Brinkley, The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People © 2019, 9e

Grade Levels: 9-12
The best-selling concise text for U.S. history and respected for its clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship. The 9th edition provides enhanced coverage on the diverse experiences and perspectives of Native Americans, African Americans, and women throughout American history.

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The Unfinished Nation’s organization guides students from start to finish. At the start of every chapter “Looking Ahead” questions provide guidance on the most important information. “Recall and Reflect” questions at the end of each chapter circle back to important content with more specific questions. The Timeline calls out key events in the chapter in a visual format.  covering political, cultural, and social milestones. Finally, “Understand, Analyze, & Evaluate” questions cause students to pause to think critically. This helps students apply analysis and evaluation skills for deeper understanding.


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  • CHAPTER 1 The Collision of Cultures

  • CHAPTER 2 Transplantations and Borderlands

  • CHAPTER 3 Society and Culture in Provincial America

  • CHAPTER 4 The Empire in Transition

  • CHAPTER 5 The American Revolution

  • CHAPTER 6 The Constitution and the New Republic

  • CHAPTER 7 The Jeffersonian Era

  • CHAPTER 8 Expansion and Division in the Early Republic

  • CHAPTER 9 Jacksonian America

  • CHAPTER 10 America’s Economic Revolution

  • CHAPTER 11 Cotton, Slavery, and the Old South

  • CHAPTER 12 Antebellum Culture and Reform

  • CHAPTER 13 The Impending Crisis

  • CHAPTER 14 The Civil War

  • CHAPTER 15 Reconstruction and the New South

  • CHAPTER 16 The Conquest of the Far West

  • CHAPTER 17 Industrial Supremacy

  • CHAPTER 18 The Age of the City

  • CHAPTER 19 From Crisis to Empire

  • CHAPTER 20 The Progressives

  • CHAPTER 21 America and the Great War

  • CHAPTER 22 The New Era

  • CHAPTER 23 The Great Depression

  • CHAPTER 24 The New Deal Era

  • CHAPTER 25 America in a World at War

  • CHAPTER 26 The Cold War

  • CHAPTER 27 The Affluent Society

  • CHAPTER 28 The Turbulent Sixties

  • CHAPTER 29 The Crisis of Authority

  • CHAPTER 30 From “The Age of Limits” to the Age of Reagan

  • CHAPTER 31 The Age of Globalization

Alan Brinkley is the Allan Nevins Professor of History at Columbia University. He served as university provost at Columbia from 2003 to 2009. He is the author of Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression, which won the 1983 National Book Award; American History: Connecting with the Past; The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War; Liberalism and Its Discontents; Franklin D. Roosevelt; and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century. He is board chair of the National Humanities Center, board chair of the Century Foundation, and a trustee of Oxford University Press. He is also a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1998–1999 he was the Harmsworth Professor of History at Oxford University, and in 2011–2012 the Pitt Professor at the University of Cambridge. He won the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Award at Harvard and the Great Teacher Award at Columbia. He was educated at Princeton and Harvard.

John Giggie is associate professor of history and African American studies at the University of Alabama where he also serves as director of the Summersell Center for the Study of the South. He is the author of After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875–1917, editor of America Firsthand, and editor of Faith in the Market: Religion and the Rise of Commercial Culture. He is currently preparing a book on civil rights protests in west Alabama. He has been widely honored for his teaching, most recently with a Distinguished Fellow in Teaching Award and Excellence in Community Engagement Award from the University of Alabama. He received his PhD from Princeton University.

Andrew Huebner is associate professor of history at the University of Alabama. He is the author of Love and Death in the Great War (2018) and The Warrior Image: Soldiers in American Culture from the Second World War to the Vietnam Era (2008). He has written and spoken widely on the subject of war and society in the twentieth-century United States. In 2017, he was named an Organization of American Historians (OAH) Distinguished Lecturer. He received his PhD from Brown University.