9780321070982

Short History of the American Nation, A, Single Volume Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321070982

  • ISBN10:

    0321070984

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

In this eloquent and sweeping narrative, John Garraty and new co-author Mark Carnes reveal the multiple layers of American history and distill what is most important about the people, places, and events that comprise the American Nation. Using a political history framework, the authors present an engaging discussion of social, economic, and cultural developments in this country. MARKET Appropriate for anyone with an interest in American history.Previous ISBN: 0-673-98027-8

Table of Contents

Contents in Full ix
Maps and Graphs
xix
To Our Readers xxi
Preface xxiii
Europe Discovers America
1(32)
American Society in the Making
33(31)
America in the British Empire
64(30)
The American Revolution
94(27)
The Federalist Era: Nationalism Triumphant
121(29)
Jeffersonian Democracy
150(21)
National Growing Pains
171(28)
Toward a National Economy
199(21)
Jacksonian Democracy
220(25)
The Making of Middle-Class America
245(21)
A Democratic Culture
266(17)
Expansion and Slavery
283(23)
The Sections Go Their Ways
306(22)
The Coming of the Civil War
328(21)
The War to Save the Union
349(25)
Reconstruction and the South
374
The Declaration of Independence A1
The Constitution of the United States A3
Picture Credits C1
Index I1

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