American Stories: Living American History: v. 1: To 1877 / Edition 1

American Stories: Living American History: v. 1: To 1877 / Edition 1

by Jason Ripper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0765619180

ISBN-13: 9780765619181

Pub. Date: 04/15/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from the colonial period to 1877. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through

Overview

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from the colonial period to 1877. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual lives, and the selection of the profiled individuals reflects a cultural awareness and a multicultural perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765619181
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
American Stories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,266,300
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Colonial New England; 2. The Colonial South; 3. Colonial Society; 4. The Coming of the Revolution; 5. The American Revolution; 6. The Constitutional Period; 7. Politics and Society in the Early Republic; 8. The United States Greets The World; 9. The War of 1812; 10. Andrew Jackson's America; 11. The United States and the Antebellum West; 12. Nineteenth Century Slavery; 13. The Coming of the Civil War; 14. The Civil War; 15. After the Civil War; About the Author.

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