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U.S. History

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This resource summarizes American history with a series of illustrated lectures. For anyone beginning a serious study of American history, this can be a significant source of new ideas and perspectives.

This material is taken from LecturePoint: U.S. Historya series of interactive lectures by Michael Nagle, Professor of History & Political Science at West Shore Community College

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Table of Contents

Part I: Origins - 1865

  1. The First Americans

  2. European Exploration

  3. New England Colonies (1620-1700)

  4. Middle Colonies and Lower South (1670s-1750)

  5. Colonial Society (Up to 1750)

  6. Toward Revolution and Independence (1750-1783)

  7. Origins of the Constitution

  8. New Republic (1789-1801)

  9. Age of Jefferson (1800-1815)

  10. "Good Feelings" and Jacksonian Democracy (1815-1840)

  11. American Society and Economy Transformed (1815-1860)

  12. Westward Expansion (1820s-1850)

  13. Travel West and Old South

  14. Impending Crisis (1850-1861)

  15. Civil War (1861-1865)

  16. Reconstruction Politics (1863/65-1877)

Part II: 1865-Present

  1. Reconstruction Politics (1863/65-1877)

  2. Transforming the West (1860's-1900)

  3. Rise of Industry (1865-1900)

  4. United States (in 1900)

  5. The Progressive Movement (1890s-1917)

  6. World War I (1914/17-1918)

  7. The 1920s

  8. Depression and New Deal (1929-1940)

  9. WWII: Battle Front (1939/41-1945)

  10. WWII: Home Front (1941-45)

  11. The Early Cold War (1945-61)

  12. Affluent Society and Civil Rights I (1945-61)

  13. 1960s Politics and Civil Rights II

  14. Vietnam (1950-1975)

  15. Nixon, Watergate and Carter (1969-81)

  16. From Reagan To A New Century (1981-2005)

David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015