The unfinished nation

Author: Alan Brinkley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780073307008
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Known for its clear narrative voice, impeccable scholarship, and affordability, Alan Brinkley’s The Unfinished Nation offers a concise but comprehensive examination of American History. Balancing social and cultural history with traditional political and diplomatic themes, it tells the story of the diversity and complexity of the United States and the forces that have enabled it to survive and flourish despite division. This fifth edition features eight new essays and enhanced coverage of recent events and developments in the continuing American story.

The Unfinished Nation A Concise History of the American People

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497020204
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Facts101 is your complete guide to The Unfinished Nation, A Concise History of the American People. In this book, you will learn topics such as SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN PROVINCIAL AMERICA, THE EMPIRE IN TRANSITION, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, and THE CONSTITUTION AND THE NEW REPUBLIC plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Outlines Highlights for Unfinished Nation Concise History of the American People Volume 2 from 1865

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781616544447
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780073307022

Letters of a Nation

Author: Andrew Carroll
Publisher: Broadway
ISBN: 0767903315
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Spanning 350 years of American history and culture, a collection of more than two hundred letters, many never before published, reveals the personalities and feelings of Americans great and small, from Amelia Earhart to Elvis Presley to Malcolm X. Reprint.

John F Kennedy

Author: Alan Brinkley
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429974222
Format: PDF, ePub
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The young president who brought vigor and glamour to the White House while he confronted cold war crises abroad and calls for social change at home John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a new kind of president. He redefined how Americans came to see the nation's chief executive. He was forty-three when he was inaugurated in 1961—the youngest man ever elected to the office—and he personified what he called the "New Frontier" as the United States entered the 1960s. But as Alan Brinkley shows in this incisive and lively assessment, the reality of Kennedy's achievements was much more complex than the legend. His brief presidency encountered significant failures—among them the Bay of Pigs fiasco, which cast its shadow on nearly every national-security decision that followed. But Kennedy also had successes, among them the Cuban Missile Crisis and his belated but powerful stand against segregation. Kennedy seemed to live on a knife's edge, moving from one crisis to another—Cuba, Laos, Berlin, Vietnam, Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama. His controversial public life mirrored his hidden private life. He took risks that would seem reckless and even foolhardy when they emerged from secrecy years later. Kennedy's life, and his violent and sudden death, reshaped our view of the presidency. Brinkley gives us a full picture of the man, his times, and his enduring legacy.

Liberalism and Its Discontents

Author: Alan Brinkley
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674530171
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Discusses the impact of Franklin Roosevelt, Robert Penn Warren, T. Harry Williams, Huey Long, Allard Lowenstein, and Oral Roberts upon American political culture

The American People

Author: Gary B. Nash
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205805389
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.