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A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Brief 10th Edition / Edition 10
     

A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Brief 10th Edition / Edition 10

by Mary Beth Norton, Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff
 

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ISBN-10: 1285430840

ISBN-13: 9781285430843

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285430843
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Brief
Pages:
960
Sales rank:
244,310
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492-1600. 2. Europeans Colonize North America, 1600-1650. 3. North America in the Atlantic World, 1650-1720. 4. Becoming America? 1720-1760. 5. The Ends of Empire, 1754-1774. 6. American Revolutions, 1775-1783. 7. Forging a Nation, 1783-1800. 8. Defining the Nation, 1801-1823. 9. The Rise of the South, 1815-1860. 10. The Restless North, 1815-1860. 11. The Contested West, 1815-1860. 12. Politics and the Fate of the Union, 1824-1859. 13. Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1860-1865. 14. Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877. 15. The Ecology of the West and South, 1865-1900. 16. Building Factories, Building Cities, 1877-1900. 17. Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900. 18. The Progressive Era, 1895-1920. 19. The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914. 20. Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920. 21. The New Era, 1920-1929. 22. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 23. The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1939-1945. 24. The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961. 25. America at Midcentury, 1945-1960. 26. The Tumultuous Sixties, 1960-1968. 27. A Pivotal Era, 1969-1980. 28. Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992. 29. Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992.

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