The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People

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The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, the text is also known for its innovative coverage of public health, the environment, and the West--including Native American history.The Sixth Edition presents increased global coverage and a new comparative feature, Beyond America: Global Interactions, which provides an international context for significant developments in the United States. A range of student oriented pedagogical features, including focus questions and an online glossary, makes this edition even more accessible. The authors continue to explore the enduring vision of the American people, a vision they describe as a shared determination to live up to the values that give meaning to America.
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Native Peoples of Americato 1500
2
Native Peoples of Americato 1500
3
Mesoamerica and South America 7 The Southwest
12
Kinship and Gender 17 Spiritual and Social Values
18
The Rise of the Atlantic World14001625
23
African and European Backgrounds
24
Tradition and Change 24 European Culture
30
Chronology14001625
50
Resistance on the Great Plains1890 509 Social Thinkers Probe for Alternatives
560
ImmigrationUrbanizationand Everyday Life18601900
565
Exploiting the Western Landscape 518 The New American City
566
The West of Life and Legend 526 Manners and Morals 574 The Cult of Domesticity
574
Chronology18601900 529 The MoralPurity Campaign 580 The Social
581
The Rise of Corporate America 534 Cultures in Conflict
587
of Corporate Organization 539
594
Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age18771900
597

The Emergence of Colonial Societies16251700
53
State and Church in Virginia 55 State and Church
56
Building a City upon a Hill16251642 61 New England
64
Technology and Culture
70
Economic and Religious Tensions 66 Expansion
72
Quaker Pennsylvania
78
Chronology16251700
84
The Bonds of Empire16601750
86
Colonial Economies and Societies16601750
91
Mercantilist Empires in America 92 Population Growth
99
The Urban Paradox 102 Slavery 103 The Rise
105
Public Life in British America16891750
112
Chronology16601750
118
Roads to Revolution17501776
121
Frontier Tensions
127
IdeologyReligionand Resistance
135
The First Continental Congress 148 From
150
Securing IndependenceDefining Nationhood17761788
157
Shifting Fortunes in the North17761778 162 The
169
Native Americans and the Revolution
175
Toward a New Constitution17861788
182
Chronology17761788
188
Launching the New Republic17881800
191
and the Bill of Rights
193
Spanish Power in Western North America
199
Parties and Politics17931800
205
Producing for Markets 210 White Women in
214
Jeffersonianism and the Era of Good Feelings18011824
221
The Louisiana Purchase 225 The Election
227
Challenges on the Home Front 229 The Suppression
236
Chronology18011824
246
The Transformation of American Society18151840
249
the West 252 The Removal of the Indians
253
The Growth of Cities
263
The Rich and the Poor 268 Free
270
Chronology18151840
276
Democratic PoliticsReligious Revivaland Reform18241840
279
Veto and the Election of 1832
286
The War on the Bank 288 The Rise of Whig Opposition
292
of Mormonism 296 The Shakers
298
Abolition 301 Womens Rights 303 Penitentiaries
306
TechnologyCultureand Everyday Life18401860
311
TechnologyCultureand Everyday Life
312
Rising Prosperity
319
P T Barnum
325
HawthorneMelvilleand Poe 329 Literature in
332
The Old South and Slavery18301860
336
Black Music and Dance
364
ImmigrationExpansionand Sectional Conflict18401848
369
Newcomers and Natives
371
The Far West 377 Far Western Trade 377
380
Technology and Culture
384
The Whig Ascendancy 381 Tyler and the Annexation
387
Chronology18401848
395
From Compromise to Secession18501861
397
Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act 401 Uncle
403
The Rise and Fall of
410
The Legacy of Harpers Ferry 414 The South
416
Chronology18501861
423
Civil War18611865
425
The War in the West 435 The SoldiersWar
439
The South 449 Dealing with
455
The Crises of Reconstruction18651877
467
The Transformation of the TransMississippi West18601900
501
The Rise of Industrial America18651900
533
Technology and Culture The New South
546
Native Americans and the TransMississippi West 502 Women and Work in Industrial America 552 Hard
554
Agrarian Protest and the Rise
608
Protest Grows
615
in the Philippines18981902
622
The Progressive Era19001917
627
