Exploring American History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761498486
  • ISBN-13: 9780761498483
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 1231 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines the formative stages of America's past from European settlement of the Western Hemisphere and the displacement of indigenous peoples to the birth of the United States and its growth, in both population and territory, from a modest confederation of thirteen independent states. Photographs that appear in the print version of this title are excluded from the ebook version due to copyright restrictions.

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Set Contents.
Thematic Contents.
Directory of Contributors.
Editors’ Introduction.
Reader’s Guide.
1: Abolitionism.
2: Adams, Abigail.
3: Adams, John.
4: Adams, John Quincy.
5: Adams-Onís Treaty.
6: Agriculture and Farming.
7: Alamo, Battle of the.
8: Alaska Purchase.
9: Albany Convention.
10: Alcott, Louisa May.
11: Alien and Sedition Acts.
12: Amendments, Post–Civil War.
13: Amistad Case.
14: Architecture, Building, and Homes.
15: Armed Forces and Military Campaigns.
16: Articles of Confederation.
17: Arts, Performance.
18: Arts, Visual.
19: Astor, John Jacob.
20: Audubon, John James.
Guided Research.