Liberty, Equality, Power : History of the American People
This introductory American history survey text provides students with a clear understanding of how power is gained, lost and used in both public and private life. Central to this text are the themes of liberty, equality and power, as well as the shifting relationships and tensions between these evolving concepts. The authors use these themes to convey the complex reality and diversity of America's history.
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- Hardback | 1136 pages
- 210.82 x 251.46 x 48.26mm | 2,313.31g
- 12 Aug 1998
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
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Table of contents
1. When Old Worlds Collide: Contact, Conquest, Catastrophe; 2. The Challenge to Spain and the Settlement of North America; 3. England Discovers Its Colonies: Empire, Liberty, And Expansion; 4. Provincial America and the Struggle for a Continent; 5. Reform, Resistance, Revolution; 6. The Revolutionary Republic; 7. The Democratic Republic, 1790-1820; 8. Completing the Revolution, 1789-1815; 9. The Market Revolution, 1815-1860; 10. Toward an American Culture; 11. Society, Culture, And Politics, 1820s-1840s;12. Jacksonian Democracy; 13. Manifest Destiny: An Empire for Liberty-Or Slavery?; 14. The Gathering Tempest, 1853-1860; 15. Secession and Civil War, 1860-1862; 16. A New Birth of Freedom, 1862-1865; 17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877; 18. Frontiers of Change, Politics of Stalemate, 1865-1898; 19. Economic Change and the Crisis of the 1890s; 20. An Industrial Society, 1890-1920; 21. Progressivism; 22. Becoming a World Power, 1898-1917; 23. War and Society, 1914-1920; 24. The 1920s; 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939; 26. America During the Second World War; 27. The Age of Containment, 1946-1954; 28. Affluence and Its Discontents, 1954-1963; 29. America During Its Longest War, 1963-1974; 30. America in Transition: Economics, Culture, And Social Change in the Late Twentieth Century; 31. Winds of Change: Politics and Foreign Policy, Ford to Clinton