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- Full title: The American Pageant, Volume I, 17th Edition
- Edition: 17th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: David M. Kennedy; Lizabeth Cohen
- ISBN: 9780357390481, 9780357390481
- Format: PDF
Description of The American Pageant, Volume I, 17th Edition:
You may not think that a history book could make you laugh, but THE AMERICAN PAGEANT just might. It’s known for being one of the most popular, effective and entertaining texts on American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations and the authors’ trademark wit bring history to life. Learning aids make the book as accessible as it is enjoyable: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while primary sources and introductions to key historical figures give you a front row seat to the nation’s past.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of The American Pageant, Volume I, 17th Edition PDF ebook:
About the AuthorsBrief ContentsContentsMapsTablesFiguresPrefacePart 1: Peopling a Continent C. 33,000 B.C.E.-1700 C.E.Chapter 1: New World Beginnings 33,000 B.C.E.-1680 C.E.1-1 The Shaping of North America1-2 Peopling the Americas1-3 The Earliest Americans1-4 Indirect Discoverers of the New World1-5 Europeans Enter Africa1-6 Columbus Comes upon a New World1-7 When Worlds Collide1-8 The Conquest of Mexico and Peru1-9 Exploration and Imperial RivalryChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 2: The Contest for North America 1500-16642-1 France Finds a Foothold in Canada2-2 New France Fans Out2-3 The Spanish in North America2-4 England’s Imperial Stirrings2-5 Elizabeth Energizes England2-6 England on the Eve of Empire2-7 England Plants the Jamestown Seedling2-8 Cultural Clashes in the Chesapeake2-9 Old Netherlanders at New Netherland2-10 Friction with English and Swedish Neighbors2-11 Dutch Residues in New York2-12 The Indians’ New WorldChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 3: Settling the English Colonies 1619-17003-1 Virginia: Child of Tobacco3-2 Maryland: Catholic Haven3-3 The West Indies: Way Station to Mainland America3-4 Colonizing the Carolinas3-5 The Emergence of North Carolina3-6 Late-Coming Georgia: The Buffer Colony3-7 The Plantation Colonies3-8 The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism3-9 The Pilgrims End Their Pilgrimage at Plymouth3-10 The Bay Colony Bible Commonwealth3-11 Building the Bay Colony3-12 Trouble in the Bible Commonwealth3-13 The Rhode Island “Sewer”3-14 New England Spreads Out3-15 Puritans and Indians3-16 English Interference and Neglect3-17 Penn’s Holy Experiment in Pennsylvania3-18 Quaker Pennsylvania and Its Neighbors3-19 The Middle Way in the Middle ColoniesChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 2: Building British North America 1607-1775Chapter 4: American Life in the Seventeenth Century 1607-16924-1 The Unhealthy Chesapeake4-2 The Tobacco Economy4-3 Frustrated Freemen and Bacon’s Rebellion4-4 Colonial Slavery4-5 Southern Society4-6 The New England Family4-7 Life in the New England Towns4-8 The Half-Way Covenant and the Salem Witch Trials4-9 The New England Way of Life4-10 The Early Settlers’ Days and WaysChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 5: Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution 1700-17755-1 A Continent in Flux5-2 Conquest by the Cradle5-3 A Mingling of Cultures5-4 Africans in America5-5 The Structure of Colonial Society5-6 Workaday America5-7 Clerics, Physicians, and Jurists5-8 Horsepower and Sailpower5-9 Dominant Denominations5-10 The Great Awakening5-11 Schools and Colleges5-12 A Provincial Culture5-13 Pioneer Presses5-14 The Great Game of Politics5-15 Colonial FolkwaysChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 6: The Road to Revolution 1754-17756-1 The Clash of Empires6-2 George Washington Inaugurates War with France6-3 Global War and Colonial Disunity6-4 Braddock’s Blundering and Its Aftermath6-5 Pitt’s Palms of Victory6-6 Restless Colonists6-7 War’s Fateful Aftermath6-8 The Deep Roots of Revolution6-9 Mercantilism and Colonial Grievances6-10 The Merits and Menace of Mercantilism6-11 The Stamp Tax Uproar6-12 Forced Repeal of the Stamp Act6-13 The Townshend Tea Tax and the Boston “Massacre”6-14 The Seditious Committees of Correspondence6-15 Tea Brewing in Boston6-16 Parliament Passes the “Intolerable Acts”6-17 Bloodshed6-18 Imperial Strength and Weakness6-19 American Pluses and Minuses6-20 A Thin Line of HeroesChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 3: Founding a New Nation 1775-1800Chapter 7: America Secedes from the Empire 1775-17837-1 Congress Drafts George Washington7-2 Bunker Hill and Hessian Hirelings7-3 The Abortive Conquest of Canada7-4 Thomas Paine Preaches Common