Created Equal: A Social and Political History of the United States, Brief Edition, Single Volume Edition (with Study Card)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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With its sweeping inclusive view of American history, Created Equal, Brief Edition emphasizes social historyincluding the lives and labors of women, immigrants, working people, and persons of color in all regions of the countrywhile delivering the basics of political and economic history.In this new, streamlined version of Created Equal, the authors have preserved the chronological framework and strong narrative thread, The rich tapestry of people and events, The engaging and illuminating stories, and many of the Connecting History and Interpreting History features of the original text, but have sharpened the presentation and prose and condensed each chapter by 25 percent.

Table of Contents

North American Founders
First Founders
Ancient America
A Thousand Years of Change: A.D. 500 to 1500
Linking the Continents
Spain Enters the Americas
The Protestant Reformation Plays Out in America
European Footholds on the Fringes of North America, 1600-1660
Spain's Ocean-Spanning Reach
France and Holland: Overseas Competition for Spain
English Beginnings on the Atlantic Coast
The Puritan Experiment
The Chesapeake Bay Colonies
Interpreting History:Anne Bradstreet: "The Tenth Muse, Lately Sprung Up in America."
Controlling the Edges of the Continent, 1660-1715
France and the American Interior
The Spanish Empire on the Defensive
England's American Empire Takes Shape
Bloodshed in the English Colonies: 1670-1690
Consequences of War and Growth: 1690-1715
Connecting History: Homeland Security and Deep Fears of the Enemy Within
A Century of Colonial Expansion to 1775
African Enslavement: The Terrible Transformation
The Descent into Race Slavery
The Growth of Slave Labor Camps
England Enters the Atlantic Slave Trade
Survival in a Strange New Land
The Transformation Completed
Interpreting History:"Releese Us out of This Cruell Bondegg."
An American Babel, 1713-1763
New Cultures on the Western Plains
Britain's Mainland Colonies: A New Abundance of People
The Varied Economic Landscape
Matters of Faith: The Great Awakening
The French Lose a North American Empire
Connecting History:Sounds Around Us: The Lost World of Hig
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