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American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 1 (to 1877)by 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 is a condensed version ofThe American People, Seventh Edition(the comprehensive version). This engaging text examines 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. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.
Table of Contents
|Detailed Contents Recovering the Past Maps|
|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|
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