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Early National America 1790-1850 (Discovering U.S. History)


"Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings to life the people and events that have shaped the nation through a clear and entertaining narrative, interesting boxed insets, and lively full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Students will find these books valuable for reports, prime supplements to textbooks, or simply interesting reading.



Introduction: Exploring the West 7
Map: States and Territories 14
1 The New Nation Takes Shape 17
2 The War of 1812 33
3 The Era of Good Feelings 51
4 The Age of Jackson 70
5 A New American Spirit 88
6 The Reach of the American Empire 105
Chronology and Timeline 120
Glossary 125
Bibliography 128
Further Resources 130
Picture Credits 132
Index 133
About the Author and Consultant 136

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