For an undergraduate introductory level survey of United States history.
Bridging the present and the past through vivid narrative and creative features.
Long renowned for elegant prose that is rich and memorable, this textbook offers a traditional narrative anchored in central political developments. Its 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 provocative chapter-opening questions and essays. The book is published in a concise format, making it compact in size and moderate in price.
Table of Contents
Maps and Graphs
Supplements for Instructors and Students
About the Authors
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
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$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-00433-1