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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. To meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality survey text, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, COMPACT 14e, offers readers the complete text in an economically priced format. All volumes feature a paperbound, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text.

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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, 14th EDITION, enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining books in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The 14th Edition places an even greater emphasis on the global context of American history through a new feature, "Thinking Globally." Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: chronologies in each chapter provide a context for the ma

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David M. Kennedy received his Ph.D. from Yale University. He is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus and co-director of The Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West at Stanford University. His first book, BIRTH CONTROL IN AMERICA: THE CAREER OF MARGARET SANGER, was honored with both the Bancroft Prize and the John Gilmary Shea Prize. He has won numerous teaching awards at Stanford, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in American political, diplomatic, intellectual, and social history, and in American literature. Dr. Kennedy published a volume in the OXFORD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FREEDOM FROM FEAR: THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN DEPRESSION AND WAR, 1929-1945, for which he was honored with the 2000 Pulitzer Prize. He is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Philosophical Society, and he served from 2002-2011 on the board of the Pulitzer Prizes. Lizabeth Cohen received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies in the history department and the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. In 2007--2008 she was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. Previously, she taught at New York University and Carnegie Mellon University. The author of many articles and essays, Dr. Cohen was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her first book, MAKING A NEW DEAL: INDUSTRIAL WORKERS IN CHICAGO, 1919--1939, for which she later won the Bancroft Prize and the Philip Taft Labor History Award. She authored A CONSUMERS' REPUBLIC: THE POLITICS OF MASS CONSUMPTION IN POSTWAR AMERICA (2003), and is currently writing SAVING AMERICA'S CITIES: ED LOGUE AND THE STRUGGLE TO RENEW URBAN AMERICA IN THE SUBURBAN AGE, on urban renewal in American cities after World War II. At Harvard, she has taught courses in 20th century American history, with particular attention to the intersection of social and cultural life and politics. She now oversees the Radcliffe Institute, a major center for scholarly research, creative arts, and public programs.

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDING THE NEW NATION, C. 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1783. 1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769. 2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733. 3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700. 4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692. 5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775. 6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763. 7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775. 8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783. Part II: BUILDING THE NEW NATION, 1776-1860. 9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790. 10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800. 11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812. 12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824. 13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840. 14. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860. 15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860. Part III: TESTING THE NEW NATION, 1820-1877. 16. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860. 17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848. 18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854. 19. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861. 20. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865. 21. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865. 22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.

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9780495903475
Author:
Kennedy, David
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Cengage Learning
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Kennedy, David (David Kennedy)
Author:
Cohen, Lizabeth
Author:
Kennedy, David M.
Author:
Bailey, Thomas A.
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
US History-General
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Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Series:
Cengage Advantage Books
Publication Date:
20100101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
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Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.10x6.20x.70 in. 1.40 lbs.

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