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Encyclopedia of American history

Author: Richard B Morris
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. edView all editions and formats
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Amerikas historie, amerikansk historie, USA, Nordamerika, United States of America - et bredt amerikansk opslagsværk og referenceværk fra 1982, 6. udgave, med relativ kortfattet men informative beskrivelser, forklaringer og definitioner på begivenheder og personer etc. gennem Amerikas og USA's historie og udvikling. Værket er dels kronologisk og dels emnemæssigt alfabetisk, opdelt i en række afsnit: 1. Basic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Encyclopedias
History
Named Person: Encyklopædi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Morris
ISBN: 0061816051 9780061816055
OCLC Number: 464139777
Description: xiv, 1285 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: ed. by Richard B. Morris ; associate ed. Jeffrey B. Morris

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Amerikas historie, amerikansk historie, USA, Nordamerika, United States of America - et bredt amerikansk opslagsværk og referenceværk fra 1982, 6. udgave, med relativ kortfattet men informative beskrivelser, forklaringer og definitioner på begivenheder og personer etc. gennem Amerikas og USA's historie og udvikling. Værket er dels kronologisk og dels emnemæssigt alfabetisk, opdelt i en række afsnit: 1. Basic Chronology: Original Peopling of the Americas. The Era of Exploration. The Founding og the English Colonies, 1578-1732. The Colonies and the Empire, 1624-1775. The Era of the American Revolution, 1763-1789. The Early National and Antebellum Periods, 1789-1860. The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877. Domestic Issues from Hayes to Wilson, 1878-1918. The United States in World Affairs, 1866-1918. America between two World Wars, 1919-1939. The United States in World War II, 1939-1945. The United States and the Balance of the World Power, 1945-1974. Domestic Issues and National Politics from Truman to Reagan, 1945-1981. 2. Topical Chronology: The Expansion of the Nation. Population, Immigration, and Ethnic Stocks. Leading Supreme Court Decisions. The American Economy. Science, Invention, and Technology. Thoughts and Culture. Mass Media. 3. Five Hundred Notable Americans. 4. Structure of the Federal Government: Presidents and their Cabinets. Party Strenght in Congress. Justices of the United States Supreme Courts. The Deklacation of Independence. The Constitution of the United States.
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