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Table of Contents
Part I: FOUNDING THE NEW NATION, C. 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1783. 1. New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C.-A.D. 1769. 2. The Planting of English America, 1500-1733. 3. Settling the Northern Colonies, 1619-1700. 4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1692. 5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution, 1700-1775. 6. The Duel for North America, 1608-1763. 7. The Road to Revolution, 1763-1775. 8. America Secedes from the Empire, 1775-1783. Part II: BUILDING THE NEW NATION, 1776-1860. 9. The Confederation and the Constitution, 1776-1790. 10. Launching the New Ship of State, 1789-1800. 11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic, 1800-1812. 12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism, 1812-1824. 13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy, 1824-1840. 14. Forging the National Economy, 1790-1860. 15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture, 1790-1860. Part III: TESTING THE NEW NATION, 1820-1877. 16. The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860. 17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy, 1841-1848. 18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle, 1848-1854. 19. Drifting Toward Disunion, 1854-1861. 20. Girding for War: The North and the South, 1861-1865. 21. The Furnace of Civil War, 1861-1865. 22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.