American Horizons: Volume 1: to 1877 by Michael SchallerAmerican Horizons: Volume 1: to 1877 by Michael Schaller

American Horizons: Volume 1: to 1877

byMichael Schaller, Robert Schulzinger, John BezIs-Selfa

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This is the only U.S. History survey text that presents the traditional narrative in a global context, using the frequent movement of people, goods, and ideas into, out of, and within America's borders as a framework. This unique approach provides a fully integrated global perspective thatseamlessly contextualizes American events within the wider world.
Michael Schaller is Regents Professor of History at the University of Arizona. Robert Schulzinger is College of Arts and Sciences Professor of Distinction of History and International Affairs at the University of Colorado in Boulder. John Bezis-Selfa is Associate Professor and Chair of History at Wheaton College. Janette Thomas Greenwo...
Title:American Horizons: Volume 1: to 1877Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pagesPublished:November 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199389314

ISBN - 13:9780199389315


Table of Contents

MapsFeaturesPrefaceSupplementsAcknowledgementsAbout the Authors1. North America Encounters the Atlantic World, Prehistory-1565North America to 1500- The Three Waves of Migration- Farmers, Hunters, and Gatherers- The Rise and Decline of Urban Indian North America- Indian North America in the Century before Contact- Making an Atlantic World, 1400-1513- Western Europe in the 15th Century- Iberians, Africans, and the Creation of an Eastern Atlantic World- Columbus and the First Encounter- The Atlantic World Invades the CaribbeanThe Atlantic World Enters North America, 1513-1565- The Fall of the Mexica- Invasions of North America and the Rise of Imperial Competition- Religious Reformation, Imperial Rivalries, and Piracy- The Founding of FloridaGlobal Passages: Cod2. Colonists on the Margins, 1565-1640Conquest Begins and Trade Expands, 1565-1607- Spain Stakes Claim to Florida- New Spain into the Southwest- England Enters Eastern North America- Imports and a Changing Indian NortheastEuropean Islands in an Algonquian Ocean, 1607-1625- Tsenacommacah and Virginia- New France, New Netherland, New Indian Northeast- Pilgrims and AlgonquiansSeeking God, Seizing Land, Reaping Conflict, 1625-1640- Missionaries and Indians in New France and New Mexico- Migration and the Expansion of Dutch and English North America- Dissent in the City upon a Hill- Colonist-Algonquian WarsGlobal Passages: Angela's Ordeal, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Creation of African North American Cultures3. Forging Tighter Bonds, 1640-1700Uncivil Wars, 1640-1660- Smallpox and War Plague the Great Lakes- English Civil Wars and the Remaking of English America- Planters and Slaves of the Caribbean- Church and Indians in the Southeast and SouthwestNew Imperial Orders, 1660-1680- The English Colonial Empire and the Conquest of New Netherland- Quebec and the Expansion of French America- Chesapeake Servitude, Mainland Slavery- The Creation of South Carolina- Metacom and the Algonquian Battle for New EnglandVictorious Pueblos, a New Mid-Atlantic, and "Glorious" Revolutions, 1680-1700- The Pueblo War for Independence- Royal Charters for New Jersey and Pennsylvania- English North America's "Glorious" Revolutions- North America's Hundred Years' War BeginsGlobal Passages: Global Catholicism, Indian Christianity, and Catherine/Kateri Tekakwitha4. Accelerating the Pace of Change, c. 1690-1730Turmoil in Indian North America- Horses and Violence on the Northern Plains- Spanish Missions in Texas- Indians, the French, and the Making of Louisiana- Slaving Raids, Expansion, and War in the Carolinas- Iroquois, Hegemony and Concessions in the NortheastMigration, Religion, and Empires- The Africanization of North America- The "Naturalization" of Slavery and Racism- European Immigrants and Imperial Expansion- Pietism and Atlantic Protestantism- Imperial Authority and Colonial ResistanceLaying Foundations in British North America- An Industrious