Rand McNally Atlas of American History 99

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1998-09-01
Publisher(s): Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

Introduction 5(4)
Section 1: Beginnings (prehistory-1620) 9(8)
Early Routes and Cultures in the Americas
Routes of the First Americans, 23,000 - 8,000 B.C.
10(1)
Viking Voyages, A.D. 1000
10(1)
Where Native Americans Lived
11(1)
European Trade Routes
International Trade, 1350-1450
12(1)
Portuguese Routes to India, 1488-1498
13(1)
Spanish and English Explorers
The Spanish in the Americas, 1492-1542
14(1)
Cabot's Voyages, 1497-1498
15(1)
England Searches for a Northwest Passage, 1576-1586
15(1)
French Explorers
Voyages of Cartier and Verrazano, 1524-1536
16(1)
Explorations of Champlain and Brule 1603-1615
16(1)
Section 2: Establishing Colonies (1600-1775) 17(8)
Settling the Atlantic Coast
English Land Grants, 1606
18(1)
Dutch and Swedish Settlements, 1623-1643
18(1)
Plymouth Colony, 1620
19(1)
Early Settlements in New England, 1620-1630
19(1)
Expansion of New England, 1636-1640
19(1)
Struggle for the North American Continent
French Influence in North America, 1682
20(1)
The Thirteen Original British Colonies, 1750
21(1)
French and Indian War
French and British Forts, 1753-1760
22(1)
British Strategy in the French and Indian War, 1754-1763
22(1)
North America, 1763
23(1)
Colonial Economy
Sources of Wealth in the British Colonies, 1770
24(1)
Triangular Trade Routes, about 1770
24(1)
Section 3: Forming a New Nation (1775-1800) 25(6)
The Struggle for Independence
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, 1775
26(1)
The War in New England, 1775-1776
26(1)
The Retreat from New York, 1776-1777
26(1)
Clark's Route, 1778-1779
26(1)
Northern Campaigns, 1777
27(1)
The War in the South, 1780-1781
27(1)
The Final Campaign, 1781
27(1)
The Growing Republic
North America, 1783
28(1)
Spanish Influence in North America, late 1700s
28(1)
State Claims to Western Lands
29(1)
The United States, 1775-1800
29(1)
Developing New States
The Northwest Territory, 1787
30(1)
Section 4: The Nation Expands & Changes (1790-1870) 31(8)
Expanding Through Treaties, Purchase, and War
British Held Posts, 1794
32(1)
Louisiana Purchase, 1803, and Its Exploration, 1804-1807
32(1)
Campaigns in the War of 1812
33(1)
The United States in 1819
33(1)
Changes in the West and the East
Routes to the West, about 1840
34(1)
The Mexican War, 1846-1848
34(1)
National Road and Canals, about 1840
35(1)
The Removal of the Eastern Indians, 1840
35(1)
Acquiring New Territories
Westward Expansion, 1800-1850
36(2)
Acquiring New Settlers
Major Sources of Immigration, 1820-1870
38(1)
Section 5: A Nation Divided (1850-1865) 39(6)
The Slavery Issue
The Compromise of 1850
40(1)
Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
40(1)
Slaves and the Underground Railroad, about 1860
40(1)
A Quarreling People, 1820-1860
41(1)
The Civil War
Secession, 1860-1861
42(1)
The Civil War
43(1)
Major Civil War Battles
The Civil War, 1861-1865
44(1)
1861-1863
44(1)
1864-1865
44(1)
Section 6: Emerging as a Modern Nation (1860-1920) 45(6)
Expansion and Involvement Beyond the Mainland
Western Frontiers, 1860-1890
46(1)
Expansion Overseas, 1865-1920
47(1)
Spanish-American War in Cuba, 1898
47(1)
Spanish-American War in the Philippines, 1898
47(1)
The New Immigrants
Major Sources of Immigration, 1880-1920
48(1)
Immigration's Impact, 1910
49(1)
World War I
World War I, Europe in 1914
50(1)
The Western Front in 1918
50(1)
Section 7: Challenges & Changes in the 20th Century (1920-1990) 51(12)
Economic Growth and Depression
United States Industries, 1920
52(1)
Great Depression, 1929-1939
53(1)
World War II: Axis Expansion
World War II, The Height of Axis Expansion, 1942
54(2)
World War II: Allied Advances
World War II, 1941-1945 Pacific Theater
56(1)
World War II, 1941-1945 European Theater
57(1)
Conflicts in the Postwar World
Opportunities and Uncertainties, 1957-1975
58(1)
The War in Korea, 1950
59(1)
The Vietnam War, 1957-1975
59(1)
Migration and Immigration
African American Migration, 1940-1970
60(1)
Major Sources of Immigration, 1960s-1990s
61(1)
Involvement in Middle America
United States Involvement in Central America and the Caribbean, 1959-1990
62(1)
Section 8: Entering a New Millennium (1990 & beyond) 63(13)
Our Country Today
The United States
64(2)
Who We Are
African American Population
66(1)
Hispanic Population
66(1)
Asian Population
66(1)
American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut Population
66(1)
Where We Live
Population
67(1)
Our Way of Life
Income
68(1)
Lifetime Expectance
68(1)
Poverty
69(1)
Unemployment
69(1)
Our Place in the World
World Political
70(2)
Databank
Populations of United States Colonies and States, 1650-1990
72(2)
Facts About the States
74(2)
Index 76

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