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American Pageant, Complete (Text Only)

American Pageant, Complete (Text Only) - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0669397284

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American Pageant, Complete (Text Only) - 11TH 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0669397284

Thomas A. Bailey, David M. Kennedy and Lizabeth Cohen

ISBN13: 978-0669397284
ISBN10: 0669397288
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 98
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

The American Pageant has long enjoyed a deserved reputation as one of the most accessible, popular, and effective textbooks in the field of American history. The eleventh edition, written by authors David Kennedy and Lizabeth Cohen, preserve the basic features that have made the text unique, while incorporating the rich new scholarship in social, economic, cultural and intellectual history that has appeared since the last edition.

New to the 11th edition are enhanced discussions of the roles of women, expanded treatment of working-class life, a thoroughly updated acount of the Reconstruction, substantial coverage of African American and Native American history, and careful investigation of social, political, and cultural themes in the post-World War II period.

  • To help students understand the complexity of the past, The American Pageant is now divided into six parts, each with a part introduction that sets the period into context.
  • The Varying Veiwpoints essays, which offer overviews of the scholarly debates that have surrounded major historical issues and encourage students to think critically about ways historians disagree, have been consolidated into more substantial discussions of 22 major controversies in U.S. history.
  • Five new Makers of America essayswhich focus on the diverse groups that make up America's pluralistic societycover the Loyalists during the Revolution, the pioneers of the old Northwest, the Oneida Community, the Knights of Labor, and the suburbanites of the post-World War II era.
  • A contemporary new design and revised map progam further enhance the book's clarity and vividness.

Table of Contents

I. Founding the New Nation

1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-1769

  • The geology of the New World
  • Native Americans before Columbus
  • Europeans and Africans
  • The search for a water route to Asia
  • Columbus and the early explorers
  • The ecological consequences of Columbus's discovery
  • Spain builds a New World empire
  • Makers of America: The Spanish Conquistadores

2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733

  • England on the eve of colonization
  • The expansion of Elizabethan England
  • The planting of Jamestown, 1607
  • English settlers and Native Americans
  • The growth of Virginia and Maryland
  • England in the Caribbean
  • Settling the Carolinas and Georgia
  • Makers of America: The Iroquois

3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700

  • The Puritan faith
  • Plymouth Colony, 1620
  • The Puritan commonwealth of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630
  • Rhode Island and Connecticut
  • Puritans and Indians
  • The Dominion of New England, 1686-1689
  • New Netherland becomes New York
  • Pennsylvania, the Quaker colony
  • New Jersey and Delaware
  • Makers of America: The English
  • Varying Viewpoints: Europeanizing America or Americanizing Europe?

4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692

  • Life and labor in the Chesapeake tobacco region
  • Indentured servants and Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia, 1676
  • The spread of slavery
  • African-American culture
  • Southern Society
  • Families in New England
  • Declining Puritan piety
  • The Salem witchcraft trials, 1692
  • Daily life in the colonies
  • Makers of America: From African to African-American

5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775

  • Immigration and population growth
  • Colonial social structure
  • Earning a living
  • The Atlantic economy
  • The role of religion
  • The Great Awakening of the 1730's
  • Education and culture
  • Political patterns
  • Makers of America: The Scots-Irish
  • Varying Viewpoints: Colonial America: Communities of Conflict or Consensus?

6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763

  • New France
  • Fur-traders and Indians
  • Anglo-French colonial rivalries
  • Europe, America, and the first world wars
  • The French and Indian War, 1754-1763
  • The ousting of France from North America, 1763
  • The question of colonial union
  • Makers of America: The French

7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775

  • The merits and menace of mercantilism
  • The Stamp Act crisis, 1765
  • The Townshend Acts, 1767
  • The Boston Tea Party, 1773
  • The Intolerable Acts and the Continental Congress, 1774
  • Lexington, Concord, and the gathering clouds of war, 1775
  • Varying Viewpoints: Whose Revolution?

