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The American Vision Ц Interactive Student Edition


"The American Vision" boasts an exceptional author team with specialized expertise in colonial, Civil War, 20th-century, and Civil Rights history. The full panorama of American history comes alive through their vivid and accurate retelling, and the co-authorship of National Geographic ensures that the program's maps, charts, and graphs are correct to the last detail.
This textbook on American history enables students to become active, critical readers with the one-of-a-kind content reading strategy, including reading intervention tools, graphic organizers, and in-text reading checks and prompts. It also give students an understanding of the interrelationships of places and events with National Geographic maps that add dimension to the narrative.


Reading for Information
National Geographic Reference Atlas
National Geographic Geography Handbook
Geographic Dictionary

Unit 1 Three Worlds Meet, Beginnings to 1763
Chapter 1 Converging Cultures: Prehistory to 1520
Chapter 2 Colonizing America, 1519-1732
Chapter 3 Colonial Ways of Life, 1607-1763

Unit 2 Creating a Nation, 1754 to 1816
Chapter 4 The American Revolution, 1754-1783
Special Section: The Text of the Declaration of Independence
Chapter 5 Creating a Constitution
Chapter 6 Federalists and Republicans, 1789-1816

Unit 3 The Young Republic, 1789-1850
Chapter 7 Growth and Division, 1816-1832
Chapter 8 The Spirit of Reform, 1828-1845
Chapter 9 Manifest Destiny, 1840-1848

Unit 4 The Crisis of Union, 1848-1877
Chapter 10 Sectional Conflict Intensifies, 1848-1860
Chapter 11 The Civil War, 1861-1865
Chapter 12 Reconstruction, 1865-1877

Unit 5 The Birth of Modern America, 1877-1900
Chapter 13 Settling the West, 1865-1900
Chapter 14 The Industrialization of America, 1865-1901
Chapter 15 Immigration, Urbanization, and Life in the United States,1865-1896
Chapter 16 Politics and Reform, 1877-1896
The Constitution Handbook
The Constitution of the United States

Unit 6 Imperialism and Progressivism, 1890-1919
Chapter 17 Becoming a World Power, 1872-1912
Chapter 18 The Progressive Movement, 1890-1919
Chapter 19 World War I, 1914-1919

Unit 7 Boom and Bust, 1920-1941
Chapter 20 The Jazz Age, 1921-1929
Chapter 21 "Normalcy" and Good Times, 1921-1929
Chapter 22 The Great Depression Begins, 1929-1932
Chapter 23 Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1933-1939

Unit 8 Global Struggles, 1941 to 1960
Chapter 24 World in Flames, 1931-1941
Chapter 25 America and World War II, 1941-1945
Chapter 26 The Cold War Begins, 1945-60
Chapter 27 Post-War America, 1945-1960

Unit 9 A Time of Upheaval, 1954-1980
Chapter 28 The New Frontier and the Great Society, 1961-1968
Chapter 29 The Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968
Chapter 30 The Vietnam War, 1954-1975
Chapter 31 The Politics of Protest, 1960-1980

Unit 10 A Changing Society, 1968-Present
Chapter 32 Politics and Economics, 1971-1980
Chapter 33 Resurgence of Conservatism, 1980-1992
Chapter 34 Into a New Century, 1992-Present (2003)

Presidents of the United States
Primary Sources Library
Documents of American History
Supreme Court Case Summaries
Spanish Glossary

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