9780205572465

American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 1 (to 1877)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205572465

  • ISBN10:

    0205572464

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

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
Preface Supplements
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
Moving West
The Union in Peril
The Union Severed
The Union Reconstructed
Appendix
Index
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