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Title The National experience : a history of the United States / John M. Blum ... [and others]
Edition Eighth edition
Published Forth Worth : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, [1993]
©1993

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Description xvi, 969 pages, 39 pages, 6 pages, 21 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents Preface -- A Note on the Suggestions for Reading -- Maps -- Ch. 1 Making Use of a New World (starting p. 2) -- Exploration -- Tudor England and the New World -- The Founding of Virginia -- The Founding of New England -- Proprietary Ventures -- Ch. 2 The Pattern of Empire (starting p. 30) -- Mercantilism -- The Restoration Colonies -- Problems of Enforcement -- The Contest for the Continent -- Ch. 3 The First American Way of Life (starting p. 60) -- Patterns of Existence -- The Emerging American Mind -- Ch. 4 The Second Discovery of America (starting p. 86) -- Contest for Empire -- A New Empire and New Ideas -- Toward Independence -- Ch. 5 An American People (starting p. 118) -- The Winning of Independence -- The Experimental Period -- The Crisis of American Nationality -- Ch. 6 Establishing National Institutions (starting p. 148) -- Launching the New Government -- The Shaping of Domestic Policy -- Foreign Affairs under Washington -- Federalists versus Republicans -- The Presidency of John Adams -- Ch. 7 Jeffersonian Republicanism (starting p. 174) -- Economy and Simplicity -- Ferment in the West -- Political Complications -- Trouble on the High Seas -- The Decision for War -- The War of 1812 -- Peace Negotiations -- Ch. 8 Nationalism and Economic Expansion (starting p. 200) -- The Triumph of Neo-Federalism -- John Marshall and the Supreme Court -- The Monroe Doctrine -- The Westward Movement -- Slavery and the Cotton Kingdom -- Another Frontier: Industry and Technology -- Ch. 9 Politics for the Common Man (starting p. 228) -- The New Democracy -- John Quincy Adams and National Republicanism -- Jacksonian Democracy -- Internal Improvements and Public Lands -- Religious and Ethnic Minorities -- The Tariff and Nullification -- The Bank War -- Panic and Depression -- Tyler and Paralysis -- Ch. 10 An Era of Reform (starting p. 258) -- The Religious Background -- The Movement for Reform -- The Crusade against Slavery -- The Proslavery Argument -- Ch. 11 Expansion and Sectional Crisis (starting p. 282) -- Westward to the Pacific -- Polk and the Triumph of Manifest Destiny -- War with Mexico -- Crisis and Compromise -- The Aftermath -- Ch. 12 America at Midcentury (starting p. 308) -- The Emergence of an American Literature -- Intimations of Imperialism -- International Trade -- Immigration -- Economic Growth -- Economic Discontent in the South -- Ch. 13 Destruction of the Union (starting p. 330) -- The Divisive Issue -- The House Divided -- Heightened Violence -- Ch. 14 The Civil War (starting p. 358) -- Preparation for War -- Battlefields and Emancipation -- The Decisive Campaigns of 1863 -- The War's End -- Ch. 15 Reconstruction (starting p. 394) -- Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction -- The Ebullient North -- The Grant Era -- Ch. 16 The New South: Reunion and Readjustment (starting p. 420) -- Sectional Compromise Restored -- Subordination of the Freedmen -- Politics in the New South -- The Colonial Economy -- Ch. 17 The New West: Empire within a Nation (starting p. 440) -- Subordination of the Indians -- The Era of the Bonanzas -- The Farmer Moves West -- Ch. 18 The Ordeal of Industrialization (starting p. 462) -- The Railroad Empire -- Industrial Empire -- Laissez-Faire Conservatism -- The House of Labor -- Ch. 19 The Urban Society (starting p. 484) -- America Moves to Town -- The Awakening of the Social Conscience -- The Spread of Learning -- Arts, Letters, and Critics -- Ch. 