History of the United States of America, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From the Discovery of the Continent

History of the United States of America, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): From the Discovery of the Continent

by George Bancroft

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Overview

Volume two of George Bancroft’s monumental History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent—notable for its Democratic rather than Federalist point of view—covers events in England, France, and the rising colonies, the effect of the revolution of 1688 on different parts of the United States, and the War of Spanish Succession.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411449275
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 04/05/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 614
File size: 668 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

George Bancroft (1800–1891) was an American historian and statesman, dubbed the “father of American history” for his comprehensive history of the origins and development of the United States. He was Secretary of the Navy for during the Polk administration, and established the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845.

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