A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Volume 1: To 1877, Brief
Cengage Learning, Dec 30, 2008 - History - 448 pages
The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION preserves the text's approach to American history as a story of all American people. Known for a number of strengths, including its well-respected author team and engaging narrative, the book emphasizes social history, giving particular attention to race and racial identity. Like its full-length counterpart, the Brief Eighth Edition focuses on stories of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture. A new design makes for easier reading and note-taking. Events up to and including the election of 2008 are updated and included, and new chapter has been written on The Contested West. Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Brief Eighth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 0547175582; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547175590; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 0547175604.
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If I could save the Union without freeing-any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that.’
Three Old Worlds Create a New 14921600
Europeans Colonize North America 16001650
North America in the Atlantic World 16501720
American Society Transformed 17201770
Severing the Bonds of Empire 17541774
A Revolution Indeed 17741783
Forging a National Republic 17761789
The Early Republic Conflicts at Home and Abroad 17891800
The Modernizing North 18151860
Reform and Politics in the Age of Jackson 18241845
The Contested West 18151860
Slavery and Americas Future The Road to War 18451861
Transforming Fire The Civil War 18611865
Reconstruction An Unfinished Revolution 18651877
Defining the Nation 18011823
The Rise of the South 18151860