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

Encyclopedia of American history / edited by Richard B. Morris and Jeffrey B. Morris.
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.
xv, 1278 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Other Authors: 
Morris, Richard B. (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989.
Morris, Jeffrey Brandon, 1941-
7th ed.
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E174.5.E56 1996
Variant Title: 
American history
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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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.