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American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Concise Edition, Volume II (since 1865)

American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Concise Edition, Volume II (since 1865) - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0321510860

Cover of American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Concise Edition, Volume II (since 1865) 3RD 08 (ISBN 978-0321510860)
ISBN13: 978-0321510860
ISBN10: 0321510860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Concise Edition, Volume II (since 1865) - 3RD 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321510860

Mark C. Carnes

ISBN13: 978-0321510860
ISBN10: 0321510860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

With the political history of the nation as its organizational framework,American Destiny: Narrative of a Nationdescribes the development and growth of the United States as the product of the myriad actions, ideas, and forces of the immense variety of individuals and groups who together comprise the American people.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents Maps and Graphs Feature Essays Re-viewing the Past Debating the Past Preface

Chapter 14 The War to Save the Union Lincolnrsquo;s Cabinet Fort Sumter: The First Shot The Blue and the Gray The Test of Battle: Bull Run Paying for the War Politics as Usual Behind Confederate Lines War in the West: Shiloh McClellan: The Reluctant Warrior Lee Counterattacks: Antietam The Emancipation Proclamation The Draft Riots The Emancipated People African American Soldiers Antietam to Gettysburg Lincoln Finds His General: Grant at Vicksburg Economic and Social Effects, North and South Women in Wartime Grant in the Wilderness Sherman in Georgia To Appomattox Court House Winners, Losers, and the Future Re-Viewing the Past Glory DEBATING THE PAST Why Did the South Lose the Civil War?

Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the South The Assassination of Lincoln Presidential Reconstruction Republican Radicals Congress Rejects Johnsonian Reconstruction The Fourteenth Amendment The Reconstruction Acts Congress Supreme The Fifteenth Amendment "Black Republican" Reconstruction: Scalawags and Carpetbaggers The Ravaged Land Sharecropping and the Crop-Lien System The White Backlash Grant as President The Disputed Election of 1876 The Compromise of 1877 DEBATING THE PAST Were Reconstruction Governments Corrupt?

Chapter 16 The Conquest of the West The West After the Civil War The Plains Indians Indian Wars The Destruction of Tribal Life The Lure of Gold and Silver in the West Big Business and the Land Bonanza Western Railroad Building The Cattle Kingdom Open-Range Ranching Barbed-Wire Warfare DEBATING THE PAST Was the Frontier Exceptionally Violent?

Chapter 17 An Industrial Giant Essentials of Industrial Growth Railroads: The First Big Business Iron, Oil, and Electricity Competition and Monopoly: The Railroads Competition and Monopoly: Steel Competition and Monopoly: Oil American Ambivalence to Big Business

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