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4. 1850–1865: Slavery and Civil War

4. 1850–1865: Slavery and Civil War  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195389142
The slave trade shaped American history. By 1860, nearly 90 percent of African Americans living in America were slaves. ‘1850–1865: Slavery and Civil War’ considers the importance of ... More
2. 1763–1789: Revolution, Constitution, a new nation

2. 1763–1789: Revolution, Constitution, a new nation  

Paul S. Boyer

in American History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195389142.003.0002
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chapter
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9780195389142
The periods following the Seven Years' War was one of imperial struggle, mob violence, bloody warfare, and political crisis. ‘1763–1789: Revolution, Constitution, a new nation’ describes ... More
3. Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908

3. Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908  

Walter Nugent

in Progressivism: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365579
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195311068.003.0004
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9780195311068
‘Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908’ charts the development of progressivism in the first decade of the twentieth century. After William McKinley was shot in 1901, Vice President Theodore ... More

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