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A people & a nation : a history of the United States

Author: Mary Beth Norton; et al
Publisher: Australia ; Boston : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beth Norton; et al
ISBN: 9780495915256 0495915254 9780495916543 0495916544
OCLC Number: 720634651
Description: xxxv, 947, 26, 59 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: 1. Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492-1600 ---
2. Europeans Colonize North America, 1600-1650 ---
3. North America in the Atlantic World, 1650-1720 ---
4. American Society Transformed, 1720-1770 ---
5. Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754-1774 ---
6. A Revolution, Indeed, 1774-1783 ---
7. Forging a National Republic, 1776-1789 ---
8. The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1789-1800 ---
9. Defining the Nation, 1801-1823 ---
10. The Rise of the South, 1815-1860 ---
11. The Restless North, 1815-1860 ---
12. Reform and Politics, 1824-1845 ---
13. The Contested West, 1815-1860 ---
14. Slavery and Americaʹs Future: The Road to War, 1845-1861 ---
15. Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861-1865 ---
16. Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877 ---
17. The Development of the West, 1865-1900 ---
18. The Machine Age, 1877-1920 ---
19. The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877-1920 ---
20. Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900 ---
21. The Progressive Era, 1895-1920 ---
22. The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914 ---
23. Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920 ---
24. The New Era, 1920-1929 ---
25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1941 ---
26. The United States in a Troubled World, 1920-1941 ---
27. The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945 ---
28. The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961 ---
29. America at Midcentury, 1945-1960 ---
30. The Tumultuous Sixties, 1960-1968 ---
31. Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969-1980 ---
32. Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992 ---
33. Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992.
Other Titles: People and a nation
Responsibility: Mary Beth Norton ... [et al.].

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