Cengage Advantage Books: A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Volume I / Edition 2

Cengage Advantage Books: A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Volume I / Edition 2

by Mary Beth Norton, David W. Blight, Carol Sheriff, David M. Katzman
     
 


Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A People and a Nation, 8/e, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. With stories of everyday… See more details below

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A People and a Nation, 8/e, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. With stories of everyday people and coverage of cultural diversity, work, and popular culture, this spirited narrative brings history to life by offering the latest scholarship and captivating stories throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547060361
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/21/2008
Edition description:
Vol. 1 - 1877 Dolphin Ed.
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492-1600. 2. Europeans Colonize North America, 1600-1650. 3. North America in the Atlantic World, 1650-1720. 4. American Society Transformed, 1720-1770. 5. Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754-1774. 6. A Revolution, Indeed, 1774-1783. 7. Forging a National Republic, 1776-1789. 8. The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1789-1800. 9. Defining the Nation, 1801-1823. 10. The Rise of the South 1815-1860. 11. The Modernizing North, 1815-1860. 12. Reform and Politics in the Age of Jackson 1824-1845. 13. The Contested West, 1815-1860. 14. Slavery and America's Future: The Road to War, 1845-1861. 15. Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861-1865. 16. Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877.

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