By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Explain the Asch effect
Define conformity and types of social influence
Describe Stanley Milgram’s experiment and its implications
Define groupthink, social facilitation, and social loafing
U.S. History is designed for a two-semester American history sequence. It is traditional in coverage, following a roughly chronological outline, and using a balanced approach that includes political, economic, social, and cultural developments. At the same time, the book includes a number of innovative and interactive features designed to enhance student learning. Instructors can also customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom.