Discovering the American Past: To 1877
This is volume one of a two-volume supplement for the US history survey course. It presents a variety of historical evidence organized to guide students through a process of historical analysis. This approach allows students to act as true historians by evaluating, analyzing and drawing conclusions based on evidence supplied in the text. In each chapter, students examine a central question relating to a person, issue, movement or event in American history and use a proven analytical method of analysis to arrive at conclusions.
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