Cengage Advantage Books: Liberty, Equality, Power A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877by Murrin, John M.; Johnson, Paul E.; McPherson, James M.; Fahs, Alice; Gerstle, Gary
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition offers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to U.S. History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER uses these three themes in a unique approach to show how the United States was transformed, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps readers understand not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The text integrates the best of recent social and cultural scholarship into a political story, offering readers the most comprehensive and complete understanding of American history available.
Table of Contents
|When Old Worlds Collide: Contact, Conquest, Catastrophe|
|The Challenge to Spain and the Settlement of North America|
|England Discovers Its Colonies: Empire, Liberty, and Expansion|
|Provincial America and the Struggle for a Continent|
|Reform, Resistance, Revolution|
|The Revolutionary Republic|
|Completing the Revolution, 1789ű1815|
|Northern Transformations, 1790ű1850|
|The Old South, 1790ű1850|
|Toward an American Culture|
|Whigs and Democrats|
|Manifest Destiny: An Empire for Liberty--or Slavery?|
|The Gathering Tempest, 1853ű1860|
|Secession and Civil War, 1860ű1862|
|A New Birth of Freedom, 1862ű1865|
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