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American Pageant to 1877

ISBN-10: 1133959679
ISBN-13: 9781133959670
Edition: 15th 2014
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List price: $64.95
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition, offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format for those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional features of THE AMERICAN PAGEANT help you understand and master the content: chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present global context and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition Complete, Volume 1: To 1877, and Volume 2: Since 1865.

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Lizabeth Cohen received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies in the history department and the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. In 2007--2008 she was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. Previously, she taught at New York University and Carnegie Mellon University. The author of many articles and essays, Dr. Cohen was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her first book, MAKING A NEW DEAL: INDUSTRIAL WORKERS IN CHICAGO, 1919--1939, for which she later won the Bancroft Prize and the Philip Taft Labor History Award. She authored A CONSUMERS' REPUBLIC: THE POLITICS OF MASS CONSUMPTION IN POSTWAR AMERICA (2003), and is currently writing SAVING AMERICA'S CITIES: ED LOGUE AND THE STRUGGLE TO RENEW URBAN AMERICA IN THE SUBURBAN AGE, on urban renewal in American cities after World War II. At Harvard, she has taught courses in 20th century American history, with particular attention to the intersection of social and cultural life and politics. She now oversees the Radcliffe Institute, a major center for scholarly research, creative arts, and public programs.

List of Maps
Preface
About the Authors
New World Beginnings 33,000 B.C.E.-1769 C.E.
The Shaping of North America
Peopling the Americas
The Earliest Americans
Indirect Discoverers of the New World
Europeans Enter Africa
Columbus Comes upon a New World
When Worlds Collide
The Spanish Conquistadores
The Conquest of Mexico
The Spread of Spanish America
Chronology
To Learn More
The Planting of English America 1500-1733
England's Imperial Stirrings
Elizabeth Energizes England
England on the Eve of Empire
England Plants the Jamestown Seedling
Cultural Clashes in the Chesapeake
The Indians' New World
Virginia: Child of Tobacco
Maryland: Catholic Haven
The West Indies: Way Station to Mainland America
Colonizing the Carolinas
The Emergence of North Carolina
Late-Coming Georgia: The Buffer Colony
The Plantation Colonies
Chronology
To Learn More
Settling the Northern Colonies 1619-1700
The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism
The Pilgrims End Their Pilgrimage at Plymouth
The Bay Colony Bible Commonwealth
Building the Bay Colony
Trouble in the Bible Commonwealth
The Rhode Island "Sewer"
New England Spreads Out
Puritans versus Indians
Seeds of Colonial Unity and Independence
Andros Promotes the First American Revolution
Old Netherlanders at New Netherland
Friction with English and Swedish Neighbors
Dutch Residues in New York
Penn's Holy Experiment in Pennsylvania
Quaker Pennsylvania and Its Neighbors
The Middle Way in the Middle Colonies
Chronology
To Learn More
American Life in the Seventeenth Century 1607-1692
The Unhealthy Chesapeake
The Tobacco Economy
Frustrated Freemen and Bacon's Rebellion
Colonial Slavery
Thinking Globally: The Atlantic Slave Trade, 1500-1860
Africans in America
Southern Society
The New England Family
Life in the New England Towns
The Half-Way Covenant and the Salem Witch Trials
The New England Way of Life
The Early Settlers' Days and Ways
Chronology
To Learn More
Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution 1700-1775
Conquest by the Cradle
A Mingling of the Races
The Structure of Colonial Society
Clerics, Physicians, and Jurists
Workaday America
Horsepower and Sailpower
Dominant Denominations
The Great Awakening
Schools and Colleges
A Provincial Culture
Pioneer Presses
The Great Game of Politics
Colonial Folkways
Chronology
To Learn More
The Duel for North America 1608-1763
France Finds a Foothold in Canada
New France Fans Out
The Clash of Empires
George Washington Inaugurates War with France
Global War and Colonial Disunity
Braddock's Blundering and Its Aftermath
Pitt's Palms of Victory
Restless Colonists
War's Fateful Aftermath
Chronology
To Learn More
The Road To Revolution 1763-1775
The Deep Roots of Revolution
Mercantilism and Colonial Grievances
