Chapter 1:
Jeffersonian America
Chapter 2:
The War of 1812
Chapter 3:
Chapter 4:
Revolution in Industry
Chapter 5:
The Peculiar Institution
Chapter 6:
Antebellum South
Chapter 7:
The Civil War
Chapter 8:
Chapter 9:
The Pursuit of Perfection
Chapter 10:
The West
Chapter 11:


  • Oppression in the South

    • The Black Codes

  • Racism in the South

  • The Great Migration

  • Economic fallout in the South

  • Economic issues in the North

Thomas Nast's editorial cartoon "The Man with the (Carpet) Bags" showed the attitude of Southerners toward Northerners after the Civil War, 1872.