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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765619181
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/15/2008
  • Series: American Stories Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,215,896
  • 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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