A Short History of the United States
From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency
By (author) Robert V. Remini
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Short History of the United States by Robert V. Remini
Book DescriptionAn abbreviated, accessible, and lively narrative history of the United States, this erudite volume contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions, including the arrival and migration of Native Americans, the founding of a republic under the Constitution, the emergence of the United States as a world power, the outbreak of terrorism here and abroad, and everything in between. In addition, Remini illustrates how former English subjects slowly transformed themselves into Americans, and shows how a collection of sovereign, independent colonies united to create a workable, constantly evolving republican government whose democratic principles reflect the changing mores and attitudes of the citizens it represents. He explains the reasons for the nation's unique and enduring strengths, its artistic and cultural accomplishments, its genius in developing new products to sell to the world, and its abiding commitment to individual freedoms.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060831455
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert V. Remini
At the Edge of the Precipice, Paperback (September 2011)
A National Book Award-winning historian narrates Henry Clay's heroic brokering of a bipartisan compromise that saved the nation
Andrew Jackson, Paperback (September 2009)
With dramatic scenes of fierce battles and victories, Remini reveals here why Jackson's bold leadership as a general led to his election as President of the United States in 1828.
Daniel Webster, Hardback (January 1998)
An important new interpretation of Daniel Webster's life by an award-winning biographer.
Henry Clay, Paperback (March 1994)» View all books by Robert V. Remini
"Great biography leaves an indelible view of the subject. After Remini's masterful portrait, Clay is unforgettable." -Donald B. Cole, Newsday
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Author Biography - Robert V. Remini
Robert V. Remini is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and historian of the United States House of Representatives. He is the winner of the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, and he lives in Wilmette, Illinois.
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