Available 12.21.2018
Exploring American Histories, Combined Volume
Third Edition   ©2019

Exploring American Histories, Combined Volume

A Brief Survey with Sources

Nancy A. Hewitt (Rutgers University) , Steven F. Lawson (Rutgers University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-10637-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-10637-9; Format: Paper Text, 1216 pages

The Combined Volume includes all chapters.
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-14.
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-29.

1 Mapping Global Frontiers

to 1590

2 Colonization and Conflicts

1580–1680

3 Colonial America amid Global Change

1680–1754

4 Religious Strife and Social Upheavals

1680–1750

5 Wars and Empires

1754–1774

6 The American Revolution

1775–1783

7 Forging a New Nation

1783–1800

8 The Early Republic

1790–1820

9 Defending and Redefining the Nation

1809–1832

10 Social and Cultural Ferment in the North

1820–1850

11 Slavery Expands South and West

1830–1850

12 Imperial Ambitions and Sectional Crises

1842–1861

13 Civil War

1861–1865
14 Emancipation and Reconstruction

1863–1877

15 The West

1865–1896

16 Industrial America

1877–1900

17 Workers and Farmers in the Age of Organization

1877–1900

18 Cities, Immigrants, and the Nation

1880–1914

19 Progressivism and the Search for Order

1900–1917

20 Empire and Wars

1898–1918

21 The Twenties

1919–1929

22 Depression, Dissent, and the New Deal

1929–1940

23 World War II

1933–1945

24 The Opening of the Cold War

1945–1961

25 Troubled Innocence

1945–1961

26 Liberalism and Its Challengers

1960–1973

27 The Swing toward Conservatism

1968–1980

28 The Triumph of Conservatism, the End of the Cold War, and the Rise of the New World Order 1980-1992

29 The Challenges of a Globalized World

1993 to the present

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