The American Vision, Student Edition

Hardcover | February 14, 2002

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The American Vision boasts an exceptional author team with specialized expertise in Colonial, Civil War, 20th Century, and Civil Rights history. The full panorama of American History comes alive through their vivid and accurate re-telling, and the participation of the National Geographic Society ensures that the programs brand-new maps, charts, and graphs are correct to the last detail.Features Glencoes one-of-a-kind content reading strategy makes it easier for your students to become active, critical readers. It includes: Reading Intervention Tools Graphic Organizers in section openers and assessments Prior Knowledge Activators in every lesson In-text Reading Checks Reading and Writing Prompts National Geographic maps add dimension to the narrative and give students an understanding of the interrelationships of places and events. Our industry-leading technology allows us to bring you The American Vision in three formatsprinted textbook, interactive multimedia online edition, and CD-ROM interactive edition. You and your students have access to the programs vast resources whenever and however you wish.

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The American Vision boasts an exceptional author team with specialized expertise in Colonial, Civil War, 20th Century, and Civil Rights history. The full panorama of American History comes alive through their vivid and accurate re-telling, and the participation of the National Geographic Society ensures that the programs brand-new map...

James M. McPherson is the author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which won a Pulitzer Prize in history, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, a Lincoln Prizewinner. He is the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University in New Jersey, where he also lives.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 8.8 × 1.8 inPublished:February 14, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0026641186

ISBN - 13:9780026641180

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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Table of Contents

Reading for Information Themes in American History Early American History

 Review Test National Geographic Reference Atlas National Geographic

Geography Handbook Geographic Dictionary

Unit 1 Three Worlds Meet, Beginnings to 1763

Chapter 1 Converging Cultures: Prehistory to 1520

Chapter 2 ColonizingAmerica, 1519-1732

 Chapter 3 Colonial Ways of Life, 1607-1763

Unit 2 Creating a Nation, 1754 to 1816

Chapter 4 The American Revolution, 1754-1783

Special Section: The Text of the Declaration of Independence

Chapter 5 Creating a Constitution

Chapter 6 Federalists and Republicans, 1789-1816

Unit 3 The Young Republic, 1789-1850

Chapter 7 Growth and Division, 1816-1832

Chapter 8 The Spirit of Reform, 1828-1845

Chapter 9 Manifest Destiny, 1840-1848

Unit 4 The Crisis of Union, 1848-1877

Chapter 10 Sectional Conflict Intensifies, 1848-1860

Chapter 11 The Civil War, 1861-1865 Chapter 12 Reconstruction, 1865-1877

Unit 5 The Birth of Modern America, 1877-1900

Chapter 13 Settling the West, 1865-1900

Chapter 14 The Industrialization of America, 1865-1901

Chapter 15 Immigration, Urbanization, and Life in the United States,1865-1896

Chapter 16 Politics and Reform, 1877-1896

Civics Handbook

The Constitutionof the United States

Unit 6 Imperialism and Progressivism, 1890-1919

Chapter 17 Becoming a World Power, 1872-1912

Chapter 18 The Progressive Movement, 1890-1919

Chapter 19 World War I, 1914-1919

Unit 7 Boom and Bust, 1920-1941

Chapter 20 The Jazz Age, 1921-1929

Chapter 21 "Normalcy" and Good Times, 1921-1929

Chapter 22 The Great Depression Begins, 1929-1932

Chapter 23 Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1933-1939

Unit 8 Global Struggles, 1941 to 1960

Chapter 24 World in Flames, 1931-1941

Chapter 25 America and World War II, 1941-1945

Chapter 26 The Cold War Begins, 1945-60

Chapter 27 Post-War America, 1945-1960

Unit 9 A Time of Upheaval, 1954-1980

Chapter 28 The New Frontier and the Great Society, 1961-1968

Chapter 29 The Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968

Chapter 30 The Vietnam War, 1954-1975

Chapter 31 The Politics of Protest, 1960-1980

Unit 10 A Changing Society, 1968-Present

Chapter 32 Politics and Economics, 1971-1980

Chapter 33 Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992

Chapter 34 Into a New Century, 1992-Present

Appendix Presidents of the United States

Primary Sources Library Documents of American History

Supreme Court Case Summaries Glossary

Spanish Glossary

Index