[This book explores] seven broad themes central to American history: global relations, [the] Constitutional heritage, democratic values, technology and society, cultural diversity, geographic diversity, and economic development. They provide a context for the historical events [which] will help [the student] understand the connections between historical events and see how past events are relevant to today's social, political, and economic concerns. -Themes in American history. Throughout [the book, the student is] asked to think critically about the events and issues that have shaped U.S. history ... Helping [the student] develop critical thinking skills is a [key] goal of [the text]. -Critical thinking and the study of history.Working for reform 1820s-1860s CORE RESOUR ai Building Your Portfolio. REVIEWING THEMES 1 . created economic prosperity for new middle class; attracted immigrants to factory system; led to rise of labor unions 2. African Americans ... WRITING ABOUT HISTORY Writing to Describe You are a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Write a diary entry ... USING PRIMARY SOURCES Many of the Lowell ... Let us look upon our aquot;free suff rage, aquot;. . . our Common Schools, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Todd & Curti's the American nation|
|Author||:||Paul S. Boyer|