Articles

Chapter 1: New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769

Chapter 2: The Planting of English America, 1500-1733

Chapter 3: Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700

Chapter 4: American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692

Chapter 5: Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775

Chapter 6: The Duel for North America, 1608-1763

Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775

Chapter 8: America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783

Chapter 9: The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790

Chapter 10: Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800

Chapter 11: The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812

Chapter 12: The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824

Chapter 13: The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840

Chapter 14: Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860

Chapter 15: The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860

Chapter 16: The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860

Chapter 17: Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848

Chapter 18: Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854

Chapter 19: Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861

Chapter 20: Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865

Chapter 21: The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865

Chapter 22: The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877

Chapter 23: Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age, 1869-1896

Chapter 24: Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900

Chapter 25: America Moves to the City, 1865-1900

Chapter 26: The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution, 1865-1890

Chapter 27: The Path of Empire, 1890-1899

Chapter 28: America on the World Stage, 1899-1909

Chapter 29: Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912

Chapter 30: Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad, 1912-1916

Chapter 31: The War to End War, 1917-1918

Chapter 32: American Life in the "Roaring Twenties," 1919-1929

Chapter 33: The Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932

Chapter 34: The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1933-1939

Chapter 35: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War, 1933-1941

Chapter 36: America in World War II, 1941-1945

Chapter 37: The Cold War Begins, 1945-1952

Chapter 38: The Eisenhower Era, 1952-1960

Chapter 39: The Stormy Sixties, 1960-1968

Chapter 40: The Stalemated Seventies, 1968-1980

Chapter 41: The Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-2000

Chapter 42: The American People Face a New Century