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Re-examines American History through the theme of contested equality
Taking an inclusive view of American history, Created Equal emphasizes the struggles for equality experienced by diverse groups of Americans across the many regions of the nation. With a steadfast chronological framework, and a strong narrative thread, the authors offer a fresh and critical perspective on the traditional story.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 2: European Footholds in North America, 1600–1660
Chapter 3: Controlling the Edges of the Continent, 1600–1715
Chapter 4: African Enslavement: The Terrible Transformation
Chapter 5: Colonial Diversity, 1713–1763
Chapter 6: The Limits of Imperial Control, 1763–1775
Chapter 7: Revolutionaries at War, 1775–1783
Chapter 8: New Beginnings: The 1780s
Chapter 9: Revolutionary Legacies, 1789–1803
Chapter 10: Defending and Expanding the New Nation, 1804–1818
Chapter 11: Societ y and Politics in t he “Age of the Common Man,” 1819–1832
Chapter 12: Peoples in Motion, 1832–1848
Chapter 13: The Crisis over Slavery, 1848–1860
Chapter 14: “To Fight to Gain a Country”: The Civil War
Chapter 15: Consolidating a Triumphant Union, 1865–1877