9780618044283

To 1877 Vol. A : Making America: A History of the United States

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618044283

  • ISBN10:

    0618044280

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/9/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

With an accessible reading style abundant pedagogy, and reasonable price tag, MAKING AMERICA, BRIEF, is the perfect choice for inexperienced students and cost-conscious professors. The Second Edition features chapter-opening maps, timelines, and chronology charts that emphasize key developments, enhance geographical awareness, and highlight political events.

Table of Contents

Making a ``New'' World, to 1558
3(23)
A Continent on the Move, 1400--1725
23(22)
Founding the English Mainland Colonies, 1607--1732
45(20)
The British Colonies in the Eighteenth Century, 1689--1763
65(18)
Choosing Loyalties, 1763--1776
83(22)
Re-creating America: Independence and a New Nation, 1775--1783
105(22)
Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic, 1776--1800
127(28)
The Triumphs and Trials of Jeffersonianism, 1800--1815
155(28)
The Rise of a New Nation, 1815--1836
183(22)
The Great Transformation, 1815--1840
205(20)
Responses to the Great Transformation, 1815--1840
225(22)
Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny, 1841--1849
247(22)
Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union, 1850--1861
269(22)
A Violent Solution: Civil War, 1861--1865
291(26)
Reconstruction: High Hopes and Broken Dreams, 1865--1877
317

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