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Encyclopedia of American history

Author: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row Publishers, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Covers the history of the U.S. from pre-Columbian times to the first year of Ronald Reagan's presidency.
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Encyclopedias
History
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of American history.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1982
(OCoLC)572798611
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
ISBN: 0061816051 9780061816055
OCLC Number: 7945743
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 1285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: How to use this book --
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 Reagan, 1945-81 --
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 --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Richard B. Morris ; associate editor, Jeffrey B. Morris.

Abstract:

Covers the history of the U.S. from pre-Columbian times to the first year of Ronald Reagan's presidency.
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