Introductory American History
by Elbert J. Benton, Henry E. Bourne
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2006
This volume is the introductory part of a course in American history embodying the plan of study recommended by the Committee of Eight of the American Historical Association. The plan calls for a continuous course running through grades six seven and eight.
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by Michael Jay Friedman - U. S. Department of State
This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans. It is a story of dignified persistence and struggle, a story that produced great heroes and heroines.
The textbook covers everything that US history students study in high school or college. The contents: the history of colonial america, the early republic, antebellum america, the republic from 1877 to 1989, and from 1989 to the election 2008.
- CK-12 Foundation
Contents: Introduction; Colonial America; The Early Republic; Manifest Destiny and the Slavery Question; A Nation Divided: The American Civil War and Reconstruction; The Gilded Age and the Rise of American Power; The Progressive Era; World War I.
by Zachary F. Smith - John P. Morton & Company
The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans.