Visions of America A History of the United States

ISBN-10: 0205251625

ISBN-13: 9780205251629

Edition: 2nd 2013

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See history. Understand history. Praised by instructors and students alike, the first edition ofVisions of Americahas brought history to life for a generation of visual learners—and has shown how competing visions of America have shaped our nation’s past. We’ve made the second edition of this program even better by adding engaging new features and even easier access to new teaching resources. And, thorough integration with the new MyHistoryLab enables instructors to personalize learning for each student. A better teaching and learning experienceThis program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:Personalize Learning –The new MyHistoryLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.Improve Critical Thinking –Chapter openers and end-of-chapter study materials that are tied to MyHistoryLab combine visual sources, narrative, and questions to help students study effectively.Engage Students –Features focusing on visions that have shaped America and images are integrated with the new MyHistoryLab for a comprehensive learning program. Support Instructors –MyHistoryLab, Annotated Instructor’s eText, MyHistoryLab Instructor’s Guide, Teaching Images with Teaching Notes, Class Preparation Tool, Instructor’s Manual, MyTest, and PowerPoints are available to be packaged with this text.For volume two of this text, search ISBN-10: 0205092683For the combined volume of this test, search ISBN-10: 0205092667 Note:MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab, please visit:www.myhistorylab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MyHistorylab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205251625 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205251629.
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Book details

List price: $114.47
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/29/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

