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McDougal Littell The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century Ц Student Textbook (2009)


The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century is a highly integrated program that provides students with a practical and motivational approach to studying U.S. history and to helping them think critically and reflectively. The story of America – its diverse people, its varied landscape, its sturdy democracy, and its great events – is told through the voices of Americans from all walks of life. As students read the narrative, they will place historical events in context and will consider the events' meaning for the future. The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century offers many special features that appear throughout the text to enhance and support student learning like Geography Spotlight, Primary Sources and Personal Voices, Difficult Decisions in History, Charts, Infographics and Time Lines, Historical and Political Maps, and much more. A Reference Section, including Skillbuilder Handbook, Economics Handbook, Atlas, Facts About the States, Presidents of the United States, Glossary, Spanish Glossary, and Index, is collected at the back of the text.


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Unit 1: Review: American Beginnings to 1877
Chapter 1: Beginnings to 1763 - Exploration and the Colonial Era
Chapter 2: 1763–1800 - Revolution and the Early Republic
Chapter 3: 1800–1850 - The Growth of a Young Nation
Chapter 4: 1850–1877 - The Union in Peril

Unit 2: Bridge to the 20th Century
Chapter 5: 1877–1900 - Changes on the Western Frontier
Chapter 6: 1877–1900 - A New Industrial Age
Chapter 7: 1877–1914 - Immigrants and Urbanization
Chapter 8: 1877–1917 - Life at the Turn of the 20th Century

Unit 3: Modern America Emerges
Chapter 9: 1890–1920 - The Progressive Era
Chapter 10: 1890–1920 - America Claims an Empire
Chapter 11: 1914–1920 - The First World War

Unit 4: The 1920s and the Great Depression
Chapter 12: 1919–1929 - Politics of the Roaring Twenties
Chapter 13: 1920–1929 - The Roaring Life of the 1920s
Chapter 14: 1929–1933 - The Great Depression Begins
Chapter 15: 1933–1940 - The New Deal

Unit 5: World War II and Its Aftermath
Chapter 16: 1931–1941 - World War Looms
Chapter 17: 1941–1945 - The United States in World War II
Chapter 18: 1945–1960 - Cold War Conflicts
Chapter 19: 1946–1960 - The Postwar Boom

Unit 6: Living with Great Turmoil
Chapter 20: 1960–1968 - The New Frontier and the Great Society
Chapter 21: 1954–1968 - Civil Rights
Chapter 22: 1954–1975 - The Vietnam War Years
Chapter 23: 1960–1975 - An Era of Social Change

Unit 7: Passage to a New Century
Chapter 24: 1968–1980 - An Age of Limits
Chapter 25: 1980–1992 - The Conservative Tide
Chapter 26: 1992–Present - The United States in Today’s World

Epilogue: Issues for the 21st Century

Atlas by Rand McNally
Skillbuilder Handbook
Economics Handbook
Facts About the States
Presidents of the United States
Spanish Glossary

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