Overview

The history of the United States has been an experiment in democracy for more than 200 years. Issues that were addressed in the early years continue to be addressed and resolved today:
big government versus small government, individual rights versus group rights, unfettered capitalism versus regulated commerce and labor, engagement with the world versus isolationism.
The expectations for American democracy ...
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USA History in Brief

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Overview

The history of the United States has been an experiment in democracy for more than 200 years. Issues that were addressed in the early years continue to be addressed and resolved today:
big government versus small government, individual rights versus group rights, unfettered capitalism versus regulated commerce and labor, engagement with the world versus isolationism.
The expectations for American democracy have always been
high, and the reality has sometimes been disappointing. Yet the nation has grown and prospered, through a continual process of adaptation and compromise.

The first title in the new "In Brief" series, this publication summarizes in a few thousand words the history of how the United States was founded and the forces and events that shaped the dynamic and varied country that it has become today.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012273536
  • Publisher: 1001 Property Solutions LLC
  • Publication date: 3/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,230,761
  • File size: 6 MB

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