American Stories: A History Of The United States, Combined Volume With New Myhistorylab  -- Access Card Package by H. W. BrandsAmerican Stories: A History Of The United States, Combined Volume With New Myhistorylab  -- Access Card Package by H. W. Brands

American Stories: A History Of The United States, Combined Volume With New Myhistorylab -- Access…

byH. W. Brands, T. H. Breen, R. Hal Williams

Book & Toy | February 10, 2014

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Explore America’s rich and complex past in this accessible presentation of American history.


Using a streamlined and powerful narrative, the authors take readers beyond an assortment of facts to tell the story of our nation. American Stories, 3/ecovers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant incidents and episodes to reflect the dynamism of the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people as well as by their leaders that helped shape America today.


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H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of numerous works of history and international affairs, including The Devil We Knew: Americans and the Cold War (1993), Into the Labyrinth: The United States and the Middle East (1994), The Reckless Decade:...
Title:American Stories: A History Of The United States, Combined Volume With New Myhistorylab -- Access…Format:Book & ToyDimensions:928 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 1.2 inPublished:February 10, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205961959

ISBN - 13:9780205961955


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: New World Encounters Preconquest–1608

Chapter 2: England’s New World Experiments 1607–1732

Chapter 3: Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society 1619–1692

Chapter 4: Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America 1680–1763

Chapter 5: The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763–1783

Chapter 6: The Republican Experiment 1783–1788

Chapter 7: Democracy and Dissent: The Violence of Party Politics 1788–1800

Chapter 8: Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision 1800–1814

Chapter 9: Nation Building and Nationalism1815–1825

Chapter 10: The Triumph of White Men’s Democracy 1824–1840

Chapter 11: Slaves and Masters 1793–1861

Chapter 12: The Pursuit of Perfection 1800–1861

Chapter 13: An Age of Expansionism 1830–1861

Chapter 14: The Sectional Crisis 1846–1861

Chapter 15: Secession and the Civil War 1860–1865

Chapter 16: The Agony of Reconstruction 1865–1877

Chapter 17: The West Exploiting an Empire 1849–1902

Chapter 18: The Industrial Society 1850–1901

Chapter 19: Toward an Urban Society 1877–1900

Chapter 20: Political Realignments 1876–1901

Chapter 21: Toward Empire 1865–1902

Chapter 22: The Progressive Era 1895–1917

Chapter 23: From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism 1900–1920

Chapter 24: The Nation at War 1901–1920

Chapter 25: Transition to Modern America 1919–1928

Chapter 26: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal 1929–1939

Chapter 27: America and the World 1921–1945

Chapter 28: The Onset of the Cold War 1945–1960

Chapter 29: Affluence and Anxiety 1945–1960

Chapter 30: The Turbulent Sixties 1960–1968

Chapter 31: To a New Conservatism 1969–1988

Chapter 32: Into the Twenty-First Century 1989–2013