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MAKING AMERICA: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, BRIEF FIFTH EDITION, presents history as a dynamic process shaped by human expectations, difficult choices, and often the surprising consequences. With this focus on history as a process, MAKING AMERICA encourages users to think historically and to develop into citizens who value the past. The clear chronology, straightforward narrative, and strong thematic structure emphasize communication over intimidation, and appeal to users of varied learning levels.
Table of Contents
|Making a "New World," to 1588|
|A Continent on the Move, 1400-1725|
|Founding the English Mainland Colonies, 1585-1721|
|The English Colonies in the Eighteenth Century, 1689-1763|
|Deciding Where Loyalties Lie, 1763-1776|
|Recreating America: Independence and a New Nation, 1775-1783|
|Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic, 1770-1796|
|The Early Republic, 1796-1804|
|Increasing Conflict and War, 1805-1815|
|The Rise of a New Nation, 1815-1836|
|The Great Transformation: Growth and Expansion, 1828-1848|
|Responses to the Great Transformation, 1828-1848|
|Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union, 1848-1860|
|A Violent Choice: Civil War, 1861-1865|
|Reconstruction: High Hopes and Shattered Dreams, 1865-1877|
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