HIST

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Cengage Learning, Jan 7, 2009 - Education - 528 pages
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Created through a “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process, HIST is a concise, visually appealing text that introduces the essential concepts of U.S history. This brief, affordable paperback includes a full suite of learning aids to accommodate the busy, diverse lifestyles of today’s learners, including flashcards and a fantastic ebook with primary source documents, historical simulations, maps, images, field trips, audio, video, interactive modules, and other features that allow students to study wherever they are, whenever they have time. Designed for today’s students in every detail, HIST was developed through conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from over 100 students and over 150 faculty members like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title, to its engaging, effective content, HIST is the perfect introductory U.S. History text for modern learners.
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Contents

Three Societies on the Verge of Contact
2
20
5
2
20
Contact and Settlement 14921660
22
iv
25
Expansion and Its Costs 16601700
40
CONTENTS SCHULTZHIST Brief Contents
47
Expansion and Control 17001763
56
Reconstruction 18651877
254
The Industrial Age
270
The Age of Innovation
277
Creating an Industrial Society in the North
280
The New South and the Industrializing West
296
CONTENTS v
306
The Progressive Era
314
Becoming a World Power
326

Toward Revolution 17631775
78
The Revolution
80
Confederation and Constitution 17831789
112
Securing the New Nation 17891800
130
9
143
Jeffersonian Democracy 18001814
144
The Market Revolution
156
A Protective Tariff
159
Reformers
169
Politics of the Market Revolution
176
A Regionalized America 18301860
192
The Revived Move West
204
The Impending Crisis
218
The Civil War
236
Prosperity and Change in the Twenties
346
The Great Depression and the New Deal
364
23
365
World War II
382
The War
389
Cold War America
402
The Sixties
421
The 1970s
440
Reagans America
456
30
468
America in the Information Age
470
Globalization and Its Discontents
484
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Kevin M. Schultz is assistant professor of history and Catholic Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his bacheloras degree from Vanderbilt University and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he won awards for his teaching. He served as a Fellow at the University of Virginiaas Center on Religion and Democracy prior to his current position. His articles have appeared in the Journal of American History, American Quarterly, Labor History, and other popular venues, and his first monograph, on religion, politics, and pluralism in mid-century America, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. In addition, he is scheduled to appear in a PBS documentary on religion in America in 2009.

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