American Stories: A History of the United States, Volume 1, 4th edition

  • H W. Brands, 
  • Timothy H. Breen, 
  • R H. Williams, 
  • Ariela J. Gross

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American Stories: A History of the United States presents an accessible exploration of America's rich, complex past. Authors H. W. Brands, T. H. Breen, Ariela Gross and R. Hal Williams look beyond the assortment of facts that make up US history to help you truly understand the story of our nation. This streamlined, powerful narrative explores the dilemmas, choices and decisions made by the American people, as well as by their leaders, that helped shape America.

The 4th Edition better connects these American people and their decisions with time and place. This approach enables you to learn how to think both critically and historically.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137500611

Subject: History

Category: United States History Survey


1. New World Encounters: Preconquest - 1608
2. England's New World Experiments, 1607 - 1732
3. Putting Down Roots: Opportunity and Oppression in Colonial Society, 1619 - 1692
4. Experience of Empire: Eighteenth-Century America, 1680 - 1763
5. The American Revolution: From Elite Protest to Popular Revolt, 1763 - 1783
6. The Republican Experiment, 1783 - 1788
7. Democracy and Dissent: The Violence of Party Politics, 1788 - 1800
8. Republican Ascendancy: The Jeffersonian Vision, 1800 - 1814
9. Nation Building and Nationalism, 1815 - 1825
10. The Triumph of White Men's Democracy, 1824 - 1840
11. Slaves and Masters, 1793 - 1861
12. The Pursuit of Perfection, 1800 - 1861
13. An Age of Expansionism, 1830 - 1861
14. The Sectional Crisis, 1846 - 1861
15. Secession and the Civil War, 1860 - 1865
16. The Agony of Reconstruction, 1865 - 1877

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