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The heritage of America

Author: Henry Steele Commager; Allan Nevins
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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First hand narratives of American life from Leif Ericson to World War II.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.
Heritage of America.
Boston, Little, Brown, 1949
(OCoLC)646916035
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Steele Commager; Allan Nevins
OCLC Number: 423783
Description: xxiv, 1227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Opening up the continent --
2. Planting colonies in the new world --
3. Life in the American colonies --
4. White men and red --
5. The struggle for the continent --
6. The coming of the revolution --
7. The winning of independence --
8. Confederation and the Constitution --
9. Launching the new government --
10. The War of 1812 --
11. The hardy frontiersman --
12. New settlements in the wilderness --
13. Sailing and whaling --
14. Steamboat days --
15. Social life in the early republic --
16. Man the reformer --
17. The South and slavery --
18. Abolition and fugitive slaves --
19. Westward the course of empire --
20. The mining kingdom --
21. Texas and the Mexican War --
22. Politics --
23. O Captain, my Captain --
24. Behind the lines --
25. The blue and the gray --
26. Reconstruction --
27. The last West --
28. The rise of the city --
29. School and society --
30. Business and labor --
31. Cuba libre --
32. The progressive era --
33. Modern politics --
34. The world war --
35. From normalcy to New Deal --
36. The Second World War.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins.

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First hand narratives of American life from Leif Ericson to World War II.

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