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The Brief American Pageant: A History of the Republic, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 8
     

The Brief American Pageant: A History of the Republic, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 8

by David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen, Mel Piehl
 

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ISBN-10: 0495915351

ISBN-13: 9780495915355

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT presents a concise and vivid chronological narrative, focusing on the great public debates that have dominated American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and the text's trademark wit keep readers engaged. Focus questions, chapter outlines and summaries, marginal glossaries, and links to additional online study aids

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THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT presents a concise and vivid chronological narrative, focusing on the great public debates that have dominated American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and the text's trademark wit keep readers engaged. Focus questions, chapter outlines and summaries, marginal glossaries, and links to additional online study aids ensure that readers understand and retain the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495915355
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. New World Beginnings. 2. The Planting of English America. 3. Settling the Northern Colonies. 4. American Life in the Seventeenth Century. 5. Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution. 6. The Duel for North America. 7. The Road to Revolution. 8. America Secedes from the Empire. 9. The Confederation and the Constitution. 10. Launching the New Ship of State. 11. The Triumphs and Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic. 12. The Second War for Independence and the Upsurge of Nationalism. 13. The Rise of a Mass Democracy. 14. Forging the National Economy. 15. The Ferment of Reform and Culture. 16. The South and the Slavery Controversy. 17. Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy. 18. Renewing the Sectional Struggle. 19. Drifting Toward Disunion. 20. Girding for War: The North and the South. 21. The Furnace of Civil War. 22. The Ordeal of Reconstruction.

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