Revolution- A Creole Elite Pursues Gentility- The Anglo-Atlantic's Communications RevolutionGlobal Passages: New York, Madagascar, and Indian Ocean Piracy5. Battling for Souls, Minds, and the Heart of North America, 1730-1763Immigrants and Indians- The Arrival of Immigrants in Chains- The Impact of Irish and German Immigrants- Indian Displacement and the Rise of the Sioux, Osage, and Comanche- Slave Resistance and the Creation of GeorgiaMinds, Souls, and Wallets- North Americans Engage the Enlightenment- Becoming a Consumer Society- Revivals and the Rise of Evangelical Christianity- African, African American and Indian AwakeningsThe French and Indian War, 1754-1763- The Struggle for the Ohio Valley- War in North America and Europe- Britain Gains Control of Eastern North AmericaGlobal Passages: The Birth of Methodism6. Empire and Resistance, 1763-1776English and Spanish Imperial Reform- Transatlantic Trade as Engine of Conflict- Grenville's Program- Pontiac's Rebellion- Bourbon Reforms- The Enlightenment and Colonial IdentityStamp Act and Resistance- Parliamentary Action- Protest and Repeal- Empire and AuthorityConsumer Resistance- Townshend Duties- The Non-Importation Movement- Men and Women: Tea and Politics- The Boston MassacreResistance Becomes Revolution- Boston Tea Party and Coercive Acts- Empire, Control, and the Language of Slavery- Mobilization- War BeginsDeclaring Independence- The World's First Declaration of Independence- Spanish Imperial Consolidation- Ideology and Resistance- Taking Stock of EmpireGlobal Passages: Independence: Transatlantic Roots, Global Influence7. A Revolutionary Nation, 1776-1789The Revolution Takes Root- Ideology and Transatlantic Politics- Trying Times: War Continues- Alliance with FranceThe Structure of Authority- State Governments- Articles of Confederation- Military Organization- Diplomacy and International FinanceSecuring Independence- War at Sea- War in the South- Loyalists: Resistance and Migration- Indian Warfare- African Americans at War- Peace and Shifting EmpiresRestructuring Political and Social Authority- Power in the States- Economic Change- Women and Revolution- Racial Ideology and Questioning SlaveryA Federal Nation- Debt and Discontent- Constitutional Convention- RatificationGlobal Passages: International Officers in the American Revolutionary Military8. A New Nation Facing a Revolutionary World, 1789-1815The United States in the Age of the French Revolution- The New Nation and the New Revolution- The Rise of Party Tensions- Neutrality and Jay's Treaty- The Popular Politics of Rebellion- Indian Warfare and European PowerParty Conflict Intensifies- Adams in Power- Quasi-War with France- Alien and Sedition Acts- Slave Rebellions: Saint Domingue and VirginiaThe "Revolution" of 1800 and the Revolution of 1804- Jefferson Elected- Democracy: Limits and Conflicts- Haitian Revolution- The Louisiana PurchaseTrade, Conflict, Warfare- Transatlantic and Caribbean Trade- Mediterranean Trade: Barbary Wars- Western Discontents- European Wars and Commercial SanctionsThe War of 1812- War Declared- Opposition- U.S. Offensives in Canada- Tecumseh and Pan-Indian Resistance- Naval War- British Offensive- The War EndsGlobal Passages: Revolutionary Migrations9. American Peoples on the Move, 1789- 1824Exploration and Encounter- Lewis and Clark Expedition- Zebulon Pike- Plains Indian Peoples- Astor and the Fur Trade- Asian TradeShifting Borders- Jeffersonian Agrarianism- Northwest, Southwest, and New States- The Missouri Compromise- African-American Migration and Colonization- Spanish Expansion in CaliforniaSocial and Cultural Shifts- Indian Acculturation- Gender in Early Republican Society- Literature and Popular Culture- African-American Culture: Slaves and Free People- Roots of the Second Great AwakeningFinancial Expansion- Banks and Panics- Corporations and the Supreme CourtPolitics and Hemispheric Change- First Seminole War- Transcontinental (Adams Onis) Treaty- The United States and Latin American Revolutions- The Monroe DoctrineGlobal Passages: Francisco de Miranda, the U.S., and Latin American Independence10. Market