9780547060361

Cengage Advantage Books: A People and a Nation A History of the United States, Volume I

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547060361

  • ISBN10:

    054706036X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/21/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A People and a Nation, 8/e, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. With stories of everyday people and coverage of cultural diversity, work, and popular culture, this spirited narrative brings history to life by offering the latest scholarship and captivating stories throughout the text.

Table of Contents

Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492-1600
Europeans Colonize North America, 1600-1650
North America in the Atlantic World, 1650-1720
American Society Transformed, 1720-1770
Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754-1774
A Revolution, Indeed, 1774-1783
Forging a National Republic, 1776-1789
The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1789-1800
Defining the Nation, 1801-1823
The Rise of the South 1815-1860
The Modernizing North, 1815-1860
Reform and Politics in the Age of Jackson 1824-1845
The Contested West, 1815-1860
Slavery and America's Future: The Road to War, 1845-1861
Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861-1865
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877
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