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By Mary Beth Norton, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall

A humans AND A country is a best-selling textual content delivering a lively narrative that tells the tales of every person within the usa. The authors realization to race and racial identification and their inclusion of daily humans and pop culture brings historical past to lifestyles, enticing readers and inspiring them to visualize what existence used to be quite like within the past.
Volume I To 1877
Maps xi
Figures xi
Tables xi
Preface xiii
1 3 outdated Worlds Create a brand new, 1492–1600 1
2 Europeans Colonize North the USA, 1600–1650 28
3 North the United States within the Atlantic global, 1650–1720 55
4 American Society reworked, 1720–1770 79
5 Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754–1774 106
6 A Revolution, certainly, 1774-1783 131
9 Defi ning the kingdom, 1801-1823 204
10 the increase of the South, 1815–1860 230
11 The stressed North, 1815–1860 260
12 Reform and Politics, 1824–1845 287
13 The Contested West, 1815–1860 314
14 Slavery and America’s destiny the line to struggle, 1845–1861 342
15 reworking hearth The Civil battle, 1861–1865 369
16 Reconstruction An Unfinished Revolution, 1865–1877 404
Appendix A-1
Index I-1
Volume II in view that 1865
Maps ix
Figures xi
Tables xiii
Preface xv
16 Reconstruction An Unfinished Revolution, 1865–1877 404
17 the improvement of the West, 1865–1900 432
18 The desktop Age, 1877–1920 458
19 The power and Turmoil of city lifestyles, 1877–1920 486
20 Gilded Age Politics, 1877–1900 514
21 The revolutionary period, 1895–1920 540
22 the hunt for Empire, 1865–1914 568
23 americans within the nice struggle, 1914–1920 593
24 the recent period, 1920–1929 620
25 the nice melancholy and the hot Deal, 1929–1941 649
26 the USA in a global, 1920–1941 678
27 the second one international warfare at domestic and in a foreign country, 1941–1945 702
28 The chilly struggle and American Globalism, 1945–1961 727
29 the US at Midcentury, 1945–1960 755
30 The Tumultuous Sixties, 1960–1968 786
31 carrying on with Divisions and New Limits, 1969–1980 815
32 Conservatism Revived, 1980–1992 846
33 Into the worldwide Millennium, the US in view that 1992 875
Appendix A-1
Index I-1

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Political corruption became a nationwide scandal, and bribery a part of business. The white South’s desire to reclaim control of its states and of race relations overwhelmed the national interest in stopping it. Thus, Reconstruction became a revolution eclipsed, leaving legacies with which the nation has struggled ever since. 405 Retreat from Reconstruction Political Implications of Klan Terrorism | Industrial Expansion and Reconstruction in the North | Liberal Republican Revolt | General Amnesty | The West, Race, and Reconstruction | Foreign Expansion | Judicial Retreat from Reconstruction | Disputed Election of 1876 and Compromise of 1877 LINKS TO THE WORLD The “Back to Africa” Movement LEGACY FOR A PEOPLE AND A NATION The Lost Cause SUMMARY As you read this chapter, keep the following questions in mind: * Should the Reconstruction era be considered the Second American Revolution?

Radical Republicans, proponents of emancipation and of aggressively defeating the South, regarded the 10 percent plan a “mere mockery” of democracy. Led by Pennsylvania Congressman Thaddeus Stevens and Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner, congressional Republicans proposed a harsher approach. Stevens advocated a “conquered provinces” theory, arguing that southerners organized as a foreign nation to war on the United States and, by secession, destroyed their statehood status. They therefore must be treated as “conquered foreign lands” and returned to the status of “unorganized territories” before applying for readmission.

E. B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. , Why the Civil War Came (1996), among others. In 1992–1993, he was senior Fulbright Professor in American Studies at the University of Munich, Germany; in 2006–2007, he held a fellowship at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, New York Public Library. A consultant to several documentary films, David appeared in the 1998 PBS series, Africans in America. He has served on the Council of the American Historical Association and teaches summer seminars for secondary school teachers as well as for park rangers and historians of the National Park Service.

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