The Merits and Menace of Mercantilism
The Stamp Tax Uproar
Forced Repeal of the Stamp Act
The Townshend Tea Tax and the Boston "Massacre"
The Seditious Committees of Correspondence
Tea Brewing in Boston
Parliament Passes the "Intolerable Acts"
Bloodshed
Imperial Strength and Weakness
American Pluses and Minuses
Thinking Globally: Imperial Rivalry and Colonial Revolt
A Thin Line of Heroes
Chronology
To Learn More
America Secedes from the Empire 1775-1783
Congress Drafts George Washington
Bunker Hill and Hessian Hirelings
The Abortive Conquest of Canada
Thomas Paine Preaches Common Sense
Paine and the Idea of "Republicanism"
Jefferson's "Explanation" of Independence
Patriots and Loyalists
The Loyalist Exodus
General Washington at Bay
Burgoyne's Blundering Invasion
Revolution in Diplomacy?
The Colonial War Becomes a Wider War
Blow and Counterblow
The Land Frontier and the Sea Frontier
Yorktown and the Final Curtain
Peace at Paris
A New Nation Legitimized
Chronology
To Learn More
The Confederation and the Constitution 1776-1790
The Pursuit of Equality
Constitution Making in the States
Economic Crosscurrents
A Shaky Start toward Union
Creating a Confederation
The Articles of Confederation: America's First Constitution
Landmarks in Land Laws
The World's Ugly Duckling
The Horrid Specter of Anarchy
A Convention of "Demigods"
Patriots in Philadelphia
Hammering Out a Bundle of Compromises
Safeguards for Conservatism
The Clash of Federalists and Antifederalists
The Great Debate in the States
The Four Laggard States
A Conservative Triumph
Chronology
To Learn More
Launching the New Ship of State 1789-1800
Growing Pains
Washington for President
The Bill of Rights
Hamilton Revives the Corpse of Public Credit
Customs Duties and Excise Taxes
Hamilton Battles Jefferson for a Bank
Mutinous Moonshiners in Pennsylvania
The Emergence of Political Parties
The Impact of the French Revolution
Washington's Neutrality Proclamation
Thinking Globally: Two Revolutions
Embroilments with Britain
Jay's Treaty and Washington's Farewell
John Adams Becomes President
Unofficial Fighting with France
Adams Puts Patriotism above Party
The Federalist Witch Hunt
The Virginia (Madison) and Kentucky (Jefferson) Resolutions
Federalists versus Democratic Republicans
Chronology
To Learn More
The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic 1800-1812
Federalist and Republican Mudslingers
The Jeffersonian "Revolution of 1800"
Responsibility Breeds Moderation
Jeffersonian Restraint
The "Dead Clutch" of the Judiciary
Jefferson, a Reluctant Warrior
The Louisiana Godsend
Louisiana in the Long View
The Aaron Burr Conspiracies
A Precarious Neutrality
The Hated Embargo
Madison's Gamble
Tecumseh and the Prophet
Mr. Madison's War
Chronology
To Learn More
The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism 1812-1824
On to Canada over Land and Lakes
Washington Burned and New Orleans Defended
The Treaty of Ghent
Federalist Grievances and the Hartford Convention
The Second War for American Independence
Nascent Nationalism
"The American System"
The So-Called Era of Good Feelings
The Panic of 1819 and the Curse of Hard Times
Growing Pains of the West
Slavery and the Sectional Balance
The Uneasy Missouri Compromise
John Marshall and Judicial Nationalism
Judicial Dikes against Democratic Excesses
Sharing Oregon and Acquiring Florida
The Menace of Monarchy in America
Monroe and His Doctrine
Monroe's Doctrine Appraised
Chronology
To Learn More
The Rise of a Mass Democracy 1824-1840
The "Corrupt Bargain" of 1824
A Yankee Misfit in the White House
Going "Whole Hog" for Jackson in 1828
"Old Hickory" as President
The Spoils System
The Tricky "Tariff of Abominations"
Thinking Globally: Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy in America and Europe
"Nullies" in South Carolina
The Trail of Tears
The Bank War
"Old Hickory" Wallops Clay in 1832
Burying Biddle's Bank
The Birth of the Whigs
The Election of 1836
Big Woes for the "Little Magician"
Depression Doldrums and the Independent Treasury
Gone to Texas
The Lone Star Rebellion
Log Cabins and Hard Cider of 1840
Politics for the People
The Two-Parry System
Chronology
To Learn More
Forging The National Economy 1790-1860
The Westward Movement
Shaping the Western Landscape
The March of the Millions
The Emerald Isle Moves West
The German Forty-Eighters
Flare-ups of Antiforeignism
Creeping Mechanization
Whitney Ends the Fiber Famine
Marvels in Manufacturing
Workers and "Wage Slaves"
Women and the Economy
Western Farmers Reap a Revolution in the Fields

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