Summary: For introductory-level American History Courses.
This major revision of a path breaking text weaves together the complex interaction of social, political, and historical forces that have shaped the United States and from which the American people have evolved by telling stories of people and of the nation and emphasizing that American history has never been the preserve of any particular region. The text's trademark continental approach has been expanded to...show more incorporate a greater hemispheric perspective, while a new community and memory feature analyzes the roleand the conflicts of historical memory in shaping communities' understanding of the past. The Out of Many Media and Research Update brings together a wide array of assets to provide a completely integrated learning experience.
NEW--U.S. History Documents CD-ROM--FREE bound with every new copy of Out of Many Media and Research Update.
Contains over 300 primary sources in an easily navigable PDF file. Linked to a Companion Website, each document is accompanied by essay questions that allow students to read important sources in American history and respond online.
NEW--Researching the Past sections--With FREE Research Navigator.
These sections end each chapter and explore key episodes and developments in American history. These media-rich activities, located on the Companion Website for Out of Many, combine primary sources, illustrations, graphs, audio clips, interactive maps, and video to explore important topics in depth.
NEW--Updated Companion Website.
Now contains Web Explorations and Interactive Maps that help students see the spatial dimensions of American history, and to interactively explore concepts, as well as documents and images from the History Resource Center, which are correlated at the end of each chapter of the text.
NEW--OneKey for Instructors.
Designed to help you minimize class preparation time and maximize teaching time, OneKey is all you need to plan and administer your course. This complete instructors package includes Primary source material including over 200 documents to use in lecture or in class. Video segments and audio files from renowed sources designed to bring concepts to life in a dramatic and compelling manner for students. Full color Historical Image Library featuring dramatic images, maps, tables and graphs for you to show in class Available in both PowerPoint Presentation or as jpeg files for complete customization. Complete assessment for tests or quizzes with over 1500 questions to choose from. Instructor Manual includes summaries, learning objectives, topics for lecture discussion, topics for classroom discussion, essay topics, classroom projects, listing a visual and audio assets by chapters, and additional documents and biographies.
NEW--OneKey for Students.
All your students need for out-of-class review and reseach-all conveniently organized by chapter. Review questions linked to an e-book. Students can text themselves multiple times in every chapter. When they answer a question incorrectly, they are immediately taken to the point in the text where the correct answer will be found. Documents tied directly to the text. Students can explore over 200 primary and secondary source documents. Multimedia examples. Students see, hear, and experience--and react to--history in a way a printed text cannot. Opportunity for research and further discovery available as part of OneKey, Research Navigator offers three complete data bases in one site: academic journals through Content Select; one year archive Niew York Times article and the best of the Web Link Library along with complete information on how to find, write about and cite their findings.
Community and Memory essays.
Ten chapters (chs. 1, 4, 6, 9, 14, 19, 21, 25, 28, 31) end with a special essay that looks at how various American communities are struggling with the powerful role of historical memory in forming their understanding of past events. Linked directly to the corresponding American community vignettes, community and memory essays examine such topics as conflicts over Indian burial grounds, controversies surrounding the Alamo, and the way in which the American media is putting the World Trade Center bombing into historical perspective.
"Community and Diversity" introduction.
Acquaints students with the major themes of the book providing them with a framework for understanding American history.
American Community vignette at the beginning of each chapter provides a continental perspective--Presents American history by looking at a community affected by the events discussed in each chapter, selecting examples and vignettes from all regions of the country.
Gives students a complete picture of American life and shows them that American history is not a preserve of any particular region.
Provides closer and more detailed examination of the dynamic relationship between the United States and Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, and the Pacific, allowing students to see the hemispheric context that has shaped American history.
Edition/Copyright:4TH 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 03/28/2004 International: No
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Community and Diversity.
1. A Continent of Villages, to 1500.
American Communities: Cahokia: Thirteenth-Century Life on the Mississippi. Settling the Continent. New Ways of Living on the Land. The Development of Farming. Cultural Regions of North America on the Eve of Colonization. Highlights of Out of Many Media and Research and Update. Media Resources. Exploring America: America and the Horse.
Community and Memory: The Battle over Burials.
2. When Worlds Collide, 1492-1590.
American Communities: The English and the Algonquians at Roanoke. The Expansion of Europe. The Spanish in the Americas. Northern Explorations and Encounters. Media Resources: Exploring America: Exploitation of the Americas.
3. Planting Colonies in North America, 1588-1701.
American Communities: Communities Struggle with Diversity in Seventeenth-Century Santa Fe. Spain and Its Competitors in North America. England in the Chesapeake. The New England Colonies. The Restoration Colonies. Conflict and War. Media Resources. Exploring America: Jamestown.
