The American People: Creating a Nation and Society

The American People: Creating a Nation and Society (Paperback )

By Gary B Nash , Julie Roy Jeffrey , John R Howe 
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 5
Language: English
ISBN: 0321464710
EAN: 9780321464712
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 1,168
Binding: Paperback
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The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society
Primary Source Edition - Brief 5th Edition
Nash - Jeffrey - Howe - Frederick - Davis - Winkler

Experience history through the eyes of those who were there.

With 61 primary source documents, "The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society," Brief Fifth Edition, Primary Source Edition, has everything students need to master the course--a rich text with a clear, relevant, and balanced portrait of the social, economic, and cultural issues in U.S. history plus a wealth of original documents that help make the material come alive. In addition, "Document Analysis" questions encourage students to delve deeper into the documents and to explore how they relate to the events of the time.

Here is a sample of the primary source documents included William Penn, "Description of Pennsylvania" (1681)
William Lloyd Garrison, First Issue of The Liberator (1831)
Opinion of the Supreme Court for Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 347 U.S.C. 483 (1954)
George Marshall, "The Marshall Plan" (1947)
Students for a Democratic Society, "The Port Huron Statement" (1962)
Shirley Chisholm, "Equal Rights for Women" (May 21, 1969)

A complete listing of the primary source documents can be found on the first page of this book.

Do you want more primary source documents? All of the documents in this text--plus hundreds more at no additional cost--can be found on Longman's exclusive Website:

MyHistoryLab is FREE when bundled with this book!

MyHistoryLab also contains a wealth of other resources including images, maps, audio clips, theelectronic textbook, student assessment (pre-tests, post-tests, and chapter exams), fifty of the most commonly assigned works on the history bookshelf, and much more.

Available Versions
Single Volume Edition, Chapters 1-31 (ISBN 0-321-46471-0)
Volume I: To 1877, Chapters 1-16 (ISBN 0-321-46683-7)
Volume II: Since 1865, Chapters 16-31 (ISBN 0-321-46337-4)

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A condensed version of "The American People, "this engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all 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. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

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Title: The American People: Creating a Nation and Society
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Author: Gary B Nash , Julie Roy Jeffrey , John R Howe
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 5
Language: English
ISBN: 0321464710
EAN: 9780321464712
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 1,168
Binding: Paperback


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