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American Story, Volume One, To 1877

American Story, Volume One, To 1877 - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321091963

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ISBN13: 978-0321091963
ISBN10: 0321091965 Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

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American Story, Volume One, To 1877 - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321091963

Robert Divine, Randy Roberts, George Fredrickson, Breen and Williams

ISBN13: 978-0321091963
ISBN10: 0321091965 Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

The American Story, Volume One uncovers the drama of American history to 1877 and the rich variety and diversity of the American people in a clear, crisp, elegant narrative that examines how human choices and actions have shaped the nation and its society. Skillfully integrating social, political, cultural, economic, and diplomatic history into a seamless chronological narrative, this book presents the story of all Americans-the powerful and elite as well as ordinary men and women. For anyone interested in American history to 1877.

Author Bio

Divine, Robert A. : University of Texas


Breen, T.H. : Northwestern University


Fredrickson, George M. : Stanford University


Williams, R. Hal : Southern Methodist University


Roberts, Randy : Purdue University

Table of Contents

1. New World Encounters.
2. England's Colonial Experiments: The Seventeenth Century.
3. Putting Down Roots: Families in an Atlantic Empire.
4. Frontiers of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America.
5. The American Revolution: From Gentry Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763-1783.
7. Democracy in Distress: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788-1800.
8. Jeffersonian Ascendancy: Theory and Practice of Government.
9. Nation Building and Nationalism.
10. The Triumph of White Men's Democracy.
11. The Pursuit of Perfection.
12. An Age of Expansionism.
13. Masters and Slaves.
14. The Sectional Crisis.
15. Secession and the Civil War.
16. The Agony of Reconstruction.

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