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The way we once learned history is now history. Developed for students and instructors of the twenty-first century, Becoming America excites learners by connecting history to their experience of contemporary life. You can’t travel back in time, but you can be transported, and Becoming America does so by expanding the traditional core of the U.S survey to include the most contemporary scholarship on cultural, technological, and environmental transformations. At the same time, the program transforms the student learning experience through innovative technology that is at the forefront of the digital revolution. As a result, the Becoming America program makes it easier for students to grasp both the distinctiveness and the familiarity of bygone eras, and to think in a historically focused way about the urgent questions of our times.
1 CONVERGENCE OF MANY PEOPLES: AMERICA BEFORE 1600
2 EARLY COLONIES 1600–1680
3 SLAVERY AND RACE 1660–1750
4 BRITISH COLONIES IN AN ATLANTIC ECONOMY 1660–1750
5 EMPIRES, WAR, AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF INDIAN COUNTRY 1700–1765
6 CRISIS AND WAR 1765–1781
7 MAKING A NEW NATION 1776–1792
8 THE EARLY REPUBLIC 1793–1811
9 WAR, EXPANSION, AND INDIAN REMOVAL 1811–1830
10 MARKET SOCIETY AND THE BIRTH OF MASS POLITICS 1825–1845
11 SLAVERY AND THE SOUTH 1831–1844
12 ERA OF MIDDLE-CLASS REFORM 1831–1848
13 EXPANSION, NATIONALISM, AND AMERICA POPULAR CULTURE 1844–1854
14 A UNION UNRAVELING 1848–1860
15 DISUNION AND WAR 1861–1865
16 SOUTHERN RECONSTRUCTION 1862–1883
By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.
Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.
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