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Atlas of American history

Author: Gary B Nash; Carter Smith
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2007.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the cultural, political, and social history of America from the earliest Native Americans to the twenty-first century through narrative accounts, photographs, illustrations, boxed features, and over two hundred color maps.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Pictorial works
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Nash; Carter Smith
ISBN: 9780816059522 0816059527
OCLC Number: 69027921
Description: 346 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Three worlds meet, beginnings to 1607 --
Colonization and settlement, 1492-1760 --
Revolution and new nation, 1761-1812 --
Expansion and reform, 1790-1855 --
Civil war and reconstruction, 1856-1869 --
The development of the industrial United States, 1870-1899 --
The emergence of modern America, 1900-1928 --
The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945 --
Postwar United States, 1946-1968 --
The contemporary United States, 1969-Present. Three worlds meet, beginnings to 1607. Native America ; Europe transformed ; The African heritage --
Colonization and settlement, 1492-1760. The arrival of the Europeans ; The Conquistadors ; Colonists in the Americas ; Politics, religion, and economics ; Slavery and the colonial economy --
Revolution and new nation, 1761-1812. The American Revolution ; Thirteen independent states ; The U.S. Constitution --
Expansion and reform, 1790-1855. Westward expansion and manifest destiny ; A changing nation ; Democracy and discontent --
Civil war and Reconstruction, 1856-1869. The road to war ; The American Civil War ; Reconstruction --
The development of the industrial United States, 1870-1899. The industrial era ; Immigration, equality and Victorian America ; The American worker ; The closing frontier and overseas expansion --
The emergence of modern America, 1900-1928. The Progressive movement ; World War I ; The roaring '20s --
The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945. The Great Depression ; The New Deal ; World War II --
Postwar United States, 1946-1968. The postwar boom ; Cold War and hot wars ; The civil rights movement --
The contemporary United States, 1969-present. Domestic and foreign policy since 1968 ; Economic, social and cultural changes.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: by Gary B. Nash and Carter Smith.
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A full-color atlas that spans the breadth of American history, from the precolonial times. Vivid photographs, illustrations, and maps are combined with graphs, charts, and boxed features. Beginning  Read more...

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