Give Me Liberty! An American History

ISBN-10: 0393929442
ISBN-13: 9780393929447
Edition: 2nd 2007
Authors: Eric Foner
List price: $84.00
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Description: Adopted at over 600 universities, colleges, and schools across the country, Eric Foner\'s Give Me Liberty! is making a difference in the American history survey course. Featuring a single author and a single, comprehensive theme, Give me Liberty!  More...

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List price: $84.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/10/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1292
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.710
Language: English

Adopted at over 600 universities, colleges, and schools across the country, Eric Foner\'s Give Me Liberty! is making a difference in the American history survey course. Featuring a single author and a single, comprehensive theme, Give me Liberty! presents American history with unparalleled clarity and coherence. The study tools in the book and the companion print and electronic package ensure student success in the course. The Second Edition builds on the success of the first, retaining the unifying theme of freedom while becoming more comprehensive, and adding stronger coverage of Native American and immigration history. In addition, the pedagogy has been strengthened with new Voices of Freedom paired primary sources in each chapter, chapter-opening chronologies, key terms, and more. Overall the presentation remains concise and crisp, free of the encyclopedic detail that clogs so many other survey textbooks.

Eric Foner is a professor of American history at Columbia University.

Preface
List of Maps, Tables, and Figures
About the Author
Preface
American Colonies to 1763
A New World
The First Americans
Indian Freedom
European Freedom
The Expansion of Europe Contact
The Spanish Empire
The French and Dutch Empires
Beginnings of English America
1607-1660 England and the New World
The Coming of the English
Settling the Chesapeake
The New England Way
New Englanders Divided
Religion, Politics, and Freedom
Creating Anglo-America, 1660-1750
The Expansion of England 's Empire
Origins of American Slavery
Colonies in Crisis
The Growth of Colonial America
Social Classes in the Colonies
Slavery, Freedom, and the Struggle for Empire, to 1763
Slavery and the Empire
Slave Cultures and Slave Resistance
An Empire of Freedom
The Great Awakening
Imperial Rivalries
Battle for the Continent
A New Nation, 1763-1840
The American Revolution, 1763-1783
The Crisis Begins
The Road to Revolution
The Coming of Independence
Securing Independence
The Revolution Within
Democratizing Freedom
Toward Religious Toleration
Defining Economic Freedom
The Limits of Liberty
Slavery and the Revolution
Daughters of Liberty
Founding a Nation, 1783-1789
America under Confederation
A New Constitution
The Ratification Debate and the Origin of the Bill of Rights
"We the People"
Securing the Republic, 1790-1815
Politics in an Age of Passion
The Adams Presidency Jefferson in Power
The Second War of Independence
The Market Revolution, 1800-1840
A New Economy Market Society
The Free Individual
The Limits of Prosperity
Democracy in America, 1815-1840
The Triumph of Democracy
Nationalism and Its Discontents
Nation, Section, and Party
The Age of Jackson
The Bank War and After
Slavery , Freedom, and the Crisis of the Union, 1840-1877
The Peculiar Institution
The Old South Life under Slavery
Slave Culture
Resistance to Slavery
An Age of Reform, 1820-1840
The Reform Impulse
The Crusade against Slavery Black and White Abolitionism
The Origins of Feminism
A House Divided, 1840-1861
Fruits of Manifest Destiny
A Dose of Arsenic
The Rise of the Republican Party
The Emergence of Lincoln
The Impending Crisis
A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War, 1861-1865
The First Modern War
The Coming of Emancipation
The Second American Revolution
The Confederate Nation
Turning Points
Rehearsals for Reconstruction and the End of the War
What Is Freedom?: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
The Meaning of Freedom
The Making of Radical Reconstruction
Radical Reconstruction in the South
The Overthrow of Reconstruction
Toward a Global Presence, 1870-1920
America's Gilded Age, 1870-1890 &<$$$>

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