Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Century

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Designed to help students better understand the vitally important historical events of 18th-century American history, this volume in the acclaimed series presents 10 major events in separate chapters. From the "Great Awakening" early in the century to Jefferson's "Revolution of 1800," each chapter goes beyond the traditional textbook treatment of history by considering the immediate and far-reaching ramifications of each event. Events covered are: The Great Awakening, The Era of Salutary Neglect, The French and Indian War, The Stamp Act, The Boston Tea Party, The Declaration of Independence, The American Revolution, The Constitutional Convention, The XYZ Affair, and The Revolution of 1800.

Greenwood Pub Group
A one-stop source for students that describes and analyzes 10 key events in 18th-century American history.

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Ten interpretive essays examine historical events in American history selected by the editors as the most important events of the 1700s. Each essay is preceded by an introduction which explains the chronology and context of those events. Subjects explored include: the Great Awakening, the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party, the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution, the Constitutional Convention, the XYZ Affair, and the election of Thomas Jefferson. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

& Taylor

Covers such events as the Great Awakening, the Stamp Act, and the French Indian War

Publisher: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1998
ISBN: 9780313290824
Characteristics: xi, 209 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Findling, John E.
Thackeray, Frank W.


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