9780205036561

American Stories: A History of the United States, Volume 1 (2nd Edition)

Brands, H. W.; Breen, T. H.; Williams, R. Hal; Gross, Ariela J.

ISBN 10: 0205036562 / 0-205-03656-2
ISBN 13: 9780205036561
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

Focuses readers on the story of American history.

  

American Stories enhances the accessibility of United States history by concentrating on the most commonly taught topics while retaining a strong narrative emphasis and chronological organization. Each chapter follows a consistent structure that maximizes comprehension. The text goes beyond the major events that have shaped America by using significant incidents to reflect historical dilemmas and the decisions made by the American people and their leaders. The authors stress themes and ideas that continue to affect Americans, as they believe the impact of change on human lives adds an essential layer to understanding history.

 
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