Articles

Chapter 1: America Begins 

 

Chapter 2: Transatlantic Encounters and Colonial Beginnings, 1492-1630 

 

Chapter 3: Expansion and Diversity: The Rise of Colonial America 

 

Chapter 4: The Bonds of Empire, 1660-1750 

 

Chapter 5: Roads to Revolution, 1744-1776 

 

Chapter 6: Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788 

 

Chapter 7: Launching the New Republic, 1789-1800 

 

Chapter 8:Jeffersonianism and the Era of Good Feelings 

 

Chapter 9:The Transformation of American Society, 1815-1840 

 

Chapter 10: Politics, Religion, and Reform in the Age of Jackson 

 

Chapter 11: Life, Leisure, and Culture, 1840-1860 

 

Chapter 12: The Old South and Slavery, 1800-1860 

 

Chapter 13: Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 1840-1848 

 

Chapter 14: From Compromise to Secession, 1850-1861 

 

Chapter 15: Freedom Reborn: Civil War, 1861-1865 

 

Chapter 16:The Crises of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 

 

Chapter 17: The Trans-Mississippi West 

 

Chapter 18: The Rise of Industrial America 

 

Chapter 19: The Transformation of Urban America 

 

Chapter 20: Daily Life, Popular Culture, and the Arts, 1860-1900 

 

Chapter 21: Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age 

 

Chapter 22:The Progressive Era 

 

Chapter 23: World War I 

 

Chapter 24: The 1920s 

 

Chapter 25: Crash, Depression, and New Deal 

 

Chapter 26: American Life in a Decade of Crisis at Home and Abroad 

 

Chapter 27: Waging Global War, 1939-1945 

 

Chapter 28: Cold War America, 1945-1952 

 

Chapter 29: America at Midcentury 

 

Chapter 30: The Turbulent Sixties 

 

Chapter 31: A Troubled Journey: From Port Huron To Watergate 

 

Chapter 32: Turning Inward: Society and Politics from Ford to Bush 

 

Chapter 33: Bright Prospects and Nagging Uncertainties for a New Century