Out of Many A History of the American People, Combined Edition

ISBN-10: 0131944622
ISBN-13: 9780131944626
Edition: 5th 2006
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List price: $138.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1120
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.402
Language: English

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 ldquo;the American peoplerdquo; 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 nations many diverse communities. The books trademark ldquo;continentalrdquo; approach incorporates great hemispheric perspective, while a strong theme of community and memory analyzes the roleand the conflictsof historical memory in shaping communities understanding of the past.For American history buffs.

Chapter Opening Illustrations
Maps
Charts, Graphs & Tables
Preface
About the Authors
Community & Diversity
A Continent of Villages, to 1500
American Communities: Cahokia: Thirteenth-Century Life on the Mississippi
Settling the Continent
Out of Many Voices: A Zuni Account of Creation
New Ways of Living on the Land
The Development of Farming
Cultural Regions of North America on the Eve of Colonization
Out of Many Voices: An Account of the Natchez by a Louisiana Colonist
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History is it?: Images of Indians
When Worlds Collide, 1492-1590
American Communities: The English and the Algonquins at Roanoke
The Expansion of Europe
Out of Many Voices: Columbus Writes of the First Contact Between Europeans and Native Americans
The Spanish in the Americas
Out of Many Voices: An Indian Reaction to the Invasion of the Spanish
Northern Explorations and Encounters
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
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
Out of Many Voices: Samuel de Champlain Describes his Attack on the Iroquois
England in the Chesapeake
The New England Colonies
Out of Many Voices: A Puritan Colonist Writes Home to His Father in England
The Proprietary Colonies
Conflict and War
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
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
Out of Many Voices: Olaudah Equiano Describes the Middle Passage
The Development of North American Slave Societies
Out of Many Voices: An Early Quaker Meeting Condemns Slavery
African to African American
Slavery and Empire
Slavery and Freedom
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History is it?: The Living History of Slavery
The Cultures of Colonial North America, 1700-1780
American Communities: From Deerfield to Kahnawake: Crossing Cultural Boundaries
North American Regions
Out of Many Voices: A Widow Announces She Will Continue Her Husband's Business
Diverging Social and Political Patterns
The Cultural Transformation of British North America
Out of Many Voices: A Puritan Minister Sparks a Revival with His Talk of Fire and Brimstone
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
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"
Out of Many Voices The Daughters of Liberty Urge Americans to Boycott British Goods
From Resistance To Rebellion
Out of Many Voices A Shoemaker Tells of Participating in the Boston Tea Party
Deciding For Independence
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The American Revolution, 1776-1786
American Communities: A National Community Evolves at Valley Forge
The War for Independence
Out of Many Voices A Camp Woman's Recollection of Yorktown
The United States in Congress Assembled
Revolutionary Politics in the States
Out of Many Voices A Former Slave Appeals to Remain Free
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The New Nation, 1786-1800
American Communities: A Rural Massachusetts Community Rises in Defense
The Crisis of the 1780s
The New Constitution
Out of Many Voices Western Massachusetts Farmers Oppose Ratification
The First Administration
Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans
"The Rising Glory of America"
Out of Many Voices A Young Woman Ponders Her Choices
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
An Agrarian Republic, 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
Out of Many Voices Margaret Bayard Smith Views Jefferson's Inauguration
Renewed Imperial Rivalry in North America
Out of Many Voices Red Jacket Defends Native Religion
The War of 1812
Defining the Boundaries
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History Is It? In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
The South and Slavery, 1790s-1850s
American Communities: Natchez-Under-the-Hill
King Cotton and Southern Expansion
To Be a Slave
Out of Many Voices Solomon Northup Describes a New Orleans Slave Pen
The African American Community
The White Majority
Planters
The Defense of Slavery
Out of Many Voices Senator James Henry Hammond Defends Slavery
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
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
Out of Many Voices Margaret Bayard Smith Views Another Inauguration
Changing the Course of Government
Out of Many Voices "Our Hearts Are Sickened": Letter from Cherokee Chief John Ross to the Senate and House of Representatives, September 28, 1836
The Second American Party System
American Arts and Letters
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Industry and the North, 1790s-1840s
American Communities: Women Factory Workers Form a Community in Lowell, Massachusetts
Preindustrial Ways of Working
The Transportation Revolution
The Market Revolution
From Artisan to Worker
A New Social Order
Out of Many Voices A "Mill Girl" Protests
Out of Many Voices Charles G. Finney Revives Rochester
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Coming to Terms With the New AGE, 1820s-1850s
American Communities: Women Reformers of Seneca Falls Respond to the Market Revolution
Immigration and Ethnicity
Out of Many Voices Anna Gavin: An Irishwoman's Memories
Urban America
The Labor Movement and Urban Politics
Social Reform Movements
Antislavery and Abolitionism
Out of Many Voices John P. Parker, Conductor on the Underground Railroad
The Women's Rights Movement
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The Territorial Expansion of the United States, 1830s-1850s
American Communities: Texans and Tejanos "Remember the Alamo!"
