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A Short history of the United States

Author: Robert V Remini
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Short History of the United States, Robert V. Remini explores the arrival and migration of Native Americans throughout the Western Hemisphere and their achievements; the discovery of the New World by Europeans and the establishment of colonies by the Spanish, French, English, and Dutch; the causes of the American Revolution; the founding of a republic under the Constitution; the formation of political parties;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert V Remini
ISBN: 9780060831448 0060831448 9780060831455 0060831456
OCLC Number: 167504400
Description: 373 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Discovery and settlement of the New World --
Independence and nation building --
An emerging identity --
The Jacksonian era --
The dispute over slavery, secession, and the Civil War --
Reconstruction and the Gilded Age --
Manifest Destiny, progressivism, war, and the Roaring Twenties --
The Great Depression, the New Deal, and World War II --
The Cold War and civil rights --
Violence, scandal, and the end of the Cold War --
The conservative revolution.
Responsibility: Robert V. Remini.
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Contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth and development of the American nation and its institutions. This book illustrates how former English subjects slowly transformed  Read more...

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"A masterful recounting of the Amercian experience from the discovery of the New World to the present... It is a perfect history for our times." -- Robert Dallek, author of Nixon and Kissinger "In Read more...

 
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