8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783

  • Early skirmishes, 1775
  • The Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • American republicanism
  • Patriots and Loyalists
  • The role of the militia
  • The fighting fronts
  • The French alliance, 1778
  • Yorktown, 1781
  • The Peace of Paris, 1783
  • Makers of America: The Loyalists

II. Building the New Nation

9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790

  • Changing political sentiments
  • The new state constitutions
  • Economic troubles
  • The Articles of Confederation, 1781-1788
  • The Northwest Ordinance, 1787
  • Shay's Rebellion, 1786
  • The Constitutional Convention, 1787
  • Ratifying the Constitution,1787-1790
  • Varying Viewpoints: The Constitution: Revolutionary or Counterrevolutionary?

10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800

  • Problems of the young Republic
  • The Bill of Rights, 1791
  • The first presidency, 1789-1793
  • Hamilton's economic policies
  • The Whiskey Rebellion, 1794
  • The emergence of political parties
  • The impact of the French Revolution
  • Jay's Treaty, 1794, and Washington's farewell
  • President Adams keeps the peace
  • The Alien and Sedition Acts, 1798
  • The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, 1798-1799
  • Federalists versus Republicans

11. The Triumphs and Travails of Jeffersonian Democracy, 1800-1812

  • The Revolution of 1800
  • The Jefferson presidency
  • John Marshall and the Supreme Court
  • Barbary pirates
  • The Louisiana Purchase, 1803
  • The Anglo-French War
  • The Embargo, 1807-1809
  • Napoleon manipulates Madison
  • War Hawks from the West

12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824

  • Invasion of Canada, 1812
  • The war on land and sea
  • The Treaty of Ghent, 1814
  • The Hartford Convention, 1814-1815
  • A new national identity
  • The American System
  • James Monroe and the Era of Good Feelings
  • Westward Expansion
  • The Missouri Compromise, 1820
  • The Supreme Court under John Marshall
  • Canada and Florida
  • The Monroe Doctrine, 1823
  • Makers of America: Settlers of the Old Northwest

13. The Rise of Jacksonian Democracy, 1824-1830

  • Politics for the common people
  • Sources of the New Democracy
  • The corrupt bargain of 1824
  • President John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829
  • The Tariff of Abominations, 1828
  • The triumph of Andrew Jackson, 1828
  • The Jacksonian philosophy
  • The spoils system
  • The Maysville Road veto, 1830
  • The Webster-Hayne debate, 1830

14. Jacksonian Democracy at Flood Tide, 1830-1840

  • The South Carolina nullification crisis, 1832-1833
  • Jackson's war on the Bank of the United States
  • The removal of the Indians from the Southeast
  • Revolution in Texas, 1835-1836
  • The emergence of the Whig party, 1836
  • Martin Van Buren in the White House, 1837-1841
  • The depression of 1837
  • The Independent Treasury
  • William Henry Harrison's "log cabin" campaign, 1840
  • The establishment of the two-party system
  • Makers of America: Mexican or Texican?
  • Varying Viewpoints: What Was Jacksonian Democracy?

15. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860

  • The westward movement
  • The economy and the environment
  • European immigration
  • The Irish and the Germans
  • Nativism and assimilation
  • The coming of the factory system
  • The market economy and the family
  • The ripening of commercial agriculture
  • The transportation revolution
  • The emergence of a continental economy
  • Capitalists and workers
  • Cables, clippers, and pony riders
  • Makers of America: The Irish
  • Makers of America: The Germans

16. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860

  • Religious revivals
  • The Mormons
  • Educational advances
  • The roots of reform
  • Temperance
  • Women's roles and women's rights
  • Utopian experiments
  • Art and architecture
  • A national literature
  • Makers of America: The Oneida Community
  • Varying Viewpoints: Reform: Who? What? How? and Why?

III. Testing the New Nation

17. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860

  • The economy of the Cotton Kingdom
  • Poor whites and free blacks
  • The plantation system
  • The human face of the peculiar institution
  • The abolitionist crusade
  • The white Southern response
  • Abolition and the Northern conscience
  • Varying Viewpoints: What Was the True Nature of Slavery?

18. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848

  • "Tyler Too" becomes president, 1841
  • Fixing the Maine boundary, 1842
  • The annexation of Texas, 1845
  • Oregon and California
  • James K. Polk, the "dark horse" of 1844
  • War with Mexico, 1846-1848
  • Makers of America: The Californios

19. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854

  • The bitter fruits of victory in the Mexican War
  • "Popular sovereignty"
  • Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, and California statehood
  • The Compromise of 1850
  • The inflammatory Fugitive Slave Law
  • President Pierce and expansion, 1853-1857
  • Senator Douglas and the Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854

20. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin and the spread of abolitionist sentiment in the North
  • The contest for Kansas
  • The election of James Buchanan, 1856
  • The Dred Scott case, 1857
  • The financial panic of 1857
  • The Lincoln-Douglas debates
  • John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry, 1859
  • Lincoln and Republican victory, 1860
  • Secession
  • Varying Viewpoints: The Civil War: Repressible or Irrepressible?

21. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865

  • The attack on Fort Sumter, April 1861
  • The crucial border states
  • The balance of forces
  • The threat of European intervention
  • The importance of diplomacy
  • Lincoln and civil liberties
  • Men in uniform
  • Financing the Blue and the Gray
  • The economic impact of the war
  • Women and the war
  • The fate of the South

22. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Bull Run ends the "ninety-day war"
  • The Peninsula Campaign
  • The Union wages total war
  • The battle of Antietam
  • The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
  • Black soldiers
  • Confederate high tide at Gettysburg
  • The war in the West
  • Sherman marches through Georgia
  • Politics in wartime Appomatox, 1865
  • The assassination of Lincoln, April 1865
  • The legacy of war
  • Varying Viewpoints: What Were the Consequences of the Civil War?

23. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877

  • The defeated South
  • The freed slaves
  • President Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction policies
  • Moderate and radical Republicans
  • Congressional Reconstruction policies
  • Johnson clashes with Congress
  • Military Reconstruction, 1867-1877
  • Freed people enter politics
  • "Black Reconstruction" and the Ku Klux Klan
  • The impeachment of Andrew Johnson
  • The legacy of Reconstruction
  • Varying Viewpoints: How Radical Was Reconstruction?


III. Forging an Industrial Society

24. Politics in the Gilded Age, 1869-1889

  • Ulysses S. Grant, soldier-president
  • Corruption and reform in the post-Civil War era
  • The depression of the 1870's
  • Political parties and partisans
  • The Compromise of 1877 and the end of Reconstruction
  • Class conflict and ethnic clashes
  • Civil-service reform
  • Grover Cleveland and the tariff
  • Makers of America: The Chinese

25. Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900

  • The railroad boom
  • Speculators and financiers
  • Early efforts at government regulation
  • Lords of industry
  • Industry in the South
  • The laboring class
  • The rise of trade unions
  • Makers of America: The Knights of Labor
  • Varying Viewpoints: Industrialization: Boom or Blight?

26. America Moves to the City, 1865-1900

  • The rise of the city
  • Skyscrapers, tenements, and suburbs
  • The "New Immigrants"
  • Settlement houses and social workers
  • New jobs for women
  • Nativists and immigration restriction
  • Churches in the city
  • Black leaders: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
  • Literary achievements
  • The urban family
  • The "New Woman" and the new morality
  • Art, music, and entertainment in urban America
  • Makers of America: The Italians

27. The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1890

  • The conquest of the Indians
  • The mining and cattle frontiers
  • Free lands and fraud
  • The industrialization of agriculture
  • Frontier, West, and nation
  • The Populist protest
  • Makers of America: The Plains Indians
  • Varying Viewpoints: Was the West Really "Won"?

28. The Revolt of the Debtor, 1889-1900

  • President Harrison and the "Billion-Dollar Congress"
  • Challenge from the People's Party
  • Cleveland regains the White House, 1892
  • The panic of 1893
  • The Pullman strike, 1894
  • The Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894
  • Bryan versus McKinley, 1896
  • Varying Viewpoints: The Populists: Radicals or Reactionaries?

