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

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

by Mary Beth Norton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133312721

ISBN-13: 9781133312727

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133312727
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
432,553
Product dimensions:
13.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.90(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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