American Passages: A History of the United States, Volume 1: To 1877, Brief / Edition 4

American Passages: A History of the United States, Volume 1: To 1877, Brief / Edition 4

by Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, Jean R. Soderlund
     
 


AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The authors offer readers a sensible, step-by-step, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history.See more details below

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AMERICAN PASSAGES places a unique emphasis on time as the defining nature of history--how events lead to other events, actions, changes, and often-unexpected outcomes. The authors offer readers a sensible, step-by-step, compelling narrative with balanced coverage of political, economic, social, cultural, military, religious, and intellectual history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495915201
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
304,973
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


1. Contact, Conflict, and Exchange in the Atlantic World to 1590. 2. Colonization of North America, 1590-1675. 3. Crisis and Change, 1675-1720. 4. The Expansion of Colonial British America, 1720-1763. 5. Wars for Independence, 1764-1783. 6. Toward a More Perfect Union, 1783-1788. 7. The Federalist Republic, 1789-1799. 8. The New Republic Faces a New Century, 1800-1815. 9. Exploded Boundaries, 1815-1828. 10. The Years of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1836. 11. Panic and Boom, 1837-1845. 12. Expansion and Reaction, 1846-1854. 13. Broken Bonds, 1855-1861. 14. Blood and Freedom, 1861-1865. 15. Reconstruction: Its Rise and Fall, 1865-1877.

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