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Encyclopedia of American history /
edited by Richard B. Morris ; associate editor, Jeffrey B. Morris.
6th ed. --
New York : Harper & Row, c1982.
1285 p. : maps.
0061816051 :
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New York : Harper & Row, c1982.
0061816051 :
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
Bibliography: p. 963-1191.
A Look Inside
This item was nominated for the following awards:
Dartmouth Medal, USA, 1994 : Nominated
Table of Contents
How to Use This Bookp. xiii
Basic Chronology
Original Peopling of the Americasp. 3
The Era of Explorationp. 16
Pre-Columbian Explorationp. 16
Columbus and Subsequent Explorationp. 19
The Founding of the English Colonies, 1578-1732p. 29
Settlement of the Tobacco Provincesp. 29
Settlement of New Englandp. 35
Settlement of the Middle Coloniesp. 46
Settlement of Florida, the Carolinas, and Georgiap. 56
The Colonies and the Empire, 1624-1775p. 64
Anglo-French Colonial Rivalry to 1763p. 67
The First Two Intercolonial Warsp. 70
Interlude Between Wars, 1713-39p. 72
War of Jenkins' Ear and King George's Warp. 73
Prelude to the Last Warp. 75
The French and Indian War (Seven Years' War)p. 75
The Era of the American Revolution, 1763-89p. 79
The Early National and Antebellum Periods, 1789-1860p. 136
War of 1812 (1812-14)p. 160
The War with Mexico, 1846-48p. 220
The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-77p. 254
The Civil War, 1861-65p. 257
Reconstruction, 1865-77p. 274
Domestic Issues From Hayes to Wilson, 1878-1918p. 285
The United States in World Affairs, 1866-1918p. 314
The Spanish-American War, 1898p. 323
The United States in World War I, 1917-18p. 344
America Between Two World Wars, 1919-39p. 352
Foreign Relationsp. 353
Domestic Issuesp. 367
The United States in World War IIp. 404
Prelude to Global War, 1939-41p. 405
The War in the Pacific and the Far East, 1941-45p. 412
European and Mediterranean Theaters of War, 1942-45p. 418
The United States and the Western Hemisphere, 1942-45p. 423
International Conferences, Declarations, and Agreements, 1941-45p. 428
The United States During the Cold War, 1945-88p. 435
The Cold War: Opening Phases, 1945-52p. 435
The Korean Warp. 448
Foreign Policy: The Eisenhower-Dulles Years, 1953-60p. 451
Foreign Policy: The Kennedy Years, 1961-63p. 463
The Vietnam Warp. 467
Foreign Policy: The Johnson Years, 1964-68p. 475
Foreign Policy: The Nixon-Kissinger Years, 1969-74p. 477
Foreign Policy: The Ford-Kissinger Years, 1974-76p. 481
Foreign Policy: The Carter Years, 1977-80p. 483
Foreign Policy: The Reagan Years, 1981-88p. 490
Domestic Issues and National Politics From Truman to Reagan, 1945-88p. 496
Watergate Chronology, 1972-75p. 523
Domestic Policy: The Ford Years, 1974-77p. 528
Domestic Policy: The Carter Years, 1977-81p. 534
Domestic Policy: The Reagan Years, 1981-88p. 540
The United States in the Post-Cold War Erap. 547
Domestic Policy: The Bush and Clinton Years, 1989-93p. 547
Foreign Policy: The Bush and Clinton Years, 1989-93p. 551
Topical Chronology
The Expansion of the Nationp. 559
Territorial Expansion, Transportation, and Communicationsp. 560
The American Empirep. 596
Land, Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environmentp. 608
Native American Land Policy and Reform Since the Civil Warp. 625
Population, Immigration, and Ethnic Stocksp. 630
Populationp. 631
Immigration of Non-English Stockp. 635
Leading Supreme Court Decisionsp. 645
The American Economyp. 672
Agriculturep. 672
International Trade and Investment, Tariffs, Domestic Commercep. 683
Industryp. 705
National Public Financep. 719
Banking and Capital Marketsp. 727
Business Cycles and Price Trendsp. 736
Labor, Slavery, and Social Reformp. 743
Science, Invention, and Technologyp. 768
General Sciencep. 768
Invention and Technologyp. 783
Medicine and Public Healthp. 798
Thought and Culturep. 814
Religionp. 814
Educationp. 828
Literaturep. 839
Theaterp. 870
Filmp. 881
Fine Arts and Architecturep. 890
Musicp. 913
Dancep. 933
Mass Mediap. 942
Newspapers and Periodicalsp. 942
Radio and Televisionp. 957
Notable American Biographies
Biographical Sectionp. 969
Structure of the Federal Government
The Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branchesp. 1163
Presidents and Their Cabinetsp. 1163
Party Strength in Congressp. 1183
Justices of the United States Supreme Courtp. 1186
The Declaration of Independencep. 1189
The Constitution of the United Statesp. 1192
Indexp. 1207
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