Progressives and Their Ideas
628
State and Local Progressivism
634
Moral Control in the Cities 639 Battling Alcohol
641
Roosevelt and Taft
648
Consumer Protection 650 Environmentalism
654
Global Involvements and World War I19021920
663
Defining Americas World Role19021914
664
The United States Enters the War
671
Promoting the War and Suppressing Dissent
678
692 24 The Great Depression and the New Deal
680
Boom Times in Industry and Agriculture 683 Blacks
684
Coping with Change19201929
697
The Great Depression and the New Deal19291939
728
Chronology19021920 694 Black Thursday and the Onset of the Depression
730
Challenges from Right and Left
740
Republican Policy Making in a Probusiness Era 703
747
Energy Consumption and a Threatened Industrial Workers Unionize 750 Black and Hispanic
754
Radio and the Movies 755
760
Americans and a World in Crisis19331945
765
Hoover at the Helm 723 The United States in a Menacing World19331939
766
The European War 772 From Isolation to Intervention
773
A Wizard War 778 Propaganda and Politics
779
The Home Front 784 Racism
789
Chronology19331945
796
The Cold War Abroad and at Home19451952
799
Demobilization and Reconversion 800 The GI Bill
802
Polarization and Cold War 803 The Iron Curtain
808
The Truman Administration at Home19451952
814
Loyalty and Security 818 The Anticommunist
820
America at Midcentury19521960
826
Dynamic Conservatism 828 The Downfall of Joseph
833
The New Industrial Society 838 The Age of Computers
841
The Television Culture
847
A Different Beat 853 Portents
854
The Liberal Era19601968
859
The Kennedy Presidency19601963
860
Nonviolence and Violence 865 The AfricanAmerican
867
Liberalism Ascendant19631968
871
Native American Activism 876 Hispanic Americans
878
Chronology19601968
886
A Time of Upheaval19681974
889
Kent State and Jackson State 893 Legacy of Student
894
Resurgence
902
Domestic Problems and Divisions
908
Chronology19641974
915
Conservative ResurgenceEconomic WoesForeign Challenges 19741989
917
Charting a New Course19882000
947
Versus Bushand a ThirdParty Challenge
953
The Economic Boom of the 1990s
958
Seeking an Elusive Peace
964
Affluence and a Search for Heroes 968 Outbursts
971
Global DangersGlobal Challenges2001 to the Present
974
The Republican Domestic Agenda 984 Campaign
985
Nuclear Proliferation Threats
991
Domestic Policy Since 2004
1002
Technology and Culture
1008
xix
1021
The American Land A14
1024
Presidential Elections 17892004 A19
1031
Appendix
1
Key Economic Indicators A23
23
Credits
52
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Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR II (3e, 2003). He is also editor-in-chief of the OXFORD COMPANION TO UNITED STATES HISTORY (2001). His articles and essays have appeared in the "American Quarterly," "New Republic," and other journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles; Northwestern University; and the College of William and Mary.

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President's Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the "History of Education Quarterly," and is a past member of the Council of the American Studies Association.

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Harvard Sitkoff, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is the author of A NEW DEAL FOR BLACKS (Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, 2009), THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition, 2008), KING: PILGRIMAGE TO THE MOUNTAINTOP (2008), TOWARD FREEDOM LAND, THE LONG STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITY IN AMERICA (2010), and POSTWAR AMERICA: A STUDENT COMPANION (2000); co-author of the National Park Service's RACIAL DESEGREGATION IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES (2000), and THE WORLD WAR II HOMEFRONT (2003); and editor of FIFTY YEARS LATER: THE NEW DEAL REEVALUATED (1984), A HISTORY OF OUR TIME (2012), and PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN AMERICA: MAKING SENSE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2001). His articles have appeared in the AMERICAN QUARTERLY, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, and JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, among others. A frequent lecturer at universities abroad, he has been awarded the Fulbright Commission's John Adams Professorship of American Civilization in the Netherlands and the Mary Ball Washington Professorship of American History in Ireland.

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