The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 1, 8th edition

  • Gary B. Nash
  • Julie Roy Jeffrey
  • John R. Howe
  • Allan M. Winkler
  • Allen F. Davis
  • Charlene Mires
  • Peter J. Frederick
  • Carla Gardina Pestana

Overview

The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of diverse Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country.

Table of contents

1. Ancient America and Africa
2. Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas
3. Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century
4. The Maturing of Colonial Society
5. Bursting the Bonds of Empire
6. A People in Revolution
7. Creating a Nation
8. Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest
9. Slavery and the Old South
10. Shaping America in the Antebellum Age
11. Moving West
12. The Union in Peril
13. The Civil War
14. The Union Reconstructed

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Published by Pearson (May 15th 2017) - Copyright © 2017