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North America : Expansion, Civil War, and Emergence - Lisa Isenman

North America

Expansion, Civil War, and Emergence

Hardcover

Published: 1st January 2009
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
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A detailed overview of the expansion of the United States, from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War, focusing on the 18th and early 19th Centuries.

A section on Canada's history during this same era is also included.

This book tells the story of two expanding nations, including the triumphs and the human costs, particularly to the Native Americans, the African Americans, and the soldiers and families affected by the Civil War.

Timeline: 1795 CE to 1905 CE.

Growth of a modern nation
The French and Barbary wars
Lewis and Clark
The war of 1812
The ive Tribes
Texas and Mexico
The trail of tears
Gold and the Oregon trail
White Southerners
Slavery and the underground railroad
The North: Factories and cities
Civil War breaks out
Civil War: the conclusion
Reconstruction era
Native Americans forced out
Immigration
End of the century: Money and ideas
Art, music and literature
Canada: Peoples and rebellions
Canada: Union and Constitution
Glossary
Index

ISBN: 9788860981813
ISBN-10: 8860981816
Series: History of the World (Zak Books)
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
For Grades: 5 - 8
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st January 2009
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 23.9  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.522