America and Its Peoples, Volume 1 A Mosaic in the Making, To 1877

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List price: $121.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

The Study Edition ofAmerica and its Peoplesis loaded with features designed specifically to enhance the performance of students, save them time studying and help them perform better on examinations, including Expanded Chapter Reviews and Practice Tests !As with the Fifth Edition ofAmerica and its Peoples,social history-with an emphasis on sports, leisure, and popular culture-is effectively integrated with more traditional coverage of military history, politics, and diplomacy. This edition highlights the rich ethnic diversity of the American people with vivid character sketches, colorful anecdotes, primary sources, new pedagogy, and a spirited narrative.

RANDY ROBERTS is a Distinguished Professor of History at Purdue University.nbsp;His previous books include John Wayne:nbsp;American (coauthored with James Olson), Joe Louis:nbsp;Hard Times Man , and Papa Jack:nbsp;Jack Johnson and the Era of White Hopes among others.nbsp;nbsp;

Maps
Tables and Figures
Features
Preface
About the Authors
The Peopling and Unpeopling of America
Squanto Saves the Pilgrims
The First Discovery of America
A Diversity of Cultures
The Myth of the "Virgin" Land
Eastern Indians on the Eve of Contact
Preparing Europe for Westward Expansion
Changing Population Pressures
Crusades, Commerce, and the New Learning
Nation-States Support the First Explorations
Explorers, Conquerors, and the Making of New Spain
Conquistadores Overrun Native Americans
Constructing the Spanish Empire
Success Breeds Envy and Contempt
Challengers for North America: France and England
The Protestant Reformation Stirs Deep Tensions
Defying the Supremacy of Spain
England Prepares for Westward Expansion
Joining in the Invasion of America
The Roanoke Disaster
Merchant Capitalists Sponsor the Founding of Virginia
Struggling Jamestown Survives
Dutch and French Adventurers
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Indian Scalping and European War Dogs
The People Speak: Powhatan Pleads for Peace and Harmony (1609)
Plantations and Cities Upon a Hill, 1620-1700
John Punch: From Servant to Slave
From Settlements to Societies in the South
Searching for Laborers
To Be Like English Subjects at Home
Crushing Powhatan's Confederacy
A Model for Other Royal Colonies
Proprietary Maryland and the Carolinas
Religious Dissenters Colonize New England
The Rise of Puritan Dissenters at Home
Godly Mission to New England
Testing the Limits of Toleration
"Hivings Out" Provoke Bloody Indian Relations
Families, Individuals, and Communities: Surviving in Early America
Life and Death, North and South
Roles for Men, Women, and Children
Commercial Values and the Rise of Chattel Slavery
Declension in New England
Stabilizing Life in the Chesapeake Region
The Beginnings of American Slavery
Shifting to Slavery in Maryland and Virginia
The World the Slaves Made
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Childbirth in Early America
The People Speak: John Winthrop "A Model of Christian Charity"
Provincial America in Upheaval, 1660-1760
Hannah Dustan and Eliza Lucas: Colonial Women in Time of War
Designing England's North American Empire
To Benefit the Parent Nation
Seizing Dutch New Netherland
Proprietary Difficulties in New York and New Jersey
Planting William Penn's "Holy Experiment"
Defying the Imperial Will: Provincial Convulsions and Rebellions
Bacon's Bloody Rebellion in Virginia
The Glorious Revolution Spills into America
New England's Witchcraft Hysteria
Settling Anglo-American Differences
Maturing Colonial Societies in Unsettled Times
An Exploding Population Base
The "Europeanizing" of America
Intellectual and Religious Awakening
International Wars Beset America
Showdown: The Great War for the Empire
Allies as Enemies: Making War on the Cherokees
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Colonial Pastimes
The People Speak: Olaudah Equiano on His Ship Passage as a Slave to America
Breaking the Bonds of Empire, 1760-1775
Samuel Adams: The Man of the Revolution
Provoking an Imperial Crisis
A Legacy of War-Related Problems
Getting Tough with the Americans
Parliament Endorses Direct Taxes
"Liberty, Property, and No Stamps"
Emerging Patterns of Resistance
Protest Takes a Violent Turn
Resistance Spreads Across the Landscape
Parliament Retreats
A Second Crisis: The Townshend Duties
Formulating a New Taxation Scheme
Mustering Further American Resistance
A "Bloody Massacre" in Boston
Parliament Backs Down Again
The Rupturing of Imperial Relations
The Necessity of Vigilance
The Tea Crisis of 1773
Parliament Adopts the Coercive Acts
Hurling Back the Challenge: The First Continental Congress
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Those Hated Customs Informers
The People Speak: The Loyal Nine Plan a Stamp Act Protest
The Times That Tried Many Souls, 1775-1783
Joseph Plumb Martin: Patriot Soldier
Reconciliation or Independence
