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America's promise : a concise history of the United States

Author: W J Rorabaugh; Donald T Critchlow; Paula Baker
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2004.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W J Rorabaugh; Donald T Critchlow; Paula Baker
ISBN: 0742511898 9780742511897 074251191X 9780742511910
OCLC Number: 52714651
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: A Big Country Chapter 2: The Plantation South, 1607-1771 Chapter 3: Religious New England, 1620-1760 Chapter 4: The Diverse Middle Colonies, 1624-1760 Chapter 5: The American Revolution, 1750-1783 Chapter 6: The New Nation, 1783-1800 Chapter 7: Thomas Jefferson's America, 1801-1829 Chapter 8: The Market Revolution, 1790-1850 Chapter 9: Evangelical Religion and Reform, 1790-1850 Chapter 10: Andrew Jackson and the West Chapter 11: The Problem of Slavery Chapter 12: Americans at Mid-century: Unbounded Optimism Chapter 13: The Sectional Crisis, 1852-1861 Chapter 14: Civil War, 1861-1865 Chapter 15: Reconstruction, 1863-1877 Appendix I: The Declaration of Independence Appendix II: The Constitution of the United States of America Appendix III: U.S. Population Characteristics Appendix IV: Population for Selected Large Cities Appendix V: Presidential Elections Appendix VI: Chronology Glossary
Responsibility: William J. Rorabaugh, Donald T. Critchlow, and Paula Baker.
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