9780393932577

Give Me Liberty!: An American History, Seagul Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393932577

  • ISBN10:

    0393932575

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/18/2008
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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Unlike so many textbooks that overwhelm beginning students with encyclopedic detail, Give Me Liberty! presents the events of American history in a nimble chronological narrative that equips students to understand their significance. It is a textbook that works

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Tables, and Figures
About the Author
Preface
A New World
Beginnings of English America, 1607-1660
Creating Anglo-America, 1660-1750
Slavery, Freedom, and the Struggle for Empire to 1763
The American Revolution, 1763-1783
The Revolution Within Founding a Nation, 1783-1789
Securing the Republic, 1790-1815
The Market Revolution, 1800-1840
Democracy in America, 1815-1840
The Peculiar Institution
An Age of Reform, 1820-1840
A House Divided, 1840-1861
A New Birth of Freedom: The Civil War,1861-1865
'What Is Freedom?': Reconstruction,1865-1877
America's Gilded Age, 1870-1890
Freedom's Boundaries, at Home and Abroad,1890-1900
The Progressive Era, 1900-1916
Safe for Democracy
The United States and World War I, 1916-1920
From Business Culture to Great Depression
The Twenties, 1920-1932
The New Deal, 1932-1940
Fighting for the Four Freedoms: World War II, 1941-1945
The United States and the Cold War, 1945-1953
An Affluent Society, 1953-1960
The Sixties, 1960-1968
The Triumph of Conservatism, 1969-1988
Globalization and Its Discontents, 1989-2000
September 11 and the Next American Century
Suggested Reading
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
The Constitution of the United States (1787)
Glossary
Credits
Index
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