Short History of the United States From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency

ISBN-10: 0060831456
ISBN-13: 9780060831455
Authors: Robert V. Remini
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Robert V. Remini, professor emeritus of history & the humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, won the National Book Award for his three-volume biography of Andrew Jackson. He is the author of numerous books on American history, including "The Battle of New Orleans" & biographies of Henry Clay & Daniel Webster.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 416 Dimensions: 6.22" wide x 9.02" long x 1.14" tall Weight: 0.990 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Introduction
Discovery and Settlement of the New World
Independence and Nation Building
An Emerging Identity
The Jacksonian Era
The Dispute over Slavery, Secession, and the Civil War
Reconstruction and the Gilded Age
Manifest Destiny, Progressivism, War, and the Roaring Twenties
The Great Depression, the New Deal, and World War II
The Cold War and Civil Rights
Violence, Scandal, and the End of the Cold War
The Conservative Revolution
Reading List
Index