Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877, Concise Edition / Edition 6

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877, Concise Edition / Edition 6

by John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice Fahs
     
 


How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE Sixth Edition. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major… See more details below

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How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE Sixth Edition. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. You'll learn not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133947738
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Concise
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
361,883
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. When Old Worlds Collide: Contact, Conquest, Catastrophe. 2. The Challenge to Spain and the Settlement of North America. 3. England Discovers Its Colonies: Empire, Liberty, and Expansion. 4. Provincial America and the Struggle for a Continent. 5. Reform, Resistance, Revolution. 6. The Revolutionary Republic. 7. Completing the Revolution, 1789-1815. 8. Northern Transformations, 1790-1850. 9. The Old South, 1790-1850. 10. Toward an American Culture. 11. Whigs and Democrats. 12. Antebellum Reform. 13. Manifest Destiny: An Empire for Liberty--or Slavery? 14. The Gathering Tempest, 1853-1860. 15. Secession and Civil War, 1860-1862. 16. A New Birth of Freedom, 1862-1865. 17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877.

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