Liberty, Equality, Power : A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 3

Liberty, Equality, Power : A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
0534168949
ISBN-13:
9780534168940
Pub. Date:
05/28/2002
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Liberty, Equality, Power : A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 3


This best-selling introductory American history survey text provides students with a clear understanding of how power is gained, lost, and used in both public and private life. Central to this text are the themes of liberty, equality, and power, as well as the shifting relationships and tensions between these evolving concepts. The authors use these themes to convey the complex reality and diversity of America's history.

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ISBN-13: 9780534168940
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Edition description: Third Edition / With Infotrac
Pages: 700

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. The Democratic Republic, 1790-1820. 8. Completing the Revolution, 1789-1815. 9. The Market Revolution, 1815-1860. 10. Toward an American Culture. 11. Society, Culture, and Politics, 1820s-1840s. 12. Jacksonian Democracy. 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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