9780495916222

A People and a Nation A History of the United States, Brief Edition, Volume I

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495916222

  • ISBN10:

    0495916226

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.

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 Restless North, 1815-1860
Reform and Politics, 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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