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1 The Collision Of Cultures
2 Britain And Its Colonies
3 Colonial Ways Of Life
4 The Imperial Perspective
5 From Empire To Independence
6 The American Revolution
7 Shaping A Federal Union
8 The Federalist Era
9 The Early Republic
10 Nationalism And Sectionalism
11 The Jacksonian Impulse
12 The Dynamics Of Growth
13 An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform
14 Manifest Destiny
15 The Old South
16 The Crisis Of Union
17 The War Of The Union
18 Reconstruction: North And South
19 New Frontiers: South And West
20 Big Business And Organized Labor
21 The Emergence Of Urban America
22 Gilded-age Politics And Agrarian Revolt
23 An American Empire
24 The Progressive Era
25 America And The Great War
26 The Modern Temper
27 Republican Resurgence And Decline
28 New Deal America
29 From Isolation To Global War
30 The Second World War
31 The Fair Deal And Containment
32 Through The Picture Window: Society And Culture, 19451960
33 Conflict And Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years
34 New Frontiers: Politics And Social Change In The 1960s
35 Rebellion And Reaction In The 1960s And 1970s
36 A Conservative Insurgency
37 Triumph And Tragedy: America At The Turn Of The Century

  1. The people and environment of early America
    1. Sources of immigration
    2. Seaboard environment
      1. Indian attitudes toward environment
      2. European ideas of land ownership
      3. Introduction of livestock
        1. Free-range husbandry
        2. Negative effects
        3. Impact on Indians
      4. New weeds
      5. Environmental impacts
    3. Demographic developments
      1. Population growth
      2. High birthrate
      3. Low death rate
    4. Women in colonies
      1. Assumed inferiority
      2. Work
      3. Short supply
  2. The economy and society of the southern colonies
    1. Agriculture
      1. Important crops
      2. Nature of the headright system
      3. Growth of large-scale farming
    2. Labor
      1. System of indentured servants
      2. Slavery
        1. Need for slavery
        2. African roots
          1. Differences and similarities
          2. West African society
        3. Atlantic creoles
        4. Demand for slaves
  3. New England colonial life
    1. Land policy of the towns
    2. The economy and commerce
      1. Farming
      2. Fishing
      3. Shipbuilding
      4. Trade
        1. Balance of trade problem
        2. Shortage of hard money
    3. Puritan religion
      1. Fundamentalist
      2. Relationship to the Church of England
      3. Elements of democracy in the church
      4. The covenant theory
      5. Cohesiveness of Puritan society
    4. Strains within the Puritan consensus
      1. Relations of parents and sons
      2. Effects of individual accountability to God
      3. Development of the Half-Way Covenant
      4. Witchcraft hysteria in Salem
        1. Social conflicts in Salem
        2. Events of 1692
        3. Explanation of hysteria
  4. The middle colonies
    1. Influences of New England and the South
      1. Crops and commerce
      2. Land policies
    2. Ethnic mix
      1. Quakers
      2. Germans
      3. Scotch-Irish
  5. Colonial cities
    1. Population
      1. Five major ports
      2. Classes
    2. Urban problems
    3. The urban web
      1. Transportation
      2. Taverns
      3. Postal service
      4. Newspapers
  6. Intellectual trends
    1. The Enlightenment
      1. Impact of scientific revolution
      2. Effects on established beliefs
    2. The American Enlightenment and Benjamin Franklin
    3. Education in the colonies
    4. The Great Awakening
      1. Causes of the religious revival
      2. Roles of Edwards and Whitefield
      3. Scope of the revival movement
      4. Effects of the Great Awakening

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