Revolutions and the Rise of Democracy, 1789-1832The Market System- Internal and External Markets- Technology: Domestic Invention and Global Appropriation- Water and Steam Power- Transportation and CommunicationMarkets and Social Relationships- Manufacturing and the Factory System- Slavery and Markets- Class- Urban and Rural LifeDemocracy and the Public Sphere- Voting and Politics- Election of 1824- John Quincy Adams- Andrew Jackson, "The People," and the Election of 1828- Jackson and the VetoEconomic Opportunity and Territorial Expansion- Texas Colonization- Santa Fe Trail- The Black Hawk WarExpanding Markets- The Legal Structures of Capitalism- The Inland Empire- The Industrial RevolutionGlobal Passages: Whaling11. New Boundaries, New Roles, 1820-1856An Expanding Nation- Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears- Re-Peopling the West- Latin American Filibustering and the Texas Independence Movement- Pacific ExplorationsThe New Challenge of Labor- White Workers, Unions, and Class Consciousness- Foreign-born Workers- The New Middle Class- The Expansion of Slavery and Slaves as WorkersMen and Women in Antebellum America- Gender and Economic Change- Ladies, Women, and Working Girls- Masculinity on the Trail, in the Cities, and on the FarmFreedom for Some- The Nature of Democracy in the Atlantic World- The Second Party System- Democracy in the South- Conflicts over SlaveryGlobal Passages: Middlemen Abroad12. Religion and Reform, 1820-1850The Second Great Awakening- Spreading the Word- Building a Christian Nation- Interpreting the MessageNorthern Reform- The Temperance Crusade- The Rising Power of American Abolition- Women's Rights- Making a Moral SocietySouthern Reform- Sin, Salvation, and Honor- Pro-Slavery Reform- Nat Turner and Afro-Christianity- Southern Anti-slavery ReformersChallenges to the Spirit of the Age- Emerson, Thoreau, and the American Soul- The First Mass Culture- The American Renaissance- Politics as GospelGlobal Passages: Celebrating the Black Atlantic13. A House Dividing, 1844-1860The Expansion of America- The American Invasion and Conquest of Mexico- The Emergence of the New American West- Conestogas, Commanches, and CaliforniosContested Citizenship- The Patterns of Migration- New Immigrants and the Invention of Americanism- The Know-Nothing MovementSlavery and Antebellum Life- The Paradox of Slavery and Modernity- The West Indies, Brazil, and the Future of Slavery- Inside the Quarter- The Creation of African AmericaThe Rise of the Republicans- Free Soil and Free Labor- The Politics of Slave Catching- Western Expansion and the Kansas-Nebraska Act- Rising SectionalismGlobal Passages: Global Gold14. The Civil War, 1860-1865Secession, 1860-1861- The Secession of the Lower South- Fort Sumter and the Secession of the Upper South- Mobilization for War- From the Ballot to the BulletWar in Earnest, 1862-1863- The North Advances- Stalemate in the East- Southern and Northern Home FrontsA New Birth of Freedom- Slaves Take Flight- From Confiscation to Emancipation- Government Centralization in WartimeThe Hard War, 1863-1864- Invasion and Occupation- Black Soldiers, Black Flags- The Campaigns of Grant and ShermanVictory and Defeat, 1865- American Nationalism, Southern Nationalism- The New Challenge of Race- Environmental and Economic Scars of War- The Last Best Hope of Man?Global Passages: Learning From the War15. Reconstructing America, 1865-1877The Year of Jubilee, 1865- African American Families- Southern Whites and the Problem of Defeat- Emancipation in Comparative PerspectiveShaping Reconstruction, 1865-1868- Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction- The Fight over Reconstruction- The Civil War Amendments and American Citizenship- Congressional ReconstructionReconstruction in the South, 1866-1876- African American Life in the Postwar South- Republican Governments in the Postwar South- Cotton, Merchants, and the LienThe End of Reconstruction, 1877- The Ku Klux Klan and Reconstruction Violence- Northern Weariness and Northern Conservatism- Legacies of ReconstructionGlobal Passages: Irish-Americans and the Fenian Struggle