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The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume I (to 1877) / Edition 6
     

The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume I (to 1877) / Edition 6

by Gary B. Nash, Julie Roy Jeffrey, John R. Howe
 

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ISBN-10: 0205572464

ISBN-13: 9780205572465

Pub. Date: 10/17/2007

Publisher: Longman

This is a condensed version of The American People, Seventh Edition (the comprehensive version). This engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary.

With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural

Overview

This is a condensed version of The American People, Seventh Edition (the comprehensive version). This engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary.

With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205572465
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Series:
MyHistoryLab Series
Edition description:
Concise
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Recovering the Past

Maps

Preface

Supplements

About the Authors

PART 1 A COLONIZING PEOPLE, PREHISTORY–1776

1 Ancient America and Africa

2 Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas

3 Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century

4 The Maturing of Colonial Society

5 The Strains of Empire

PART 2 A REVOLUTIONARY PEOPLE, 1775–1828

6 A People in Revolution

7 Consolidating the Revolution

8 Creating a Nation

9 Society and Politics in the Early Republic

PART 3 AN EXPANDING PEOPLE, 1820–1877

10 Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest

11 Slavery and the Old South

12 Shaping America in the Antebellum Age

13 Moving West

14 The Union in Peril

15 The Union Severed

16 The Union Reconstructed

Appendix

Index

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