By Randall M. Miller

The process lifestyle within the usa has been a made from culture, atmosphere, and situation. How did the Civil warfare modify the lives of girls, either white and black, left by myself on southern farms? How did the good melancholy swap the lives of operating category households in japanese towns? How did the invention of gold in California rework the lives of local American, Hispanic, and white groups in western territories? prepared by way of period of time as spelled out within the nationwide criteria for U.S. heritage, those 4 volumes successfully learn the varied entire of yankee adventure, studying the household, financial, highbrow, fabric, political, leisure, and spiritual lifetime of the yankee humans among 1763 and 2005.Working below the editorial path of normal editor Randall M. Miller, professor of heritage at St. Joseph's college, a bunch of professional quantity editors conscientiously combine fabric drawn from volumes in Greenwood's hugely winning lifestyle via historical past sequence with new fabric researched and written through themselves and different students. The 4 volumes conceal the subsequent classes: The struggle of Independence and Antebellum enlargement and Reform, 1763-1861, The Civil battle, Reconstruction, and the Industrialization of the US, 1861-1900, The Emergence of contemporary the USA, global warfare I, and the good melancholy, 1900-1940 and Wartime, Postwar, and modern the US, 1940-Present. every one quantity encompasses a collection of basic records, a timeline of significant occasions throughout the interval, photos illustrating the textual content, and broad bibliography of extra info resources—both print and electronic—and an in depth topic index.

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