With voices ranging from those of presidents to slaves, from both men and women, and from Native Americans and white settlers, this book tells the story of the first half-century of the United States. * Provides students with over 50 essential documents from the Early Republic: the first five decades of the USA* Includes lesser-known documents, for example Thomas Jefferson's rules for 'republican etiquette'* Incorporates eyewitness testimony from major historical figures, alongside that of ordinary people from the period* Includes an introduction, document headnotes and questions at the end of each chapter designed to encourage students to engage with the material critically
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(230mm x 153mm x 14mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Sean Patrick Adams
Sean Patrick Adams is Associate Professor of History at the University of Florida, where he teaches courses in Nineteenth-Century U.S. History. He is the author of numerous publications, most notably Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America (2004).