29. The Path of Empire, 1890-1899

  • The sources of American expansionism
  • Cleveland and the Venezuelan boundary dispute, 1895-1896
  • The explosion of the Maine, February 15, 1898
  • The Spanish-American War, 1898
  • The liberation of Cuba
  • Acquiring Hawaii (1898), Puerto Rico (1898), and the Philippines (1899)
  • Makers of America: The Puerto Ricans

V. Struggling for Justice at Home and Abroad

30. America on the World Stage, 1899-1909

  • Crushing the Filipino insurrection
  • The Open Door notes, 1899 and 1900
  • TR becomes president, 1901
  • The Panama Canal
  • The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904
  • Roosevelt and the Far East
  • Makers of America: The Filipinos
  • Varying Viewpoints: Why Did America Become a World Power?

31. Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912

  • The muckrakers
  • The politics of progressivism
  • Women battle for the vote and against the saloon
  • Roosevelt, labor, and the trusts
  • Consumer protection
  • Conservation
  • Roosevelt's legacy
  • The troubled presidency of William Howard Taft
  • Taft's "dollar diplomacy"
  • Roosevelt breaks with Taft

32. Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916

  • The election of 1912: The New Freedom versus the New Nationalism
  • Wilson, the tariff, the banks, and the trusts
  • Wilson's diplomacy in Mexico
  • War in Europe and American neutrality
  • The re-election of Wilson, 1916
  • Varying Viewpoints: Who Were the Progressives?

33. The War to End War, 1917-1918

  • German submarines push America into war, 1917
  • Wilsonian idealism and the Fourteen Points
  • Propaganda and civil liberties
  • Workers, blacks, and women on the home front
  • Drafting soldiers
  • The American Expeditionary Force fights in France
  • Wilsonian peacemaking at Paris
  • The Senate rejects the Versailles Treaty
  • Varying Viewpoints: Woodrow Wilson: Realist or Idealist?

34. American Life in the Roaring Twenties, 1919-1929

  • The red scare, 1919-1920
  • Immigration restriction, 1921-1924
  • Prohibition and gangsterism
  • The emergence of a mass-consumption economy
  • The automobile age
  • Radio and the movies
  • Music and literature in the "delirious decade"
  • The economic boom
  • Makers of America: The Poles

35. The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932

  • The Republicans return to power, 1921
  • Disarmament and isolation
  • The Harding scandals
  • Calvin Coolidge's foreign policies
  • The international debt snarl
  • Herbert Hoover, cautious progressive
  • The great crash, 1929
  • Hoover and the Great Depression
  • Aggression in Asia
  • Good Neighbors in Latin America

36. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1938

  • The Hundred Days Congress, 1933
  • The National Recovery Administration, 1933-1935
  • The Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933-1936
  • The Social Security Act, 1935
  • The election of 1936 and the "Roosevelt coalition"
  • The Supreme Court fight, 1937
  • Makers of America: The Dust Bowl Migrants
  • Varying Viewpoints: How Radical Was the New Deal?

37. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941

  • Roosevelt's early foreign policies
  • German and Japanese aggression
  • The Neutrality Acts, 1935-1939
  • The destroyer-bases deal with Britain, 1940
  • The Lend-Lease Act, 1941
  • The Atlantic Charter, 1941
  • The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
  • Makers of America: Refugees from the Holocaust

38. America in World War II, 1941-1945

  • The internment of Japanese-Americans
  • The war ends the New Deal
  • Mobilizing the economy
  • Women in wartime
  • The war's effect on African-Americans, Native Americans, and Mexican-Americans
  • The economic and social impact of war
  • Turning the Japanese tide in the Pacific
  • Campaigns in North Africa (1942) and Italy (1943)
  • D-Day in Normandy (France), June 6, 1944
  • Germany surrenders, May 1945
  • The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 1945
  • Makers of America: The Japanese
  • Makers of America: The Great African-American Migration
  • Varying Viewpoints: World War II: Triumph or Tragedy?

