Making America: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877
Cengage Learning, Oct 22, 2007 - History - 552 pages
Shaped with a clear political chronology, Making America reflects the variety of individual experiences and kaleidoscope of cultures that is American society. Careful to maintain its emphasis on the importance of social movements, immigrant society, and regional and political differences in American history, the Fifth Edition of Making America brings greater attention to global influences and America's role in the world. Making America serves the needs of instructors whose classrooms reflect the diversity of today's college students. The strongly chronological narrative, together with an integrated program of learning and teaching aids, makes the historical content vivid and comprehensible to students at all levels of preparedness.
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A Continent on the Move 14001725
Founding the English Mainland Colonies 15851732
The English Colonies in the Eighteenth Century 16891763
Deciding Where Loyalties Lie 17631776
Recreating America Independence and a New Nation 17751783
Competing Visions of the Virtuous Republic 17701796
The Early Republic 17961804
The Great Transformation Growth and Expansion 18281848
Responses to the Great Transformation 18281848
Sectional Conflict and Shattered Union 18481860
A Violent Choice Civil War 18611865
Reconstruction High Hopes and Shattered Dreams 18651877
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