Cengage Advantage Books: A People and a Nation A History of the United States, Volume I

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-13
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Ninth Edition, offers readers the complete text 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 PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a 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, 14921600
Europeans Colonize North America, 16001650
North America in the Atlantic World, 16501720
American Society Transformed, 17201770
Severing the Bonds of Empire, 17541774
A Revolution, Indeed, 17741783
Forging a National Republic, 17761789
The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 17891800
Defining the Nation, 18011823
The Rise of the South, 18151860
The Restless North, 18151860
Reform and Politics, 18241845
The Contested West, 18151860
Slavery and Americas Future: The Road to War, 18451861
Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 18611865
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 18651877
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