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A short history of the United States

Author: Robert V Remini
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2008.
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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: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert V Remini
ISBN: 9780061712357 0061712353 9780061712364 0061712361
OCLC Number: 271035237
Description: 1 online resource.
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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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; the War of 1812 and the resulting economic and cultural changes; the democratic impetus during the Jacksonian era; westward expansion and the Mexican War; the struggle over slavery, which led to the Civil War; Reconstruction and the rise of big business; the emergence of the United States as a world power; the descent into the Great Depression; the global conflicts of the twentieth century; the rise of conservatism; and the outbreak of terrorism here and abroad. In addition, Remini illustrates how former English subjects slowly transformed themselves into Americans, and shows how a collection of sovereign, independent colonies united to create a workable, constantly evolving republican government whose democratic principles reflect the changing mores and attitudes of the citizens it represents. He explains the reasons for the nation's unique and enduring strengths, its artistic and cultural accomplishments, its genius in developing new products to sell to the world, and its abiding commitment to individual freedoms.

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