Land of the free : a short history of the American people / Homer Carey Hockett, Arthur Meier Schlesinger.

; Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965
New York : Macmillan Company, 1944.

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Other Authors Schlesinger, Arthur M. 1888-1965.
Subjects United States -- History.
United States.
Description xxviii, 765 pages, [46] pages of plates : illustrations, color maps (part double), portraits ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1944.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Under the British flag -- The birth of a nation -- War and peace -- Government in transition -- Expansion and its problems -- A more perfect union -- First steps of the new government -- Problems in foreign relations -- Jefferson in power -- The troubles of a neutral -- The second war with England -- Nationalism and reconstruction -- Expansion -- Slavery becomes an issue -- The conflict of sectional interests -- Democracy triumphant -- Democracy in action -- Parties in transition -- The day of the people -- Slavery and expansion -- The Union in danger -- Sectional rivalry renewed -- Impending disunion, 1854-1860 -- The year of decision -- The Union preserved -- Behind the lines -- The new South -- The new nation -- The reorientation of parties -- Capital and labor -- Efforts at social amelioration -- The mind of the nation -- The rural revolt -- The crumbling isolation -- The progressive era -- Social and cultural currents -- Problems of empire -- Getting into the first World War -- Getting into peace -- The Republicans in world politics -- The uses and abuses of prosperity -- The New Deal -- Life between two wars -- Good neighbors and bad -- America in the second World War.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)665857
(OCoLC)ocm00665857
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WorldCat Identities Hockett, Homer C. 1875-
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