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

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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
The Development of the West, 18651900
The Machine Age, 18771920
The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 18771920
Gilded Age Politics, 18771900
The Progressive Era, 18951920
The Quest for Empire, 18651914
Americans in the Great War, 19141920
The New Era, 19201929
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 19291941
The United States in a Troubled World, 19201941
The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 19411945
The Cold War and American Globalism, 19451961
America at Midcentury, 19451960
The Tumultuous Sixties, 19601968
Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 19691980
Conservatism Revived, 19801992
Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992
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