Sense7-5 Paine and the Idea of “Republicanism”7-6 Jefferson’s “Explanation” of Independence7-7 Patriots and Loyalists7-8 The Loyalist Exodus7-9 General Washington at Bay7-10 Burgoyne’s Blundering Invasion7-11 Revolution in Diplomacy?7-12 The Colonial War Becomes a Wider War7-13 Blow and Counterblow7-14 The Land Frontier and the Sea Frontier7-15 Yorktown and the Final Curtain7-16 Peace at Paris7-17 A New Nation LegitimizedChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 8: The Confederation and the Constitution 1776-17908-1 A Shaky Start toward Union8-2 Constitution Making in the States8-3 Economic Crosscurrents8-4 Creating a Confederation8-5 The Articles of Confederation: America’s First Constitution8-6 Landmarks in Land Laws8-7 The World’s Ugly Duckling8-8 The Horrid Specter of Anarchy8-9 A Convention of “Demigods”8-10 Patriots in Philadelphia8-11 Hammering Out a Bundle of Compromises8-12 Safeguards for Conservatism8-13 The Clash of Federalists and Antifederalists8-14 The Great Debate in the States8-15 The Four Laggard States8-16 A Conservative Triumph8-17 The Pursuit of EqualityChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 9: Launching the New Ship of State 1789-18009-1 Growing Pains9-2 Washington for President9-3 The Bill of Rights9-4 Hamilton Revives the Corpse of Public Credit9-5 Customs Duties and Excise Taxes9-6 Hamilton Battles Jefferson for a Bank9-7 The Edges of the Nation9-8 Mutinous Moonshiners in Pennsylvania9-9 The Emergence of Political Parties9-10 The Impact of the French Revolution9-11 Washington’s Neutrality Proclamation9-12 Embroilments with Britain9-13 Jay’s Treaty and Washington’s Farewell9-14 John Adams Becomes President9-15 Unofficial Fighting with France9-16 Adams Puts Peace above Party9-17 The Federalist Witch Hunt9-18 The Virginia (Madison) and Kentucky (Jefferson) Resolutions9-19 Federalists versus Democratic-RepublicansChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 4: Building the New Nation 1800-1860Chapter 10: The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic 1800-181210-1 Federalist and Republican Mudslingers10-2 The Jeffersonian “Revolution of 1800″10-3 Responsibility Breeds Moderation10-4 Jeffersonian Restraint10-5 The “Dead Clutch” of the Judiciary10-6 Jefferson, a Reluctant Warrior10-7 The Louisiana Godsend10-8 Louisiana in the Long View10-9 Changes in the West10-10 A Precarious Neutrality10-11 The Hated Embargo10-12 Madison’s Gamble10-13 Tecumseh and the Prophet10-14 Mr. Madison’s WarChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 11: The War of 1812 and the Upsurge of Nationalism 1812-182411-1 On to Canada over Land and Lakes11-2 Washington Burned and New Orleans Defended11-3 The Treaty of Ghent11-4 Federalist Grievances and the Hartford Convention11-5 The Aftermath of War11-6 Nascent Nationalism11-7 “The American System”11-8 The So-Called Era of Good Feelings11-9 The Panic of 1819 and the Curse of Hard Times11-10 Growing Pains of the West11-11 Slavery and the Sectional Balance11-12 The Uneasy Missouri Compromise11-13 John Marshall and Judicial Nationalism11-14 Judicial Dikes against Democratic Excesses11-15 Sharing Oregon and Acquiring Florida11-16 The Menace of Monarchy in America11-17 Monroe and His DoctrineChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 12: The Rise of a Mass Democracy 1824-184012-1 The “Corrupt Bargain” of 182412-2 A Yankee Misfit in the White House12-3 Land and the “Five Civilized Tribes”12-4 Going “Whole Hog” for Jackson in 182812-5 “Old Hickory” as President12-6 The Spoils System12-7 The Tricky “Tariff of Abominations”12-9 Indian Removal12-10 The Bank War12-11 “Old Hickory” Wallops Clay in 183212-12 Burying Biddle’s Bank12-13 The Birth of the Whigs12-14 The Election of 183612-15 Big Woes for the “Little Magician”12-16 Depression Doldrums and the Independent Treasury12-17 Gone to Texas12-18 The Lone Star Rebellion12-19 Log Cabins and Hard Cider of 184012-20 Politics for the People12-21 The Two-Party SystemChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 13: Forging the National Economy 1790-186013-1 The Westward Movement13-2 Shaping the Western Landscape13-3 The March of the Millions13-4 The Emerald Isle Moves West13-5 The German Forty-Eighters13-6 Flare-ups of Antiforeignism13-7 Creeping Mechanization13-8 Whitney Ends the Fiber Famine13-9 Marvels in Manufacturing13-10 Workers and “Wage Slaves”13-11 Women and the Economy13-12 Western Farmers Reap a Revolution in the Fields13-13 Highways and Steamboats13-14 “Clinton’s Big Ditch” in New York13-15 The Iron Horse13-16 Cables, Clippers, and Pony Riders13-17 The Transport Web Binds the Union13-18 The Market RevolutionChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 14: The Ferment of Reform and Culture 1790-186014-1 