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Enduring Vision A History of the American People

ISBN-10: 0618738800

ISBN-13: 9780618738809

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Boyer, Neal Salisbury, Clifford Clark, Joseph Kett, Harvard Sitkoff

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Student Achievement Series (SAS): The Enduring Vision,is an innovative survey text and part of a program developed in partnership with teachers and students to meet the learning, study, and assessment goals necessary for student success. Through extensive research and focus groups conducted with a diverse cross-section of students, Houghton Mifflin presents a groundbreaking solution for skills mastery, understanding, and retention. Feedback from students has been instrumental in all aspects of developmentfrom design and pedagogy to testing and assessment to title and packaging. These elements culminate in a textbook program that reflects the way students learn and study best. As with all texts in theStudent Achievement Series, SAS: The Enduring Visionincorporates concise, to-the-point coverage; eliminates extraneous material; integrates pedagogy that reinforces key concepts; features a strong, supporting web component for review, testing, and assessment purposes; and provides students with real value for their educational dollar. Like the corresponding full-length version,SAS: The Enduring Visionfeatures an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework.The Enduring Visionwas the first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, and is also known for its innovative coverage of the West, public health, and the environment. Each chapter opens with a set ofFocus Questionsthat correspond to a designated section of the chapter. These questions provide a framework for the material to follow and promote active reading. Where appropriate, key informationsuch as section-endingChecking Insummariesappears in bulleted format for quick and clear presentation and ample opportunity for students to check their understanding. Tying It Togetherchapter summaries provide a brief response to and page reference for each chapter-openingFocus Question,helping students synthesize chapter themes and directing them to areas that may require further study. Key terms are highlighted throughout the text, and appear as a group at the end of each chapter with page references that direct students to the definitions. Pronunciation guides, which immediately follow difficult or unfamiliar words, give students the confidence they need to discuss what they've read in the chapter. The fully integratedSAStechnology program promotes review, retention, and skills assessment. Icons in the margins of the text link students to web site material such as online quizzing, audio pronunciation guides, and chapter summaries. A range of course management tools further enhances learning and instruction. Titles in theStudent Achievement Seriesare affordably priced, making them ideal for student learningand student budgets. The Enduring Visionis also available in a comprehensive version, as well as Concise and Dolphin Editions.
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List price: $200.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr. (PhD, Harvard University) is M. A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies and professor of history at Carleton College, where he has served as both Chair of the History Department and Director of the American Studies program. Dr. Clark is the author of Henry Ward Beecher: Spokesman for a Middle-Class America (1978), The American Family Home, 1800-1960 (1986), The Intellectual and Cultural History of Anglo-America since 1789 in the General History of the Americas, and, with Carol Zellie, Northfield: The History and Architecture of a Community (1997). He has edited and contributed to Minnesota in a Century of Change: The State and Its People since 1900 (1989). A past member of the Council of the American Studies Association, Dr. Clark is active in material culture studies and historic preservation, and he serves on the Northfield, Minnesota, Historical Preservation Commission.

Native Peoples of America, to 1500 The First Americans, c. 13,0002500 B.C. Cultural Diversity, c.
2500 B.C.A.D. 1500 North American Peoples on the Eve of European Contact
The Rise of the Atlantic World, 14001625
African and European Peoples Europe and the Atlantic World, 14401600
Footholds in North America, 15121625
Expansion and Diversity: The Rise of Colonial America, 16251700
The New England Way Chesapeake Society
The Spread of Slavery: The Caribbean and Carolina
The Middle Colonies Rivals for North America: France and Spain
The Bonds of Empire, 16601750
Rebellion and War, 16601713
Colonial Economies and Societies, 16601750
Competing for a Continent, 17131750
Public Life in British America, 16891750 The Enlightenment
Roads to Revolution, 17501776
The Triumph of the British Empire, 17501763
Imperial Revenues and Reorganization, 17601766
Resistance Resumes, 17661770
The Deepening Crisis, 17701774
Toward Independence, 17741776
Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 17761788
The Prospects of War War and Peace, 17761783
The Revolution and Social Change Forging New Governments, 17761787
Toward a New Constitution, 17861788
Launching the New Republic, 17891800
Constitutional Government Takes Shape, 17891796
Hamilton and the Formulation of Federalist Policies, 17891794
The United States on the World Stage, 17891796
The Emergence of Party Politics, 17931800
Economic and Social Change
Jeffersonianism and the Era of Good Feelings, 18011824
The Age of Jefferson
The Gathering Storm
The War of 1812
The Awakening of American Nationalism
The Transformation of American Society, 18151840 Westward Expansion
The Growth of the Market Economy Industrial Beginnings Equality and Inequality
The Revolution in Social Relationships
Politics, Religion, and Reform in Antebellum America
The Rise of Democratic Politics, 18241832
The Bank Controversy and the Second Party System, 18331840
The Rise of Popular Religion The Age of Reform
Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 18401860
Technology and Economic Growth
The Quality of Life Democratic Pastimes
The Quest for Nationality in Literature and Art
The Old South and Slavery, 18301860 King Cotton
The Social Groups of the White South Social Relations in the White South Life Under Slavery
The Emergence of African-American Culture
Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 18401848
Newcomers and Natives
The West and Beyond
The Politics of Expansion, 18401846
The Mexican-American War and Its Aftermath, 18461848
From Compromise to Secession, 18501861
The Compromise of 1850 The Collapse of the Second Party System, 18531856
The Crisis of the Union, 18571860
The Collapse of the Union, 18601861
Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 18611865
Mobilizing for War In Battle, 18611862
Emancipation Transforms the War, 1863 War and Society, North and South
The Union Victorious, 18641865
The Crises of Reconstruction, 18651877
Reconstruction Politics, 18651868
Reconstruction Government The Impact of Emancipation New Concerns in the North, 18681876
Reconstruction Abandoned, 18761877
The Transformation of the T