20 Stalemate, Agrarian Revolt, and Republican Triumph, 1877-1896 (starting p. 508) -- The Business of Politics -- The Conservative Ascendancy -- The Agrarian Revolt -- The Depression and the Silver Issue -- Ch. 21 Empire Beyond the Seas (starting p. 534) -- Withdrawal and Return -- The New Diplomacy -- War with Spain -- The White Man's Burden -- Ch. 22 The Progressive Movement and the Square Deal (starting p. 552) -- National Wealth and the Business Elite -- Protest and Reform -- The Republican Roosevelt -- Roosevelt and Reform -- Roosevelt and World Power -- Ch. 23 Progressivism: Retreat and Resurgence (starting p. 584) -- Insurgency -- Progressivism at Zenith -- Wilson and Moral Diplomacy -- Problems of Neutrality -- The Road to War -- Ch. 24 War and Its Sequel (starting p. 610) -- The Armed Forces on Land and Sea -- The Home Front -- Constructing the Peace -- Negotiating Peace -- The Struggle over Ratification -- Transition from War -- Normalcy -- Ch. 25 A New Age of Business (starting p. 646) -- A New Cult of Enterprise -- One Nation Divisible -- Grandiose Illusions -- Nonconformity and Dissent -- Ch. 26 The End of an Era (starting p. 672) -- President Hoover -- The Onset of Depression -- Diplomacy in Depression -- The Depths of Depression -- Ch. 27 The New Deal (starting p. 694) -- Franklin D. Roosevelt -- The Hundred Days -- The Struggle for Recovery -- The 1936 Election -- The Supreme Court Fight -- Social and Economic Crises -- The American People in the Depression -- Ch. 28 The Decay of Peace (starting p. 726) -- Early Ventures -- Isolationism at Flood Tide -- Neutrality on Test -- Aggression in Asia -- Awakening the Nation -- America and the War -- The Election of 1940 -- Aid Short of War -- Thunder in the East -- Ch. 29 The World in Flames (starting p. 748) -- America Organizes for War -- The War in Europe -- The War in the Pacific -- The Fourth Term -- The Diplomacy of Coalition -- Triumph and Tragedy -- Ch. 30 The Cold War (starting p. 782) -- Truman Takes Over -- Experiment in World Order -- The Cold War Begins -- Why the Cold War? -- Confusion on the Home Front -- Second Term -- Limited War -- The Korean War: Repercussions -- The 1952 Election -- Ch. 31 Consolidation and Conflict (starting p. 810) -- The Eisenhower Mood -- Nationalism and the Superpowers -- The United States and the Soviet Union -- Republican Domestic Policy -- The American People in the 1950s -- End of the Eisenhower Era -- Ch. 32 Reform and Revolt (starting p. 834) -- The Thousand Days -- The Johnson Years -- A Decade of Upheaval -- Ch. 33 The Presidency Rebuked and Restored (starting p. 866) -- From Confrontation to Negotiation -- Decline and Fall -- The Presidency Restored -- Ch. 34 Tides of Conservatism (starting p. 896) -- From Negotiation to Confrontation -- Dilemmas of the Economic Order -- The Reagan Counterrevolution -- Reagan and the World -- Economic Consequences of Reaganomics -- Ch. 35 Toward the Twenty-First Century (starting p. 930) -- Decline or Readjustment -- Society Moves into the 1990s -- Engines of Change -- Toward a New World Order -- Politics As Usual -- Appendix A (starting p. A1) -- The Declaration of Independence -- The Constitution of the United States of America -- Admission of States -- Population of the United States -- Appendix B (starting p. A17) -- Presidential Elections -- Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Cabinet Members -- Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court -- Index (starting p. 11)
Summary A history of the United States with an emphasis on public policy. Includes maps, photos, charts, and suggestions for further reading
Analysis Geschichte
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject United States -- History.
United States -- History.
Author Blum, John Morton, 1921-2011.
LC no. 92072976
ISBN 0155003666
0155007300 (vol 1.)
0155007319 (vol 2.)