Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877

Author: Michael P. Johnson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312564139
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"Organized chapter by chapter to parallel The American promise: a history of the United States in all its editions"--v. 1, p. iii.

Reading the American Past To 1877

Author: Michael P. Johnson
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
ISBN: 9780312391324
Format: PDF, ePub
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This two-volume primary-source collection provides a broad range of voices and perspectives from our nation's past, while emphasizing the important social, political, and economic themes of most U.S. history survey courses. Edited by one of the authors of The American Promise and designed to complement the textbook, Reading the American Past offers a rich selection of over 125 documents and editorial apparatus to aid students' understanding of the sources.

The American Promise Compact Volume I

Author: James L. Roark
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312448417
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To write a comprehensive, balanced account of American history, [the text] focused on the public arena - the place where politics intersects social and cultural developments - to show how Americans confronted the major issues of their day and created far-reaching historical change ... [The] title [of this book] reflects [the authors'] emphasis on human agency and [their] conviction that American history is an unfinished story. For millions, the nation held out the promise of a better life, unfettered worship, representative government, democratic politics, and other freedoms seldom found elsewhere around the world. But none of these promises has come with guarantees. And promises fulfilled for some have meant promises denied to others. As we see it, much of American history is a continuing struggle over the definition and realization of the nation's promise. [The book] will help students become aware of the legacy of hope bequeathed to them by previous generations of Americans stretching back nearly four centuries, a legacy that is theirs to preserve and build on.-Pref.

The American Promise Volume 1 To 1877

Author: James L. Roark
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 145768571X
Format: PDF
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The American Promise has long been a course favorite, and it has just gotten better. Students value the texts readability, clear chronology, and lively voices of ordinary Americans, while instructors rely upon the rich content, the many documents and features, and the overall support for teaching their class their way.

Understanding the American Promise Volume 1

Author: James L. Roark
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319042318
Format: PDF
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Understanding the American Promise, Third Edition, features a brief, question-driven narrative that models for students the inquiry-based methods used by historians and features an innovative active learning pedagogy designed to foster greater comprehension of the reading. This book includes a full-color map and art program, new primary documents, and comprehensive supplement options including LaunchPad. It is also enhanced by LearningCurve, our easy-to-assign adaptive learning system that will ensure students come to class prepared.

The American Promise Value Edition Volume 1

Author: James L. Roark
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319061999
Format: PDF, ePub
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The American Promise, Value Edition, has long been a favorite with students who value the text’s readability, clear chronology, and lively voices of ordinary Americans, all in a portable format. The value edition includes the full narrative accompanied by a 2-color map program and the rich instructor resources of the parent text made available at an affordable price. LaunchPad combines carefully-curated assignments and assessments integrated with the full-length parent text e-book—the same narrative in the Value Edition but with full color art and maps and more features for analysis—in its own intuitive course space. The American Promise Value Edition with LaunchPad provides the best formats for every activity—the print book allows for a seamless reading experience while LaunchPad provides the right space for active learning assignments and dynamic course management tools that measure and analyze student progress. LaunchPad comes with a wealth of primary sources and special critical thinking activities to help students progress toward learning outcomes; LearningCurve, the adaptive learning tool that students love to use to cement their understanding of the text and instructors love to assign to prepare students for class; and a suite of instructor resources from videos to test banks that make teaching simpler and more effective.

Understanding the American Promise Volume I To 1877

Author: James L. Roark
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457662825
Format: PDF, Docs
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Understanding the American Promise, Second Edition, features a brief, question-driven narrative that models for students the inquiry-based methods used by historians and features innovative active learning pedagogy to help students understand what’s really important to know about U.S. history. This affordable text comes integrated with LearningCurve, an adaptive learning tool that helps students retain what they’ve read and come to class prepared.