McDougal Littell The Americans: Online Textbook Help

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Lesson 1 - Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Boston Massacre: Declaratory & Townshend Acts  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - American Revolution: Social and Economic Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The US Constitution: Preamble, Articles and Amendments  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - George Washington and the New United States Government  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Hamilton and the Federalists vs. Jefferson and the Republicans  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Whiskey Rebellion and Battle of Fallen Timbers  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The French Revolution, Jay Treaty and Treaty of San Lorenzo  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Thomas Jefferson's Presidency: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, and More  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - President Madison and the War of 1812  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - President John Adams: From Alien and Sedition Acts to XYZ Affair  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Andrew Jackson vs. the Whig Party: Rise of Executive Power  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Jacksonian America: Bank of the United States and the Panic of 1837  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Trail of Tears and Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Regional Conflict in America: Debate Over States' Rights  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Oregon Trail: Westward Migration to the Pacific Ocean  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Manifest Destiny's Texas Annexation Problem  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Mexican-American War, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & the Wilmot Proviso  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Election of 1848 and the California Gold Rush  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - American Renaissance: Uniquely American Art, Literature and Culture  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Reform Movements of the 19th Century  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Slavery in Early America: Characteristics & Opposition  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Bloody Kansas: Causes, Effects and Summary of Events  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Dred Scott v. Sanford: Case Summary & Decision  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858: Summary & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - John Brown's Raid at Harpers Ferry: Fighting Slavery  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession & the New Confederacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Creation of the Confederacy: Leadership & Goals  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Battle of Fort Sumter & the Start of the Civil War  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Civil War Begins: Northern and Southern Advantages Compared  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The First Battle of Bull Run: Civil War Blood is Shed  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Key Civil War Battles in 1862: Monitor and Merrimac, Antietam, New Orleans & Shiloh  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Civilian Reaction in the Confederacy to the War: The Impact on Daily Life & the Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - How the Civil War Affected the Economy and Everyday Life in the North and South  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Gettysburg Address: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Sherman's March to the Sea  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Politics of 1864: President Abraham Lincoln is Re-Elected  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - General Robert E. Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse: Terms & Conditions  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Costs of the Civil War: Human, Economic & Cultural  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln: Facts, Failed Plots & Motivation  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - President Lincoln's Legacy: Plans for a Reconstructed Union  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - President Andrew Johnson: Attempts to Continue Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Reconstruction Amendments: The 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - The Radical Republican Plan for Reconstruction: The Reconstruction Acts & Civil Rights Act  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson: Conflict Between President and Congress  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - President Ulysses S. Grant: Election, Successes and Corruption  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Reconstruction in the South: Positive & Negative Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Reconstruction's Effects on African Americans: Politics, Education and Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - The Redeemers: Definition & History  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Indochina from 1900 to 1945: Culture, Government & Unrest  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Roosevelt & Truman: Beginning American Involvement in Indochina  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - First Indochina War: Battle of Dien Bien Phu & the Geneva Conference  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Enlarging American Involvement in Vietnam Under Kennedy  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - President Kennedy's Advisors: Shaping Policy During the Vietnam War  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Vietnam Turning Points: The Buddhist Crisis, Kennedy Assassination & More  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Gulf of Tonkin Crisis and Resolution: Events and Congressional Response  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Johnson Americanizes the War in Vietnam  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Johnson's Military Strategies for American Success  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Tet Offensive: The First Major Offensive from North Vietnam  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Opposition to the Vietnam War, 1965-1968  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - American Dissent During the Vietnam War  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Student Movement of the 1960s  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Vietnamization: Nixon's Plan to Withdraw American Forces  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The My Lai Massacre: Causes and Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Cambodia and Laos: Impact of Major Operations Under Nixon  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - The Easter Offensive of 1972: North Vietnam Attacks the South  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Fall of Saigon During the Vietnam War: Causes and Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Post-War Issues: Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on the U.S.  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Presidential Election of 1992: Bill Clinton, Ross Perot & George H.W. Bush  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Bill Clinton's Foreign Policy: the Middle East, Haiti, African & Northern Ireland  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Congress in the Late '90s: Contract with America & Clinton's Impeachment  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to post-9/11  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Information Technology: Impact on the Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is the History of the Internet? - Origins & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Internet Communication: Social Media, Email, Blog, & Chat  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Urban Land Development and Suburban Sprawl: Environmental Consequences  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Population Aging: How a Population's Age Structure Changes  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Global Trends in an Aging Population  Take Quiz

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