Making America: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 5

Making America: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 5

by Carol Berkin, Christopher Miller, Robert Cherny, James Gormly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0618994858

ISBN-13: 9780618994854

Pub. Date: 10/22/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. The authors' goal is to spark readers' curiosity and invite them to explore and "do" history rather than simply read about it. The book conveys the surprising twists and turns as well as the individual and collective

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Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. The authors' goal is to spark readers' curiosity and invite them to explore and "do" history rather than simply read about it. The book conveys the surprising twists and turns as well as the individual and collective tales of success and failure that are the real story of the American past. The strongly chronological narrative, together with visuals and an integrated program of learning aids, makes the historical content vivid and comprehensible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618994854
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/22/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Making a "New" World, to 1588. 2. A Continent on the Move, 1400-1725. 3. Founding the English Mainland Colonies, 1585-1732. 4. The English Colonies in the Eighteenth Century, 1689-1763. 5. Deciding Where Loyalties Lie, 1763-1776. 6. Recreating America: Independence and a New Nation, 1775-1783. 7. Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic, 1770-1796. 8. The Early Republic, 1796-1804. 9. Increasing Conflict and War, 1805-1815 10. The Rise of a New Nation, 1815-1836. 11. Modernization and Expansion, 1828-1848. 12. Responses to Expansion and Change, 1828-1848. 13. Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union, 1848-1860. 14. A Violent Choice: Civil War, 1861-1865. 15. Reconstruction: High Hopes and Shattered Dreams, 1865-1877. Suggested Readings. Documents. Declaration of Independence. Articles of Confederation. Constitution of the United States of America and Amendments. Presidential Elections. Index.

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