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Events that changed America in the nineteenth century

Author: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers descriptions and analyses of ten of the most important events in nineteenth-century America, including the Louisiana Purchase, abolition, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution; and includes a photograph and annotated bibliography for each event, a glossary of terms, and a timeline.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Events that changed America in the nineteenth century.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606046837
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
ISBN: 0313290814 9780313290817
OCLC Number: 34951266
Description: xi, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Louisiana Purchase, 1803 : interpretive essay / Steven E. Siry --
The War of 1812 : interpretive essay / Sally E. Hadden --
The Monroe Doctrine, 1823 : interpretive essay / Peter G. Felten --
Jacksonian Democracy, 1828-1840 : interpretive essay / Thomas C. Mackey --
Abolition, c. 1820s-1860 / Thomas Clarkin --
The War with Mexico, 1846-1848 : interpretive essay / Donald A. Rakestraw --
The Civil War, 1861-1865 : interpretive essay / Carl E. Kramer --
The Industrial Revolution, c. 1860s-1890s : interpretive essay / Julia A. Woods --
The closing of the frontier, c. 1890s : interpretive essay / Michael J. Devine --
The Spanish-American War, 1898-1901 : interpretive essay / Henry E. Mattox.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
Responsibility: edited by John E. Findling & Frank W. Thackeray.

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To help students better understand the cataclysmic changes of the 19th century, this resource offers detailed description and expert analysis of the most important events of the century. The  Read more...

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