Creating America Textbook

 

Chapter 2 - European Exploration of the Americas

2-1 Spain Claims an Empire

2-2 European Competition in North America

2-3 The Impact of Colonization

 

Chapter 3 - The English Establish 13 Colonies

3-1 Early Colonies Have Mixed Success

3-2 New England Colonies

3-3 Founding the Middle and Southern Colonies

 

Chapter 4 - The Colonies Develop

Section 1 - New England: Commerce and Religion

Section 2 - The Middle Colonies: Farms and Cities

Section 3 - The Southern Colonies: Plantations and Slavery

Section 4 - The Backcountry

 

Chapter 5 - Beginnings of an American Identity

Section 1 - Early American Culture

Section 2 - Roots of Representative Government

Section 3 - The French and Indian War

 

Chapter 6 - The Road to Revolution

Section 1 - Tighter British Control

Section 2 - Colonial Resistance Grows

Section 3 - The Road to Lexington and Concord

Section 4 - Declaring Independence

 

Chapter 7 - The American Revolution

Section 1 - The Early Years of the War

Section 2 - The War Expands

Section 3 - The Path to Victory

Section 4 - The Legacy of the War

 

Chapter 8 - Confederation to Constitution

Section 1 - The Confederation Era

Section 2 - Creating the Constitution

Section 3 - Ratifying the Constitution

 

Chapter 9 - Launching a New Republic

Section 1 - Washington's Presidency

Section 2 - Challenges to the New Government

Section 3 - The Federalists in Charge

 

Chapter 10 - The Jefferson Era

Section 1 - The Jefferson Era

Section 2 - The Louisiana and Exploration

Section 3 - Problems with Foreign Powers

Section 4 - The War of 1812

 

Chapter 11 - National and Regional Growth

Section 1 - Early Industry and Inventions

Section 2 - Plantations and Slavery Spread

Section 3 - Nationalism and Sectionalism

Primary Source - Monroe Doctrine

 

Chapter 12 - The Age of Jackson

Section 1 - Politics of the People

Section 2 - Jackson's Policy Towards Native Americans

Section 3 - Conflicts over States' Rights

Section 4 - Prosperity and Panic

 

Chapter 13 - Manifest Destiny

Section 1 - Trails West

Section 2 - The Texas Revolution

Section 3 - The War with Mexico

Section 4 - The California Gold Rush

 

Chapter 14 - A New Spirit of Change

Section 1 - The Hopes of Immigrants

Section 2 - American Literature and Art

Section 3 - Reforming American Society

Section 4 - Abolition and Women's Rights

 

Chapter 15 - The Nation Breaking Apart

Section 1 - Growing Tensions Between North and South

Section 2 - The Crisis Deepens

Section 3 - Slavery Dominates Politics

Section 4 - Lincoln's Election and Southern Secession

 

Chapter 16 The Civil War Begins

16-1 War Erupts

16-2 Life in The Army

16-3 No End in Sight

 

Chapter 17 The Tide of the War Turns

17-1 The Emancipation Proclamation

17-2 War Affects Society

17-3 The North Wins

17-4 The Legacy of the War

 

Chapter 18 The Civil War Begins

18-1 Rebuilding the Union

18-2 Reconstruction and Daily Life

18-3 End of Reconstruction