Exploring the West
The Politics of Expansion
Out of Many Voices Narcissa Whitman Has an Unexpected Encounter With Civilization
The Mexican-American War
California and the Gold Rush
The Politics of Manifest Destiny
Out of Many Voices An Abolitionist Expresses His Dislike of Politics
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History Is It? Remembering the Alamo
The Coming Crisis, the 1850s
American Communities: Illinois Communities Debate Slavery
America in 1850
The Compromise of 1850
Out of Many Voices An Escaped Slave Questions Her Freedom in the North
The Crisis of the National Party System
Out of Many Voices An Abolitionist Couple Attempts to Live Their Principles in Bleeding Kansas
The Differences Deepen
The South Secedes
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The Civil War, 1861-1865
American Communities: Mother Bickerdyke Connects Northern Communities to Their Boys at War
Communities Mobilize for War
Governments Organize for War
The Fighting Through 1862
The Death of Slavery
Out of Many Voices Soldier James Henry Gooding Protests Unequal Pay for Black Soldiers, 1863
The Front Lines and The Home Front
The Tide Turns
Out of Many Voices A Georgia Plantation Mistress Laments Her Losses
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Reconstruction, 1863-1877
American Communities: Hale County, Alabama: From Slavery to Freedom in a Black Belt Community
The Politics of Reconstruction
The Meaning of Freedom
Out of Many Voices Sharecropping Contract Between Reuben Gouldin and D. Kunkle, Augusta County Virginia, January 1, 1867
Out of Many Voices An Address to the Loyal Citizens and Congress of the United States, Convention of Colored Citizens, Alexandria, Virginia, August 2-5, 1865
Southern Politics and Society
Reconstructing the North
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History Is It? Flying the Stars and Bars: The Contested Meaning of the Confederate Flag
Conquest and Survival: The Trans-Mississipi West, 1860-1900
American Communities: The Oklahoma Land Rush
Indian Peoples Under Siege
The Internal Empire
Out of Many Voices Reminiscences of a Chinese Immigrant
The Open Range
Farming Communities on the Plains
Out of Many Voices Memories of Cavalry Life
The World's Breadbasket
The Western Landscape
The Transformation of Indian Societies
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The Incorporation of America, 1865-1900
American Communities: Packingtown, Chicago, Illinois
The Rise of Industry, the Triumph of Business
Labor in the Age of Big Business
Out of Many Voices Working in a Glove Factory
The New South
The Industrial City
Out of Many Voices An Italian Immigrant's First Impressions
The Rise of Consumer Society
Cultures in Conflict, Culture in Common
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Commonwealth and Empire, 1870-1900
American Communities: The Cooperative Commonwealth
Toward a National Governing Class
Farmers and Workers Organize Their Communities
The Crisis of the 1890s
Out of Many Voices A Populist Woman on Women's Rights
The Age of Segregation
"Imperialism of Righteousness"
The Spanish-American War
Out of Many Voices Soldiers' Letters from the Philippine-U.S. War
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Urban America and the Progressive Era, 1900-1917
American Communities: The Henry Street Settlement House: Women Settlement House Workers Create a Community of Reform
The Currents of Progressivism
Social Control and Its Limits
Working-Class Communities and Protest
Out of Many Voices Rose Schneiderman, "We Have Found You Wanting," April 2, 1911
Women's Movements and Black Awakening
Out of Many Voices "How Can One Control the Size of a Family?": Letter to Margaret Sanger
National Progressivism
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
World War I, 1914-1920
American Communities: Vigilante Justice in Bisbee, Arizona
Becoming a World Power
The Great War
American Mobilization
Out of Many Voices "Trench Warfare," Letter from Private Sam Ross, 42nd Division, American Expeditonary Force, 1917
Over Here
Repression and Reaction
Out of Many Voices Letters From the Great Migration, 1917
An Uneasy Peace
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The Twenties, 1920-1929
