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American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Combined Volumeby Nash, Gary B.; Jeffrey, Julie Roy; Howe, John R.; Frederick, Peter J.; Davis, Allen F.; Winkler, Allan M.; Mires, Charlene; Pestana, Carla Gardina
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This condensed version ofThe American People, Seventh Editionexamines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country.
Table of Contents
|Recovering the Past|
|About the Authors|
|A Colonizing People, Prehistory-1776|
|Ancient America and Africa|
|Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas|
|Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century|
|The Maturing of Colonial Society|
|The Strains of Empire|
|A Revolutionary People, 1775-1828|
|A People in Revolution|
|Consolidating the Revolution|
|Creating a Nation|
|Society and Politics in the Early Republic|
|An Expanding People, 1820-1877|
|Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest|
|Slavery and the Old South|
|Shaping America in the Antebellum Age|
|The Union in Peril|
|The Union Severed|
|The Union Reconstructed|
|An Industrializing People, 1865-1900|
|The Realities of Rural America|
|The Rise of Smokestack America|
|Politics and Reform|
|Becoming a World Power|
|A Modernizing People, 1900-1945|
|The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism|
|The Great War|
|Affluence and Anxiety|
|The Great Depression and the New Deal|
|World War II|
|A Resilient People, 1945-2004|
|Postwar America at Home, 1945-1960|
|Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945-1960|
|Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960-1969|
|Disorder and Discontent, 1969-1980|
|The Revival of Conservatism, 1980-1992|
|The Post-Cold War World, 1992-2004|
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