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Chronology of American History, 4-Volume Set
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: John C. Fredriksen
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109830
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0983-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $350.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 08/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 973
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 2592

Summary

Beginning with the earliest settlements of the Americas more than 12,000 years ago and leading up to recent events in the 21st century, the new four-volume Chronology of American History covers the entire span of American history. Nearly 8,000 chronological and detailed day-by-day entries allow readers to follow events as they unfolded, with each event preceded by a convenient topical marker that makes it easy to locate subjects of interest.

More than 400 feature boxes, scattered throughout the text, highlight historical personalities. More than 200 illustrations, photographs, and maps provide useful context and bring the events and people to life. Comprehensive coverage spans a wide range of subject areas, including military/diplomacy, science/technology, literature/culture, economy/business, transportation, religion, society, and sports. This authoritative and accessible reference will be especially valuable for students, researchers, and history buffs.

Coverage includes:

  • John Adams
  • Atomic bomb
  • Cold war
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Great Depression
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Mayflower Compact
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • September 11, 2001
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Mark Twain
  • Vietnam War
  • War on terror
  • Woodstock music festival
  • World War II
  • and much more.

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