4. Slavery and Empire, 1441-1770.
American Communities: African Slaves Build Their Own Community in Coastal Georgia. The Beginnings of African Slavery. The African Slave Trade. The Development of North American Slave Societies. African to African American. Slavery and the Economics of Empire. Slavery and Freedom. Media Resources. Exploring America: Racism in American History.
Community and Memory: The Living History of Slavery.
5. The Cultures of Colonial North America, 1700-1780.
American Communities: From Deerfield to Kahnawake: Crossing Cultural Boundaries. North American Regions. Diverging Social and Political Patterns. The Cultural Transformation of British North America. Media Resources. Exploring America: The Great Awakening.
6. From Empire to Independence, 1750-1776.
American Communities: The First Continental Congress Shapes a National Political Community. The Seven Years' War in America. The Imperial Crisis in British North America. "Save Your Money and Save Your Country." From Resistance to Rebellion. Deciding for Independence. Media Resources. Exploring America: The Stamp Act.
Community and Memory: The Invention of the Liberty Bell.
7. The Creation of the United States, 1776-1786.
American Communities: A National Community Evolves at Valley Forge. The War for Independence. The United States in Congress Assembled. Revolutionary Politics in the States. Media Resources. Exploring America: Exploring the Geography of the American Revolution.
8. The United States of North America, 1786-1800.
American Communities: Mingo Creek Settlers Refuse to Pay the Whiskey Tax. Forming a New Government. The New Nation. Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans. "The Rising Glory of America." Media Resources. Exploring America: Ratification of the Constitution.
9. An Agrarian Republic, 1790-1824.
American Communities: Expansion Touches Mandan Villages on the Upper Missouri. North American Communities from Coast to Coast. A National Economy. The Jefferson Presidency. Renewed Imperial Rivalry in North America. The War of 1812. Defining the Boundaries. Media Resources. Exploring America: Continentalism.
Community and Memory: In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark.
10. The Growth of Democracy, 1824-1840.
American Communities: Martin Van Buren Forges a New Kind of Political Community. The New Democratic Politics in North America. The Jackson Presidency. Internal Improvements: Building an Infrastructure. Jackson and His Opponents: The Rise of the Whigs. The Second American Party System. American Arts and Letters. Media Resources. Exploring America: American Art.
11. The South and Slavery, 1790s-1850s.
American Communities: Natchez-under-the Hill. King Cotton and Southern Expansion. To Be a Slave. The African American Community. The White Majority. Planters. The Defense of Slavery. Media Resources. Exploring America: Alexis de Tocqueville.
12. Industry and the North, 1790s-1840s.
American Communities: Women Factory Workers Form a Community in Lowell, Massachusetts. Preindustrial Ways of Working. The Market Revolution. From Artisan to Worker. A New Social Order. Media Resources. Exploring America: Machinery.
13. Coming to Terms with the New Age, 1820s-1850s.
American Communities: Seneca Falls: Women Reformers Respond to the Market Revolution. Urban America. The Labor Movement and Urban Politics. Social Reform Movements. Antislavery and Abolitionism. The Women's Rights Movement. Media Resources. Exploring America: Angelina Grimke.
14. The Territorial Expansion of the United States, 1830s-1850s.
American Communities: Texans and Tejanos "Remember the Alamo!" Exploring the West. The Politics of Expansion. The Mexican-American War. California and the Gold Rush. The Politics of Manifest Destiny. Media Resources. Exploring America: The Unwelcome Mat. Community and Memory: Remembering the Alamo
15. The Coming Crisis, the 1850s.
American Communities: Illinois Communities Debate Slavery. America in 1850. The Compromise of 1850. The Crisis of the National Party System. The Differences Deepen. The South Secedes. Media Resources. Exploring America: Anthony Burns.
16. The Civil War, 1861-1865.
American Communities: Mother Bickerdyke Connects Northern Communities to Their Boys at War. Communities Mobilize for War. Governments Organize for War. The Fighting through 1862. The Death of Slavery. The Front Lines and the Home Front. The Tide Turns. Media Resources. Exploring America: Fort Pillow Massacre.
17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877.
American Communities: Hale County, Alabama: From Slavery to Freedom in a Black Belt Community. The Politics of Reconstruction. The Meaning of Freedom. Southern Politics and Society. Reconstructing the North. Media Resources. Exploring America: Did Reconstruction Work for The Freed People.
