American Stories: A History of the United States, Volume 1 / Edition 2

American Stories: A History of the United States, Volume 1 / Edition 2

by H. W. Brands, T. H. Breen, R. Hal Williams, Ariela J. Gross
     
 


Explore America’s rich and complex past in this accessible presentation of American history

Using a streamlined and powerful narrative, the authors take readers beyond an assortment of facts to tell the story of our nation. American Stories covers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant

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Explore America’s rich and complex past in this accessible presentation of American history

Using a streamlined and powerful narrative, the authors take readers beyond an assortment of facts to tell the story of our nation. American Stories covers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant incidents and episodes to reflect the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people as well as by their leaders.

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ISBN-13:
9780205036561
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/29/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: New World Encounters Preconquest–1608

Chapter 2: England’s New World Experiments 1607–1732

Chapter 3: Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society 1619–1692

Chapter 4: Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America 1680–1763

Chapter 5: The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763–1783

Chapter 6: The Republican Experiment 1783–1788

Chapter 7: Democracy and Dissent: The Violence of Party Politics 1788–1800

Chapter 8: Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision 1800–1814

Chapter 9: Nation Building and Nationalism1815–1825

Chapter 10: The Triumph of White Men’s Democracy 1824–1840

Chapter 11: Slaves and Masters 1793–1861

Chapter 12: The Pursuit of Perfection 1800–1861

Chapter 13: An Age of Expansionism 1830–1861

Chapter 14: The Sectional Crisis 1846–1861

Chapter 15: Secession and the Civil War 1860–1865

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