Syllabus American Cultures I

  • Contents of American Cultures 1

    Prentice Hall, America Pathways to the Present

    Chapters and sections that are to be used with the Course of Study for American Cultures I

     

     

    Chapter 5 - The Constitution of the United States 1776-1800                           142

                Section 1 Government by the States                                                                  144

                Section 2 The Constitutional Convention                                                           150

                Section 3 Ratifying the Constitution                                                                   158

                Section 4 The New Government                                                                       165

     

    Chapter 6 - The Origins of American Politics 1789-1820                                              198

                Section 1 Liberty versus Order in the 1790's                                                     200

                Section 2 The Election of 1800                                                             207

                Section 3 The Jefferson Administration                                                  213

                Section 4 Native American Resistance                                                  220

                Section 5 The War of 1812                                                                              224

     

    Chapter 10 - The Coming of the Civil War 1846-1861                                     344

                Section 1 Two Nations?                                                                                   346

                Section 2 The Mexican War and Slavery extension                                            351

                Section 3 New Political Parties                                                             355

                Section 4 The System Fails                                                                               363

                Section 5 A Nation Divided Against Itself                                                          369

     

    Chapter 11 - The Civil War, 1861-1865                                                                       378

                Section 1 From Bull Run to Antietam                                                    380

                Section 2 Life Behind the Lines                                                             390

                Section 3 The Tide of War Turns                                                                      402

                Section 4 Devastation and New Freedom                                                         410

     

    Chapter 12 - Reconstruction, 1865-1877                                                                     422

                Section 1 Presidential Reconstruction                                                    424

                Section 2 Congressional Reconstruction                                                            430

                Section 3 Birth of the "New South"                                                                   436

                Section 4 The End of Reconstruction                                                                 442

     

    Chapter 13 – Expansion of American Industry 1850-1900                                            454

                Section 1 A Technological Revolution                                                   456

                Section 2 The Growth of Big Business                                                   467

                Section 3 Industrialization and Workers                                                 473

                Section 4 The Great Strikes                                                                              477