VI. Creating Modern America

39. The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952

  • Postwar prosperity
  • The rise of the "Sunbelt"
  • The rush to the suburbs
  • The postwar baby boom
  • Harry S. Truman as president
  • The Yalta Conference, February 1945
  • Origins of the Cold War
  • The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the United Nations
  • The containment doctrine
  • The Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, and NATO
  • Anti-communism at home
  • The outbreak of the Korean War, 1950
  • Makers of America: The Suburbanites
  • Varying Viewpoints: Who Was to Blame for the Cold War?

40. The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960

  • The election of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1952
  • The menace of McCarthyism
  • Desegregating the South
  • Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and the seeds of the civil rights revolution
  • The emergence of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Eisenhower Republicanism
  • The Suez Canal crisis, 1956
  • The space race and other contests with the Soviet Union
  • John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon for the presidency, 1960
  • Changing economic roles for men and women
  • The flowering of consumer culture in the 1950s
  • Postwar literature

41. The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968

  • The Kennedy spirit
  • The abortive Bay of Pigs invasion (1961) and the missile crisis (1962) in Cuba
  • The struggle for civil rights
  • Kennedy assassinated, November 22, 1963
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Great Society
  • The civil rights revolution explodes
  • The Vietnam disaster
  • The election of Richard Nixon, 1968
  • The cultural upheaval of the 1960s
  • Varying Viewpoints: The Sixties: Constructive or Destructive?

42. The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980

  • The end of the postwar economic boom
  • Nixon and the Vietnam War
  • New policies toward the Soviet Union and China
  • Nixon and the Supreme Court
  • Nixon's Domestic Program
  • Nixon trounces McGovern, 1972
  • The Watergate scandal
  • Israelis, Arabs, and oil
  • Nixon resigns, August 9, 1974
  • The Ford interlude
  • The election of Jimmy Carter, 1976
  • Carter's diplomatic successes in Panama and the Middle East
  • The energy crisis and inflation
  • The Iranian hostage humiliation
  • Makers of America: The Vietnamese

43. The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1996

  • The "new right" and Reagan's election, 1980
  • Budget battles and tax cuts
  • Reagan and the Soviets
  • Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan, and the thawing of the Cold War
  • The Iran-contra scandal
  • Reagan's economic legacy
  • Reagan and the "social issues"
  • The election of George Bush, 1988
  • The collapse of communism in Eastern Europe
  • The dissolution of the Soviet Union, 1991
  • The Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Bush's battles at home
  • The election of Bill Clinton, 1992
  • The Republicans win control of Congress, 1994
  • The re-election of Clinton, 1996
  • Varying Viewpoints: Where Did Modern Conservatism Come From?

44. The American People Face a New Century

  • The past and the future
  • The emergence of a "post-industrial" economy
  • The feminist revolution
  • The transformation of the family
  • The newest immigrants
  • Cities and suburbs
  • Minorities in modern America
  • American culture at century's end
  • The American prospect
  • Makers of America: The Latinos

Appendix

  • Declaration of Independence
  • Constitution of the United States of America
  • An American Profile: The United States and Its People
  • Population, Percentage Change, and Racial Composition for the United States, 1790-1990
  • Population Density and Distribution, 1790-1990
  • Changing Characteristics of the U.S. Population
  • Changing Life-styles in the Twentieth Century
  • Characteristics of the U.S. Labor Force
  • Leading Economic Sectors
  • Per Capita Disposable Personal Income in Constant (1987) Dollars, 1940-1994
  • Comparative Tax Burdens
  • Value of Imports by Place of Origin
  • Value of U.S. Exports by Destination
  • The U.S. Balance of Trade, 1900-1994
  • Tariff Levies on Dutiable Imports, 1821-1994
  • Gross Domestic Product in Current and Constant (1995) Dollars
  • Presidential Elections
  • Presidents and Vice Presidents
  • Admission of States
  • Estimates of Total Costs and Number of Battle Deaths of Major U.S. Wars

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