American Communities: The Movie Audience and Hollywood: Mass Culture Creates a New National Community
Postwar Prosperity and Its Price
The New Mass Culture
Out of Many Voices "Kissing Rudy Valentino": A High School Student at the Movies in the 1920s
Out of Many Voices To Bob or Not to Bob: Changing Fashion and the "New Woman" of the 1920s
Resistance to Modernity
The State, the Economy, and Business
Promises Postponed
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1940
American Communities: Sit-Down Strike at Flint: Automobile Workers Organize a New Union
Hard Times
FDR and the First New Deal
Left Turn and the Second New Deal
Out of Many Voices "I Was Able to Make My Voice Really Ring Out"
The New Deal in the South and West
Out of Many Voices "What REA Service Means to Our Farm Home"
Depression-Era Culture
The Limits of Reform
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
World War II, 1941-1945
American Communities: Los Alamos, New Mexico
The Coming Of World War II
Arsenal of Democracy
Out of Many Voices Working in Defense Plants
The Home Front
Out of Many Voices Memories of Japanese Internment During World War II
Men and Women in Uniform
The World at War
The Last Stages of War
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History is it? Exhibiting the Enola Gay
The Cold War, 1945-1952
American Communities: University of Washington, Seattle: Students and Faculty Face the Cold War
Global Insecurities at War's End
The Policy of Containment
Cold War Liberalism
The Cold War At Home
Cold War Culture
Out of Many Voices Building Bomb Shelters
Stalemate for the Democrats
Out of Many Voices Fighting the Chinese in Korea
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
America at Midcentury, 1952-1963
American Communities: Popular Music in Memphis
American Society at Midcentury
Out of Many Voices "The Problem That Has No Name," Two Suburban Housewives in the 1950s
Youth Culture
Out of Many Voices Alan Freed Defends "The Big Beat," 1955
Mass Culture and its Discontents
The Cold War Continued
John F. Kennedy and the New Frontier
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History is it? Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Roll as History, Mith, and Commerce
The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1966
American Communities: The Montgomery Bus Boycott: An African American Community Challenges Segregation
Origins of the Movement
No Easy Road to Freedom, 1957-62
Out of Many Voices Fanny Lou Hamer Tries to Register to Vote, Indianola, Mississippi, 1962
The Movement at High Tide, 1963-65
Civil Rights Beyond Black and White
Out of Many Voices The American GI Forum Desegregates a Texas School, 1954
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
War Abroad, War at Home, 1965-1974
American Communities: Uptown, Chicago, Illinois
Vietnam: America's Longest War
A Generation in Conflict
Out of Many Voices A Soldier's Letter from Vietnam
Wars on Poverty
1968
The Politics of Identity
The Nixon Presidency
Out of Many Voices Tragedy on the Campus at Kent State University
Watergate
Conclusion
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Whose History is it? The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Conservative Ascendancy, 1974-1991
American Communities: Grass Roots Conservatism in Orange County, California
The Overextended Society
Out of Many Voices Confessions of a "Panic" Buyer
The New Conservatism
Out of Many Voices Opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment
Adjusting to a New World
Reagan Revolution
Best of Times, Worst of Times
Reagan's Foreign Policy
Chronology
Conclusion
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Toward a Transnational America, since 1988
American Communities: The World Trade Center, New York, as a Transnational Community
"A Kinder, Gentler Nation"
The Clinton Presidency
Changing American Communities
A New Age of Anxiety
Out of Many Voices A Cambodian Woman In Chicago
The New Millennium
War on Terror
Out of Many Voices Waiting to Be "Called Up"
Chronology
Review Questions
Recommended Reading
Appendix
Bibliography
U.S. History Document CD-ROM
Credits
Index

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