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U.S. history 101 : historic events, key people, important locations and more!

Author: Kathleen Sears
Publisher: Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects quick snapshots of historic and political events from American history from the Battles of Bunkerhill and Yorktown to the great recession.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Sears
ISBN: 9781440586484 1440586489
OCLC Number: 893721588
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Crossing the land bridge --
Leif Ericson and Vinland --
Columbus's voyages --
Native Americans --
Jamestown --
The Mayflower Compact --
The Salem witch trials --
French wars in the new world --
Tobacco and cotton --
Taxation and representation --
Lexington and Concord --
The Declaration of Independence --
Thomas Jefferson --
George Washington --
Bunker Hill to Yorktown --
The Constitutional convention --
Federalists and anti-Federalists --
The Louisiana Purchase --
The War of 1812 --
Jacksonian democracy --
Slavery --
Railroads and telegraphs --
Manifest Destiny --
The gold rush --
Lincoln's election --
Fort Sumter --
Gettysburg --
Grant and Lee --
Reconstruction and reaction --
Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Mellon --
Busting the trusts --
Organized labor --
The automobile --
World War I --
The roaring twenties --
Crash! --
Votes for women --
The New Deal --
Franklin D. Roosevelt --
World War II --
Life on the home front --
McCarthyism --
The Korean War --
Martin Luther King Jr and civil rights --
Black power --
John F. Kennedy --
The missiles of October --
Vietnam --
The space race --
The counterculture --
Women's liberation --
Environmentalism --
Watergate --
Ronald Reagan --
Iran-Contra --
The collapse of communism --
The first Gulf War --
9/11 --
The Afghan and Iraq wars --
The occupation of Iraq --
The great recession --
Barack H. Obama.
Other Titles: United States history 101
Responsibility: Kathleen Sears.

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