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American Pageant, Complete

American Pageant, Complete - 12th edition

American Pageant, Complete - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780618103492

ISBN10: 061810349X

American Pageant, Complete by David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen and Thomas A. Bailey - ISBN 9780618103492
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 12TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
International: No
American Pageant, Complete by David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen and Thomas A. Bailey - ISBN 9780618103492

ISBN13: 9780618103492

ISBN10: 061810349X

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 12TH 02

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Supported by colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and its trademark wit, The American Pageant is one of the most readable, popular, and effective American history textbooks available. The text's original author, Thomas Bailey, first created the text's distinctive character, which has been preserved by current co-authors David Kennedy and Lizabeth Cohen.

Pedagogy includes chapter-ending chronologies, numerous interesting quotes from historical figures, and incisive part openers that contextualize six major periods in American history. The Appendix includes "Suggested Readings" for every chapter, an annotated Constitution of the United States with page references, and an extensive statistical profile of the United States.

Author Bio

Kennedy, David M. : Stanford University

David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. Born and raised in Seattle, he received his undergraduate education at Stanford and did his graduate work at Yale in American Studies, combining the fields of history, economics, and literature. His most recent book, Freedom From Fear: the American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000.

Cohen, Lizabeth : Harvard University

Lizabeth Cohen teaches in the history department at Harvard University and earned her Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley. Her book, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (1990) won the Bancroft Prize in American History and the Philip Taft Labor History Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Bailey, Thomas A. : Stanford University

Thomas A. Bailey (1903-1983) taught history at his alma mater, Stanford University, for nearly forty years. Long regarded as one of the nation's premier historians of American diplomacy, he was honored by his colleagues in 1968 with election to the presidencies of both the Organization of American Historians and the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. He was the author, editor, or co-editor of some twenty-books, but the work in which he took the most pride was The American Pageant through which, he liked to say, he had taught American history to several million students.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Founding the New Nation

1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769
2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733
3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700
4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692
5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775
6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763
7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775
8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783

II. Building the New Nation

9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790
10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800
11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812
12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824
13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840
14. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860
15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860

III. Testing the New Nation

16. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860
17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848
18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854
19. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861
20. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865
21. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865
22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877

IV. Forging an Industrial Society, 1865-1899

23. Ploitical Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896
24. Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900
25. America Moves to the City, 1865-1900
26. The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1890
27. The Path of Empire, 1890-1899

V. Struggling for Justice At Home and Abroad, 1900-1945

28. America on the World Stage, 1899-1909
29. Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912
30. Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916
31. The War to End War, 1917-1918
32. American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929
33. The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932
34. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939
35. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941
36. America in World War II, 1941-1945

VI. Making Modern America, 1945-2002

37. The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952
38. The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960
39. The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968
40. The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980
41. The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-2000
42. The American People Face a New Century