The New Nation

The New Nation

Book - 2005
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Beginning with George Washington's inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, The New Nation tells the story of the remarkable challenges that the freshly formed United States faced. Thomas Jefferson's purchase of the Louisiana Territories (bought from France at a mere four centsan acre!), Lewis and Clark's daring expedition through this wilderness, the War of 1812 a.k.a. "Revolutionary War, Part II," Tecumseh's effort to form an Indian confederacy, the growth of Southern plantations, the beginning of the abolitionist movement, and the disgraceful Trail of Tears are just afew of the setbacks, sidetracks, and formidable tasks put in the new nation's path. Master storyteller Joy Hakim weaves these dramatic events and more into a seamless tale that's so exciting, how could it be true? But it is: it's A History of US.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2005.
Edition: Third edition revised
ISBN: 9780195188974
0195188977
019515326X
0195153251
Branch Call Number: j 973 HAKIM J
Characteristics: 193 pages : illustrations (some color), col. maps ; 24 cm.

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