The United States, 1763-2001

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Psychology Press, 2005 - 330 Seiten

This book takes a new approach to teaching and learning early US history from 1763 to 2001 at A level. It meets the needs of teachers and students studying for today's revised AS and A2 exams.

In a unique style, The United States, 1763-2001 focuses on the key topics within the period. Each topic is then comprehensively explored to provide background, essay writing advice and examples, source work and historical skills exercises.

The key topics featured include:

* the struggle for the Constitution, 1763-1877
* the American Civil War
* Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
* foreign policy, 1890-1991
* civil rights, 1863 - 1992.

Using essay styles and source exercises from each of the exam boards - AQA, Edexcel and OCR - this book is an essential text for students and teachers.

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An Introduction to the Period
1
The Struggle for the Constitution 17631877
4
The Origins of the American Civil War 18401861
35
The American Civil War 18611865
64
Politics Reform and Westwards Expansion 18651919
93
Economy and Society 19191933
129
Franklin D Roosevelt and the New Deal 19331941
157
Foreign Policy 18901941
189
Civil Rights 18632001
249
Domestic Policy from Kennedy to Bush 19612001
275
From AS to A2
303
Biographies of Important Personalities
308
Glossary of key Terms
319
Select Bibliography
325
Index
326
Urheberrecht

Foreign Policy 19412001
217

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