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This textbook contains unit lessons on: American Beginnings to 1783, 1781-1850 A New Nation, 1825-1877 An Era of Growth and Disunion, 1876-1917 Migration and Industrialization Change Society, 1890-1920 Modern America Emerges, 1920-1940 The Twenties and the Great Depression, 1931-1960 World War II and Its Aftermath, 1954-1975 Living with Great Turmoil, and 1968-1996 Nearing the Century Mark.
You live in a nation founded on dreams of freedom, opportunity, and progress. The most enduring of these visions is the American dream--the belief held by most Americans that if they work hard, and play by the rules, then they and their children will be better off.
This textbook on "The Americans" narrates the history of Americans from Beginnings to Passage to a New Century.
The history of a nation is shaped as much by geography as by people and events. Paying attention to the following themes of geography can help you recognize when geographic forces are at work in the story of the United States.
America has always been a land of economic opportunity. Blessed with fertile land and abundant resources, this has been a country where anyone who has worked hard has had a chance to prosper. Indeed, American history is full of heartening "rags-to-riches" success stories. Just as inspiring are the heroic struggles of women and minorities who fought to improve their economic prospects.
The book discusses in detail the dramatic events of America's past and uncovers the lives of the people who shaped the nation's history. It helps the reader to understand the nation's heritage,become an informed citizen and a better critical thinker.
You live in a nation founded on dreams of freedom, opportunity, and progress. The most enduring of these visions is the American dream--the belief held by most Americans that if they work hard and play by the rules, then they and their children will be better off.
The Americans focuses on nine themes, described on these pages. As you study U.S. history, you will encounter these and other themes again and again. The Thematic Review on pages 192-197 and the Tracing Themes features organize major events in United States history around these themes.
This is more of a story of the United State laid out in different themes. These themes include: America in world affairs, economic opportunity, science & technology, diversity & the national identity, women & political power, immigration & migration, rights etc
Textbook on American history from Reconstruction to the 21st Century. Chapters include: American Beginnings to 1877, Bridge to the 20th Century (1877-1917), Modern America Emerges (1890-1920), The 1920s and the Great Depression (1919-1940), World War II and its Aftermath (1931-1960), Living with Great Turmoil (1954-1975), and Passage to a New Century (1968-2001).
From the earliest colonial times, the United States has been influenced by the events, people, and forms of government in other nations--and America has influenced world affairs. Today, relationships between the United States and other countries are more critical than ever, as modern communications and transportation have drawn the world closer together.
You're about to start an exciting journey around the world. You'll make this journey across maps and globes. The journey will first take you across the United States.
A students' textbook on Americans.
U.S. History textbook