The Shooting War Starts
Moderates Versus Radicals in Congress
The Expanding Martial Conflict
Lord Dunmore's Proclamation of Emancipation
Resolving the Independence Question
Without Visible Allies: The War in the North
Britain's Massive Military Buildup
The Campaign for New York
Saving the Cause at Trenton
The Real Continentals
Resuing the Patriots: Toward Global Conflict
France Offers Covert Assistance
The British Seize Philadelphia
Capturing Burgoyne's Army at Saratoga
The World Turned Upside Down
Revamping British Strategy
The Tide of War Turns at Last
Franco-American Triumph at Yorktown
A Most Generous Peace Settlement
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: The Battle of Bunker Hill
The People Speak: Thomas Paine's American Crisis I (December 1776)
Map Essay: The Shot Heard 'Round the World
Securing the Republic and Its Ideals, 1776-1789
Nancy Shippen and Phillis Wheatley: Second-Class Citizens of The New Republic
Establishing New Republican Governments
People Victorious: The New State Governments
The Articles of Confederation
Crises of the Confederation
Struggle to Ratify the Articles
Turmoil over Financing the War
Threatened Military Coup: The Newburgh Conspiracy
Drifting Toward Disunion
Daniel Shays's Rebellion
Human Rights and Social Change
In Pursuit of Religious Freedom
The Propertyless Poor and the West
Women Appeal for Fundamental Liberties
The Dilemma of Race and Racism
Second New Beginning, New National Government
The Framers of the Constitution
A Document Constructed by Compromises
The Ratification Struggle
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Birth Control in the Early Republic
The People Speak: Abigail Adams Exhorts Her Husband to "Remember the Ladies" (1776)
The Formative Decade, 1790-1800
James Callender and The Power of The Press
The Roots of American Economic Growth
Implementing the Constitution
Establishing the Machinery of Government
Defining the Presidency
Alexander Hamilton's Financial Program
The Birth of Political Parties
World Events and Political Polarization
1793 and 1794: Years of Crisis
Washington Retires
A New President and New Challenges
The Presidency of John Adams
A New National Capital
The Quasi War with France
The Alien and Sedition Acts
The Revolution of 1800
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Yellow Fever in Philadelphia: Pills and Politics
The People Speak: Gabriel's Revolt
The Jeffersonians in Power, 1800-1815
The Burr-Hamilton Duel
Jefferson Takes Command
Who Was Thomas Jefferson?
Jefferson's Goal: To Restore Republican Government
Reforming the Federal Government
War on the Judiciary
International Conflict
Disunionist Conspiracies
The American Eagle Challenges the French Tiger and the British Shark
"Dambargo"
A Second War of Independence
Early Defeats
The Tide Turns
The War's Significance
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: The Shawnee Prophet Tenskwatawa and His Warrior Brother Tecumseh
The People Speak: Religion in the Early Republic
Nationalism, Economic Growth, and the Roots of Sectional Conflict, 1815-1824
Francis Lowell Builds a Textile Mill in Massachusetts
The Growth of American Nationalism
Neo-Hamiltonianism
Strengthening American Finances
Protecting American Industry
Conquering Space
Judicial Nationalism
Defending American Interests in Foreign Affairs
The Growth of the American Economy
Accelerating Transportation
Speeding Communications
Transforming American Law
Resistance to Technological Innovation
Early Industrialization
The Growth of Cities
The Growth of Political Factionalism and Sectionalism
The Panic of 1819
The Missouri Crisis
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Denmark Vesey and the Slave Conspiracy of 1822
The People Speak: Growing Up Female in the Early Republic
Power and Politics in Jackson's America
The Election of 1840: Symbol Over Substance
Political Democratization
The Expansion of Voting Rights
Popular Attacks on Privilege
The Rebirth of Parties
Birth of the Second Party System
The Presidency of John Quincy Adams
The "American System" and the "Tariff of Abominations"
The Election of 1828
Andrew Jackson: The Politics of Egalitarianism
Expanding the Powers of the Presidency
Clearing the Land of Indians
Sectional Disputes over Public Lands and Nullification
The Bank War
The Jacksonian Court
Jackson's Legacy
Rise of a Political Opposition
A Party Formed by Coalition
Who Were the Whigs?
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: The Cholera Epidemic of 1832: Sinners and Saints
The People Speak: The Trail of Tears
America's First Age of Reform
Connecticut Schoolmistress Prudence Crandall Defies The Law
Sources of the Reform Impulse
Social Problems on the Rise
A New Moral Sensibility
The Second Great Awakening
Religious Diversity
Moral Reform
Social Reform
The Problem of Crime in a Free Society
The Struggle for Public Schools
Asylums for Society's Outcasts
Radical Reform
Early Antislavery Efforts
The Rise of Abolitionist Sentiment in the North
Abolitionist Arguments and Public Reaction