Reviving Religion14-2 Denominational Diversity14-3 A Desert Zion in Utah14-4 Free Schools for a Free People14-5 Higher Goals for Higher Learning14-6 An Age of Reform14-7 Demon Rum-The “Old Deluder”14-8 Women in Revolt14-9 Wilderness Utopias14-10 The Dawn of Scientific Achievement14-11 Artistic Achievements14-12 The Blossoming of a National Literature14-13 Trumpeters of Transcendentalism14-14 Glowing Literary Lights14-15 Literary Individualists and Dissenters14-16 Portrayers of the PastChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 15: The South and Slavery 1793-186015-1 “Cotton Is King!”15-2 The Planter “Aristocracy”15-3 Cotton Capitalism15-4 The White Majority15-5 Free Blacks: Slaves without Masters15-6 Plantation Slavery15-7 Life under the Lash15-8 Resistance15-9 Early Antislavery15-10 Radical Abolitionism15-11 The South Lashes Back15-12 The Abolitionist Impact in the NorthChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MorePart 5: Testing the New Nation 1841-1877Chapter 16: Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy 1841-184816-1 The Accession of “Tyler Too”16-2 John Tyler: A President without a Party16-3 A War of Words with Britain16-4 Manipulating the Maine Maps16-5 The Lone Star of Texas Shines Alone16-6 The Annexation of Texas16-7 Oregon Fever16-8 A Mandate (?) for Manifest Destiny16-9 Polk the Purposeful16-10 Misunderstandings with Mexico16-11 American Blood on American (?) Soil16-12 The Invasion of Mexico16-13 Fighting Mexico for Peace16-14 Profit and Loss in MexicoChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 17: Renewing the Sectional Struggle 1848-185417-1 The Popular Sovereignty Panacea17-2 Political Triumphs for General Taylor17-3 “Californy Gold”17-4 Sectional Balance and the Underground Railroad17-5 Twilight of the Senatorial Giants17-6 Deadlock and Danger on Capitol Hill17-7 Breaking the Congressional Logjam17-8 Balancing the Compromise Scales17-9 Defeat and Doom for the Whigs17-10 Expansionist Stirrings South of the Border17-11 The Allure of Asia17-12 Pacific Railroad Promoters and the Gadsden Purchase17-13 Douglas’s Kansas-Nebraska Scheme17-14 Congress Legislates a Civil WarChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 18: Drifting toward Disunion 1854-186118-1 Stowe and Helper: Literary Incendiaries18-2 The North-South Contest for Kansas18-3 Kansas in Convulsion18-4 “Bully” Brooks and His Bludgeon18-5 “Old Buck” versus “The Pathfinder”18-6 The Electoral Fruits of 185618-7 The Dred Scott Bombshell18-8 The Financial Crash of 185718-9 An Illinois Rail-Splitter Emerges18-10 The Great Debate: Lincoln versus Douglas18-11 John Brown: Murderer or Martyr?18-12 The Disruption of the Democrats18-13 A Rail-Splitter Splits the Union18-14 The Electoral Upheaval of 186018-15 The Collapse of Compromise18-16 The Secessionist Exodus18-17 Farewell to UnionChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 19: Girding for War: The North and the South 1861-186519-1 The Menace of Secession19-2 South Carolina Assails Fort Sumter19-3 Brothers’ Blood and Border Blood19-4 The Balance of Forces19-5 Dethroning King Cotton19-6 The Decisiveness of Diplomacy19-7 Foreign Flare-ups19-8 President Davis versus President Lincoln19-9 Limitations on Wartime Liberties19-10 Volunteers and Draftees: North and South19-11 The Economic Stresses of War19-12 The North’s Economic Boom19-13 A Crushed Cotton KingdomChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 20: The Furnace of Civil War 1861-186520-1 Bull Run Ends the “Ninety-Day War”20-2 “Tardy George” McClellan and the Peninsula Campaign20-3 The Western Theater20-4 The War at Sea20-5 The Pivotal Point: Antietam20-6 A Proclamation without Emancipation20-7 Blacks Battle Bondage20-8 Lee’s Last Lunge at Gettysburg20-9 The Confederacy Divided20-10 Sherman Scorches Georgia20-11 The Politics of War20-12 The Election of 186420-13 Grant Outlasts Lee20-14 The Martyrdom of Lincoln20-15 The Aftermath of the NightmareChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreChapter 21: The Ordeal of Reconstruction 1865-187721-1 The Problems of Peace21-2 Freedmen Define Freedom21-3 The Freedmen’s Bureau21-4 Johnson: The Tailor President21-5 Presidential Reconstruction21-6 The Baleful Black Codes21-7 Congressional Reconstruction21-8 Johnson Clashes with Congress21-9 Swinging ’round the Circle with Johnson21-10 Republican Principles and Programs21-11 Reconstruction by the Sword21-12 No Women Voters21-13 The Realities of Radical Reconstruction in the South21-14 The Ku Klux Klan21-15 Johnson Walks the Impeachment Plank21-16 A Not-Guilty Verdict for Johnson21-17 The Purchase of Alaska21-18 The Legacy of ReconstructionChapter ReviewKey TermsPeople to KnowChronologyTo Learn MoreAppendixDocumentsTablesGlossary of Key TermsIndex