People in Motion: the Atlantic World to 1590
Models of Settlement: English Colonial Societies, 1590-1710
Growth, Slavery, and Conflict: Colonial America, 1710-1763
Revolutionary America: Change and Transformation, 1764-1783
A Virtuous Republic: Creating a Workable Government, 1783-1789
the New Republic: An Age of Political Passion, 1789-1800
Jeffersonian America: An Expanding Empire of Liberty, 1800-1824
Democrats and Whigs: Democracy and American Culture, 1820-1840
Workers, Farmers, and Slaves: the Transformation of the American Economy, 1815-1848
Revivalism, Reform, and Artistic Renaissance, 1820-1850:
"To Overspread the Continent": Westward Expansion and Political Conflict, 1840-1848
Slavery and Sectionalism: the Political Crisis of 1848-1861
A Nation Torn Apart: the Civil War, 1861-1865
Now That We Are Free: Reconstruction and the New South, 1863-1890
Maps
Charts, Graphs, and Tables
Envisioning Evidence
Images as History
Competing Visions
Choices and Consequences
About the Authors
Supplements for Instructors and Students
People in Motion: The Atlantic World to 1590
The First Americans
European Civilization in Turmoil
Competing Visions
European and Huron Views of Nature
Columbus and the Columbian Exchange
West African Worlds
Choices and Consequences
Benin, Portugal, and the International Slave Trade
European Colonization of the Atlantic World
Images as History
Marketing the New World: Theodore De Bry's Engravings of the Americas
Chapter Review
Models of Settlement: English Colonial Societies, 1590-1710
The Chesapeake Colonies
Choices and Consequences
The Ordeal of Pocahontas
New England
Images as History
Corruption versus Piety
Envisioning Evidence
Patterns of Settlement in New England and the Chesapeake Compared
Competing Visions
Antinomianism or Toleration: the Puritan Dilemma
The Caribbean Colonies
The Restoration Era and the Proprietary Colonies
The Crises of the Late Seventeenth Century
The Whig Ideal and the Emergence of Political Stability
Chapter Review
Growth, Slavery, and Conflict: Colonial America, 1710-1763
Culture and Society in the Eighteenth Century
Images as History
A Portrait of Colonial Aspirations
Enlightenment and Awakenings
African Americans in the Colonial Era
Envisioning Evidence
The Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Slave Trade
Immigration, Regional Economies, and Inequality
War and the Contest over Empire
Competing Visions
Sir William Johnson and the Iroquois: Indian Visions versus British Arms
Choices and Consequences
Quakers, Pacifism, and the Paxton Uprising
Chapter Review
Revolutionary America: Change and Transformation, 1764-1783
Tightening the Reins of Empire
Envisioning Evidence
A Comparison of the Annual Per Capita Tax Rates in Britain and the Colonies in 1765
Patriots versus Loyalists
Images as History
Trumbull's The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill
Choices and Consequences
A Loyalist Wife's Dilemma
America at War
The Radicalism of the American Revolution
Competing Visions
Remember the Ladies
Chapter Review
A Virtuous Republic: Creating a Workable Government, 1783-1789
Republicanism and the Politics of Virtue
Images as History
Women's Roles: Tradition and Change
Life under the Articles of Confederation
The Movement for Constitutional Reform
The Great Debate
Competing Visions
Brutus and the Publius Debate the Nature of Republicanism
Choices and Consequences
To Ratify or Not
Chapter Review
the New Republic: An Age of Political Passion, 1789-1800
Launching the New Government
Hamilton's Ambitious Program
Partisanship without Parties
Conflicts at Home and Abroad
Competing Visions
Jefferson's and Hamilton's Reactions to the French Revolution
Choices and Consequences
Washington's Decision to Crush the Whiskey Rebellion
Cultural Politics in a Passionate Age
Images as History
Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences
The Stormy Presidency of John Adams
Chapter Review
Jeffersonian America: An Expanding Empire of Liberty, 1800-1824
Politics in Jeffersonian America
Envisioning Evidence
The World of Slavery at Monticello
An Expanding Empire of Liberty
Choices and Consequences
John Marshall's Predicament
Images as History
Samuel Morse's House of Representatives and the National Republican Vision
Dissension at Home
America Confronts a World at War
Competing Visions
War Hawks and Their Critics
The Republic Reborn: Consequences of the War of 1812
Crisis and the Collapse of the National Republican Consensus
Chapter Review
Democrats and Whigs: Democracy and American Culture, 1820-1840
Democracy in America
Competing Visions
Should White Men Without Property Have the Vote?
Andrew Jackson and His Age
White Man's Democracy
Choices and Consequences
Acquiesce or Resist? the Cherokee Dilemma
Democrats, Whigs, and the Second Party System
Images as History
King Andrew and the Downfall of Mother Bank
Playing the Democrats' Game: Whigs in the Election of 1840
Chapter Review
Workers, Farmers, and Slaves: The Transformation of the American Economy, 1815-1848
The Market Revolution
Images as History
Nature, Technology, and the Railroad: George Inness's Lackawanna Valley (1855)
The Spread of Industrialization
Competing Visions
The Lowell Strike of 1834
The Changing Urban Landscape
Envisioning Evidence
The Economics and Geography of Vice in Mid-Nineteenth Century New York
Southern Society
Life and Labor under Slavery
Choices and Consequences
Conscience or Duty? Judge Ruffin's Quandary
Chapter Review
Revivalism, Reform, and Artistic Renaissance, 1820-1850
Revivalism and Reform
Abolitionism and the Proslavery Response
Images as History
The Greek Slave
The Cult of True Womanhood, Reform, and Women's Rights
Religious and Secular Utopianism
Competing Visions
Reactions to Shaker Gender Roles
Choices and Consequences
Mary Cragin's Experiment in Free Love at Oneida
Literature and Popular Culture
Nature's Nation
Chapter Review
"To Overspread the Continent": Westward Expansion and Political Conflict, 1840-1848
Manifest Destiny and Changing Visions of the West
Images as History
George Catlin and Mah-To-Toh-Pa: Representing Indians for an American Audience
American Expansionism into the Southwest
The Mexican War and Its Consequences
Choices and Consequences
Henry David Thoreau and Civil Disobedience
The Wilmot Proviso and the Realignment of American Politics
Competing Visions
Slavery and the Election of 1848
Chapter Review
Slavery and Sectionalism: The Political Crisis of 1848-1861
The Slavery Question in the Territories
Choices and Consequences
Resisting the Fugitive Slave Act
Political Realignment
Images as History
The "Foreign Menace"
Two Societies
Envisioning Evidence
The Rise of King Cotton
A House Divided
Competing Visions
Secession or Union?
Chapter Review
A Nation Torn Apart: The Civil War, 1861-1865
Mobilization, Strategy, and Diplomacy
The Early Campaigns, 1861-1863
Images as History
Who Freed the Slaves?
Behind the Lines
Competing Visions
Civil Liberties in a Civil War
Toward Union Victory
Choices and Consequences
Equal Peril, Unequal Pay
Envisioning Evidence
Human Resources in the Armies of the Civil War
Chapter Review
Now That We Are Free: Reconstruction and the New South, 1863-1890
Preparing for Reconstruction
The Fruits of Freedom
The Struggle to Define Reconstruction
Competing Visions
Demanding Rights, Protecting Privilege
Implementing Reconstruction
Reconstruction Abandoned
Images as History
Political Cartoons Reflect the Shift in Public Opinion
The New South
Choices and Consequences
Sanctioning Separation
Chapter Review
Appendix
Glossary
Credits
Index
Maps
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