Division Within the Antislavery Movement
The Birth of Feminism
Catalyst for Women's Rights
Utopian Communities
Artistic and Cultural Ferment
American Transcendentalism
A Literary Renaissance
Ethnic Voices
American Art
American Popular Culture
The Popular Novel
Forms of Popular Entertainment
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Gouging Fights and Backcountry Honor
The People Speak: The Struggle for Women's Rights
The Divided North, The Divided South
Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin Revitalizes Slavery
A Divided Culture
The Emergence of a New Industrial Order in the North
The Transformation of the Rural Countryside
The Disruption of the Artisan System of Labor
The Introduction of the Factory System
Labor Protests
The Movement for a 10-Hour Day
The Laboring Poor
Immigration Begins
The Divided North
Southern Distinctiveness
The Plantation Legend
The Old South: Images and Realities
Impact of Slavery on the Southern Economy
Growth of a Distinctive Southern Identity
The Decline of Antislavery Sentiment in the South
"Reforming" Slavery from Within
Southern Nationalism
Southern Radicalism
Slavery
The Legal Status of Slaves
Slave Labor
Material Conditions of Slave Life
Slave Family Life
Slave Cultural Expression
Slave Resistance
Free African Americans
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Policing the Pre-Civil War City
The People Speak: The Irish Potato Famine
Cultures Collide in the Far West
Social Bandits: Robin Hoods of The Southwest
The Hispanic and Native American West
Spanish America
The Mission System
Impact of Mexican Independence
Native Americans
Impact of Contact
The Surge Westward
Opening the West
Pathfinders
Mountain Men
Trailblazing
Settling the Far West
Life on the Trail
Manifest Destiny
Gone to Texas
The Texas Question
Webster-Ashburton Treaty
Oregon
The Mormon Frontier
War with Mexico
Why War?
The War
War Fever and Antiwar Protests
Peace
The Fate of Mexican Americans
The War's Significance
Political Crisis of the 1840s
The Gold Rush
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Tejanos at the Alamo
The People Speak: A San Francisco Merchant Protests Discrimination Against the Chinese
The House Divided
John Smith Dye and The Slave Power Conspiracy
The Crisis of 1850
The South's Dilemma
The Compromise of 1850: The Illusion of Sectional Peace
The Fugitive Slave Law
Disintegration of the Party System
The Know Nothings
Young America
The Kansas-Nebraska Act
Revival of the Slavery Issue
The Gathering Storm
"Bleeding Kansas" and "Bleeding Sumner"
The Election of 1856
The Supreme Court Speaks
The Lecompton Compromise: "A Swindle and a Fraud"
Crisis of the Union
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Harpers Ferry
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Physicians and Planters, Prescription for Slave Medical Care
The People Speak: John Brown Defends His Raid on Harpers Ferry
A Nation Shattered by Civil War, 1860-1865
Thomas Rushin and Alvin Flint, Jr.: "Johnny Reb" and "Billy Yank" at Antietam
From Secession to Full-Scale War
Electing a New President
Secession Rends the Union
Lincoln Takes Command
An Accounting of Resources
"Forward to Richmond!" and "On to Washington"
Planning the Union Offensive
Yankee Reverses and Rebel Victories in the East
Federal Breakthrough in the West
To and From Emancipation: The War on the Home Front
An Abundance of Confederate Shortages
Directing the Northern War Effort
Issuing the Emancipation Proclamation
Emancipation Tests Northern Resolve
Breaking Confederate Resistance, 1863-1865
The Tide Turns: Gettysburg and Vicksburg
Crushing Blows from Grant and Sherman
Total War Forces Surrender
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg
The People Speak: A Request for Equal Pay for Equal Work
Map Essay: Antietam: "We Will Make Our Stand"
The Nation Reconstructed: North, South, and the West, 1865-1877
Thomas Pinckney Confronts His Former Slaves
Postwar Conditions and Issues
The War's Impact on Individuals
Unresolved Issues
Presidential Reconstruction
Lincoln's Plan
Johnson's Plan
Black Codes in the South
Congressional Reconstruction
"Radical" Reconstruction
Black Suffrage
Reconstruction in the South
Carpetbaggers, Scalawags, and Black Republicans
Character of Republican Rule
Black and White Economic and Social Adaptation
Violent White Resistance
Reconstruction in the North and West
Northern Shifts in Attitudes
Western Expansion, Racism, and Native Americans
Final Retreat from Reconstruction
Conclusion
Chronology of Key Events
Chapter Summary and Key Points
Suggestions for Further Reading
Media Resources
Key Terms
People You Should Know
Review Questions
The American Mosaic: Day of Jubilo: Slaves Confront Emancipation
The People Speak: Testimony Against the Klan
Appendix
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendments to the Constitution
Presidential Elections
Present Day United States
Present Day World
Glossary
Credits
Index
Expanded Chapter Review and Practice Tests

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