1. THE FIRST AMERICAN PEOPLES: MIGRATION, SETTLEMENT, AND ADAPTATION.
First Peoples of the Americas. From the Archaic Period to the Dawn of Agriculture. Mesoamerica and Peru. The Agricultural Southwest and the Arid Interior. The Pacific West. The Woodlands.
2. JOINING THE HEMISPHERES: EUROPE, AFRICA, AND THE AMERICAS TO 1585.
Europe, the Mediterranean World, and Africa to 1500. Opening up the Ocean World. Spain’s Empire in America. Europe in the New World to 1585.
3. EXPERIMENTATION, RESISTANCE, AND PERSISTENCE, 1585–1650.
Spain and France in the Borderlands. New Netherland. English Settlement in Virginia. Formation of New England. African Slavery in the Americas.
4. EMPIRES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WORLD, 1650–1700.
English Civil War and Restoration Colonies. Expansion of Imperial Rivalries for Trade and Territory. Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery. Colonies in Crisis.
5. COLONIAL SOCIETY AND BONDS OF EMPIRE, 1700–1750.
Peoples in Motion. Regional Cultures and Social Change. Colonial Economy in the Atlantic Age. Imperial Rivalries, Territorial Expansion, and Border Warfare. Politics, Religion, and Daily Life.
6. IMPERIAL CONFLICTS AND REVOLUTION, 1750–1783.
Seven Years’ War, Years of Global Warfare. Imperial Reorganization and Colonial Resistance. From Resistance to Revolution. War for Independence.
7. AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS, 1776–1789.
Institutional Experiments with Liberty. Political Experiments in the Politics of Alliance. Postwar Migrations. Power in Crisis. U.S. Constitution.
8. INVENTING REPUBLICS IN THE AGE OF REVOLUTIONS, 1789–1819.
The Fragile Republic. Atlantic Revolutions and American Consequences. Membership and Participation in the Republic. Agrarian Republic or Empire of Liberty? Erosion and Expansion of Empires.
9. MARKETS AND DEMOCRACY, 1790-1840.
Industry and Labor. Time, Space, and Money. Global Markets and Regional Alliances. Democracy in Practice. Limits of Majority Rule.
10. PERSONAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND PUBLIC REFORMS, 1800–1848.
American Communities. Religious Awakenings and Social Experiments. American Cultures. Ideologies of Race and Slavery. Individual Rights and Social Good.
11. A CONTINENTAL NATION, 1815–1853.
Pulled and Pushed West. National Destiny. Transcontinental Nation. The World Rushed In.
12. EXPANSION, SLAVERY, AND THE COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1848–1861.
Continental Expansion, Conflict, and Compromise. The United States Overseas. Reemergence of the Slavery Controversy. The Politics of Sectionalism. Road to Disunion.
13. THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, 1861–1865.
Beginning of the War, 1861. The Seesaw War, 1862. Turning Points, 1863. War on Two Home Fronts. Union Success, 1864–1865. National and Global Impacts of the War.
14. REUNION AND RETREAT: RECONSTRUCTION, 1865-1877.
Wartime Origins of Reconstruction. Postwar Conditions and Conflicting Agendas. Congressional Reconstruction. Reconstruction and Resistance in the South. Abandonment of Reconstruction.
15. INCORPORATION OF THE U.S. WEST, 1862–1917.
Ties of Commerce. A Strong Federal Role. Native American Resistance and Resettlement. Development of the West as a Market. West in the American Imagination.
16. THE MAKING OF INDUSTRIAL AMERICA, 1877–1917.
Age of Steel. Growth of Cities. Life in Industrialized America. Industrial Violence and the Rise of Unions.
17. THE POLITICS OF REFORM, 1877–1917.
Party System in an Industrial Age. Early Reform Attempts. Economic Crisis and the Populist Party. Limitations and Triumphs of Progressivism. Progressivism and National Politics.
18. PROJECTING POWER, 1875–1920.
Roots of the U.S. Empire. War, Insurrection, and the Challenges of Empire. Economic Imperialism in the Pacific and the Americas. The Great War. Home Front Mobilization for the War and the Peace Settlements.
19. MANAGING MODERNITY, 1919–1929.
The Aftermath of World War I. Economic Boom. Market Expansion. Americanism. Cultural Pluralism.
20. GREAT DEPRESSION, NEW DEAL, AND IMPENDING WAR, 1929–1939.
Enduring Economic Collapse. The New Deal. Life in the 1930s. End of the New Deal and the Coming of War.
21. THE WORLD AT WAR, 1939–1945.
From Neutral to Belligerent. First Challenges to Axis Power. On the Home Front. Road to Victory.
22. THE COLD WAR, 1945–1965.
From Allies to Enemies. Militarization of the U.S.–Soviet Conflict. The Cold War at Home. Superpower Crisis and Diplomacy. Cold War in the Developing World.
23. PROSPERITY AND THE COLD WAR ECONOMY, 1945–1965.
Government and Prosperity. Cold War and Economic Growth. Social and Cultural Trends. Families in an Uncertain World. New Social Divisions.
24. CIVIL RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS, 1945–1965.
International Context for Civil and Human Rights. Civil Rights Movement and Southern Race Relations. Enactment of Rights-Based Liberalism. Expanded Struggle for Equality.
25. THE VIETNAM WAR ERA, 1965–1975.
U.S. Escalates Warfare in Vietnam. Fighting for Peace and Freedom. The Rights Revolution. Nixon Triumphs and Then Falls.
26. THE GLOBAL CONSERVATIVE SHIFT, 1975–1988.
Shifts in Global Dynamics. Economic Transformations. Private Lives, Public Debates. Triumph and Travail on the Right.
27. CLOSER TOGETHER, FURTHER APART, 1975–2000.
Victories Abroad, Challenges at Home. A Changing Population. The Clinton Years. The Global Village.
28. GLOBALIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS, 2000–2014.
National Security and the Global Order. Global Capitalism. 21st Century America. APPENDIX (offered in MindTap® only).
The Declaration of Independence.
The Articles of Confederation.
The Constitution of the United States of America.
Amendments to the Constitution.
The Federalist Papers, Nos. 10 and 51.
Presidents and Vice Presidents.