Encyclopedia of American history (Book, 1976) [Portland Community College Library]
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Encyclopedia of American history

Encyclopedia of American history

Author: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bicentennial edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Richard B. (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989.
Encyclopedia of American history.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1976
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
ISBN: 0060130814 9780060130817
OCLC Number: 1217388
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 1245 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Basic chronology. Original peopling of the Americas --
The era of exploration --
The founding of the English colonies, 1578-1732 --
The colonies and the Empire, 1624-1775 --
The era of the American Revolution, 1763-89 --
The early national and antebellum periods, 1789-1860 --
The Civil War and reconstruction, 1861-77 --
Domestic issues from Hayes to Wilson, 1878-1918 --
The United States in world affairs, 1866-1918 --
America between two world wars, 1919-39 --
The United States in World War II --
The United States and the balance of world power, 1945-74 --
Domestic issues and national politics from Truman to Nixon, 1945-74 --
Presidents and their cabinets --
Party strength in congress --
Justices of the United States Supreme Court --
The Declaration of Independence --
The Constitution of the United States. 2. Topical chronology. The expansion of the nation --
Population, immigration, and ethnic stocks --
Leading Supreme Court decisions --
The American economy --
Science, invention, and technology --
Thought and culture --
Mass media --
3. Five hundred notable Americans. Biographical section.
Responsibility: edited by Richard B. Morris, associate editor, Jeffrey B. Morris.
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