Past" movie essays. This book is the abridged version of The American Nation, 14th edition.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Maps and Graphs

Feature Essays

Preface

Supplements for Instructors and Students

About the Authors

 

Prologue: Beginnings

 

Chapter 1 Alien Encounters: Europe in the Americas

 

Chapter 2 American Society in the Making

 

Chapter 3 America in the British Empire

 

Chapter 4 The American Revolution

 

Chapter 5 The Federalist Era: Nationalism Triumphant

 

Chapter 6 Jeffersonian Democracy

 

Chapter 7 National Growing Pains

 

Chapter 8 Toward A National Economy

 

Chapter 9 Jacksonian Democracy

 

Chapter 10 The Making of Middle-Class America

 

Chapter 11 Westward Expansion

 

Chapter 12 The Sections Go Their Own Ways

 

Chapter 13 The Coming of the Civil War

 

Chapter 14 The War to Save the Union

 

Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the South

 

Chapter 16 The Conquest of the West

 

Chapter 17 An Industrial Giant Emerges

 

Chapter 18 American Society in the Industrial Age

 

Chapter 19 Intellectual and Cultural Trends in the Late Nineteenth Century

 

Chapter 20 From Smoke-Filled Rooms to Prairie Wildfire: 1877-1896

 

Chapter 21 The Age of Reform

 

Chapter 22 From Isolation to Empire

 

Chapter 23 Woodrow Wilson and the Great War

 

Chapter 24 Postwar Sociert and Culture: Change and Adjustment

 

Chapter 25 From "Normalcy" to Economic Collapse: 1921-1933

 

Chapter 26 The New Deal: 1933-1941

 

Chapter 27 War and Peace: 1941-1945

 

Chapter 28 Collision Courses, Abroad and at Home: 1946-1960

 

Chapter 29 From Camelot to Watergate: 1961-1975

 

Chapter 20 Running on Empty: 1975-1991

 

Chapter 31 From Boomers to Millennials

 

Chapter 32 Shocks and Responses, 1992-Present

 

Maps

Index

 

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$39.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-01145-2