Encyclopedia of American history / edited by Richard B. Morris and Jeffrey B. Morris.

Title: 
Encyclopedia of American history / edited by Richard B. Morris and Jeffrey B. Morris.
Publisher: 
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.
Description: 
xv, 1278 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Other Authors: 
Morris, Richard B. (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989.
Morris, Jeffrey Brandon, 1941-
Edition: 
7th ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
131130
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
E174.5.E56 1996
Variant Title: 
American history
Notes: 
Includes index.
The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of American History updates this indispensable and classic reference book to cover the history of the United States from the pre-Columbian times through the first year of the Clinton administration. Unequaled in the amount of information contained within a single volume, and designed to be read as a narrative, the Encyclopedia chronicles all the essential facts of American history, from government and politics to science, thought, and culture.
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Contents: 
Original peopling of the Americas --
The era of exploration --
The founding of the English colonies, 1578-1732 --
The colonies and the Empire, 1624-1775 --
The era of the American Revolution, 1763-89 --
The early national and antebellum periods, 1789-1860 --
The Civil War and reconstruction, 1861-77 --
Domestic issues from Hayes to Wilson, 1878-1918 --
The United States in world affairs, 1866-1918 --
America between two world wars, 1919-39 --
The United States in World War II --
The United States during the Cold War, 1945-88 --
Domestic issues and national politics from Truman to Reagan, 1945-88 --
The United States in the post-Cold War era --
The expansion of the nation --
Population, immigration, and ethnic stocks --
Leading Supreme Court decisions --
The American economy --
Science, invention, and technology --
Thought and culture --
Mass media --
The executive, legislative, and judicial branches --
The Declaration of Independence --
The Constitution of the United States.
ISBN: 
0062700553
9780062700551