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Across the Centuries

by Franklin Ng Gary B. Nash J. Jorge Klor de Alva Jacqueline M. Cordova

As you get to know the people of the past, you'll want ways of understanding and remembering them better. This book gives you some tools to use in learning about people and places and remembering what you've learned. What makes this textbook so much more interesting than others you've used? In this book, the people of the past speak directly to you, through their actual words and the objects they used. You'll walk inside their houses and look inside their cooking pots. You'll follow them as they go to school, build cities, fight wars, work out settlements for peace.

American Odyssey: The 20th Century and Beyond

by Gary B. Nash

The book covers relationships, interprets evidence, and connects the present to the past--that's what history is all about.

American Odyssey: The United States in the 20th Century

by Gary B. Nash

A history of the United States in the twentieth century, featuring sociological and cultural events, as well as strictly historical, and using many pertinent literary excerpts.

American Odyssey: The United States in the 20th Century

by Gary B. Nash

A history of the United States in the twentieth century, featuring sociological and cultural events, as well as strictly historical, and using many pertinent literary excerpts.

American Odyssey: The United States in the Twentieth Century

by Gary B. Nash

A history of the United States in the twentieth century, featuring sociological and cultural events, as well as strictly historical, and using many pertinent literary excerpts.

The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society (5th Edition, Condensed)

by Gary B. Nash Allan M. Winkler John R. Howe Peter J. Frederick Allen F. Davis Julie Roy Jeffrey

A condensed version of "The American People, Fifth Edition," this engaging text examines U. S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society (7th edition)

by Gary B. Nash Julie Roy Jeffrey John R. Howe Peter J. Frederick Allen F. Davis Allan M. Winkler Charlene Mires Carla Gardina Pestana

This engaging text examines U. S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country.

Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia's Black Community, 1720-1840

by Gary B. Nash

This book is the first to trace the good and bad fortunes, over more than a century, of the earliest large free black community in the United States. Gary Nash shows how, from colonial times through the Revolution and into the turbulent 1830s, blacks in the City of Brotherly Love struggled to shape a family life, gain occupational competence, organize churches, establish neighborhoods and social networks, advance cultural institutions, educate their children in schools, forge a political consciousness, and train black leaders who would help abolish slavery. These early generations of urban blacks--many of them newly emancipated--constructed a rich and varied community life. Nash's account includes elements of both poignant triumph and profound tragedy. Keeping in focus both the internal life of the black community and race relations in Philadelphia generally, he portrays first the remarkable vibrancy of black institution-building, ordinary life, and relatively amicable race relations, and then rising racial antagonism. The promise of a racially harmonious society that took form in the postrevolutionary era, involving the integration into the white republic of African people brutalized under slavery, was ultimately unfulfilled. Such hopes collapsed amid racial conflict and intensifying racial discrimination by the 1820s. This failure of the great and much-watched "Philadelphia experiment" prefigured the course of race relations in America in our own century, an enduringly tragic part of this country's past.

Friends of Liberty: A Tale of Three Patriots, Two Revolutions, and a Tragic Betrayal of Freedom in the New Nation

by Gary B. Nash Graham Hodges

Friends of Liberty tells the remarkable story of three men whose lives were braided together by issues of liberty and race that fueled revolutions across two continents. Thomas Jefferson wrote the founding documents of the United States. Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a hero of the American Revolution and later led a spectacular but failed uprising in Poland, his homeland. Agrippa Hull, a freeborn black New Englander, volunteered at eighteen to join the Continental Army. During the Revolution, Hull served Kosciuszko as an orderly, and the two became fast friends. Kosciuszko's abhorrence of bondage shaped his thinking about the oppression in his own land. When Kosciuszko returned to America in the 1790s, bearing the wounds of his own failed revolution, he and Jefferson forged an intense friendship based on their shared dreams for the global expansion of human freedom. They sealed their bond with a blood compact whereby Jefferson would liberate his slaves upon Kosciuszko's death. But Jefferson died without fulfilling the promise he had made to Kosciuszko--and to a fledgling nation founded on the principle of liberty and justice for all.

From Sea to Shining Sea

by Louis E. Wilson Christopher L. Salter Franklin Ng Gary B. Nash J. Jorge Klor de Alva Jacqueline M. Cordova Beverly J. Armento Karen K. Wixson

You're about to start an exciting journey around the world. You'll make this journey across maps and globes. The journey will first take you across the United States.

A Message of Ancient Days

by Christopher L. Salter Gary B. Nash J. Jorge Klor de Alva Beverly J. Armento

History textbook. The people of the past speak directly to you, through their actual words and the objects they used. You will walk inside their houses and look inside their cooking pots. You'll follow them as they go to school, build cities, fight wars, and work out settlements for peace.

A More Perfect Union

by Karen K. Wixon Louis E. Wilson Christopher L. Salter Franklin Ng Gary B. Nash J. Jorge Klor de Alva Jacqueline M. Cordova Beverly J. Armento

A United States history textbook at 8th grade level. Note: This book has not been proofread.

Oh, California

by Gary B. Nash J. Jorge Klor de Alva Jacqueline M. Cordova Beverly J. Armento

Throughout history people have expressed their deepest feelings and beliefs through literature. Reading these stories, legends, poems, and shorter passages that appear in the lessons will help you experience what life was like for people of other times and places.

Race and Revolution

by Gary B. Nash

Race and Revolution is a trenchant study of the revolutionary generation's early efforts to right the apparent contradiction of slavery and of their ultimate compromises that not only left the institution intact, but provided it with the protection of a vastly strengthened government after 1788. Race and Revolution describes the free black community's response to this failure of the revolution's promise, its vigorous and articulate pleas for justice, and the community's successes in building its own African-American institutions within the hostile environment of early nineteenth-century America.

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