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America : Past and Present, AP Edition

America : Past and Present, AP Edition - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-0321243805

Cover of America : Past and Present, AP Edition REV 05 (ISBN 978-0321243805)
ISBN13: 978-0321243805
ISBN10: 0321243803
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: REV 05
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $136.00

America : Past and Present, AP Edition - REV 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321243805

Divine, Breen, Fredrickson, Williams and Roberts

ISBN13: 978-0321243805
ISBN10: 0321243803
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: REV 05
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

With its careful balance of the social and political dimensions of our history, America Past and Present presents the experiences of both the ordinary men and women and the extraordinary historical figures who have contributed so much to our American past. A lively narrative, clear organization, attractive maps and illustrations, and exceptional pedagogy will help you better understand that past, and help you appreciate the role of the past in shaping your present - and your future.

  • Integrates Social History Within a Chronological Frame
  • The drama of American history unfolds as the stories of ordinary people are told within the framework of the political and public events that have shaped the nation.
  • Scholarship and Attention to Detail
  • A two-page "Feature Essay" in each chapter provides in-depth information on interesting topics.
  • The "Law and Society" essays offer detailed discussions of significant legal cases in U.S. history.
  • "A Look at the Past" shows examples of articles, paintings, drawings, lithographs, architecture, political cartoons, and photographs--all with detailed captions.
  • Key terms in chapters are highlighted in boldface type.
  • The level of detail and depth of coverage allow for the critical analysis of history so important for success on the AP exam.
  • Textbook Features Enhance the AP Classroom
  • See College Board AP Central Review.

Table of Contents

Maps
Charts, Tables, and Figures
Preface
About the Authors

1 New World Encounters
2 Competing Visions: English Colonization in the Seventeenth Century
3 Putting Down Roots: Families in an Atlantic Empire
4 Britain's Commercial Empire: Eighteenth-Century America
5 The American Revolution: From Gentry Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763-1783
6 The Republican Experiment
7 Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788-1800
8 Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government
9 Nationalism and Nation Building
10 The Triumph of White Men's Democracy
11 The Pursuit of Perfection
12 An Age of Expansionism
13 Masters and Slaves
14 The Sectional Crisis
15 Secession and the Civil War
16 The Agony of Reconstruction
17 The West: Exploiting an Empire
18 The Industrial Society
19 Toward an Urban Society, 1877-1900
20 Political Realignments in the 1890s
21 Toward Empire
22 The Progressive Era
23 From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
24 The Nation at War
25 Transition to Modern America
26 Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
27 America and the World, 1921-1945
28 The Onset of the Cold War
29 Affluence and Anxiety
30 The Turbulent Sixties
31 A Crisis in Confidence, 1969-1980
32 The Reagan-Bush Era
33 America in Flux, 1970-1997

Appendix
Credits
Index

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