Making America: A History of the United States

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Authors : Carol Berkin; Christopher L. Miller; Robert W. Cherny; James L. Gormly


928 Pages  Hardcover 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2008, 2006

©2015 , Published


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Shaped with a clear political chronology, MAKING AMERICA reflects the variety of individual experiences and cultures that comprise American society. The book's clear and helpful presentation speaks directly to students, sparking their curiosity and inviting them to “do history” as well as read about... more


The chapters in MAKING AMERICA feature a tried-and-true integration of aids and tools that help readers understand the material. One feature many students appreciate is the on-page glossary, which defines terms and explains their historically specific usage when they first appear in the narrative. T... more

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A new feature, “A Deeper Understanding of History,” actively engages students in methods of historical investigation and critical thinking by introducing them to the processes historians use as they work. Each includes a visual component, and many make use of graphs and maps, to help students learn ... more