18. Conquest and Survival: The Trans-Mississippi West, 1860-1900.
American Communities: The Oklahoma Land Rush. Indian Peoples Under Siege. The Internal Empire. The Cattle Industry. Farming Communities on the Plains. The World's Breadbasket. The Western Landscape. The Transformation of Indian Societies. Media Resources. Exploring America: Dakota Sioux Conflict.
19. The Incorporation of America, 1865-1900.
American Communities: Packingtown, Chicago, Illinois. The rise of Industry, the Triumph of Business. Labor in the Age of Big Business. The New South. The Industrial City. Culture and Society in the Gilded Age. Cultures in Conflict, Culture in Common. Media Resources. Exploring America: French Canadian Controversy.
Community and Memory: Representing Chicago's History.
20. Commonwealth and Empire, 1870-1900.
American Communities: The Cooperative Commonwealth. Toward a National Governing Class. Farmers and Workers Organize Their Communities. The Crisis of the 1890s. Politics of Reform, Politics of Order. "Imperialism of Righteousness." The Spanish-America War. Media Resources. Exploring America: White Man's Burden.
21. Urban America and the Progressive Era, 1900-1917.
American Communities: The Henry Street Settlement House: Women Settlement House Workers Create a Community of Reform. The Currents of Progressivism. Social Control and Its Limits. Working-Class Communities and Protest. Women's Movements and Black Awakening. National Progressivism. Media Resources. Exploring America: Hetch Hetchy.
Community and Memory: Battle for the Lower East Side.
22. World War I, 1914-1920.
American Communities: Vigilante Justice in Bisbee, Arizona. Becoming a World Power. The Great War. American Mobilization. Over Here. Repression and Reaction. An Uneasy Peace. Media Resources. Exploring America: Becoming "American."
23. The Twenties, 1920-1929.
American Communities: The Movie Audience and Hollywood: Mass Culture Creates a New National Community. Postwar Prosperity and Its Price. The New Mass Culture. The State, the Economy, and Business. Resistance to Modernity. Promises Postponed. Media Resources. Exploring America: Harlem Renaissance.
24. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1940.
American Communities: Sit-Down Strike at Flint: Automobile Workers Organize a New Union. Hard Times. FDR and The First New Deal. Left Turn and the Second New Deal. The New Deal and the West. Depression-Era Culture. The Limits of Reform. Media Resources. Exploring America: The Dust Bowl.
25. World War II, 1941-1945.
American Communities: Los Alamos, New Mexico. The Coming of World War II. Arsenal of Democracy. The Home Front. Men and Women in Uniform. The World at War. The Last Stages of War. Media Resources. Exploring America: Propaganda.
Community and Memory: Exhibiting the Enola Gay.
26. The Cold War, 1945-1952.
American Communities: University of Washington, Seattle: Students and Faculty Face the Cold War. Global Insecurities at War's End. The Policy of Containment. Cold War Liberalism. The Cold War at Home. Cold War Culture. End of the Democratic Era. Media Resources. Exploring America: The Truman Doctrine.
27. America at Midcentury, 1952-1963.
American Communities: Popular Music in Memphis. American Society at Midcentury. Youth Culture. Mass Culture and Its Discontents. The Cold War Continued. John F. Kennedy and the New Frontier. Media Resources. Exploring America: How to Lie with Statistics.
28. The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1966.
American Communities: The Montgomery Bus Boycott: An African-American Community Challenges Segregation. Origins of the Movement. No Easy Road to Freedom, 1957-1962. The Movement at High Tide, 1963-65. Forgotten Minorities, 1945-1965. Media Resources. Exploring America: The American Indian Movement.
Community and Memory: Flying the "Stars and Bars."
29. War Abroad, War at Home, 1965-1974.
American Communities: Uptown. Chicago, Illinois. Vietnam: America's Longest War. A Generation in Conflict. Wars on Poverty. 1968. The Politics of Identity. The Nixon Presidency. Watergate. Media Resources. Exploring America: Rachel Carson.
30. The Conservative Ascendancy, 1974-1987.
American Communities: Grass Roots Conservatism in Orange County, California. The Overextended Society. Communities and Politics. The New Conservatism. Adjusting to a New World. Reagan Revolution. Best of Times, Worst of Times. Reagan's Foreign Policy. Media Resources. Exploring America: Growing Inequality.
31. Toward a Transnational America, since 1988.
American Communities: The World Trade Center, New York, as a Transnational Community. A New World Order. Changing American Communities. A New Age of Anxiety. The New Millennium. Media Resources. Exploring America: Globalization.
Community and Memory: The World Trade Center and Ways of Remembering. Appendix. Bibliography. Credits. Index.
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