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A young people's history of the United States : Columbus to the war on terror
Title:
A young people's history of the United States : Columbus to the war on terror
ISBN:
9781583228692

9781583228869

9781442022867
Physical Description:
xiii, 448 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note (Repeatable):
Includes index. Previously published in 2 volumes: 2007.
Contents:
Columbus and the Indians -- Black and white -- Who were the colonists? -- Tyranny is tyranny -- Revolutions -- The women of early America -- As long as the grass grows or water runs -- War with Mexico -- Slavery and emancipation -- The other Civil War -- Robber barons and rebels -- The American empire -- Class struggle -- World War I -- Hard times -- World War II and the cold war -- Black revolt and civil rights -- Vietnam -- Surprises -- Under control? -- Politics as usual -- Resistance -- The end of the twentieth century -- The "war on terrorism" -- War in Iraq, conflict at home -- "Rise like lions."
Abstract:
A history of the United States for young people.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Seven Stories Press, [2009]