Hal Willia m s , H. Brands , Timothy H. Breen , Ariela J. American Stories covers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant incidents and episodes to reflect the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people as well as Divine , T. Breen , R. America : Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one chronological narrative, providing students with a full picture of the scope and complexity of the American past.
Written by award-winning historians, it tells the story of all Americans—elite and ordinary, women and men, rich and poor, white majority and minorities. Divine , R. Hal Willia m s , George M.
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Gross , Randy J. Roberts , George M. Breen , George M. The chapter opening image of a Union Volunteer engraving has been replaced with an image of a campaign ribbon from the presidential election, located within the chapter in the first edition. The discussion of the Spanish role in the American story has been enhanced with new coverage of life in the Spanish-speaking borderlands of the Southwest.
The history of African Americans has been expanded with a major new section on the spread of Jim Crow in both the South and the North after Reconstruction. The chapter now discusses empire and American foreign policy in the decades before World War I in greater detail. The chapter now includes more detail on empire and American foreign policy leading up to World War I.
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Conclusion: Foundations of an Atlantic Empire. Tensions in the Backcountry. Spanish Borderlands of the Eighteenth Century. Religious Revivals in Provincial Societies. Clash of Political Cultures. Century of Imperial War. Conclusion: Rule Britannia? Moment of Decision: Commitment and Sacrifice. Structure of Colonial Society. Eroding the Bonds of Empire. Steps Toward Independence. Fighting for Independence.
Conclusion: Preserving Independence. A New Political Morality.
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Defining Republican Culture. Stumbling Toward a New National Government. Struggle for Ratification. Conclusion: Success Depends on the People. Force of Public Opinion. Principle and Pragmatism: Establishing a New Government. Hamilton's Plan for Prosperity and Security. Popular Political Culture. The Adams Presidency: Politics of Mistrust. Conclusion: Danger of Political Extremism.
Limits of Equality. The Republic Expands. Jefferson as President. Race and Dissent Under Jefferson. Embarrassments Overseas. The Strange War of Expansion and Migration.
Transportation and the Market Economy. The Politics of Nation Building after the War of Democratic Space: The New Hotels. Democracy in Theory and Practice. Jackson and the Politics of Democracy. Heyday of the Second Party System. Conclusion: Tocqueville's Wisdom. The World of Southern Blacks. White Society in the Antebellum South.
Slavery and the Southern Economy.
Redeeming the Middle Class. The Rise of Evangelicalism. Domesticity and Changes in the American Family. Reform Turns Radical.
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