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America's promise : a concise history of the United States

Author: W J Rorabaugh; Donald T Critchlow; Paula Baker
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W J Rorabaugh; Donald T Critchlow; Paula Baker
ISBN: 0742511898 9780742511897 074251191X 9780742511910
OCLC Number: 52714651
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1.A Big Country --
2.The Plantation South, 1607-1771 --
3.Religious New England, 1620-1760 --
4.The Diverse Middle Colonies, 1624-1760 --
5.The American Revolution, 1750-1783 --
6.The New Nation, 1783-1800 --
7.Thomas Jefferson's America, 1801-1829 --
8.The Market Revolution, 1790-1850 --
9.Evangelical Religion and Reform, 1790-1850 --
10.Andrew Jackson and the West --
11.The Problem of Slavery --
12.Americans at Mid-century: Unbounded Optimism --
13.The Sectional Crisis, 1852-1861 --
14.Civil War, 1861-1865 --
15.Reconstruction, 1863-1877
Responsibility: William J. Rorabaugh, Donald T. Critchlow, and Paula Baker.
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America's Promise offers a well-written and insightful account of American history. Students will find it highly engaging and informative. Unlike most textbooks, the authors blend political, social, Read more...

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